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Topical treatment of canine and feline pyoderma
- GUAGUERE, ERIC
- Veterinary dermatology 1996 v.7 no.3 pp. 145-151
- acids, adverse effects, bacitracin, cats, chlorhexidine, dogs, drug therapy, iodine, mechanism of action, neomycin, peroxides, pharmacokinetics, polymyxin B, pyoderma, veterinary medicine
- Abstract This paper is a review of commonly used topical antibacterial medications: benzoyl peroxide, chlorhexidine, povidone iodine, ethyl lactate, triclosan, mupirocin, neomycin, polymyxin B, bacitracin and fusidic acid. Included is a review of the pharmacokinetics, modes of action, adverse effects and clinical uses in veterinary dermatology. General recommendations for topical antibacterial therapy are presented.