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. Mitaban Dip requires a prescription from your veterinarian.
Mitaban Dip contains Amitraz, an antiparasitic drug which kills mites.
Avoid handling pets immediately after treatment. Mitaban Dip is also a monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI). Humans taking MAOIs need to be cautious when handling Mitaban Dip. It should not be given to pets taking another MAOI such as Anipryl, Selegiline or using a Preventic Tick Collar. Consult your veterinarian about other possible precautions you should take while using Mitaban Dip on your dog.
Mitaban Liquid Concentrate
Mitaban Dip should not be used if the pet is taking another MAOI such as Anipryl or selegiline or meperidine. Tell your veterinarian if your pet is diabetic or has any other medical conditions. Tell your veterinarian if your pet is pregnant or lactating.
Mitaban Dip is a prescription medication FDA approved for veterinary use on dogs. Mitaban Dip must be diluted prior to use. Mitaban Dip is a Monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI) and should not be used on pets being given any other MAOI. Use rubber gloves when mixing Mitaban Dip with water and when treating the pet. Humans taking MAOI medications such as Parnate, Nardil or selegiline or who are diabetic should not administer this medication.
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 MAOI's or who are diabetic should not administer this medication.
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.
Before giving Mitaban Dip tell your veterinarian if your pet is also taking fluoxetine or meperidine or if your pet is using Preventic Collar. Talk to your veterinarian or pharmacist before giving any prescription or over the counter medicines.
Your pharmacist has additional information about Mitaban Dip written for health professionals that you may read.
Use rubber gloves when mixing Mitaban Dip with water and when treating the pet.
Store at room temperature, away from moisture and heat.