Ivermectin

DOSAGE FORMS

Capsule, Chews, Oral Suspension, Otic (ear) drops

GENERAL

Ivermectin is an anti-parasitic drug that is used to treat many different parasites of the blood, lung, and intestines. It is also used for mites that cause mange and ear mites.

PROPER USAGE

At doses higher than those used for heartworm prevention, ivermectin crosses into the brain of Collies and some other herding breeds where it can cause severe damage, coma and death. Your Collie or Collie-mix should be observed for 8 hours after administr

SIDE EFFECTS

When used for parasites, the pet can experience swelling, irritation, and pain at the site where the parasites were located. Dogs treated to kill heartworm larvae can experience a shock-like reaction if there are large numbers of larvae being killed at on

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