Tag Archives: Mebendazole

Albendazole (Albenza, Valbazen)

Antiparasitic Highlights Of Prescribing Information • Broad spectrum against a variety of nematodes, cestodes & protozoa; labeled for cattle & sheep (suspension only) • Contraindicated with hepatic failure, pregnancy, lactating dairy cattle • May cause GI effects (including hepatic dysfunction) & rarely blood dyscrasias (aplastic anemia) • Do not use in pigeons, doves or crias… Read More »

IBD

Cause of Inflammatory Bowel Disease Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) may be defined using clinical, histologic, immunologic, pathophysiologic, and genetic criteria. Clinical criteria Inflammatory bowel disease has been defined clinically as a spectrum of gastrointestinal disorders of an unknown cause that is associated with chronic inflammation of the stomach, intestine, or colon. A clinical diagnosis of… Read More »

Helminths

Helminthic infestation is common in dogs and cats. Some species are pathogenic in large numbers, and others are nonpathogenic. Roundworm Ascarids Toxocara canis and Toxascaris leonina are found in dogs, and Toxocara can and Toxascaris leonina are found in cats. T. canis can be transmitted across the placenta and T. canis and T. cati through… Read More »