Suspension of Veterinary Medicines containing the excipient Diethanolamine (DEA) - update

28th November 2018

Update 28/11/2018

Please note that these the products listed below are no longer licensed for use in food producing animals. You will need to discuss alternatives with your own vet.

  • Allevinix 50 mg/ml Solution for Injection for Cattle, Pigs and Horses 
  • Cronyxin Injection, 5% w/v Solution for Injection 
  • Finadyne 50 mg/ml Solution for Injection 
  • Flunixin 50 mg/ml Solution for Injection for Cattle, Horses and Pigs 
  • Meflosyl 5% Solution for Injection 
  • Tribrissen 48% Suspension for Injection

This has been done in the light of the scientific opinion of the Committee for Medicinal Products for Veterinary Use (the scientific advisory committee to the European Medicines Agency) that there may be a risk to humans from consuming food from animals treated with products containing DEA.

The Farmacy Team

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