Mitaban Dip is used in dogs for the treatment of generalized demodicosis (mange), a skin disease caused by a small mite not visible to the naked eye. Relieves your dog of skin irritations associated with mange. The only FDA-approved drug for this disease.
Use this medication exactly as directed by your veterinarian. If you do not understand the directions ask the pharmacist or veterinarian to explain them to you. Prior to the first treatment, clip medium or long-haired dogs. Bathe the dog with mild soap and water then towel dry the pet. To treat the dog, prepare the treatment by mixing the contents of one 10.6ml bottle of Mitaban Dip Liquid Concentrate with two gallons of warm water. For large dogs it may be necessary to mix two bottles of Mitaban Dip with four gallons of water. Thoroughly wet the entire dog with a freshly prepared treatment. Do not rinse or towel dry. Allow the pet to air dry. Do not get any treatment into the pets eyes. Do not use the water mixture on more than one dog. Three to six topical treatments (14 days apart) are recommended for the treatment of generalized demodicosis. Store undiluted Mitaban Liquid Concentrate Dip at room temperature away from moisture and heat. Keep this medication away from children and pets.
If any of the following serious side effects occur, stop giving Mitaban Dip and seek emergency veterinary medical attention; an allergic reaction (difficulty breathing; swelling of the lips, tongue or face; hives), a severe headache, restlessness, agitation, or irritability, sweating, convulsions, uncontrollable or irregular movements. Other less serious side effects may occur. Continue giving Mitaban Dip and talk to your veterinarian if your pet develops dizziness or drowsiness, nausea, abdominal pain or diarrhea, insomnia, mild confusion, agitation or anxiety, dry mouth. Other side effects may also occur. Talk to your veterinarian about any side effect that seems unusual or bothersome to the animal.
Mitaban Dip may cause short term sleepiness in treated animals. Treated animals should not be subjected to stress for a period of at least 24 hours after treatment. Keep the dog dry between treatments. Do not use Mitaban Dip on pets using another MAOI. Do not use on pets that are diabetic. Do not use on dogs less than 4 months of age. Humans should wear rubber gloves when mixing and apply Mitaban Dip. Humans taking MAOIs or who are diabetic should not administer this medication. Seek emergency veterinary medical treatment. Symptoms of Mitaban Dip overdose include incoordination, depression, high blood sugar levels, slow heart rate, decreased body temperature or death