List of veterinary drugs

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This article lists veterinary pharmaceutical drugs alphabetically by name. Many veterinary drugs have more than one name and, therefore, the same drug may be listed more than once.

Abbreviations are used in the list as follows:


A[edit]

  • acepromazine – sedative, tranquilizer, and antiemetic
  • alprazolam – benzodiazepine used as an anxiolytic and tranquilizer
  • altrenogest – used to synchronizes estrus
  • amantadine – analgesic for chronic pain
  • aminophylline – bronchodilator
  • amitraz – antiparasitic used to control ticks, mites, lice and other animal pests
  • amitriptyline – tricyclic antidepressant used to treat separation anxiety, excessive grooming and spraying in dogs and cats
  • amlodipine – calcium channel blocker used to decrease blood pressure
  • amoxicillin – antibacterial
  • amprolium – antiprotozoal drug used against coccidiosis
  • apomorphine – emetic (used to induce vomiting)
  • artificial tears – lubricant eye drops used as a tear supplement
  • atenolol – treats cardiac arrythmias, hypertension, and diabetes plus other cardiovascular disorders
  • atipamezole – α2-adrenergic antagonist used to reverse the sedative and analgesic effects of alpha-2 adrenergic receptor agonists

B[edit]

  • Baytril – antibiotic
  • benazeprilACE-inhibitor used in heart failure, hypertension, chronic renal failure and protein-losing nephropathy
  • bethanechol – stimulates bladder contractions
  • bupivacaine – local anesthetic primarily utilized pre- and post-operatively
  • buprenorphinenarcotic for pain relief in cats after surgery
  • butorphanol – mu agonist/kappa antagonist, used as a cough suppressant and for a muscle relaxation effect in horses

C[edit]

D[edit]

E[edit]

F[edit]

G[edit]

H[edit]

  • hydromorphone – opioid analgesic used as a premedication
  • hydroxyzine – antihistamine drug used primarily for treatment of allergies

I[edit]

K[edit]

L[edit]

M[edit]

N[edit]

O[edit]

P[edit]

R[edit]

S[edit]

T[edit]

U[edit]

X[edit]

  • xylazine – α2-adrenergic agonist, used to temporarily sedate animals

Y[edit]

  • yohimbine – used to reverse effects of xylazine, also called an "antidote" to xylazine