Felis ISSN 2398-2950

Fertirelin

Introduction

Class of drug

  • Synthetic gonadotropin releasing hormone (GnRH analogue) which stimulates LH production.

Uses

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Indications

  • To supplement LH in cases of ovulation failure.
  • To induce lactation post partum.
  • Management of genital hypoplasia and reduced libido in males.
  • To manage signs of estrus in ferrets.

Administration

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Adverse Reactions

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Further Reading

Publications

Other sources of information

  • Based onSmall Animal Formulary. Tennant, Bryn (1999) 3rd edn. Cheltenham: BSAVA.

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