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1

What drug factors can be affected by route chosen?

-Route may effect frequency (temperament of animal, owner compliance etc)
-Route may effect efficacy
-Route may effect safety (can be fatal if given wrong way)

2

What owner factors should you consider when choosing a drug?

-Financial considerations for treatment/ diagnosis
-Owner compliance
-Owner education/ training

3

What practice factors can effect your decision when choosing a drug?

-Big corporate practices make big deals with drug companies
- Drugs kept in the pharmacy can limit you
- Practice experience

4

What are the different types of adverse reactions?

1) lack of efficacy
2) exaggerated normal response (often dose related)
3) hypersensitivity (non dose related)
4) toxic effects
5) idiosyncratic

5

What is an adverse event?

Unintended/ noxious response to a drug that occurs within reasonable time frame following administration

6

Who do you report an adverse reaction to?

Vet medicines directorate- an agency of DEFRA