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  • Introducing Chanaxin Image

    Chanaxin contains Tulathromycin, an antibiotic from the Macrolides class. It will come as a solution for injection and is intended for use in cattle, pigs and sheep. It is indicated for the following treatments: Cattle Metaphylaxis of Bovine Respiratory Disease (BRD) associated with Mannheimia haemolytica, Pasteurella multocida, Histophilus somni...

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  • Introducing RenuTend Image

    RenuTend contains tenogennic primed equine allogeneic peripheral blood-derived mesenchymal stem cells. It comes as a suspension for injection for use in horses. The intended use is to promote tissue healing mechanisms in ligaments and tendons, in particular improving the healing of tendon and suspensory ligament injuries. The product has only just...

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    Introducing Imoxat

    14 October 2021 - by in Veterinary Matters

    Imoxat is an anti-parasitic veterinary medication for cats, dogs and ferrets containing imidacloprid and moxidectin These ingredients are effective against fleas, mites and roundworm including lungworm and heartworm. The product comes in a spot on form and is a great option for preventing infestations of these parasites in target animals. The produ...

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    Introducing Zenalpha

    14 October 2021 - by in Veterinary Matters

    Zenalpha is a sedative and analgesic veterinary medication for dogs containing medetomidine hydrochloride and vatinoxan hydrochloride. Medetomidine is a widely used potent a2-adrenoreceptor agonist which provides sedative and analgesic effects. The vatinoxan works to prevent or attenuate the adverse cardiovascular effects of the medetomidine. The...

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  • Introducing Suiseng Diff/A Image

    Introducing Suiseng Diff/A

    14 October 2021 (Last Updated: 19 April 2022) - by in Veterinary Matters

    Suiseng Diff/A is an immunological veterinary medication for pigs containing Clostridioides difficile toxoid A/Clostridioides difficile toxoid B/Clostridium perfringens, type A, alpha toxoid. It is intended to provide passive immunisation of neonatal piglets by inducing active immunisation of breeding sows and gilts. This aims to reduce the clinica...

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  • Introducing Strangvac Image

    Strangvac is an immunological medicine which induces active immunisation in horses against Streptococcus equi acute infection (AKA Equine Strangles). It can be used from 8 months of age and works to reduce the clinical signs of the disease in acute stages of infection. This includes reducing the number of submandibular and retropharyngeal lymph nod...

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  • Introducing Fatrovax RHD Image

    Fatrovax RHD is a vaccination containing rabbit haemorrhagic disease virus 1 (RHDV1) recombinant capsid protein VP1a and rabbit haemorrhagic disease virus 2 (RHDV2) recombinant capsid protein VP1ab. When administered Fatrovax RHD stimulates active immunity against RHDV1 and RHDV2. The medication can be administered from as early as 28 days old, ons...

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  • Introducing Tessie Image

    Tessie contains tasipimidine which is an alpha-2A adrenoceptor agonist medication. It is indicated for "Short term alleviation of situational anxiety and fear in dogs triggered by noise or owner departure". It works by acting in the central nervous system to reduce/block noradrenaline-mediated neurotransmission, this leads to analgesia, sedation an...

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  • Introducing Enteroporc Coli Image

    Introducing Enteroporc Coli

    18 November 2020 (Last Updated: 19 November 2020) - by in Veterinary Matters

    Enteroporc Coli is a vaccination containing inactivated fimbrial adhesins of Escherichia coli and aluminium hydroxide as adjuvant. It is used to stimulate active immunity in pregnant gilts and sows against E. coli which in turn results in the passive immunisation of piglets. E. coli infection can cause severe diarrhoea and even death in piglets, va...

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  • Introducing NexGard Combo Image

    Introducing NexGard Combo

    18 November 2020 (Last Updated: 28 September 2021) - by in Veterinary Matters

    NexGard Combo is an anti-parasitic spot on product for cats containing esafoxolaner, eprinomectin and praziquantel. It is licensed to cover the most common ectoparasites including fleas, mites, and ticks as well as internal parasites including roundworms and tapeworms. There are few products on the veterinary market that cover all of the above para...

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