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Deslorelin

ISSN 2398-2985


Synonym(s): Suprelorin

Introduction

Name

  • Deslorelin.
  • Available veterinary formulation contains deslorelin as deslorelin acetate.

Class of drug

  • Gonadotrophin-releasing hormone (GnRH) agonist.

Uses

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Administration

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Pharmacokinetics

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Precautions

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Withdrawal Periods

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Adverse Reactions

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Further Reading

Publications

Refereed papers

  • Recent references from PubMed and VetMedResource.
  • van Zeeland Y R A, Pabon M, Roest J et al (2014) Use of a GnRH agonist implant as alternative for surgical neutering in pet ferrets. Vet Rec 175 (3), 66 PubMed.
  • Bulliot C, Mentre V, Berthelet A et al (2014) Use of a Gonadotropin Releasing Hormone Agonist Implant Containing 4.7 mg Deslorelin for Medical Castration in Male Ferrets (Mustela putorius furo). Int J Appl Res Vet Med 12 (1), 67-75 VetMedResource.

Other sources of information

  • Meredith A (2015) Ed. Small Animal Formulary. Part B: Exotic Pets. 9th edn. BSAVA, Quedgeley, UK. pp 338.
  • Mayer J & Donnelly T M (2013) Clinical Veterinary Advisor: Birds and Exotic Pets. Elsevier, USA. pp 752.
  • Plumb D C (2008) Plumb's Veterinary Drug Handbook. 6th edn. Blackwell Publishing, USA. pp 1120.

Organisation(s)

  • National Office of Animal Health (NOAH) Compendium of Data Sheets for Animal Medicines. Website: www.noahcompendium.co.uk.