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Amitraz

Synonym(s): Aludex, Certifect

Contributor(s): Rosanna Marsella, Vetstream Ltd

Introduction

Name

  • Amitraz.

Class of drug

  • Formamidine acaricide.

Uses

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Indications

Administration

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Precautions

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Interactions

with other drugs

  • Monoamineoxidase inhibitors, eg do not use with hydroxyzine.

Adverse Reactions

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Further Reading

Publications

Refereed papers

  • Recent references from PubMed and VetMedResource.
  • Estrada-Peña A, Ascher F (1999) Comparison of an amitraz-impregnated collar with topical administration of fipronil for prevention of experimental and natural infestations by the brown tick (Rhipicephalus sanguineus). JAVMA 214 (12), 1799-1803 PubMed.
  • Hugnet C, Buronrosse F, Pineau X et al (1996) Toxicity and kinetics of amitraz in dogs. J Am Vet Res 57 (10), 1506-1510 PubMed.
  • Medleau L, Willemse T (1995) Efficacy of daily amitraz therapy for refractory, generalized demodicosis in dogs: two independent studies. JAAHA 31 (3), 246-249 PubMed.
  • Medleau L, Willemse T (1995) Efficacy of daily amitraz on generalised demodicosis on dogs. JSAP 36 (1), 3-6 PubMed.
  • Duncan K L (1993) Treatment of amitraz toxicosis. JAVMA 203 (8), 1115-1116 PubMed.
  • Michels G (1993) Treatment of amitraz toxicosis. JAVMA 203 (8), 1116 PubMed.

Other sources of information

  • Based on Small Animal Formulary. Tennant Bryn (1999) 3rd edn. Cheltenham: BSAVA.

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