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Amitraz

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Introduction

Name

  • Amitraz.

Class of drug

  • Formamidine acaricide.

Uses

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Indications

  • Used to treat generalized mite infestations including demodicosis, sarcoptes, cheyletiellosis   Cheyletiellosis  and ticks (amitraz collar).

Administration

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Pharmacokinetics

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

  • Recent references from PubMed and VetMedResource.
  • Duncan K L (1993) Treatment of amitraz toxicosis. JAVMA 203 (8), 1115-1116 PubMed.
  • Michels G (1993) Treatment of amitraz toxicosis. JAVMA 203 (8), 1116 PubMed.

Other sources of information

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