Drug therapy in cats: A therapeutic category approach

Dawn Merton Boothe From the Department of Veterinary Physiology and Pharmacology, Texas Veterinary Medical Center, College of Veterinary Medicine, Texas A@M University, College Station, TX 77843-4466.

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Summary

The third article of this 4-part series discusses drug therapy in cats by therapeutic category. Specifically, the use of drugs to control infections, pain, fever, inflammation, cancer, and selected parasites is described. In addition, the use of hormonally related drugs and selected miscellaneous drugs in cats is addressed. Drugs emphasized are those for which use in cats is frequently associated with adverse reactions or drugs for which use is limited to illnesses that tend to be unique in cats.

Summary

The third article of this 4-part series discusses drug therapy in cats by therapeutic category. Specifically, the use of drugs to control infections, pain, fever, inflammation, cancer, and selected parasites is described. In addition, the use of hormonally related drugs and selected miscellaneous drugs in cats is addressed. Drugs emphasized are those for which use in cats is frequently associated with adverse reactions or drugs for which use is limited to illnesses that tend to be unique in cats.

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