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Ivermectin

Introduction

Name

  • Ivermectin.

Class of drug

  • Avermectin, endectocide.

Description

Physical properties

  • Sterile non-aqueous solution.
  • Yellow aqueous solution.

Storage requirements

  • <25°C.
  • Protect from direct light.

Uses

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Indications

  • Endoparasites:
    • Gastrointestinal roundworms.
    • Lungworms.
    • Horse bots.

Administration

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Adverse Reactions

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Further Reading

Publications

Refereed papers

  • Recent references fromPubMed.
  • Francisco Iet al(2009)Clinical trial of efficacy of ivermectin pour-on against gastrointestinal parasitic nematodes in silvopasturing horses.Equine Vet J41(7), 713-715PubMed.
  • Barrett E J, Farlam J & Proudman C J (2004)Field trial of the efficacy of a combination of ivermectin and praziquantel in horses infected with roundworms and tapeworms.Vet Rec154 (11), 323-325PubMed.
  • Coles G C, Hillyer M H, Taylor F G R & Villard I (2003)Efficacy of an ivermectin-praziquantel combination in equids against bots and tapeworms.Vet Rec152(6), 178-179PubMed.
  • Perez R, Godoy Cet al(2003)Plasma profiles of ivermectin in horses following oral or intramuscular administration.J Vet Med A Physiol Pathol Clin Med50(6), 297-302PubMed.

Other sources of information

  • Derived fromThe Veterinary Formulary4th edn (1998) Bishop Y (Ed). British Veterinary Association and Royal Pharmaceutical Society.

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