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Table 2 Drugs commonly prescribed in CVMA-VTH and Ada district clinic from 2009 to 2013

From: Evaluation of rational use of veterinary drugs especially antimicrobials and anthelmintics in Bishoftu, Central Ethiopia

Drug preparations Frequency Percentage (%)
Antimicrobials
 Oxytetracycline 1016 45.5
 Penstrep 168 7.5
 Sulfa drugsa 23 1.0
 Penicillin + Cloxacilin 5 0.2
 Chloramphenicol 4 0.2
 Subtotal 1216 54.4
Anthelmintics
 Albendazole 732 32.8
 Ivermectin 137 6.1
 Subtotal 869 38.9
Others
 Acaricidesb 68 3.0
 Multivitamin 56 2.5
 Gastrointestinal drugsc 22 1.0
 Dexamethasone 4 0.2
 Subtotal 150 6.7
Total 2235 100
  1. aSulfadimidine, Trimethoprim-sulphametoxazole combination
  2. bDiazinon and/or malathion
  3. cIndigestion powders, magnesium sulphate and mineral oils