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Permethrin

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Introduction

Name

  • Permethrin.

Class of drug

  • Ectoparasiticide.
  • Synthetic pyrethroid.

Description

Molecular formula

  • C21H20Cl2O3.

Molecular weight

  • 391.29.

Uses

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Indications

  • Fleas and ticks on dogs.
  • Environmental control of ectoparasites.
  • Aid in control of flea allergy dermatitis.

Administration

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Precautions

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Publications

Refereed papers

  • Recent references from PubMed and VetMedResource.
  • Franc M et al (1998) Antifeeding effect of several insecticidal formulations against Ctenocephalides felis on cats. Parasite (1), 83-86.
  • Volmer P A et al (1998) Warning against use of some permethrin products in cats. JAVMA 213 (6), 800-801.
  • Stone B F et al (1994) Efficacy of permethrin in controlling the Australian paralysis tick Ixodes holocyclus and the cat flea Ctenocephalides felis on dogs. Aust Vet J 71 (3), 90-91.

Other sources of information

  • Small Animal Formulary (2014) 8th edn. Ed: Ramsey I. British Small Animal Veterinary Association.
  • The Veterinary Formulary (1998) 4th edn. Ed: Bishop Y. British Veterinary Association and Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain. ISBN 0853694125.
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