Tag Archives: Pyrantel pamoate

The Medical Management Of Heartworm Infection

The medical management of heartworm infection is complex because of the complicated parasite life cycle, the marked variability in clinical manifestations and severity of HWD, prophylactic considerations, adulticidal and microfilaricidal considerations, and the relative toxicity and complications associated with adulticidal therapy. For these reasons, the diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of heartworm infection remains a challenge… Read More »

Helminths

Trichuris Cause of Trichuris Trichuris vulpis is perhaps one of the most common causes of chronic large bowel diarrhea in dogs. Cats are occasionally infected with Trichuris serrata and Trichuris campanula. Clinical signs in Trictouro-infected dogs and cats may vary from asymptomatic infections to mild intermittent episodes of mucousy feces to acute-onset bloody diarrhea with… Read More »

Helminths

Helminthic infestation is common in dogs and cats. Some species are pathogenic in large numbers, and others are nonpathogenic. Roundworm Ascarids Toxocara canis and Toxascaris leonina are found in dogs, and Toxocara can and Toxascaris leonina are found in cats. T. canis can be transmitted across the placenta and T. canis and T. cati through… Read More »

Protozoa

Coccidia Isospora spp. hospora spp. are the most common coccidial parasites of dogs (Isospora canis, Isospora ohioensis) and cats (Isospora felis, Isospora rivolta). Transmission occurs by ingestion of ova or paratenic hosts. Sporozoites are liberated in the small intestine and enter cells to begin development. The prepatent period ranges from 4 to 11 days, depending… Read More »

Chronic Gastritis

Gastritis is a common finding in dogs, with 35% of dogs investigated for chronic vomiting and 26% to 48% of asymptomatic dogs affected. The prevalence in cats has not been determined. The diagnosis of chronic gastritis is based on the histologic examination of gastric biopsies and it is usually subclassified according to histopathological changes and… Read More »

Cythioate

Chemistry Cythioate is an oral organophosphate agent. Storage – Stability – Compatibility Unless otherwise noted by the manufacturer store products in tight, light resistant containers at room temperature. Pharmacology After being distributed into body fluids, cythioate is ingested by fleas, ticks and demodectic mites. It then inhibits acetylcholinesterase thereby interfering with neuromuscular transmission. Uses –… Read More »