Demodex treatment after Ivermectin Toxicity?

I have a 1 year old golden Retriever who was being treated for Demodex with high dose Ivermectin. A few days ago she developed Ivermectin Toxicity after being given her monthly dose of Comfortis. (The Vet said this was safe to do) Needless to say, it will be a while before she is fully recovered so what do we do about the mange and the monthly flea treatment and the heartworm prevention? She did well in the past with Revolution, but I am a bit concerned. Her neuro toxic symptoms were severe.

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    By: Erika Raines El Segundo, CA

    Replied on 04/19/2011

    Since Revolution is a drug that is related to ivermectin, you should consult with your veterinarian before administering this product to your dog. It may be completely safe to administer Revolution to your dog as when she was affected by the toxicity she was likely receiving an extremely high dose of ivermectin. The mange can be treated with topical solutions available from your veterinarian. These solutions are lyme sulfur-type dips or sprays and can be very objectionable to your and your dog as they are bad smelling and can stain fabrics. For this reason, many veterinarians prefer to attempt treatment with ivermectin at first, but there are alternatives available.

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  • Alternative treatment for canine with Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia instead of prednisone?

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  • What is Prednicare?

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  • Treatment for swollen dog foot

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  • What is a safe dosage of Ketoconazole for a 20 lb. dog with Malassezia Dermatitis?

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  • Can I dissolve amoxicillin in water so my dog will take it?

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  • Incontinence related to dog heart meds. What to do?

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  • Is zyrtec okay to give dogs?

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  • Can Clomipramine Hydrochloride also be used for Cushing's disease?

    have a doxie that has been diagnosed with Cushing's Disease. She has dark skin under her front legs and on her belly. The main problem is her weight, she is extremely obese. Due to the cost of other drugs our vet is trying Clomipramine Hydrochloride. In my research, I see that this is an anti-anxiety drug. Was this an error or is this drug used for treating Cushing's and is it effective?

  • Why is Terramycin's direction for dogs different for cats?

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  • What is the shelf life of Tramadol?

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  • Effectiveness of dog seizure medication and quality of life?

    My Miniature Dachshund, 5 YRS OLD, takes medication daily for thyroid and weekly for Cushings. Now, she is beginning to have mild seizures. I trust my vet who stated we need to watch her to see if the seizures get worse stated that the tumor is probably growing causing the seizures. However, I want your expertise on the effectiveness of seizure medication-will she have quality of life if the medication works and will her life be cut short with having seizures. I love her very much. Connie

  • Treating malassezia dermatitis on my dog over-the-counter?

    My dog has malaessezia and was wondering if any over the counter products are available to help him.

  • What is a commonly used antibiotic for a canine dermititis?

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  • Dog swelling in leg. From Adequan? What to do?

    My dog has been getting adequan shots since last September, and now has developed swelling in his right leg. Last week he could hardly walk but he responded to the adequan shot and is able to walk okay, but now his leg is swelled up. He has arthritis very bad and has been taken previcox and tramadol. The swelling in his leg doesn't seem to be bothering him. What should I do? He's a rott/shephard 11 years old and 120lbs male.

  • Can my dog with cancer have Vicoden?

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  • How much liquid benadryl can I give my dog?

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  • Dog pain and discomfort relief from immunization

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  • Synergism between baytril and azithromycin?

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  • Dog advantage problem. Why does my dog react this way?

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  • What is proper dosage of Amoxicillin for Pyometra dogs?

    I need the dosage amount for amoxicillin on a 22 pound dog, 10 years old for pyometra but for now using antibiotics.

  • What medication can I use for dog joint pain?

    Can I give my dog 200mg of ibuprofen or 500mg of Tylenol for joint pain? He is 70 pounds. He is having pain in his front legs from a previous car accident.

  • What can I give for mild dog swelling until I can get her to a vet ?

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  • Can I give Sam-E if Prednisone is being used?

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  • How much is safe Benadryl for dogs?

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  • Side effects if give dog sulfametoxazol-trimetroprim?

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  • Home remedy for dog with projectile rectal bleeding after taking Previcox

    My dog has projectile rectal bleeding after taking 2 57 mg Previcox tabs. How can I stop this? Her gums are still moist and skin tent test is good. I just want to stop the intestinal bleed until I can get her to her regular vet on Monday without going to the emergency vet.Please help.

  • What are some side effects of the antibiotic novalex?

    The vet put my dog on the antibiotic Novalex 500 mg because of an infection in the wrinkles of his face (he's a boxer). Since he's been on it he has been really sluggish. I would like to know what the side effects are but I can't find anything on it when I google it.

  • Can I give my dog diazapam to sedate him?

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  • Mitaban dips information?

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  • Rimadyl recovery time for dogs?

    My 5 1/2 yr old Lab was on Rimadyl for 14 days. His last dose was 7 days ago. In the past 7 days, his appetite has decreased and has been non-existent for the past 3 days. He has eaten nearly nothing in 3 days and I have tried literally everything in the house . He is also extremely lethargic and drowsy. He only gets up to go outside and drink water and he drinks a lot of it lately. Assuming the side effects are associated with Rimadyl, how long will it take him to recover from the drugs?

