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Spinetoram

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Synonym(s): Cheristin®


Introduction

Name

  • Spinetoram 112 mg/mL (=11.2%); Cheristin®

Class of drug

  • Insecticide.
  • Spinosyn.

Description

Chemical name

  • Mixture of two main components:
  • 5090% (2R,3aR,5aR,5bS,9S,13S,14R,16aS,16bR)-2-(6-deoxy-3-O-ethyl-2,4-di-O-methyl-±-L-mannopyranosyloxy)-13-[(2R,5S,6R)-5-(dimethylamino)tetrahydro-6-methylpyran-2-yloxy]-9-ethyl-2,3,3a,4,5,5a,5b,6,9,10,11,12,13,14,16a,16b-hexadecahydro-14-methyl-1H-as-indaceno[3,2-d]oxacyclododecine-7,15-dione
  • and
    • 5010% (2S,3aR,5aS,5bS,9S,13S,14R,16aS,16bS)-2-(6-deoxy-3-O-ethyl-2,4-di-O-methyl-±-L-mannopyranosyloxy)-13-[(2R,5S,6R)-5-(dimethylamino)tetrahydro-6-methylpyran-2-yloxy]-9-ethyl-2,3,3a,5a,5b,6,9,10,11,12,13,14,16a,16b-tetradecahydro-4,14-dimethyl-1H-as-indaceno[3,2-d]oxacyclododecine-7,15-dione

Molecular formula

  • C42H69NO10 and C43H69NO10

Molecular weight

  • 748.02 and 760.03

Physical properties

  • Clear solution for topical application to cats.

Storage requirements

  • Store in a cool, dry place.

Uses

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Indications

  • Adult fleas.
  • Flea killing begins within hours of topical application.
  • Fleas continue to be killed for a full momth after application

Administration

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Pharmacokinetics

Precautions

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Interactions

with other drugs

  • None known.

with diagnostic tests

  • None known.

Adverse Reactions

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Further Reading

Publications

Refereed papers

  • Recent references fromVetMed ResourceandPubMed.
  • Credille K M, Thompson L A, Young L M, Meyer J A, Winkle J R (2013)Evaluation of hair loss in cats occurring after treatment with a topical flea control product.Vet Dermatol24, 602-605PubMed.
  • Siak M, Burrows M (2013)Flea Control in Cats - New concepts and the current armoury.J Feline Med Surg15, 31-40 Abstract Article.

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