Treatment of canine scabies with milbemycin oxime.

The purpose of this study was to determine the efficacy of orally administered milbemycin oxime in the treatment of canine scabies. Forty dogs were treated. Mean drug dosage for all dogs was approximately 2 mg/kg body weight. Twenty-seven dogs received 3 doses separated by 7 d, and 13 dogs received 2 doses separated by 14 d. All dogs were clinically normal following treatment and no adverse reactions were detected.
AuthorsW H Miller Jr, C de Jaham, D W Scott, S M Cayatte, M S Bagladi, R G Buerger
JournalThe Canadian veterinary journal. La revue vétérinaire canadienne (Can Vet J) Vol. 37 Issue 4 Pg. 219-21 (Apr 1996) ISSN: 0008-5286 [Print] CANADA
PMID8801016 (Publication Type: Journal Article, Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't)
Chemical References
  • Anti-Bacterial Agents
  • Macrolides
  • milbemycin oxime
  • Administration, Oral
  • Animals
  • Anti-Bacterial Agents (administration & dosage)
  • Dog Diseases (drug therapy)
  • Dogs
  • Drug Administration Schedule (veterinary)
  • Female
  • Macrolides
  • Male
  • Scabies (drug therapy, veterinary)
  • Treatment Outcome

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