Felis ISSN 2398-2950

Delmadinone

Synonym(s): Tardak

Contributor(s): Vetstream Ltd

Introduction

Name

  • Delmadinone acetate.

Class of drug

  • Steroid hormone.

Description

Chemical name

  • 17-(acetyloxy)-6-chloropregna-1,4,6-triene-3,20-dione.
  • 6-chloro-17-hydroxypregna-1,4,6-triene-3,20-dione acetate.

Molecular formula

  • C23H27ClO4.

Physical properties

  • Sterile, aqueous suspension.

Storage requirements

  • <25°C.
  • Protect from light.

Uses

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Indications

  • Hypersexuality (male dog and cat).
  • Prostatic hypertrophy.
  • Anal adenoma.
  • Some forms of aggressiveness and nervousness.

Administration

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Precautions

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Adverse Reactions

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Further Reading

Publications

Refereed papers

Other sources of information

  • BSAVA Small Animal Formulary. Ramsey I (2017) 9th edn. 

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