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Whats the oral dose of Ivermectin for dogs mange

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What's the oral dose of Ivermectin for dog's mange?
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Gary replied 7 years ago.
What does your dog weigh?
Does she have scabies or demodex mites?
Customer: replied 7 years ago.

demodex mites
Expert:  Dr. Gary replied 7 years ago.
Ok thanks,

The goal is to get to 400-600 ug (micrograms) per kg per day. We usually start around 50 ug/kg and then go up to 100 ug/kg then go up 100 ug per day until we get to the range of 400-600 ug/kg.

Bovine/ cow Ivermectin is 10 mg/mL or 10,000 ug/mL so you have to do some math and figure out a dose to start and then how much to go up daily.

If you see any lethargy, vomiting or neurologic signs, then stop right away and get treatment for toxicity. Some dogs are more sensitive than others (collies especially), but any dog can have an adverse reaction to the oral Ivermectin as it's an off label use.

I hope this helps, let me know if you have any other questions.
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