Felis ISSN 2398-2950

Fenthion

Introduction

Name

  • Fenthion.

Class of drug

  • Organophosphorus.

Description

Chemical name

  • O,O-Dimethyl O-3-methyl-4-methylthiophenyl phosphorothioate.

Molecular formula

  • 287.3.

Molecular weight

  • C10H15O3P5.

Physical properties

  • Colorless to brown liquid with a slight, garlic-like odor.

Uses

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Indications

Administration

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Pharmocokinetics

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Precautions

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Interactions

with other drugs

  • Do not use within 10-14 days of other organophosphorus compounds or cholinesterases.
  • Avoid using acepromazine or other phenothiazines within 1 month if using organophosphorus compounds as their effects could be enhanced.
  • Avoid using DMSO.

Adverse Reactions

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Further Reading

Publications

Other sources of information

  • Plumb D C (1999)Veterinary Drug Handbook.3rd edn. Iowa State University press, Ames, Iowa. pp 750.

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