where do you get epinephrine??

Discussion in 'Goats' started by burfer, May 19, 2005.

  1. burfer

    burfer Well-Known Member

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    I called the vet today to get some epinephrine. We vaccinate goats, horses, cats, and our dogs and really need some on hand. The vet said they couldn't sell any (sounds more like they wouldn't). I noticed you can't order it over-the-counter any longer. What happened?? Anyone have any ideas, has this happened to you?

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  2. GoatsRus

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    I bought mine in either the co-op or Tractor supply, but it's been a while. Can't you order it through Hoegger's or jeffers?
     

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    I got mine at the co-op when I bought the vaccines themselves.

    I know that Caprine Supply has epinephrine listed in the catalog.
     
  4. susanne

    susanne Nubian dairy goat breeder

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    animal_kingdom Well-Known Member

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    Epi is now a prescription in most states. Don't remember why.

    I believe Jeffers still sells it and Registers has it. I just got some from him.
     
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    chma4 Wolverton Family Farm Supporter

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    I HAVE THE EXACT SAME PROBLEM WITH OXYTOCIN!!!! Vet said he wouldnt sell it. I dont know where to get that either!!
     
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    mysticokra Well-Known Member

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    Just tell your physician that you may be allergic to wasp stings and would like an EPI Pen. You can buy them at the drug store.
     
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    I got my at a local feed store in Oregon.
    Gosh, I hope they are not going to get rid of it!!
    when we give the shots its just extra caution to have it on hand
     
  9. burfer

    burfer Well-Known Member

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    I have never had a problem, but you never know. It just makes you feel better to have it on hand. We have lots of animals, and most of them we vaccinate ourselves. Just need it as a precaution. I couldn't get it from PBS Animal Health either!! Good Grief!!!! :bash:
     
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    susanne Nubian dairy goat breeder

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    why don't you buy it from hoeggers? i gave you the link and they still have it
    susanne
     
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    howdy ya'll.....caprine supply has it marked as out of stock for about 6 months now but i did get some at my local farm store....have also seen it at TS and the co-op...if ya know any big farm owners ask then to get it for ya if cant get it on yer own...dale anne
     
  13. Jen H

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    I hear ya there! I think of epi as cheap insurance.

    Has anyone told you why they aren't selling it anymore? Is it used for some wierd drug the way sudafed is?