Aversectin ointment – instructions for use for animals and birds

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Aversectin ointment is intended for use in veterinary medicine, which kills parasites and protects pets from them. The product is produced by the Moscow company Farmbiomedservis, sold in pharmacies and veterinary stores.


Aversectin ointment (Unguentum aversektini) has the following composition:


White-yellow homogeneous mass with unexpressed “medicinal” odor

The concentration of aversectin C (active component)


Excipients of the composition

Polyethylene oxide, distilled glycerin


15 ml polymer cans

Pharmacological properties

Aversectin ointment belongs to the insecticide and acaricidal drugs of contact and systemic action, is included in the class of macrocyclic lactones. It contains aversectin C, which is active against larvae and sexually mature individuals of sarcoptoid, demodectic mites, parasitic insects, fleas in dogs, fur animals, cats, rabbits.

The active component affects the current of chlorine ions through the membranes of nerve or muscle cells of the parasite. The main target is glutamate-sensitive chlorine channels, gamma-aminobutyric acid receptors. A change in the current of chlorine ions disrupts the conduction of nerve impulses, which results in paralysis, death of the parasite.

When applying the ointment to the skin, aversectin is in contact with ectoparasites in the hair follicles and sebaceous glands. 3-5 days after the start of use of the drug, its maximum serum concentration is achieved. Residues excreted in feces unchanged after 10-12 days.

The drug belongs to low-hazard substances, in the doses recommended by the instruction it does not have irritating, sensitizing, resorptive-toxic, embryotoxic, mutagenic, teratogenic effects. It is well tolerated by dogs, rabbits, cats, but toxic to bees and fish, other aquatic organisms..

Aversectin Ointment

The use of Aversectin ointment

As indicated in the instructions, Aversectin ointment is used to treat dogs, cats and fur animals with sarcoptosis, otodectosis, notoedrosis, entomosis, demodecosis (caused by demodex canis) and rabbits with psoroptosis. The drug is also suitable for the treatment of knemidocoptosis in budgies and other varieties of parrots.

Dosage and administration

If the animal is sick with demodicosis, knothedrosis, or sarcoptosis, the hair is cut off at the lesion sites, scabs, scabs are removed, a thin layer of the medicine is applied after a cotton-gauze swab, it is evenly distributed from the periphery to the center, rubbed into the lesion sites with the capture of a centimeter of healthy skin.

For application, you can also use glass sticks or plastic spatulas. So that the beast does not lick the medicine and does not harm itself, a collar or collar should be put on it, and a mouth should be tied with a braid that can only be removed after the coat has completely dried.

Processing is carried out 2-5 times with an interval of 5-7 days, until the animal is fully recovered. You can find out about this by conducting at least 2 studies of scrapings from the affected areas. If the pet has extensive lesions, then the treatment is carried out in two doses with a daily interval. First, the ointment is applied to one half, then to the other. For acaroses complicated by the attachment of a fungus or bacteria, antibiotics, immunomodulatory or antifungal agents are additionally used.

With ear scabies, the external auditory meatus with a wet swab is cleaned of crusts, scabs, and then ointment is applied to each ear. Previously, it can be melted and buried warm in the ear canal. The procedure is carried out 1-2 times with a 5-7-day interval. With complications and otitis media, antibiotics and anti-inflammatory drugs are additionally used. The ointment is placed in both ears, even if only one is affected.

In case of entomoses (trichodectoses, afanopterosis, ligninosis), the ointment is rubbed into the skin with a brush against hair growth in places of accumulation of insects, after which the hair is combed with a comb. To prevent recurrence of infection, the litter is changed. Reprocessing is carried out once a month..

Multiplicity of treatments and the interval between them for different animals:



Multiplicity of application, times

Processing Interval, days





Cats, dogs

Otodectosis, Noothedrosis, Sarcoptosis







Squamous form of demodicosis



Pustular form



Mixed form



In case of an overdose, the animal develops weakness, tremor, salivation. There are no specific antidotes; symptomatic treatment is carried out aimed at removing the drug from the body.

special instructions

At the first use and cancellation of drug therapy, no action features were revealed. Special instructions:

  1. Violation of the regimen of the drug should be avoided, because this will lead to a decrease in effectiveness. When skipping treatment, it should be carried out as soon as possible without changing the dose.
  2. Ointment is forbidden to combine with avermectin-containing and other antiparasitic agents.
  3. Slaughter of rabbits for meat is allowed 14 days after processing. If forced slaughter, meat is used as feed for fur animals.
  4. When working with the drug, you must follow the rules of personal hygiene, safety. Processing is carried out in rubber gloves, during work you must not smoke, drink, eat, after finishing you need to wash your hands with soap and dry gloves.
  5. During the day after treatment, small children should not be allowed into the animal.
  6. With a person hypersensitivity to the components of the composition, direct contact with the ointment should be avoided. If the medicine accidentally gets on the skin, wash it with soap and water, rinse it with eyes with plenty of running water. With the development of allergies should go to the hospital.
  7. Empty cans are not allowed for domestic use. They are wrapped in a bag and disposed of..

Gray cat

Side effects

Aversectin ointment for cats and dogs does not cause side effects and complications. Possible adverse reactions are called by the instruction increased sensitivity of the skin. With the development of allergies, the drug is washed off with soap and water, give the pet antihistamines.


Aversectin ointment for parrots, cats and dogs is not used in the following cases:

  • intolerance to the components of the composition;
  • infectious diseases;
  • recovering, depleted animals;
  • pregnancy, breastfeeding;
  • puppies and kittens under 2 months old.

Terms of sale and storage

The drug is stored in a dry, dark place away from heaters, sources of fire at a temperature of 0-20 degrees for 2 years. After opening the bank, it is stored for 24 days, after it can not be used due to the possible development of allergic reactions. The product is disposed of with household waste..


Replace the product with drugs for humans or animals with the same or different composition, but with a similar effect. Analogs of Aversectin ointment:

  • Benzyl benzoate – antiparasitic emulsion and ointment with the same component;
  • Lamisil – antifungal spray, cream, terbinafine-based tablets;
  • Terbix – gel, cream, ointment, solution, spray with terbinafine;
  • Sulsen – paste, shampoo, oil against fungi based on selenium disulfide;
  • Ketoconazole – antifungal tablets, suppositories, ointment with the same component;
  • Itraconazole – capsules with the active ingredient itraconazole, chlorine;
  • Myoseptin – ointment based on undecylenic acid and its zinc salt.

Cream Terbix


The cost of the drug and its analogues in Moscow:

The name of the drug

Place of sale

Price, rubles

Aversectin ointment 15 ml

Veterinary Zoo Pharmacies


Benzyl benzoate 25 g



Lamisil Spray 15 ml


Sulsen shampoo 150 ml


Ketoconazole tablets 200 mg 10 pcs.


Itraconazole capsules 100 mg 14 pcs.


Mycoseptin 30 g


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