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10 methods of administering medications

-intradermal
-subcutaneous
-intramuscular
-intravenous
-intranasal
-interaperitoneal
-intramammary
-topical medication
-oral medication
-bolus

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Intradermal

Injection made into skin

3

Subcutaneous

Injection made just beneath skin

4

Intramuscular

Injection made into muscle

5

Intravenous

Injection made in the veins of an animal

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Intranasal

Injection given through nose. often sprayed into nostrils

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Intramammary

Injection made in the udder through opening in the teats

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Intraperitoneal

Injection made into the body cavity, usually into the hollow of the flank. Used when a quick response is needed

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Topical Medication

Placed on skin or surface area of skin, such as backrubbers or pour-ons

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Oral Medication

Through the mouth, in liquid, pill, bolus, or additive in feed

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Bolus

A large pill that is given with a tool called a balling gun

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Treatment Records needed (6 things)

1) Individual animal or group identification
2) Date treated
3) Product administered and manufacture's lot/serial number
4) Dosage used
5) Route and location of administration
6) Earliest date animal will have cleared withdrawal period