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Table 1 Most common active ingredients in medications given to cattle for FMD

From: Quality of veterinary pharmaceuticals and their use by pastoralists in the Far North Region of Cameroon

Active ingredient Agro-pastoralists (n = 153), % Transhumant pastoralists (n = 29), % Drug family
Procain Penicillin Ga 51 35 Antibiotic
Oxytetracyclinea 31 31 Antibiotic
Diminazeneaceturatea 12 26 Protozoocide
Albendazole 16 0 Anti-parasitic
Vitamins A and Ea 15 0 Vitamin
Ivermectin 6 0 Anti-parasitic
Levamisole a 0 3 Anti-parasitic
Isometamidium chloride 0 3 Protozoocide
Tylosin 0 3 Antibiotic
  1. aIndicates medications that were purchased for quality testing