Flashcards in Fleas Deck (43):
What are the 3 juvenile hormone analogs?
What are the 2 insect development inhibitors?
What is in Frontline Plus?
Fripronil + Methroprene
What is pyriproxyfen combined with?
What are the advantages to using pyriproxyfen?
1. Not degraded by UV light
2. Available in sprays
What are the disadvantages to pyriproxyfen?
1. Not for use in cats
2. Only for dogs > 4 months
What are the advantages of lufenuron?
1. Easy to administer
2. Approved for dogs and cats
What is the one disadvantage to lufenuron?
No adulticidal activity
What are the inert insecticides?
1. Silica aerogel
2. Diatomaceous earth
In what chemical class is Imidacloprid?
What is the common name for Imidacloprid?
What does Advantix contain?
Imidacloprid + permethrin
What does Advantage Multi contain?
Imidacloprid + moxidectin
What does Advantage II contain?
Imidacloprid + pyriproxyfen
What are the 2 disadvantages associated with Imidacloprid (Advantage)?
1. Greasy on application
2. Ataxia, hypersalivation reported in kittens
What is the chemical class of Nitenpyram?
What is the common name for Nitenpyram?
For what age group is Nitenpyram (Capstar) labeled?
Dogs and cats > 4 weeks and > 2 pounds
What is the chemical class of Fipronil?
What are the active ingredients of Frontline Plus?
Fipronil + methoprene
Which is more rapidly effective, Nitenpyram or Fipronil?
Fipronil (within 2 hours)
Nitenpyram (within 24 hours)
What is the chemical class of selamectin?
What is the mechanism of action of selamectin?
Potentiates the release and effects of the neurotransmitter GABA
What are ALL the uses of selamectin (7)?
1. Flea control
2. Ear mite control
3. Sarcoptic mange
4. Heartworm prevention
7. Tick control
What is the common name for Dinotefuran?
What are the 3 ingredients in Vectra 3D for dogs?
What is the chemical class of Spinetoram?
What is the chemical class of Indoxacarb?
What is the mechanism of action of Indoxacard?
Sodium channel blocker
What chemical class is Afoxolaner (NexGard) in?
What is the mechanism of action of Afoxolaner?
Inhibits GABA and L-glutamate-gated chloride channels
What are 4 adverse effects associated with Afoxolaner?
What is the chemical class of Fluralaner (Bravecto)?
What is the mechanism of action of Fluralaner?
Inhibits GABA and L-glutamate gated chloride channels
What is the chemical class of Spinosad?
What is the mechanism of action of Spinosad?
Activation of nicotinic acetylcholine receptors
What is the one contraindication to Spinosad?
Do NOT use with ivermectin (spinosad is a P-glycoprotein inhibitor)
What are the 3 insecticide collars mentioned?
What does the Scalibor collar contain?
What does the Seresto collar contain?
Imidacloprid and flumethrin
What does the Preventic collar contain?
What is Lufenuron?
Insect development inhibitor