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Parasites

  • Methoprene is classified as an insect growth regulator. It does not kill adult fleas. Your veterinarian has prescribed this medication for the control of the fleas.

  • Nitenpyram is used for the control of the fleas on dogs and cats. It kills adult fleas. You may also need to control the larval stages of fleas in the environment.

  • Nitroscanate is used to control roundworms and some types of tapeworms in dogs. Your veterinary surgeon will advise a deworming programme for your pet.

  • Interferons help the body to mount a defence against infections such as viruses. Omega Interferon is used in conjunction with fluid therapy and other supportive therapy for the treatment of parvovirus infection in dogs.

  • The otodectic mite usually infests the ears and can result in otodectic mange. This causes irritation leading to bacterial infections which can result in otitis externa.

  • Piperazine is used to control roundworms. Your veterinarian will advise a deworming programme for your pet.

  • Praziquantel is used to treat tapeworm infestation in dogs and cats. Your veterinarian will advise a deworming programme for your pet.

  • Owning a dog can be an extremely rewarding experience, but it also carries with it some responsibility. We hope these notes will give you some help.

  • Pyriproxifen is classified as an insect growth inhibitor, which prevents the growth of adult fleas. Your veterinarian has prescribed this medication for the control of the fleas.

  • Roundworms, nematodes or ascarid worms are intestinal parasites that live freely in the intestine, obtaining their nutriment from the partially digested intestinal contents.