Category Archives: Veterinary Medicines

Onsior [Robenacoxib] for Dogs and Cats

Active substance / Generic: Robenacoxib Scientific discussion This medicine is approved for use in the European Union The active substance of Onsior is robenacoxib, a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) of the coxib class which selectively inhibits the cyclooxygenase 2 enzyme (COX-2). The active substance, robenacoxib is a structural analogue to diclofenac. Onsior is available as tablets… Read More »

Equilis Prequenza Te for Horses

Scientific discussion This medicine is approved for use in the European Union Invented name: Equilis Prequenza Te Active substance/INN: A/equine-1/Praque/1/56 ― 100 AU/ml A/equine-2/Newmarket/1/93 ― 50 AU/ml A/equine-2/Newmarket/2/93 ― 50 AU/ml Tetanus Toxoid ― 40 LF/ml (flocculation equivalents) Target species: Horses Therapeutic indication: Active immunisation of horses from 6 months of age against equine influenza to… Read More »

Equilis Te [Tetanus Toxoid] for Horses

Active substance / Generic: Tetanus Toxoid Scientific discussion This medicine is approved for use in the European Union Invented name: Equilis Te Active substance/INN: Tetanus toxoid Target species: Horses Therapeutic indication: Active immunisation of horses from 6 months of age against tetanus to prevent mortality. Withdrawal period: Zero days Pharmaceutical form: Suspension for injection ATCvet code:… Read More »

Equilis Prequenza for Horses

Scientific discussion This medicine is approved for use in the European Union Invented name: Equilis Prequenza Active substance/INN: A/equine-1/Praque/1/56 ― 100 AU/ml A/equine-2/Newmarket/1/93 ― 50 AU/ml A/equine-2/Newmarket/2/93 ― 50 AU/ml Target species: Horses Therapeutic indication: Active immunisation of horses from 6 months of age against equine influenza to reduce clinical signs and virus excretion after… Read More »

Emdocam [Meloxicam] for Cattle, Pigs and Horses

Active substance / Generic: Meloxicam Scientific discussion This medicine is approved for use in the European Union On 9 June 2011, the Committee for Medicinal Products for Veterinary Use (CVMP) adopted a positive opinion, recommending the granting of a marketing authorisation for the veterinary medicinal product Emdocam, a meloxicam 20 mg/ml solution for injection intended for… Read More »

Dicural [Difloxacin] 15 mg, 50 mg, 100 mg and 150 mg Coated Tablets for Dogs

Active substance / Generic: Difloxacin hydrochloride Scientific discussion This medicine is approved for use in the European Union Invented name: Dicural International Non-proprietary Name: Difloxacin hydrochloride Target species (with associated Pharmaceutical form): Chickens (broilers and future breeders): Oral solution Turkeys (young, up to 2kg bodyweight): Oral solution Cattle (calves and young cattle): Solution for injection Dogs:… Read More »

Dicural [Difloxacin] 100 mg/ml Oral Solution for Chickens & Turkeys

Active substance / Generic: Difloxacin hydrochloride Scientific discussion This medicine is approved for use in the European Union Invented name: Dicural International Non-proprietary Name: Difloxacin hydrochloride Target species (with associated Pharmaceutical form): Chickens (broilers and future breeders): Oral solution Turkeys (young, up to 2kg bodyweight): Oral solution Cattle (calves and young cattle): Solution for injection Dogs:… Read More »

Dicural [Difloxacin] 50 mg/ml Solution for Injection for Cattle & Dogs

Active substance / Generic: Difloxacin hydrochloride Scientific discussion This medicine is approved for use in the European Union Invented name: Dicural International Non-proprietary Name: Difloxacin hydrochloride Target species (with associated Pharmaceutical form): Chickens (broilers and future breeders): Oral solution Turkeys (young, up to 2kg bodyweight): Oral solution Cattle (calves and young cattle): Solution for injection Dogs:… Read More »

Convenia [Cefovecin] for Cats & Dogs

Active substance / Generic: Cefovecin Scientific discussion This medicine is approved for use in the European Union Convenia is a powder and solvent for solution for injection containing a third generation cephalosporin, cefovecin sodium, for use in dogs and cats. The product is presented in a single pack size composed of one vial containing the freeze-dried… Read More »

Comfortis [Spinosad] for Dogs

Active substance / Generic: Spinosad Scientific discussion This medicine is approved for use in the European Union Comfortis chewable tablets for dogs contain spinosad and are available in five different strengths, 270 mg, 425 mg, 665 mg, 1040 mg and 1620 mg. The route of administration is oral, and the target species is dogs. The (chewable)… Read More »