Canis ISSN: 2398-2942

Lufenuron

Contributor(s): Stephen Barr, Vetstream Ltd

Introduction

Name

  • Lufenuron.

Class of drug

  • Larvicidal benzylphenyl urea derivative.

Description

Chemical name

  • N-[[[2,5-dichloro-4-1(1,1,2,3,3,3-hexafluoropropoxy)phenyl]amino]carbonyl]-2,6-difluorobenzamide.

Molecular formula

  • C17H8Cl2F8N2O3.

Physical properties

  • Tablets.
  • Aqueous suspension.

Storage requirements

  • In a dry environment (<25°C).
  • Protect from light.

Uses

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Indications

Administration

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Pharmocokinetics

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Precautions

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Interactions

with other drugs



Other flea control products
  • Lufenuron is compatible with other flea control products.
  • Insecticides which kill adult fleas will be required if there is an initial heavy infestation.

Further Reading

Publications

Refereed papers

Other sources of information

  • Ramsey I (2017) Small Animal Formulary. 9th edn. Cheltenham: BSAVA.

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