Asked in Parasitology
What antiparasite drug can be used to treat lice infestations?
Another drug that appears to be effective in treating lice is ivermectin (Stromectol), a strong antiparasite drug that is usually given to treat intestinal worms. ...
Asked in Parasitology
What reading material is available on the use of ivermectin to treat lice infestations?
Heukelbach, J., T. Wilcke, B. Winter, et al. "Efficacy of Ivermectin in a Patient Population Concomitantly Infected with Intestinal Helminths and Ectoparasites." Arzneimittelforschung 54 (2004): 416-421. ...
Asked in Health, Drugs and the Law
What exactly is ivermectin prescribed for and is it safe to take?
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ivermectin Scroll down to the title HUMANS and it will tell you its uses. ...
Asked in Cattle Health
How do you treat cows with mange?
An injection of internal parasitic medication will help, or pour-on medication using Ivomec or Ivermectin or anything that your vet would carry. But ask your vet first about how to treat mange before you start experimenting with different parasitic medication products. ...
Asked in Domestic Dogs
What are the side effects when giving Ivermecting for dogs?
Ivermectin is given for dogs and cats to treat different types of parasites. The pets may experience minimal side effects such as agitation, crying and lack of appetite. ...
Asked in Animal Life
What can be given with Merial Ivermectin injection to kill liver flukes in a calf?
According to the local farmers Coop there is nothing known of to put with the Ivermectin. You would have to buy the Ivermectin PLUS which already has the formula properly mixed. Probably would need a more scientific based business to put a formula together without getting the premix. ...
Asked in Cattle Reproduction, Cattle Health
Can ivermectin pour on be used on late term pregnant beef cow?
There are many products that contain Ivermectin for cattle, so it really depends on what product you use: Ivomec, Ivermec, Megamectin, Noromectin, etc. ...
Asked in Dog Care, Veterinary Medicine
How much ivermectin do you use as a dip for dogs with mange?
While you can purchase ivermectin over the counter in pet supply stores, it is recommended that you take your dog to a veterinarian before using any medications. Ivermectin in particular can cause severe neurologic damage and death to certain collie-type dogs. Also, a veterinarian will be able to tell if the skin damage is caused by mange (skin parasites) or by some other cause (bacterial or fungal infection, allergies, etc.) that would not be resolved by ivermectin. ...
Asked in Cows and Cattle, Animal Life
Why can't dairy cows take ivermectin?
Dairy cows can be treated with ivermectin, but it causes two problems. First, the ivermectin has a milk withhold time - for a specific amount of time the milk from that cow must be thrown away so it can cost the farmer a lot of money depending on where she is in her lactation curve. Second, ivermectin is active against both pests (mites, lice, etc.) and helpful insects like the dung beetle which helps break down the cow patties in the...
What is the treatment for threadworm infection?
Threadworm infections are treated with medications. The drugs most often given are ivermectin, thiabendazole (Mintezol), and albendazole. Ivermectin is generally preferred because it has fewer side effects than thiabendazole. ...
Asked in Veterinary Medicine
What is the dose of ivermectin for a 17 pound dog?
This will depend upon the formulation of the ivermectin - there is a mg/ml concentration on the bottle and a mg/kg body weight doseage range for canines. I would suggest talking to your veterinarian to figure out how much your dog specifically should be given for the safety of your dog. However, if you have a collie-type dog, you should not use ivermectin on it - these breeds can carry a genetic mutation that makes them exquisitely sensitive to the effects of...
Asked in Conditions and Diseases, Internet, Shopping
Where can you buy ivermectin for humans on the internet?
Ivermectin is sold under brand names Stromectol® in the United States, Mectizan® in Canada by Merck and Ivexterm® in Mexico by Valeant Pharmaceuticals Internation. I found it (Stromectol) on online drug store: http://www.drugstore.com/qxn00006003220_333181_sespider/stromectol/stromectol.htm After Merck stopped produce Ivermectin,Most of the Ivermectin were producted in China,Please check: http://aikschina.cn Another online store that I've found good is: www.westcoastdrugs.net They are out of India but I've purchased several of their products and found them to be fine, and they use respected manufacturers. Their service is also good. ...
Asked in Dog Health, Animal Parasites
Has ivermectin cured heartworm in dogs?
2nd Answer: Yes, Ivermectin can, to a certain degree. It would be the final part of the treatment for heartworms in the dog, done by a Veterinarian. Another medication is given at the start to kill the adult heartworms in the dog. Then after all the adult heartworms are killed, a dose of Ivermectin is given usually about 2 weeks later to kill any microfilare (baby heartworms) left in the blood. This of course is only done under a Veterinarian's care. The ivermectin...
Asked in Raccoons
Is Ivermectin suitable for raccoons?
Yes, Ivermectin is suitable for treating raccoons with mange. Go to a feed store and buy a 30 or 60 ml bottle of Ivomec which is an injectable Ivermectin solution for use in cattle to prevent bots. The dose of Ivermectin to cure mange is one milliliter (1ml or 1cc) per 110 pounds of body weight given every week mixed with a little canned food. You need to mix it just before they eat it. A large raccoon weighs about thirty...