Bayer introduced seven dermatology products to the market as the company continues the integration process following the recent acquisition of Teva Animal Health Inc. ChlorhexiDerm 4% Shampoo, Free Form Liquid, Malaseb Flush, OtiRinse, Relief Creme Rinse, and Relief Spray were re-introduced and are now available. In addition, Preva Medicated Wipes were launched to veterinarians. Source: [...]
Zoetis, Inc. announced that the FDA has approved (oclacitinib tablet) for the control of pruritus associated with allergic dermatitis and the control of atopic dermatitis in dogs at least 12 months of age. Apoquel is the first Janus kinase (JAK) inhibitor approved for veterinary use that targets the itch and inflammation pathway. The FDA is [...]
April 25, 2013 in Anaesthesia, Body systems, Bovine, Canine, Clinical Pathology, Critical Care, Dermatology, Equine, Exotics, Feline, News, Pharmacology and Therapeutics, Products, Rodent, Small Ruminants, Species
Invicta Animal Health has launched EthyCalm Spray, a cryoanalgesic for minor procedures. The active ingredient, ethyl chloride, acts as a local analgesic (pain relief) when sprayed or wiped onto the skin. The vapo-coolant is effective rapidly (in a few seconds) but the effect wears off quickly as the skin warms up again in a few [...]
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Invicta Animal Health partner with Axiom Veterinary Laboratories on identification service
Veterinary practices can now send positive ChroMyco plates to Axiom and receive a species identification report for the specially discounted price of £8.00.
Rob Watkins, Managing Director of Invicta Animal Health said, “We are delighted to launch this service in response to customer feedback. This enables practices to gain a positive dermatophyte diagnosis in as little as three to six days so that treatment can be commenced promptly. Then, by sending the plate to Axiom, the actual species can be subsequently identified.”
Dermatology case studies released as part of Time to Change campaign
A range of case studies has been unveiled by Dechra Veterinary Products, to support its new campaign focused on the diagnosis and treatment of otitis externa.
Developed as part of the Time to Change campaign, the real-life examples feature a series of problems and solutions associated with otitis, supported by clear images and photomicrographs.
Series of dermatology themed webinars on adverse reactions to food
Royal Canin is hosting two free CPD webinars in support of its DermAlliance campaign. Both webinars will be an hour long and will grant CPD certitifcates.
The webinars will take place in May and can be accessed on the Royal Canin site.
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Dechra announce campaign to support veterinary professionals
The campaign will focus on aspects of dermatology, although the details have been left sketchy until the official launch at BSAVA. Full details on why it’s time to change will be announced at stand 500 at BSAVA Congress.
This follows news of two leading laboratories re-branding at BSAVA under Dechra’s banner.
Invicta Animal Health – exclusive veterinary distributor of Chloraprep
Chloraprep is a single use, easily applied sterilising system designed to prevent surgical infection. Chloraprep makes even contamination from a patient’s own skin flora impossible.
Chloraprep is already widely used in human medicine, and is used by the majority of UK hospitals and the Blood Transfusion Service. Unfortunately sterilsation is often overlooked in veterinary practice – contamination occurs all too often.
Invicta Animal Health is offers full training and information on using Chloraprep. Call +44 (0)1403 791313 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for further details.
PESTICIDE OVERSIGHT In response to the EPA’s recent 60-day public comment period requesting feedback to increase the safety of pet pesticide products for fleas and ticks, the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) and the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) are asking for more veterinary oversight of pet pesticide products. The organizations said there [...]