Bovis ISSN 2398-2993

Toltrazuril

Synonym(s): Anticoccidial

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

Introduction

Name

  • Toltrazuril.

Class of drug

  • Triazinone antiprotozoal agent.
  • Coccidiocide.

Description

Chemical name

  • Toltrazuril.

Molecular formula

  • C18H14F3N3O4S.

Molecular weight

  • 425.38g/mol.

Storage requirements

  • No special precautions for storage.

Uses

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Indications

  • Active against coccidia of the genus Eimeria and Isospora.
  • Active against Eimeria bovis Eimeria bovis and Eimeria zuernii Eimeria zuernii.
  • Prevention of clinical signs and shedding in housed calves (replacement calves on dairy farms).
Not licensed or permitted for use on animals producing milk intended for human consumption.

Administration

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Pharmocokinetics

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Precautions

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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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