Posts tagged Milbemax
Parasiticide Guide
  • includes all UK authorised parasiticides for cats dogs, ferrets and rabbits

  • search by parasite/disease, active ingredient(s), brand, species, formulation

  • updated every 3 months

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How veterinary medicines get to market

A veterinary medicine must have a marketing authorisation or meet certain criteria for exemption before it can be marketed in the UK. At the moment, a marketing authorisation can be granted in the European Union (EU) via the European Medicines Agency (EMA) and European Commission (EC), or in the UK via the Veterinary Medicines Directorate (VMD). It is still not known what effect Brexit will have on this. If there is a deal, the UK government is exploring the terms on which we could remain part of the EMA in terms of veterinary drugs. However, if there is no deal and the UK is no longer part of the EU regulatory framework for veterinary medicines, the UK will need to carry out functions currently done through the EU at the national level. (Defra 2018) This module sets out what is involved in the licensing of veterinary medicinal products (including generics) at the moment in the UK with examples to help relate it to practice.

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Lungworm (Angiostrongylus vasorum) in dogs: reducing the risks

Angiostrongylus vasorum, one of the five main parasites affecting dogs in the UK, can cause severe illness and even death in infected dogs. This module provides answers to key questions about the biology, epidemiology, clinical impact, diagnosis and management of canine angiostrongylosis. It will enable veterinary professionals to discuss confidently the risks with clients and reach a fully informed decision about preventive therapy. 

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