SUPPORT YOUR HEALTH WITH 15% OFF

*Limited Time Only* Use the code fall4health at checkout.


ULTRAFLORA CONTROL

GLYCEMACORE

JOIN OUR EMAIL LIST!

  • > Free Seminars & Events
  • > Notes from Our Pharmacists
  • > Customer Loyalty Club Extra Points
  • > Breaking News in Compounding
  • > Email Is Secure & NO Spam
  • * indicates required
    Sex *

    Vet Corner

    Cyclosporine- Uses and Forms for Dry Eye and Pannus

    Cyclosporine: This medication is an immune modulating agent that can be used to increase tear production primarily by minimizing inflammation in the eye.  It is mainly only administered in dogs to treat dry eye and will need to be given indefinitely in dogs that are responsive to treatment. Its benefit has been shown and well [...]

    Enrofloxacin- Uses and Forms for Ear Infections

    Enrofloxacin: This is in the drug class fluoroquinolones and is a broad-spectrum bactericidal antibiotic.  It can be administered to both cats and dogs to treat ear infections. Enrofloxacin is effective against both gram positive and gram negative bacteria, particularly E.coli, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Vibri, Staphylococci and Brucella. Enrofloxacin is a beneficial choice for difficult to treat [...]

    Piroxicam – Uses and Forms for Arthritis

    PIROXICAM: This is in the drug class of Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDís) used to treat arthritis. Piroxicam can be given to both cats and dogs to relieve pain, inflammation and to a lesser degree high temperature. NSAIDís action is to block cyclooxygenase enzymes 1 and 2, which lower prostaglandin levels that are higher in times [...]

    Management of Feline Hyperthyroidism with Methimazole

    Hyperthyroidism is the most common endocrine disorder in felines, with a disease prevalence of approximately 0.33%.The pathophysiology of feline hyperthyroidism is most commonly due to a benign hyperplasia of the thyd gland that leads to an increased production of T3 and T4 in the affected animal. This adenomatous hyperplasia is responsible for 98% of cases [...]

    Doxycycline for Prophylaxis & Management of Osteoarthritis in Canines

    Preventative administration of doxycycline has shown to markedly reduce the severity of canine osteoarthritis (OA) in weight-bearing regions of the medial femoral condyle, and therapeutic administration of oral doxycycline has shown to reduce the severity of articular cartilage breakdown in various animal OA models. The disease-modifying effect is attributed to the reduction in levels of [...]

    Tramadol: An Appropriate Analgesic?

    Uses/Indications: Tramadol is a synthetic codeine analogue and a weak μ opioid receptor agonist. Tramadol also inhibits neuronal reuptake of norepinephrine and serotonin and may facilitate serotonin release. Therefore, it is recommended for acute and chronic pain and may be used alone to treat mild pain or adjunctively in a multimodal plan to treat moderate [...]

    Amantadine for Chronic Pain

    Uses/Indications: Amantadine may have efficacy and clinical usefulness against some veterinary viral diseases, but presently the greatest interest for its use in small animals is as an NMDA antagonist in the adjunctive treatment of chronic pain, particularly those tolerant to opioids. Amantadine antagonizes the N-methyl-D-aspartate (NMDA) receptor, and chronic pain can be maintained or exacerbated [...]

    Tramadol: An Appropriate Analgesic?

    Uses/Indications: Tramadol is a synthetic codeine analogue and a weak μ opioid receptor agonist. Tramadol also inhibits neuronal reuptake of norepinephrine and serotonin and may facilitate serotonin release. Therefore, it is recommended for acute and chronic pain and may be used alone to treat mild pain or adjunctively in a multimodal plan to treat moderate [...]

    Piroxicam as Anti-Angiogenic Cancer Therapy

    Uses/Indications: Piroxicam's primary use is in dogs as adjunctive therapy for bladder transitional cell carcinoma. It may also be of benefit in squamous cell carcinoma, mammary adenocarcinoma, and transmissible venereal tumor (TVT). It also offers additional benefit as an NSAID reducing pain and inflammation. Anti-angiogenic therapy which is designed to cut off blood supply to [...]