MEDICATIONS & DOSAGES FOR HEDGEHOGS formulated by Caroline Gould & Tim Partridge B.V.Sc., M.R.C.V.S.
& used by Vale Wildlife Hospital & Rehabilitation Centre.
DRUG BRAND Dose rate: 75mg/kg bodyweight daily for 7 days. Therefore: Ampicillin Antibiotic 250mg/ml injectable = 0.3mls/kg daily i/m or s/c, injectable & oral preparations 50mg tablets = one & a half tablets/kg daily orally, 125mg tablets = five eighths tablet/kg daily (closest calc. possible). Dose rate: 25mg/kg bodyweight daily for at least 7 days. Therefore: ANTIROBE Clindamycin Antibiotic 25mg capsules = 1 capsule daily. Enrofloxacin Antibiotic Dose rate: 20mg/kg twice daily for at least 7 days. Therefore: (2.5% or 5%) injectable & oral preparations 2.5% Baytril = 0.8mls/kg twice daily (i/m or s/c if inj or), 5% Baytril = 0.4mls/kg twice daily (i/m or s/c if inj.) Bronchodilator & mucolytic Dose rate: 3mg/kg daily. Therefore: BISOLVON Bromhexine injectable & oral preparations 3mgs/ml injection = 1ml/kg daily i/m or s/c for 7-10 days, 10mg/gm powder = 0.3gms/kg daily orally for 7-10 days. Dose rate: 30mg/kg daily for 7 days. Therefore: Cephalexin Antibiotic 180mg/ml injectable = 0.2ml/kg daily i/m or s/c (closest calc), 50mg tablets = half a tablet/kg daily orally (closest calc), 100mg oral syrup = 0.3ml/kg. CLAMOXYL LA Amoxycillin LA Antibiotic Dose rate: 100mg/kg. Therefore, (150mg/ml) injectable 0.7mls/kg bodyweight i/m or s/c every other day. Corticosteroid, anti-inflammatory Inflammation: 1mg/kg = 0.5ml/kg, Shock: 5mg/kg (2.5ml/kg), DEXADRESON Dexamethasone Injectable (i/m, s/c or i/v) (2mgs/ml) & oral preparations Head or spinal trauma: 5mg/kg initially (2.5ml/kg), then 2mg/kg (1ml/kg) s/c twice a day. 1-3mg/kg every 6-8 hours acc to degree of sedation required. DIAZEPAM, VALIUM Diazepam Anticonvulsant Therefore, if using: injectable & oral preparations 5mg/ml injection = 0.2 – 0.6mls/kg i/m or i/v, 5mg tablets = one quarter to one half tablet/kg orally. Diuretic Dose rate: 5-10mg/kg twice daily. Therefore: Frusemide injectable & oral preparations 50mg/ml injectable = 0.1-0.2ml/kg twice daily i/m, s/c or i/v, 20mg tablets = one quarter to half a tablet/kg twice daily orally. Dose rate: 15mg/kg. Repeat in 10-14 days. Therefore: Wormer (tapeworms) 56.8mg/ml injectable = 0.25ml/kg i/m or s/c (closest calc), DRONCIT, DRONTAL Praziquantal injectable & oral preparations 50mg tablets = one third of a tablet/kg orally. Profender Spot-on (cat) = 0.25mls/kg on skin. Dose rate: 50mg/kg twice daily for 7 days. Therefore: Antibiotic 50mg/ml injectable = 1ml/kg twice dailyi/m or s/c for 7 days, ENGEMYCIN Oxytetracycline injectable & oral preparations 50mg tablets = 1 tablet/kg twice daily orally for 7 days, 100mg tablets = half a tablet/kg twice daily orally for 7 days. Dose rate: 40mg/kg daily for 5-10 days. Therefore: Metronidazole Antibacterial / antiprotozoal 5mg/ml injectable = 8mls/kg daily s/c or i/v for 5-10 days, METRONIDAZOLE injectable & oral preparations 200mg tablets = one fifth of a tablet/kg daily orally for 5-10 days, 40mg oral solution = 1ml/kg daily for 5-10 days. 50mg/kg daily for 14 days then reassess, therefore: GRISOL - V Griseofulvin Antifungal Granules = 0.7gms/kg daily orally. Mix 1:50 with water e.g. 5mls Imaverol to 250mls water (or 1ml Imaverol to 50mls water). Spray well & allow to ‘drip dry’. Spray every 3 days until the hog IMAVEROL Enilconazole Antifungal has had 4 sprays. Mixture will keep for 6 weeks. Small handheld houseplant sprayers are ideal for this. Itraconazole 1.5mls/kg daily orally for 7 days, ITRAFUNGOL (1% = 10mgs/ml) Antifungal repeat after a 7 day break. Lungworm: up to 500gm bodyweight = 0.05ml x 3 inj, s/c each 1 week apart. Ivermectin Wormer / parasites (not IVOMEC, PANOMEC (1% = 10mgs/ml) Over 500gm b/w = 0.1ml x 3 inj, s/c each 1 week apart. tapeworms) Also: 7-day course of