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Medicines Guidance

Guidance on veterinary medicines and the cascade


Veterinary specials and The Cascade 

The prescribing cascade is an essential part of equine practice in the UK. It applies some basic principles that allow veterinary surgeons to treat animals using drugs not licenced for that condition in that species. 

We have provided a range of resources to help you when using the cascade. 

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MEDICINES LEGISLATION AND PASSPORTS

Equine medicines regulations can sometimes appear overly complex. 

We've provided a number of resources to help understand the use of medicines.

ACCESS MEDICINE LEGISLATION RESOURCES >>


KNOWN SUPPLY PROBLEMS WITH ANIMAL MEDICINES

Reported problems with the supply of an animal medicine and the date when the issue is expected to be resolved.

READ THE FULL GUIDANCE FROM THE UK GOVERNMENT >>

Members Product Database

Medicines availability remains a constant problem in equine practice with commonly used medicines becoming unavailable on a temporary or permanent basis.

This resource gives BEVA members the ability to search for suppliers.

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Veterinary Prescriptions

Guidance for horse owners, veterinary surgeons and prescribers on veterinary prescriptions as well as a downloadable prescription form.

GO TO PRESCRIPTION GUIDANCE >>

Protect Me - ANTIBIOTIC use toolkit

At BEVA, we believe that effective self-regulation on the responsible use of antimicrobials is a more suitable option than a legislative solution. Our award winning antibiotic use tool kit aims to support you in the responsible use of antibiotics. 

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DISEASE SURVEILLANCE + EQUINE FLU

At BEVA, we believe it is important to stay one step ahead of all equine diseases to ensure the safest environment for all horses and poines through out the UK and across the globe.

MORE ABOUT DISEASE SURVEILLANCE >>