Medicines news August 2019
Imidacloprid spot on for cats, dogs and rabbits (brand name Advaprid, Eziflea, Imidacloprid EU Pharma, Imidaflea, Ridaflea [imidacloprid], Termaflea - it's not yet clear which brand will be marketed in the UK). AVM-GSL This is a generic form of Advantage (NFA-VPS), but the first time that an imidacloprid product indicated for use in rabbits to be assigned an AVM-GSL distribution category.
Alpha tocopherol + cholecalciferol + retinol solution for injection (Belavit AD3E) for the treatment of vitamin deficiencies in cattle, dogs, horses, pigs. POM-V
Phenylbutazone oral powder (Butaleve) for horses and ponies. POM-V
Florfenicol solution for drinking water (Florolab) for pigs. POM-V
Ivermectin oral paste (Nexmectin) for horses. POM-VPS
Paracetamol solution for drinking water (Piresol) for pigs. POM-V
Ivermectin oral paste (Promec) for horses. POM-VPS
Fluralaner + moxidectin (Bravecto Plus) spot-on for cats is now also indicated for the treatment of infestations with ear mites (Otodectes cynotis).
Small Aniimal Medicine Society (SAMSoc) Autumn meeting: 25th October. SAMSoc is open to all who share a passion and enthusiasm for medicine; general practitioners, interns, residents, those studying certificates and specialists.The Autumn meeting is a full day meeting entitled ‘A medicine medley: Advances in GI disease including faecal microbiota transplantation, liver disease testing, and the use of anti-thrombotics.’ Click here for more information.
BVRA Competent Dispenser Award - two online webinars which take approximately 1.5 hours to complete. Click here for more information
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