CIDR contains progesterone.

It is licensed for the following indications in cattle:

1. Control of the oestrous cycle in cycling cows and heifers:

  • Use in combination with prostaglandin F2α.
  • Use as recommended normally results in oestrus 48-96 hours after device removal with the majority of animals showing oestrus within 48-72 hours.

2. For induction and synchronisation of oestrus in Fixed Time Artificial Insemination (FTAI) protocols:

  • Use in combination with prostaglandin F2α.
  • Use in combination with Gonadotropin releasing hormone (GnRH) and PGF2α.
  • Use in combination with PGF2α and equine chorionic gonadotrophin (eCG).

Each CIDR device contains Progesterone. 1.38 g. A CIDR “T” shape device consists of progesterone impregnated silicone elastomer skin moulded over an inert nylon spine. Legal category VPO

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