Canis ISSN: 2398-2942

Chorionic gonadotrophin

Synonym(s): Gonadotrophin, choriogonodotrophin

Introduction

Name

  • Chorionic gonadotrophin.

Class of drug

  • Glycoprotein hormone.

Description

Physical properties

  • Powder.

Storage requirements

  • Refrigeration preferable between 2-8°C.
  • Protect from light.

Uses

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Indications

  • In bitches who fail to hold mating.
  • To supplement or replace LH in cases of ovulation failure or delay Miconazole.
  • To induce lactation post-partum.
  • Genital hypoplasia and reduced libido in males.
  • Diagnosis of cryptorchidism Testicle: cryptorchidism.
Ferret
  • Management of estrus in breeding jills.

Administration

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Adverse Reactions

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Further Reading

Publications

Other sources of information

  • Based onSmall Animal Formulary.Tennant, Bryn (1999) 3rd edn. Cheltenham: BSAVA.

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