Food Animal Drugs

For Future Reference – Create a drug reference table

Exercises

Choose a species of interest (swine, beef cattle, dairy cattle, small ruminants, camelids) and create a table for the following drug classes to enable you to find drugs based on the criteria given on the preceding page. Not all drugs will be useful in all species.

Suggested table template:

Drug Gram +/- Static/
cidal
Indications Distribution Routes Side
effects
Restrictions
Amoxicillin Oxytetracycline
Ampicillin Penicillin
Ceftiofur (several formulations) Sulfadimethoxine
Enrofloxacin Sulfamethazine
Erythromycin Tetracycline
Florfenicol Tilmicosin
Gamithromycin Tulathromycin
Lincomycin Tylosin

 

RESOURCES

 

Antimicrobial resistance learning site

Injectable antibiotics approved for use in beef cattle

Considerations for extralabel drug use in calves, FARAD Digest

Swine antibiotics summary, Dr. Zhitnitskiy

Amoxicillin- current use in swine medicine, 2018 J Vet Pharm Therap – good discussion of first and second line drugs

 

 

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Large Animal Surgery - Supplemental Notes by Erin Malone, DVM, PhD; Elaine Norton, DVM PhD; Erica Dobbs, DVM; and Ashley Ezzo, DVM is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License, except where otherwise noted.