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Understanding Medicines

You are advised to consult your veterinarian when assessing information given in this chapter.

(120) The treatment of disease in the modern pig unit is complex, with a wide range of medicines available for a variety of conditions. This chapter looks at some of the complexities and interactions involved in the use of medicines so that treatments can be carried out efficiently and without risk.

Specific treatments for diseases are discussed later in their relevant chapters.

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