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Alison Pyatt

Director, Veterinary Pharmacy Education Programme Harpers Adams University

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  • Concerns with the use of human medicines to treat petsSubscription

    24 MAR 2016

    A survey by a pet insurance company reported in the Veterinary Times highlights the problems associated with owners administering human over-the-counter (OTC) medicines to their animals. The most common drugs given by respondents who owned up to the practice were antihistamines (36%), paracetamol (28%), antiseptic creams (21%) and ibuprofen (17%). Colleagues are reminded that products unlicensed for veterinary use can only be used legally if they have been prescribed by a vete

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