Felis ISSN 2398-2950

Gonadotrophin releasing hormone

Synonym(s): GnRH

Introduction

Name

  • Gonadotrophin releasing hormone (GnRH).

Class of drug

  • Hormone.

Uses

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Indications

  • In females: to supplement LH in cases of ovulation failure or delay.
  • In females: to induce lactation post-partum.
  • In males: in the management of genital hypoplasia and decreased libido.
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  • In the control of estrus in breeding jills.

Administration

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Precautions

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Further Reading

Publications

Other sources of information

  • Based onSmall Animal Formulary.Tennant, Bryn (1999) 3rd edn. Cheltenham: BSAVA. ISBN: 0 9052 1452 8.

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