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Doramectin



Doramectin
Systematic (IUPAC) name
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Identifiers
CAS number 117704-25-3
ATC code  ?
PubChem 6436133
Chemical data
Formula C50H74O14 
Mol. mass 899.114
Pharmacokinetic data
Bioavailability  ?
Metabolism  ?
Half life  ?
Excretion  ?
Therapeutic considerations
Pregnancy cat.

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Legal status

Veterinary use only

Routes Injection and Topical

Doramectine (Dectomax) is a veterinary drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the treatment of parasites such as gastrointestinal roundworms, lungworms, eyeworms, grubs, sucking lice and mange mites in cattle.[1]

Additional recommended knowledge

It is available in 2 dosage forms: injection and a 5 mg/ml topical solution.

Doramectine is a derivative of ivermectin.

References

  1. ^ Pfizer Animal Health. "DECTOMAX® Injectable." Last accessed July 14, 2007.
 
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