Felis ISSN 2398-2950

Fipronil

Contributor(s): Stephen Barr, Dwight Bowman

Introduction

Name

  • Fipronil.

Class of drug

  • Phenylpyrazole.

Uses

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Indications

  • Treatment and control of fleas in dogs and cats   Ctenocephalides felis  .
  • Active for flea control for up to 3 months in dogs and 2 months in cats.
  • Treatment and control of ticks in dogs.
  • Active against ticks for up to one month.
  • Active against Ixodes ricinus the vector of Lyme disease.
  • May also aid in control of lice   Pediculosis  , sarcoptic mange   Sarcoptes scabiei  ,Cheyletiellaspp   Cheyletiella yasguri  ,Neotrombiculaspp.

Administration

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Pharmocokinetics

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