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Pyrethrum

Contributor(s): Yolande Bishop, Dwight Bowman

Introduction

Name

  • Pyrethrum.

Class of drug

  • Ectoparasiticide.

Uses

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Indications

  • Fleas on dogs and cats.

Administration

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Precautions

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Interactions

with other drugs

  • Synergism with piperonyl butoxide.

Further Reading

Publications

Refereed papers

  • Hammond J Aet al(1997)Prospects for plant anthelmintics in tropical veterinary medicine.Vet Res Commun21(3) 213-228. Review.
  • Elliott M (1976)Properties and applications of pyrethiods.Environ Health Prospect141-2. Review.

Other sources of information

  • Small Animal Formulary3rd edn (1999) Tennant, B (Ed.) British Small Animal Veterinary Association. ISBN 0905214528.
  • The Veterinary Formulary4th edn (1998) Bishop, Y (Ed.) British Veterinary Association and Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain. ISBN 0853694125.

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