Medicated diets

Teklad medicated lab animal diets are manufactured either at a subsidiary plant or at our custom research diet facility. Contact customer service or your local Envigo account representative for pricing and availability of stocked diets. Contact a nutritionist to discuss customized versions of these or other medicated diets.

Medicated diets must be used as directed by a veterinarian.

Stocked medicated rodent diets
Primary PurposeProduct CodeMedicationConcentrationBase dietPackaging
Fur mite treatment TD.130755 Ivermectin 12 ppm 2018 25 lb bag- irradiated
Pinworm treatment TD.01432 Fenbendazole 150 ppm 2018S 25 lb bag- irradiated*
50 lb bag- autoclavable
Pneumocystis pneumonia
TD.06596 Uniprim® 275 ppm trimethoprim
1365 ppm sulfadiazine
2018 25 lb bag- irradiated*

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  • Testing shows very little medication loss due to manufacturing
  • Recommended storage at or below 70 degrees fahrenheit with humidity at or below 65%
  • Durable cylindrical pellets are visually distinct from flattened oval or extruded pellets (see picture)
  • 2018 supports growth and reproduction
  • 2018 is closely related to other Global Rodent Diets, and shares some commonality with traditional rodent diets

The anthelmintic ivermectin is used for the treatment of fur mites. TD.130755 (Irradiated 2018, 12 ppm Ivermectin) is stocked in 25 lb bags. Contact customer service regarding availability of TD.130755.

The anthelmintic fenbendazole is used for treatment of pinworms. TD.01432 (2018S, 150 ppm fenbendazole) is stocked in 25 lb bags that are irradiated or in 50 lb bags that can be autoclaved (note autoclaving reduces fenbendazole concentration and is only recommended if using to treat mice). Contact customer service regarding availability of TD.01432.

Uniprim® contains trimethoprim and sulfadiazine, used to prevent occurrences of Pneumocystis pneumonia in immunocompromised mice and rats. TD.06596 (Irradiated 2018, 4100 ppm Uniprim®) is stocked in 25 lb bags. Contact customer service regarding availability of TD.06596.

Custom diets with Ivermectin, Uniprim®, and Fenbendazole are available. Modifications include: different base diet, coloring with food dyes, and other dosing concentrations based on your unique requirements. Contact a nutritionist to discuss your needs.

Other medications and compounds such as doxycycline and tamoxifen may be added to diets at our custom research diet facility. Visit our custom research diets site or contact us for additional information.

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