Felis ISSN 2398-2950

Melarsomine

Introduction

Name

  • Melarsomine.

Class of drug

  • Trivalent organoarsenical.

Description

Physical properties

  • White powder.

Uses

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Indications

  • Treatment of adult heartworm in dogs.
    No preparation licensed in UK.

Administration

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Pharmocokinetics

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Adverse Reactions

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Further Reading

Publications

Refereed papers

  • Atkins C E, Atwell R B, Dillon R et al (1999)Guidelines for diagnosis, treatment and prevention of heartworm (dirofilaria immitis) infection in cats.Comp Cont Ed Pract Vet19, 422-429.

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