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Tx - canine demodicosis

1.) Aludex (Amitraz) - dip, every 7d, for 10 weeks and until 2 successive skin scrapes have no live mites or eggs
2.) Advocate (imidacloprid + moxidectin): spot-on, moxidectin is acaricidal, terrible efficacy if given monthly, now licensed for weekly applications but still not highly effective
3.) Promeris Duo (Metaflumizone + amitraz): spot-on, amitraz is acaricidal, limited information on efficacy
4.) Oral ivermectin, milbemycin oxime or moxidectin: where amitraz and Advocate don't work, give daily, for months

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When is milbemycin most effective for treating demodecosis?

when given with ivermectin but this is toxic to collies

3

What is Frontline Combo and when would you use it?

= Fipronil + methoprene
- when there is resistance (stops eggs developing to adults)
- routine flea control

4

What is Advantage and when would you use it?

= Imidacloprid
- used on rabbits, cats and dogs
- efficacy reduced by wetting (not good on outdoor animals)
- routine flea control

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What is Advantix and when would you use it?

= Imidacloprid + Permethrin
- dogs only
- also active against ticks
- routine flea control

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What is Advocate and when would you use it?

= Imidacloprid + Moxidectin
- every 4 weeks
- routine flea control + lung worm

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What is Comfortis and when would you use it?

= spinosad
- rapid kill (80-100% in 4 hours)
- persists 3-4 weeks
- CANNOT give with ivermectin
- fleas only
- can cause vomiting with risk of losing efficacy (4-5% dogs, 10-15% cats)

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What is Stronghold and when would you use it?

= selamectin
- every 4 weeks
- routine flea control
- systemic spot on

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