Amitraz - Solution for Lice, Ticks, Fleas

Amitraz (Mitaban®, Preventic®, TacTic®) - is a topical parasite control agent. Amitraz belongs to the class of formamidines. The biological activity of this acaricide is defined by its effectiveness to kill mange mites, ticks and other ectoparasites.

 Uses -

  • Amitraz is often used in dogs for management of a serious skin parasite that causes demodectic mange.
  • Amitraz is also used for control of ticks in dogs. 
  • Some forms of amitraz are available without a prescription but should not be administered unless under the supervision and guidance of a veterinarian.
Precautions -
  • Should not be used in animals with known hypersensitivity or allergy to the drug.
  • Should be avoided in animals less than four months of age.
  • Should not be used for cats.
  • Caution must be used when applying this to very small, toy breed dogs - Chihuahua.
  • Give the dogs a bath with Shampoo like - PetBen to flush hair follicles, remove scales, glandular secretion & bacteria.
  • Prepare the dip by using 5ml per litre of water
  • Towel dry the dog and make sure all the affected part are rinsed with the solution.
  • Rinse the dog with the prepared solution and make sure to avoid contact with mucous membrane.
  • Let the dog dry on its own and take care that he does not lick and ingest the medicine.(this can be dangerous, in such a case call you vet immediately).

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