Epogen Medication For Dogs and Cats

Epogen® Epogen® is the brand name for the synthetic variation of the hormone erythropoietin. Erythropoietin is a naturally-produced hormone in the body that is responsible for inducing red blood cell production. In veterinary medicine, Epogen is prescribed for the treatment of anemia caused by chronic renal disease. How Does Epogen Work? Epogen is administered via […]

Griseofulvin For Fungal Infections

Griseofulvin Griseofulvin is an antifungal medication that is prescribed by veterinarians for the exclusive treatment of fungal infections of the hair, claws and skin. Such infections include ringworm and toenail infections. Griseofulvin is not related to other antifungal drugs like ketoconazole and itraconazole. Treating Fungal Infections With Griseofulvin Griseofulvin is effective against fungal infections of […]

Famciclovir For FHV In Cats

Famciclovir Famciclovir is an antiviral drug used in veterinary medicine to predominantly treat cats suffering from feline herpes virus and FHV (feline viral rhinotracheitis). What Is FHV? FHV is an upper respiratory infection caused by feline herpesvirus 1. It is also called feline influenza and feline coryza. This is a very serious disease and one […]

Heavy Metal Poisoning In Dogs and EDTA

EDTA (Calcium Disodium) EDTA, otherwise known as Edetate Calcium Disodium, is a chelating agent used by veterinarians to treat lead poisoning and heavy metal toxicity in dogs, cats and other animal patients. Signs and Symptoms of Heavy Metal Poisoning  Heavy metal poisoning will cause an animal to experience signs and symptoms that affect the neurological […]

Dexamethasone For Dogs and Cats

Dexamethasone Dexamethasone is a powerful glucocorticoid that is used in veterinary medicine to treat a very wide range of conditions, from inflammation to autoimmune diseases. Dexamethasone is similar to cortisone, a naturally-occurring hormone produced by the adrenal gland. This far-ranging medication affects every organ system in the body and as such, it should only be […]