Parasiticides

A core function of Animal Medicines Australia Member Companies is to advocate, educate and promote the correct use of Parasiticides. There are many and varied products available in the market; ensuring you understand each active and their function, will help you make the right decision for the overall health of your animals
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What are Parasiticides?

Parasiticides are products that kill parasites that infest livestock, pets and other animals.  Products will have an active ingredient that will kill or inhibit growth along with a series of non-active ingredients such as solvents and stabilisers, that make up the formulation.

Parasiticides are categorised into the following:

Ectoparasiticides – control external parasites such as fleas, ticks, mites, lice and fleas
Endoparasiticides – control internal parasites such as roundworms, tapeworms and fluke
Endectocides – control both external and internal parasites