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Benzyl benzoate

Contributor(s): Prof Derek Knottenbelt

Introduction

Name

  • Benzyl benzoate.

Class of drug

  • Ectoparasiticide.

Description

Chemical name

  • Benzyl ester of benzoic acid.

Molecular formula

  • C14H12O2.

Molecular weight

  • 212.24.

Physical properties

  • Emulsion.

Uses

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Indications

  • Ectoparasites, includingChorioptesand lice.

Administration

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Pharmacokinetics

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Precautions

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Interactions

with other drugs

  • None reported.

Adverse Reactions

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Further Reading

Publications

Refereed papers

Other sources of information

  • Adams H R (2001) Ed. Veterinary Pharmacology and Therapeutics. Iowa State University Press, USA.
  • Derived fromThe Veterinary Formulary (1998) 4th edn. Ed: Bishop Y. British Veterinary Association and Royal Pharmaceutical Society.

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