What was the name of the Dermobion alternative?

flyingfeet

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I remember someone saying that you could get essentially the same thing from Austrialia - what was the brand name?

Apparently Dermobion only stopped production, because it wasn't profitable enough...
 

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VEts prescribe Betnovate now or Dermisol. Betnovate contains penicillin and Dermisol helps to debride wounds.
 

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I've got the Aussie one - will have a look tonight and let you know.

According t6o my vet Dermobion wasn't carcinogenic they just didn't want to pay to license it


The Aussie one I don't believe is licensed for horses in the UK but it's just as good
 

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My Vet said it wasn't profitable enough so hence not renewing the licence. I think pharmaceuticals generally want a larger market than just equestrian and a tube lasts quite a long time even if it costs £40!
 

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Yes our vets use Flamizine as an alternative now. Dermobion was banned because there was a very illegal substance in it as far as FEI was concerned, and so few people wanted to use it. Shame as was brilliant stuff.
 
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My horse gothis foot in the wire, and cut himself badly. I had to use copper sulphate crystals in vaseline to burn off the proud flesh - it worked brilliantly. I would rather have dermobion though as it was fantastic for a variety of complaints.
 

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cant believ i have just seen this on here i was given a tube yesterday to use on a pony with sore scabby legs due to mites and wanted to be sure it was the right stuff to be useing , but i did find a web site in ireland selling it this is the green version will it be ok for the job do u think thanks
 
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