Bovis ISSN 2398-2993

Diclazuril

Synonym(s): Coccidiostat

Contributor(s): Louise Cox-O’Shea , Andrea Tarr

Introduction

Name

  • Diclazuril.

Class of drug

  • Coccidiostat.
  • Anticoccidial of the benzene acetonitrile group.

Description

Molecular formula

  • C₁₇H₉Cl₃N₄O₂.

Molecular weight

  • 407.64 g/mol.

Physical properties

  • White homogenous suspension.

Storage requirements

  • <30°C.
  • Protect from frost.

Uses

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Indications

Administration

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Precautions

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Interactions

With other drugs

  • Not to be used with other anticoccidials.

Withdrawal Period

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Adverse Reactions

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Further Reading

Publications

Refereed Papers

Other sources of information

  • Bishop Y (2005) Ed The Veterinary Formulary. 6th edn. Pharmaceutical Press. ISBN: 0-85369-579-2.
  • National Office of Animal Health (NOAH) Compendium of Data Sheets for Animal Medicines. Website: www.noahcompendium.co.uk.

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