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1

Name the 3 types of medications for treating parasitic infections.

1. Anthelminthics
2.Insecticides
3.Acaricides

2

What are the 3 classes of anthelminthics?

Benzimidazoles
Imidazothiazoles/Tetrahydropyridimine
Macrocyclic lactones

3

Name a common drug in the benzimidazole class.

Fenbendazole
ie: Panacur / safeguard

4

What is the active ingredient in milbemax and what class of drug does it belong to?

Milbemycin Oxime ( Macrocyclic lactone)

5

What is the active ingredient in Strongid-T?

Pyrantel pamoate ( Tetrahydropyrimine)

6

What is the active ingredient in heartguard?

Ivermectin ( Macrocyclic lactone)

7

What is the active ingredient in revolution?

Selamectin ( Macrocyclic lactone)

8

What are the 2 chemical classes in the macrocyclic lactones?

Avermectins
Milbemycin oxime

9

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

10

Name 5 common veterinary available products that kill ticks?

Nexguard
Bravecto
Revolution
Advantix
Frontline

11

What is the active ingredient in Nexguard and what is it used for?

Afoxolaner - kills ticks and fleas

12

What would be used to treat a 'giardia' infection?

Metronidazole
Fenbendazole

13

What is piperazine used for?

Anthelminthic used for treatment of roundworms and pinworms

14

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
Toxic

15

What is the active ingredient in the product 'Advantage?'

Imidacloprid

16

What is the most common drugs for treating tapeworm infections?

Praziquantel- Dolpac, Droncit
Milbemycin

17

Name 2 medications available that contain milbemycin oxime?

Milbemax
Moxidectin

18

Name 2 medications with Avermectins?

Ivermectin
Selamectin

19

Name a product that has Ivermectin in it?

Heartgard ( for prevention of heartworms)

20

Name a product with selamectin in it?

Revolution

21

What medications does advantage multi have in it and what do they treat?

Imidocloprid - fleas, earmites, mange, mites
Moxidectin - heartworm, ascarids, hookworms, whipworms

22

What active ingredients are in Trifexis and what do they treat?

Milbemycin oxime - heartworm
Spinosad- fleas

23

What ingredients are in 'heartguard' and what do they treat?

Ivermectin - heartworm, ascarid, hookworm
Pyrantel pamoate

24

What are the active ingredients in Sentinel and what do they treat?

Milbemycin oxime - heartworm, ascarid, hookworm
Lufenorum - fleas

25

What is the name of the adulticide most commonly used to treat heartworm infection in dogs?

Melarsomine dihydrochloride