antibiotics. Mites: 1-3 drops dep. on size directly onto skin on back of neck. Ketoprofen Dose rate: 4mg/ kg = 0.4mls/kg daily i/m, s/c or i/v for up to 3 days. Analgesic / anti-inflammatory (10mgs/ml) DO NOT USE IF CORTICOSTEROID GIVEN Dose rate: 27mgs/kg = 0.35mls/kg daily s/c for 3 days. LEVACIDE Levamisole Wormer (lungworm) Can be repeated after 10 days. (75mgs/ml) WE DO NOT GIVE TO HEDGEHOGS UNDER 400gms MARBOCYLSA, Dose rate: 8mgs/kg daily for at least 7 days. Therefore: MARBOCYL 2% Marbofloxacin Antibiotic SA 1% = 0.8ml/kg daily s/c for at least 7 days, 2% injectable = 0.4ml/kg daily s/c for at least 7 days. Dose rate: 0.5mg/kg for up to 3 days. Therefore: Meloxicam Analgesic / anti-inflammatory 5mgs/ml injection = 0.1mls/kg daily s/c for up to 3 days, injectable & oral preparations 0.5mg/ml oral = 1ml/kg daily for up to 3 days, 1.5mg/ml oral = 0.35ml/kg daily for up to 3 days. Dose rate: 50mg/kg twice daily. Therefore: MILLOPHYLLINE V Etamiphylline Cardiac & respiratory stimulant 140mg/ml injectable = 0.35mls/kg twice daily i/m or s/c, injectable & oral preparations 100mg tablets = half a tablet/kg twice daily orally, 200mg tablets = a quarter of a tablet/kg twice daily orally. 100mg/kg daily for 5 days. Repeat after 10 days. Therefore: Fenbendazole Anthelmintic (wormer) 18.75% Panacur paste = 2 graduations/kg orally, 10% suspension = 1ml/kg orally, 2.5% suspension = 4mls/kg orally. Non-steroidal analgesic / anti- Dose rate: 5mg/kg daily for up to 3 days. Therefore: RIMADYL, Carprofen inflammatory 50mgs/ml injection = 0.1mls/kg daily i/m, s/c or i/v, NOROCARP (50mgs/ml) 20mg tablets = quarter of a tablet/kg daily orally. injectable & oral preparations DO NOT USE IF CORTICOSTEROID GIVEN Dose rate: 100mg/kg daily for at least 7 days. Therefore: Amoxicillin / Clavulanate Antibiotic 175mg/ml injectable = 0.7mls/kg daily i/m or s/c for 7 days, (140mgs/ml) injectable & oral preparations 50mg tablets = 2 tablets/kg daily for 7 days orally, Palatable drops = 2.5mls/kg daily for 7 days orally. MEDICATIONS & DOSAGES FOR HEDGEHOGS formulated by Caroline Gould & Tim Partridge B.V.Sc., M.R.C.V.S.
& used by Vale Wildlife Hospital & Rehabilitation Centre.
100mg/kg orally daily for 5 days. Repeat after 10 days. Therefore, if using: Mebendazole Wormer (lungworm) Telmin granules = 1g/kg daily orally, Telmin 200mg/g paste = 0.5ml/kg daily orally. Butorphanol 0.5mgs/kg = 0.05ml/kg 4 times daily i/m or s/c TORBUGESIC (10mgs/ml) Analgesic for up to 2 days Doses (mg) of total product (trimethoprim + sulph) 60mg/kg. Trimethoprim / 24% injection = 0.25mls/kg daily s/c, TRIBRISSEN Sulphonamide Antibiotic 120mg tablets = half a tablet/kg daily orally, 480mg tablets = one eighth of a tablet/kg daily orally. Dose rate: 20mg/kg daily for 7 days. TYLAN 200 Antibiotic 200mg injectable = 0.1ml/kg daily i/m or s/c. Buprenorphine Dose rate: 0.03-0.05mgs/kg. Therefore: VETERGESIC (0.3mgs/ml) Analgesic & Sedative 0.1-0.15mls/kg every 6 - 12 hours i/m or s/c. CAN BE GIVEN IF CORTICOSTEROID GIVEN Dose rate:3.5mg/kg twice daily for at least 14 days. Therefore: Ranitidine 25mg/ml injectable = 0.15ml/kg twice daily s/c, injectable & oral preparations 15mg syrup = 0.25ml/kg twice daily orally. i/m = intramuscular s/c = subcutaneous i/v = intravenous Oral preparations can often be mixed with a small amount of food. If you need any advice on any of the medications or doses for hedgehogs please contact Caroline on 01386 882288 or email [email protected]
, V° 429-2o1 /-AU Na t-Scj/(9ga Visto el Informe N° 794-2011-MINAM-OGA/LOG, recepcionado con fecha 29 dediciembre de 2011, elaborado por el especialista encargado del Sistema de Logística sobreaprobación de prestaciones adicionales al Contrato N° 072-201 1 - MINAM-OGA;Que, el Ministerio del Ambiente requiere de la provisión de bienes y servicios queseguren el logro de los objetivos