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Drugs for the Treatment of GI Parasites in Goats

Drugs for the Treatment of GI Parasites in Goats

--------------------GI Tract Location-------------------

Drug Class

Abomasum (Nematodes)

Intestine (Nematodes)

Intestine (Cestodes)

Benzimidazoles

Albendazole

Yes

No

No

Fenbendazole

Yes

No

No

Oxfendazole

No approvals

Thiabendazole

Yes

Yes

No

Imidazothiazole

Levamisole

No approvals

Tetrahydropyrimidines

Morantel

Yes

No

No

Pyrantel

No approvals

Macrocyclic Lactones

Ivermectin

No approvals

Doramectin

No approvals

Moxidectin

No approvals

Eprinomectin

No approvals

Salicylanilide

Closantel

No approvals

Organophosphate

Haloxon

No approvals

This table is based on information from the Food Animal Residue Avoidance Databank (FARAD) obtained May 8, 2023. Label claims regarding specific parasite species or genera as well as susceptible life stages (adult vs. larval vs. inhibited stages) must be observed. Resistance has been reported in all drug classes listed.