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Instruction of Commonly Used Medicated Diets

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Author : Bruce Jin
Update time : 2021-03-16 17:12:26
Medicated diets of Synergy Bio are produced through custom diets facility, common additives include ivermectin, fenbendazole and tamoxifen. According to your special requirements, we can use different basic diet, edible pigment and dosing concentration.

Three common medicated diets

Ivermectin diet

Ivermectin is an effective medication
for the treatment of mite infection in mice. Compared with other administration methods, dietary administration can ensure timely treatment and reduce labor costs. The therapeutic effect can be achieved by feeding 12 ppm ivermectin for 8 weeks.

Fenbendazole diet

Fenbendazole is an effective medication for Enterobius vermicularis infection, which can be used in a variety of model rodent. A total of 3 cycles (at least 42 days) were achieved by feeding a diet containing 150 ppm fenbendazole for 7 consecutive days followed by a non medication diet for 7 consecutive days.

Tamoxifen diet

Tamoxifen is a synthetic anti estrogen medication used to inhibit the growth and development of cancer cells. Tamoxifen is added to the diet as a tamoxifen-sucrose mixture, diets with tamoxifen activate CreER.

 

Other medications and compounds, such as doxycycline, can be added to custom diets. Please consult our nutritionists for more information.
 

*Medicated diets must be used as directed by a veterinarian.

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