Felis ISSN 2398-2950

Lufenuron

Contributor(s): Dwight Bowman

Introduction

Name

  • Lufenuron.

Class of drug

  • Larvicidal benzylphenyl urea derivative.

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

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

  • Guillot Jet al(2002)Evaluation of the efficacy of oral lufenuron combined with topical enilconazole for the management of dermatophytosis in catteries.Vet 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

  • Based onSmall Animal Formulary.Tennant, Bryn (1999) 3rd edn. Cheltenham: BSAVA.

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