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Cythioate

Contributor(s): Kyle Braund

Introduction

Name

  • Cythioate.

Class of drug

  • Organophosphorous cholinesterase inhibitor.

Description

Chemical name

  • Phosphorothioic acidO-[4-(aminosulfonyl)phenyl]O,O-dimethyl ester.
  • Phosphorothioic acidO,O-dimethyl esterO-ester +p-hydroxybenzenesulfonamide.

Molecular formula

  • C8H12NO5PS2.

Physical properties

  • Tablets.
  • Solution.

Uses

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Indications

  • Fleas.
  • Demodicosis.
  • Ticks.

Administration

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Precautions

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Interactions

with other drugs

Organophosphates
  • Do not use different organophosphate compounds concomitantly as enhanced toxicity may develop   Organophosphorus poisoning  .
  • Neuromuscular blockade will be enhanced by organophosphorus compounds.
  • Do not use acepromazine or other phenothiazines within one month of worming with an organophosphate compound as their effects may be potentiated.

Adverse Reactions

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Further Reading

Publications

Other sources of information

  • Based on Tennant BSmall Animal Formulary.(1999) 3rd edn. Cheltenham: BSAVA.
  • Plumb D C (1999)Veterinary Drug Handbook.3rd Edn. Ames, Iowa: Iowa State University Press. pp 167-168.

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