Tag Archives: Nafcillin

Aminophylline Theophylline

Phosphodiesterase Inhibitor Bronchodilator Highlights Of Prescribing Information • Bronchodilator drug with diuretic activity; used for bronchospasm & cardiogenic pulmonary edema • Narrow therapeutic index in humans, but dogs appear to be less susceptible to toxic effects at higher plasma levels • Therapeutic drug monitoring recommended • Many drug interactions What Is Aminophylline Theophylline Used For?… Read More »

Preparations for non-lactating animals

Non-lactating or dry cow therapy is administered to eliminate any subclinical infection present at the end of lactation and to prevent the establishment of new infections, including summer mastitis, during the dry period. Management plays a major part in the control of mastitis during the dry period and animals should be examined frequently, preferably twice… Read More »

Intramammary preparations for lactating animals

These preparations are used to treat clinical and subclinical mastitis (see notes above). Bacterial culture and sensitivity testing should be carried out on pretreatment milk samples on a regular basis so that mastitic pathogens within a herd are identified and the most suitable therapy is administered. Pretreatment samples should be refrigerated or frozen. Veterinarians should… Read More »


Chemistry A synthetic pyrimidine nucleoside antimetabolite, cytarabine occurs as an odorless, white to off-white, crystalline powder with a pKa of 4.35. It is freely soluble in water and slightly soluble in alcohol. Cytarabine is also commonly known as ARA-C or Cytosine Arabinoside. It may also be known as 1-beta-D-Arabinofuranosylcytosine or Arabinosylcytosine. Storage – Stability –… Read More »


CHLOROTHIAZIDE SODIUM Chemistry A thiazide diuretic structurally related to the sulfonamides, chlorothiazide occurs as a white or practically white, odorless, slightly bitter-tasting, crystalline powder. It has a melting point of approximately 355° C and pKas of 6.7 and 9.5. It is very slightly soluble in water and slightly soluble in alcohol. The pH of the… Read More »