VPT Veterinary Pharmacology Chemotherapy Lecture Notes

Veterinary Pharmacology Chemotherapy Lecture Notes Contents:

  • Antibacterial agents: Classification, general principles in antibacterial chemotherapy, antibacterial resistance. Sulphonamides and their combination with diaminopyrimidines, sulfones, nitrofurans, nalidixic acid and fluoroquinolones.
  • Antibiotics: Penicillins and cephalosporins, aminoglycosides, tetracyclines, chloramphenicol, macrolides, polypeptides. Miscellaneous agents: methenamine, bacitracin. Rifampin. novobiocin, viginamycin, lincosamides and vancomycin.
  • Antifungal agents: Topical and systemic agents including anti-fungal antibiotics
  • Anthelmintics: Drugs used against cestodes, trematodes, nematodes, drug resistance, broad-spectrum anthelmintics.
  • Antiprotozoal agents: Drugs used in trypanosomosis, theileriosis, babesiosis, coccidiosis, amoebiosis, giardiosis and trichomonosis.
  • Ectoparasiticides, Antiviral and anticancer agents. Antiseptics and disinfectants. Growth promoters. Common indigenous drugs of plant origin with proven pharmacological and therapeutic efficacies in various animal ailments.
  • New drugs and drug formulations.

Source :

Dr. AVINASH KUMAR, Assistant Professor, Department of Veterinary Pharmacology & Toxicology, Arawali Veterinary College, Sikar, Rajasthan

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