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Amitraz

Synonym(s): Aludex, Certifect

Contributor(s): Rosanna Marsella, Vetstream Ltd

Introduction

Name

  • Amitraz.

Class of drug

  • Formamidine acaricide.

Uses

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Indications

Administration

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Precautions

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Interactions

with other drugs

  • Monoamineoxidase inhibitors, eg do not use with hydroxyzine.

Adverse Reactions

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Further Reading

Publications

Refereed papers

  • Estrada-Pena A et al (1999) Comparison of an amitraz-impregnated collar with topical administration of fipronil for prevention of experimental and natural infestations by the brown tick (Rhipicephalus sanguineus). JAVMA 214(12), 1799-1803.
  • Hugnet C et al (1996) Toxicity and kinetics of amitraz in dogs. J Am Vet Res 57(10), 1506-1510.
  • Medleau L et al (1995) Efficacy of amitraz therapy for refractory, generalized demodicosis in dogs - two independent studiesJAAHA 31(3), 246-249.
  • Medleau L et al(1995) Efficacy of daily amitraz on generalised demodicosis on dogs. JSAP 36(1), 3-6.
  • Duncan K L (1993) Treatment of amitraz toxicosis. JAVMA 203(8), 1115-1116.
  • Michels G (1993) Treatment of amitraz toxicosis. JAVMA 203(8), 1116.

Other sources of information

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

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