Does Ivermectin Kill Lice On Guinea Pigs
Guinea pigs infested with lice infestation often only show symptoms of illness when they are under stress. When the guinea pig is stressed, the infestation can flare up, causing distress and discomfort to the guinea pig..
The dewormer ivermectin can kill mange mites on guinea pigs, as can the topical flea and tick preventive selamectin, marketed under the brand name Revolution and available only by prescription. These products eradicate both fur and manage mites.
There is no information available on the half-life of ivermectin in guinea pigs. However, McKellar et al. ( 1992) demonstrated that after subcutaneous, oral and topical administration of ivermectin @500 μg/kg, the mean plasma concentration of 0.7 ± 0.3 ng/ml could be detected after 72 h, only after subcutaneous administration.
Ivermectin may be combined with other deworming medications. Ivermectin is available as tablets, chewable tablets, a topical liquid (for ear mite treatments), and an injectable that your veterinarian will administer. Some breeds of dogs.