Entries by Kim van Dinther

New EU legislation

Recently, the new European legislation relating to veterinary medicines and medicated feed has been published. It concerns the following regulations: Regulation (EU) 2019/4 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 11 December 2018 on the manufacture, placing on the market and use of medicated feed, amending Regulation (EC) No 183/2005 of the European […]

Do you want to use our website more often?

We can imagine that you visit our website regularly, for example to check the product details. Did you know that you can also add our website to your favorites in the web browser on your smartphone? In that way you can easily go to the page that you need. You can do this in the […]

The withdrawal period; a guideline

For all veterinary medicinal products intended for food producing animals, a withdrawal period has been determined. This is however an advice rather than a period set in stone. In this article we will explain what a withdrawal period is and which factors can be of influence. Additionally, we will provide two examples to demonstrate the […]

Dopharma’s improved dosage calculator

As a veterinarian or farmer it is important to calculate the right dosage before starting the treatment. With the introduction of Dopharma 2.0 the dosage calculator has been renewed. First of all the tool is now available in English too. Next, we changed the format and improved the technique behind the dosage calculator. The dosage […]

Coldostin® 4 800 000 IE/g; new marketing authorisation for Dopharma

Dopharma registered a new product via a decentralized procedure: Coldostin® 4 800 000 IE/g. This product will soon become available in several European countries. Coldostin® 4 800 000 IE/g is registered for use in cattle (calves), sheep (lambs), pigs, chickens and turkeys. The indication is treatment and metaphylaxis of gastrointestinal infections caused by non-invasive Escherichia coli susceptible to colistin. The presence of […]

Gastric ulcers in horses; ECEIM consensus statement

In 2015 the “European College of Equine Internal Medicine (ECEIM)” published the new “consensus statement” regarding gastric ulcers in adult horses. This “consensus statement” is written by B.W. Sykes, M. Hewetson, R.J. Hepburn, N. Luthersson and Y. Tamzali. It was published in the “Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine” (29: 1288-1299) and available as “open access” […]

Responsible use of veterinary medicines

Lately there has been a broad societal interest in the use of veterinary medicines and specifically the use of antimicrobials. The use of antibiotics and the need to reduce their usage are in the news regularly. Also the induction of resistance and the occurrence of zoonosis are discussed often. Mitigate risks Every time micro-organisms are […]