ISSN 2398-2977      

Ivermectin

pequis
Contributor(s):

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

This article is available in full to registered subscribers

Sign up now to obtain ten tokens to view any ten Vetlexicon articles, images, sounds or videos, or Login

Indications

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

Administration

This article is available in full to registered subscribers

Sign up now to obtain ten tokens to view any ten Vetlexicon articles, images, sounds or videos, or Login

Adverse Reactions

This article is available in full to registered subscribers

Sign up now to obtain ten tokens to view any ten Vetlexicon articles, images, sounds or videos, or Login

Further Reading

Publications

Refereed papers

  • Recent references from PubMed and VetMedResource.
  • Francisco I et al (2009) Clinical trial of efficacy of ivermectin pour-on against gastrointestinal parasitic nematodes in silvopasturing horses. Equine Vet J 41 (7), 713-715 PubMed.
  • 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 Rec 154 (11), 323-325 PubMed.
  • 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 Rec 152 (6), 178-179 PubMed.
  • Perez R, Godoy C et al (2003) Plasma profiles of ivermectin in horses following oral or intramuscular administration. J Vet Med A Physiol Pathol Clin Med 50 (6), 297-302 PubMed.

Other sources of information

  • Derived from The Veterinary Formulary (1998) 4th edn. Ed: Bishop Y. British Veterinary Association and Royal Pharmaceutical Society.
MEMBER BENEFIT

Can’t find what you’re looking for?

We have an ever growing content library on Vetlexicon so if you ever find we haven't covered something that you need please fill in the form below and let us know!