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Dichlorvos

Synonym(s): DDVP

Contributor(s): Yolande Bishop

Introduction

Name

  • Dichlorvos.

Class of drug

  • Ectoparasiticide.
  • Organophosphorus compound.

Description

Molecular formula

  • C4H7CL2O4P.

Molecular weight

  • 220.98.

Uses

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Indications

  • Fleas on dogs and cats.

Administration

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Precautions

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Adverse Reactions

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Further Reading

Publications

Refereed papers

  • Recent references from PubMed and VetMedResource.
  • Franc M & Cadiergues M C (1998) Antifeeding effects of several insecticidal formulations against Ctenocephalides felis on cats. Parasite (1), 83-86 PubMed.

Other sources of information

  • Small Animal Formulary 3rd edn (1999) Tennant B (Ed.) British Small Animal Veterinary Association. ISBN 0905214528.
  • The Veterinary Formulary 4th edn (1998) Bishop Y (Ed.) British Veterinary Association and Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain. ISBN 0853694125.

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