Canis ISSN: 2398-2942

Fenitrothion

Contributor(s): Yolande Bishop

Introduction

Name

  • Fenitrothion.

Class of drug

  • Ectoparasiticide.
  • Organophosphorus compound.

Description

Molecular formula

  • C9H12NO5PS.

Molecular weight

  • 277.24.

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

  • Franc Met al(1998)Antifeeding effects of several insecticidial formulations against Ctenocephalides fellis on cats.Parasite5(1), 83-86.
  • Harvey R Get al(1997)Prospective study comparing fipronil with dichlorvos/fenitrothion and methoprene/pyrethrins in control of flea bite hypersensitivity in cats.Vet Rec141(24), 628-629.

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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