Effectiveness of Lipomek 2%, a new long-acting antiparasitic ivermectin-based drug, in ruminants affected with siphunculatosis

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The purpose was to study therapeutic properties of Lipomek 2% drug in animals affected with siphunculatosis, and to determine duration of its action against this pathology. To achieve these goals, 2 species of animals were used. Experiments were conducted at 2 different farms - Mygra and Fazenda, where 25 sheep (Lezgin breed) and 17 calves (Caucasian brown breed) were studied. Animal siphunculatoses are the most common parasitic diseases in Rutul village (Rutul district, Republic of Dagestan). The effectiveness of a new long-acting antiparasitic drug Lipomek 2% (ivermectin) against siphunculatosis in small and bovine animals was studied. A 1% solution of ivermectin also showed a good therapeutic effect which was manifested next week after injection and lasted 21 days. Lipomek 2% (ivermectin) showed 100% efficacy against siphunculatosis in sheep and calves. Duration of parasitocidal effect was maintained for up to 30 days (observation period). No signs of intoxication were observed after livestock treatment.


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Kurban Fatakhovich Fatakhov

Moscow State Academy of Veterinary Medicine and Biotechnology

Author for correspondence.
Email: fat.kurban1995@mail.ru
Moscow, Russian Federation

postgraduate student, Department of Immunology and Biotechnology

Davud Abdulsemedovich Devrishov

Moscow State Academy of Veterinary Medicine and Biotechnology

Email: davud@mgavm.ru
Moscow, Russian Federation

Doctor of Biological Sciences, Professor, Corresponding Member of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Head of the Department of Immunology and Biotechnology

Oleg Borisovich Litvinov

Moscow State Academy of Veterinary Medicine and Biotechnology

Email: dr.litvinoff@yandex.ru
Moscow, Russian Federation

Doctor of Veterinary Sciences, Professor, department of Immunology and Biotechnology

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