Brand Names:
Ivomec, Imectin, Ivermec, Ivergot, Gotax


Drug Type: Antiparasitic

Ivermectin


Ivermectin is a broad-spectrum antiparasitic medication. In birds it s used most commonly for mites and lice, and sometimes ascarids and other nematodes. It can be given orally, by injection, or applied topically.

Egg Withdrawal Period: Has not yet been established however, an egg withdrawal period of 7 days would be recommended, but that is up to the owner, the eggs should not be given away or sold commercially.
0.2-0.4 mg/kg PO, SC, IM, topical once, and can be repeated in 10-14 days.
  • Diarrhea
  • ataxia
  • blindness
  • abdominal swelling
  • Sudden death
  • Clotrimazole: The metabolism of Ivermectin can be decreased when combined with Clotrimazole.
  • Erythromycin: The metabolism of Ivermectin can be decreased when combined with Erythromycin.
  • Doxycycline: The metabolism of Ivermectin can be decreased when combined with Doxycycline.
  • Fluconazole: The metabolism of Ivermectin can be decreased when combined with Fluconazole.
  • Ketoconazole: The metabolism of Ivermectin can be decreased when combined with Ketoconazole.
  • Itraconazole:The metabolism of Ivermectin can be decreased when combined with Itraconazole.
  • Pentobarbital:The metabolism of Ivermectin can be increased when combined with Pentobarbital.
  • St. John s Wort: The serum concentration of Ivermectin can be decreased when it is combined with St. John's Wort.
  • Voriconazole: The metabolism of Ivermectin can be decreased when combined with Voriconazole.