Administration of veterinary medicines

Veterinary medicines can be administered via various routes.

Local use:
  • cutaneous (through the skin)
  • nasal
  • intramammary (into the mammary tissue)
  • intrauterine (in the uterus)
  • eye
  • ear
  • etc.
Systemic use:
  • Internal:
    - oral: tablets, bolus, pastes, etc. (see also chart)
    - rectal
  • Parenteral:
    - intravenous (into a vein)
    - intramuscular (into the muscle)
    - subcutaneous injection (through the skin)
    - inhalational (taken in by inhaling)
    - etc.

veterinary medicine administration

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