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Descriptor English: Veterinary Drugs
Descriptor Spanish: Drogas Veterinarias
Descriptor Portuguese: Drogas Veterinárias
Descriptor French: Médicaments vétérinaires
Entry term(s): Drug, Veterinary
Drugs, Veterinary
Pharmaceuticals, Veterinary
Veterinary Drug
Veterinary Pharmaceuticals
Tree number(s): D26.939
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D019155
Scope note: Drugs used by veterinarians in the treatment of animal diseases. The veterinarian's pharmacological armamentarium is the counterpart of drugs treating human diseases, with dosage and administration adjusted to the size, weight, disease, and idiosyncrasies of the species. In the United States most drugs are subject to federal regulations with special reference to the safety of drugs and residues in edible animal products.
Annotation: general or unspecified; prefer specific drug /ther use with required animal disease term with /drug ther
Allowable Qualifiers: AA analogs & derivatives
AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AG agonists
AI antagonists & inhibitors
AN analysis
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
EC economics
HI history
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
UR urine
Public MeSH Note: 97
History Note: 97
Entry Version: VET DRUGS
DeCS ID: 33087
Unique ID: D019155
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Date Established: 1997/01/01
Date of Entry: 1996/02/12
Revision Date: 2004/07/13
Veterinary Drugs - Preferred
Concept UI M0028558
Scope note Drugs used by veterinarians in the treatment of animal diseases. The veterinarian's pharmacological armamentarium is the counterpart of drugs treating human diseases, with dosage and administration adjusted to the size, weight, disease, and idiosyncrasies of the species. In the United States most drugs are subject to federal regulations with special reference to the safety of drugs and residues in edible animal products.
Preferred term Veterinary Drugs
Entry term(s) Drug, Veterinary
Drugs, Veterinary
Pharmaceuticals, Veterinary
Veterinary Drug
Veterinary Pharmaceuticals



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