Felis ISSN 2398-2950

Lufenuron

Contributor(s): Dwight Bowman, Vetstream Ltd

Introduction

Name

  • Lufenuron.

Class of drug

  • Larvicidal benzylphenyl urea derivative.

Uses

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Indications

Administration

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Pharmacokinetics

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Precautions

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Interactions

with other drugs

Other flea control products

  • Lufenuron is compatible with other flea control products.
  • Insecticides which kill adult fleas will be required if there is an initial heavy infestation.

Further Reading

Publications

Refereed papers

  • Recent references from PubMed and VetMedResource.
  • Guillot J et al (2002) Evaluation of the efficacy of oral lufenuron combined with topical enilconazole for the management of dermatophytosis in catteriesVet Rec 150(23), 714-718.
  • Ben-Ziony Y & Arzi B (2000) Use of lufenuron for treating fungal infections of dogs and cats: 297 cases (1997-1999)JAVMA 217(10), 1510-1513.

Other sources of information

  • BSAVA Small Animal Formulary. Ramsey I (2017) 9th edn. Cheltenham: BSAVA.

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