Flashcards in RVT- Parasitology Treatments Deck (25):
Name the 3 types of medications for treating parasitic infections.
What are the 3 classes of anthelminthics?
Name a common drug in the benzimidazole class.
ie: Panacur / safeguard
What is the active ingredient in milbemax and what class of drug does it belong to?
Milbemycin Oxime ( Macrocyclic lactone)
What is the active ingredient in Strongid-T?
Pyrantel pamoate ( Tetrahydropyrimine)
What is the active ingredient in heartguard?
Ivermectin ( Macrocyclic lactone)
What is the active ingredient in revolution?
Selamectin ( Macrocyclic lactone)
What are the 2 chemical classes in the macrocyclic lactones?
What are pro-benzimidazoles and why are they used?
example - Fenbantel and Netabimin
Transformed into active form once in the body.
Water soluble and better absorbed
Name 5 common veterinary available products that kill ticks?
What is the active ingredient in Nexguard and what is it used for?
Afoxolaner - kills ticks and fleas
What would be used to treat a 'giardia' infection?
What is piperazine used for?
Anthelminthic used for treatment of roundworms and pinworms
What precautions should be exercised when using Ivermectin, moxidectin and milbemycin in collies and other herding breeds?
These breeds often have a gene mutation where they have a p-glycoprotein deficiency.
MDRI multi drug resistance gene mutation
What is the active ingredient in the product 'Advantage?'
What is the most common drugs for treating tapeworm infections?
Praziquantel- Dolpac, Droncit
Name 2 medications available that contain milbemycin oxime?
Name 2 medications with Avermectins?
Name a product that has Ivermectin in it?
Heartgard ( for prevention of heartworms)
Name a product with selamectin in it?
What medications does advantage multi have in it and what do they treat?
Imidocloprid - fleas, earmites, mange, mites
Moxidectin - heartworm, ascarids, hookworms, whipworms
What active ingredients are in Trifexis and what do they treat?
Milbemycin oxime - heartworm
What ingredients are in 'heartguard' and what do they treat?
Ivermectin - heartworm, ascarid, hookworm
What are the active ingredients in Sentinel and what do they treat?
Milbemycin oxime - heartworm, ascarid, hookworm
Lufenorum - fleas