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Ch 16 antiprotozoal drugs

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coccidial parasites
isospora, eimeria
Sulfa drugs (albon/tribrissen/sulfamethazone)
cause folic acid deficiency in protozoa
5-7 day tx, repeat fecal
Amprolium (Corid)
thiamine like drug
may cause thiamine def. in long term use
usually 5-7 day tx
Decoquinate (Deccox)
coccidiostatic
must be fed for at least 28 days in a row, mix in feed
Ionophores
lasalocid(bovatec), (Rumensin)
drugs affect mitochondrial function, preventatives
*toxic to horses*
tx for giardia
metronidazole (flagyl)
fenbendazole (panacur)
tx for toxoplasmosis
clindamycin (antirobe)
tx for cryptosporidia
paromomycin (extra label)
Fenthion (prospot), Carbaryl
organophosphate tx
caution w/ seizure prone, persians, sighthounds
Pyrethrins
made from chrysanthemum
safe, quick knock down, breaks down in sun/water
toxic to fish, found in foggers, yard sprays
*caution in cats*
Amitraz (Mitaban)
for demodex tx dogs, toxic to cats/rabbits, can cause sedation (preventic, taktic)
lime sulfur dip
kills variety of external parasites
sulfur smell, discolors fur
Fipronil
Frontline product
neutrotransmitters for fleas/ticks, prevents FAD
Imidacloprid
Advantage
blocks acetylcholine
for fleas, very safe, prevents FAD
Selamectin
Revolution
fleas/mites/ticks/hooks/rounds/scabies/htwm
ivermectin
48 day withholding time for cattle
not to be given in lactating cows
Epinomectrin (eprinex)
works sim to ivermectiv (GABA, glutamate neurotransmitters)
no withholding time for milk or meat
Methoprene
Insect Growth Regulator
flea collar, house sprays (ovitrol, Precor)
Lufenuron (program)
found in Sentinel
flea needs to bite pet, able to get FAD, need to use adulticides at start of tx
Combination products
Revolution
Sentinel
Advantix (toxic to cats)