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Vetmedica, the animal health division of Boehringer Ingelheim was founded in the 1950s, and established a UK presence in 1980, initially focussing on equine respiratory disease. Since that time, Vetmedica has expanded to be the 9th largest veterinary pharmaceutical company in the UK, is also the fastest growing (with turnover growth of 22% in the year 2001). Vetmedica is also the fastest growing division in the Boehringer UK business.
METACAM tm Other Products
More on MetacamMetacam 20 mg/ml solution is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) for use in non-infectious locomotor disorders to reduce the symptoms of lameness and inflammation. For adjunctive therapy in the treatment of puerperal septicaemia and toxaemia (mastitis-metritis-agalactia syndrome) with appropriate antibiotic therapy

Bisolvon® injection and powder.
Bisolvon ® injection and powder is indicated as an aid to the treatment for respiratory disease where mucus is a complicating factor. Bisolvon leads to the production of less viscous mucous and increases the concentration of the antibiotics administered. Bisolvon is available in an injectable and oral formulation.
Monzaldon ® is a uterine relaxant used as an aid to difficult farrowings in sows and gilts.
Voren ® is a long acting anti-inflammatory corticosteroid licensed for the treatment of pigs. It may be used for the treatment of conditions such as MMA syndrome in newly farrowed sows.
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