Miconazole for Fungal Infections

Miconazole is an anti-fungal medicine that is commonly prescribed to treat fungal infections such as athlete’s foot, dermatophytosis (ringworm) and jock itch. It is also available in an oral gel formulation for oral thrush and as a vaginal cream for the treatment of yeast infections. The primary function of Miconazole is to inhibit the synthesis […]

Streptozocin for Ferret Insulinoma

Streptozocin, under the trade name Zanosar®, is a chemotherapy agent in the nitrosourea class. Due to its high level of toxicity to beta cells, Streptozocin is used in the treatment of cancer, specifically cancer of the pancreas, as well as carcinoid tumors and other related forms of cancer. As an antibiotic, Streptozocin works to block […]

Buprenorphine for Veterinary Use

Buprenorphine is among the class of opiate drugs that bind to opiate receptors and prevent the sensation of pain produced by brain chemicals. A synthetic opiate, Buprenorphine is often used for the management of moderate pain. Buprenorphine is similar to morphine, but without the associated gastrointestinal side effects. Buprenorphine is also 30 times stronger than […]