Felis ISSN 2398-2950

Milbemycin oxime

Introduction

Name

  • Milbemycin.

Class of drug

  • Macrolide lactone.

Description

Storage requirements

  • Room temperature.

Uses

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Indications

  • Preventative treatment for heartworm in dogs and to prevent dirofilaria larval infection in cats.
  • Effective against:
    • Ancylostoma caninum.
    • Toxocara canis.
    • Trichuris vulpis.
    • Demodex.
    • Toxocara cati  Toxocara cati  .
    • Ancylostoma tubaeforme.
    • Toxascaris leonina.

Administration

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Pharmocokinetics

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Adverse Reactions

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Further Reading

Publications

Refereed papers

  • American Heartworm Society -Recommended procedures for diagnosis, prevention and management of heartworm (dirofilaria immitis) infection in dogs.Canine Pract22, 8-15.

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