  • Prednisone side effects?

    I have an 82 lb Chocolate lab, who two days ago, we took to the vet for some kind of infection on his toe. He prescribed Prednisone 10 mg Also prescribed was Zeniquin 100 mg tabs to be taken once a day for 14 days. Mind you, Bo, the dog, has only been on this regimen for a couple of days. Today, I gave him his pred., in the morning along with the other med. at 5pm he was vomiting, food, grass, bile. Can this be a side effect of the drugs? ER vet said give 1 1/2 Pepcid AC. Advice?

  • Can I give a dog benadryl for itchy skin with other meds?

    I am fostering a shitzu mix that has demodex, and dry eyes. My question is can I give him benadryl for is itchy skin if he other medications. He was given an injection of ivermectin 1 week ago, and a dose of drontal plus. I am giving him baths in pyoban shampoo, and putting Animax on the hot spots. He is getting cyclosporine 2% opthalmic drops too.

  • Dangerous to use Revolution without a dog heartworm test first?

    Is it dangerous to use revolution without a heartworm test for my dog first? If so what are the consequences?

  • Cispride and Metroclopramide side effects?

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  • Does prednisolone affect a diabetic dog's blood glucose?

    Hi! my dog (13 years of age) Bichon, is diabetic....(has been for about 18 months now), has an ear issue (shaking head etc.). The vet gave us Prednisolone for 3-4 days. My brother said that may affect his blood-glucose adversely. Why did they prescribe this? Is it safe? They said it's ok but I'm not sure. Advice?

  • Do you recommend Synflex for dogs?

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  • Rimadyl Overdose in puppy. Went to vet. How long until it all passes?

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  • Post operation- neuter- pain relief for dogs?

    I have a 8month old chow pup that had neuter 7 days ago. The scrotum has swollen to size of large apple.....and pup is in much pain. Metacam does not seem to touch pain. What drugs could be used that are effective but have least side effects. My vet does not recommend torbagesic and has pulled him off metacam after swelling worsened and he started vomiting after taking med.

  • Can and should I continue to give Metronidazole on an empty dog stomach?

    My dog (2yrs) had diarrhea and was vomiting. I took him to his vet and the dog injected 2 meds and prescribed Metronidazole 250mg to be taken daily w/food (full stomach). The vet said to give him babyfood till he's better. Once my dog started eating the babyfood, I gave him his 1st pill. However, I haven't given him the 2nd dosage because my dog won't eat or drink water. He has a lil diarrhea and is going frequently although it's not much what he excretes. My question: can & should I cont to give Metronidazole on an empty stomache? He's lost his appetite and I worry of giving the med cause of this.

  • Can my dog have Children's Nyquil?

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  • Will atropine cause permanent dry mouth?

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  • Acepromazine side effects

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  • Does Revolution for dogs cause behavior changes?

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  • Is Adequan Canine recommended beyond 2 months?

    Is Adequan Canine recommended beyond 2 months. If yes, under what circumstances would you recommend long term use? I have a 3 year old Border Collie- Australian Shepherd mix who broke his left leg in an MVA 2 years ago. He is sore when vet checked his range of motion on the right side. He is going for X-rays tomorrow to assess.

  • Dog medication for nausea?

    My Yorkie was prescribed medication for what I think is nausea and I cant remember the name. I would recognize it if I heard it again. Can you help? I wanted to find out more about the medication before giving it to my dog.

  • Aspirin alternative for dog pain?

    My 8 year old lab has arthritis and is taking Dasuquin. He still has bouts of severe pain, but cannot tolerate aspirin, or even coated buffered aspirin. Is there another product that will not induce vomiting?

  • Can I give my dog Vicodin?

    I Have 500mg Vicodin, and a 50 pound dog. Can I give it to her for pain until I can get her to the vet? She's having some hip discomfort.

  • Is it okay for a dog to take rimadyl and glucosamine concurrently?

    My 13 yo basset hound is on Rimadyl and has never had problems with it. Her blood is tested every 6 mos to make sure all is okay. She seems to need more help though than the Rimadyl can provide. Her hind legs shake when she's doing her business and she has a difficult time getting up sometimes. I know she's an older gal but want to keep her as happy and pain free as possible until I'm ready to let her go. Is it safe for her to take glucosamine/chondroitin and the rimadyl?

  • Can a dog take lorazepam for firework anxiety?

    My golden retriever is afraid of loud noises (fireworks, storms). Can I give her Ativan? If so, how much for a 65 lbs doggie?

  • Painkiller other than Meloxicam?

    What painkiller can my 14 yr. old lame lab be prescribed that does not cause blood in the urine? After 10 days of 7.5mg of Meloxicam, she started to show a dark red patches of blood in her urine. She was doing very well on this medicine until this morning. She has severe arthritis, her back legs are not functioning, but her spirits are high. Thank you! Will

  • Can a dog who is on temaril take metronidazole?

    Bichon is on Temaril for ear but has bladder infection. Can she take metronidazole antibiotic I have?

  • German Shepherd on Adequan treatments?

