Medication safe for use in rabbits

 

Kim Chilson

 

WARNING, important !!!

Administration of drugs: the conformation of the rabbit body can be misleading...

 

Drugs

Drug Safety, by Kathy Smith

Questions related to the administration of a drug to a rabbit, by Steve Clegg

Subcutaneous Injections in Rabbits - Drawing the medicine into a syringe, by Naomi Dutch

 

Analgesics (pain medication)

Analgesic drugs safe for use in rabbits (table)

 

Anesthetic agents

Pre-anesthetic drugs safe for use in rabbits (table)

Anesthetic drugs safe for use in rabbits (table)

 

Antibiotics

Antibiotics *safe*  for use in rabbits (table)

Cream that helps treat urine burn in rabbits, by Audrey Libouton

Antibiotics endangering the life of rabbits (table)

 

Anti-parasitic

Insecticidal or anti-parasitic drugs, safe for use in rabbits (table)

Drugs eliminating intestinal worms, safe for use in rabbits (table)

Treatment options for Encephalitozoon cuniculi, a protozoal parasite of the nervous system in rabbits

Prevention and treatment of Encephalitozoon cuniculi infection in rabbits with fenbendazole, by Suter C, Muller-Doblies UU, Hatt JM, Deplazes P.

 

Glucocorticosteroids (steroids)

Corticosteroids: best avoided in rabbits

 

Gut motility drugs

Cisapride

Metoclopramide HCl

Use of GI stimulating drugs in rabbits suffering from diarrhea ? 

 

Neuroleptic and anti-epileptic drugs and possible side-effects in rabbits

ALERT: administration of gabapentin in the treatment of arthritis leads to serious side-effects in rabbits !!! , by Esther van Praag     

Keppra: drug induced folic acid (vit B9) deficiency in a hydrocephalus mini lop rabbit, by Esther van Praag

 

Sludge treatment

Use of liquid magnesium in rabbits with chronic sludge

 

Vitamins

Vitamin A, mysterious and often neglected, by Philippe Ginfray and Esther van Praag    

Vitamin D deficiency in rabbits, by Esther van Praag    

Keppra: drug induced folic acid (vit B9) deficiency in a hydrocephalus mini lop rabbit, by Esther van Praag 

 

Veterinary abbreviations

Abbreviations for administration of medications

Thanks to Kim Chilson, for her lovely illustrations

  

 

  

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