ISSN 2398-2993      

Neurology: therapeutics

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Synonym(s): antibiotics, anti-inflammatories, anti-seizure, thiamine


Introduction

  • This article gives a brief commentary on some of the products that may be utilized when treating bovine neurological cases.
  • Further details on drugs and conditions may be found by following the links within the text.

Antimicrobials to treat neurological conditions

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Anti-inflammatories to treat neurological conditions

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Thiamine

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Anti-seizure medications

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Therapeutics for metabolic diseases, presenting with neurological signs

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Further Reading

Publications

Refereed Papers

  • Recent references from PubMed and VetMedResource.
  • Boileau M J & Gilliam J (2017) Brainstem and cranial nerve disorders of ruminants. Vet Clin North Am Food Anim Pract 33 (1), 67-99 PubMed.
  • Gwen Rees (2016) Postpartum emergencies in cows. In practice 38 (1), 23-31 VetMedResource.
  • Tatone E H, Duffield T F, Capel M B, DeVries T J, LeBlanc S J & Gordon J L (2016) A randomized controlled trial of dexamethasone as an adjunctive therapy to propylene glycol for treatment of hyperketonemia in postpartum dairy cattle. J Dairy Sci 99 (11), 8991-9000 PubMed.
  • Van der Drift S G, Houweling M, Bouman M, Koets A P, Tielens A G, Nielen M & Jorritsma R (2015) Effects of a single glucocorticoid injection on propylene glycol-treated cows with clinical ketosis. Vet J 204 (2), 144-9 PubMed.
  • Apley M D (2015) Consideration of evidence for therapeutic interventions in bovine polioencephalomalacia. Vet Clin North Am Food Anim Pract 31 (1), 151-61 PubMed.

Other sources of information

  • MSD Veterinary Manual. Overview of Meningitis, Encephalitis and Encephalomyelitis. Maureen Long. Website: www.msdvetmanual.com.

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