    I can find a lot of info on how it works and side effects, but how long should I expect the treatment to last once the 4 weeks and 8 treatments are completed? Will it last 3 months, 6 months, a year, forever?

  • can I use spray neosporin on my dog

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  • My dog is limping. Can I give her dog aspirin? Human aspirin?

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  • Can I use acetaminophen/hydrocodone for humans for dog in pain?

    My dog is in pain and it is three in the morning. He has had trouble with walking in his back legs, but he may have injured one leg. Can I give him... Human: 325mg/5mg acetaminophen/ hydrocodone until morning?

  • Info on Vectra 3D for dogs

    Someone gave me a box of the Vectra 3D for my 3 dogs. While I appreciate the gift, I am concerned re the ingredients and their side effects. Your thoughts re Vectra 3D compared to Frontline. Last year we used Hartz. We have 3 large dogs that stay outside.

  • Dog Tylenol or aspirin? What can I use for dog pain?

    My dog cannot stand up this morning and is limping. Can I give him tylonal or ibuprofin or asprin?

  • What can I use as dog pain killers?

    What human pain killers can you give dogs? He weighs 121lbs/55kg.

  • Are there insomnia remedies for insomniac dog?

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  • What medications do I need for dog parvovirus treatment?

    My puppy has a parvovirus infection.

  • Ibuprofen Vs Aspirin for Dog Pain Relief

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  • Dog hip dysplasia: aspirin or Rimadyl?

    Please help. Which do you recommend for a dog with hip dysplasia...aspirin or Rimadyl? Why? Thank you.I'm getting different answers from different people and don't know what's best for my dog.

  • Can Mitotane/Lysodren cause liver damage in dogs?

    My dog was being treated for Cushings disease. About 2 months after starting maintenance therapy, his appetite became very poor and we tested him for liver function. The ultrasound showed significant liver damage (looked like liver cancer to the vet). Could the mitotane have caused this?

  • Dog medicine: what will help my dog recover better from a partial torn ligament?

    My dog has a partial torn ligament. With the advice of my vet, we decided to go through a holistic recovery. What medicine/vitamins will help in her recovery?

  • Side effects of dog rabies vaccine?

    After she got the shot, she has vomited twice and cries in the night. Is this something to worry about?

  • Correlation between Interceptor and seizures?

    Has there been any correlation between long-term usage of Interceptor for Heartworm preventative and seizures? We have two older dogs, both goldens, that started having seizures and within a few months had to be put down from physical complications due to the procedures.

  • Side effects of Phenobarbital?

    I have a 2 and a half year old Springer Spaniel that began having seizures in December 2009. After one seizure per week for a month, my vet recommended putting her on Phenobarbital. She has been seizure free since Jan 2010. However, in the past month, she will be sleeping and leak urine. She goes outside to urinate and wander around frequently. I am not sure if this is a side effect of the medicine or a whole other issue developing. I would truly appreciate your advice.

  • Are topical sprays safe for dogs?

    My dogs paws are very irritated from running on a gravel service- will a spray on med, like Bactine, be harmful? Creams will be licked off.

  • Generic brand for Rimadyl?

    My dog was prescribed Rimadyl for hip displaysia and I cant afford the prescription, so I was hoping to find a generic or something that will work as well as Rimadyl at a store like Petco.

  • Dog medicine: is tylenol safe for dogs?

    My dog is having a lot of issues jumping on and off the bed. Can I give her Tylenol? She might also be pregnant.

  • Can Carprofen be used as an antibiotic when an anal gland ruptures?

    If a dog's anal gland bursts, can Carprofen be used to treat it for an infection?

  • Skipped Interceptor: is dog blood test necessary?

    I skipped the February and March doses of my dog's Interceptor. It's been bitter cold here. My dog is primarily indoors and there's no sign of mosquitoes. He acts perfectly healthy. For two years prior to February 2010, he received his dosages monthly. Can I resume his Interceptor monthly dose without a blood test for heart worms? He sees a vet regularly but because my income is low I need to avoid adding costs to the bill. Thank you.

  • Will glucosamine for dogs raise or lower blood sugars?

    I have a 14 year old diabetic Westie. Her sugars have been fairly regular for two years. I started her on glucosamine about six weeks ago, and recently her sugar levels have been extremely low. I'm having some blood work done, but am wondering about the glucosamine.

  • Dog pain medication - what can you use over the counter?

    My dog sprained her ankle. What can I give her for pain/inflammation?

  • Dog diabetes- when do I give the insulin shot?

    The dog is a toy poodle. He is given a shot twice a day. How long before or after his morning and evening meal should I give him his shot?

  • Side effects of Phenylpropanolamine?

    My yellow lab takes this medication for possible ectopice ureters. She has urinary incontinence only when she is off this medication. She is 16 months old. She may be suffering from separation anxiety as she destroys things when we are at work. I am wondering if her extreme hyperness and anxiety is related to the use of this med or is it just because she is a lab puppy.

  • Is Percorten V effective when administered subcutaneously?

    Our corgi has recently been diagnosed with Addison's. She has been having monthly Percorten V injections administered intramuscularly and doing well. To reduce costs, we will be trained by our vet to do this at home subcutaneously. Will subcutaneous be as effective?

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