Does Ivermectin Kill Ear Mites In Rabbits
Jan 02, 2008Studies in rabbits suffering from Psoroptes infestation have concluded that ivermectin at the doses of 100–200 μgkg-1 twice, with a 2 week interval, and of 400 μgkg-1 once subcutaneously, are effective in eliminating the mite [12,13].
Ear mites are mites that live in the ears of animals and humans. The most commonly seen species in veterinary medicine is Otodectes cynotis (Gk. oto=ear, dectes=biter, cynotis=of the dog). This species, despite its name, is also responsible for 90% of ear mite infections in felines.
Ivermectin is available as tablets, chewable tablets, a topical liquid (for ear mite treatments), and an injectable that your veterinarian will administer. It may be given with or without food. If your animal vomits or acts sick after getting the.
Jun 22, 2019A single dose of long acting injectable Ivermectin (3.15% w/v) formulation at a dose rate of 700 mcg/kg bodyweight was found to be sufficient in completely eliminating Sarcoptes scabiei mites in naturally infested rabbits. All the rabbits were free from any clinically observable adverse reaction due to treatment with Ivermectin throughout the period of study.