Comparative toxicity studies in birds using nimesulide and diclofenac sodium.

  title={Comparative toxicity studies in birds using nimesulide and diclofenac sodium.},
  author={N C Prakash Reddy and Yerramilli Anjaneyulu and Balayogan Sivasankari and K Ananda Rao},
  journal={Environmental toxicology and pharmacology},
  volume={22 2},
Nimesulide, a sulfonanilide derivative, was compared with diclofenac sodium for toxicity in poultry. In this study, Vanaraja and PB1 birds of 6 weeks old (either sex) were mixed and equally divided into 5 groups of 10 birds each. The birds were inoculated with nimesulide, @ 5 and 2mg; vehicle @ 0.5ml; and diclofenac sodium @ 5mg on kg bwt basis. One group served as untreated control. All the groups were observed for a period of 28days. Forty percent mortality was observed within 12 days in… CONTINUE READING
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