Use this medication only as directed by your veterinarian.
Do not allow children to handle or apply this medication.
Do not inhale vapors during treatment.
- Wear rubber gloves when mixing or administering Mitaban.
- Clip medium and long-haired dogs before treating.
- Bathe dog with a mild shampoo and water. Towel dry.
- Treat the entire dog with a solution of 1 bottle
per 2 gallons of warm water. Larger dogs may require 2 bottles mixed
into 4 gallons of warm water.
- Make certain the dog is completely wet with the solution.
- Allow the dog to air dry. Do not rinse.
- If treating more than one dog, prepare a new solution
for each dog.
- Wash hands with soap and water following use. Do
not handle pets immediately after treatment.
Frequency of Use:
Treat generalized demodicosis with 3 to 6 treatments,
spaced 14 days apart. Continue treating until no viable mites are seen
in skin scrapings performed after two successive treatments, or until
a total of 6 treatments are used.
Chronic cases may require a second or third series
Store Mitaban at controlled room temperature, between
68 and 77 degrees F. Keep away from children and animals. This product
may be harmful or fatal if ingested.
Dispose of Mitaban by flushing down the drain. Rinse
the empty container with water and discard. Do not reuse Mitaban containers.
It is a violation of Federal
Law to use this product in a manner inconsistent with its labeling.
Amitraz, the active ingredient in Mitaban, is an
antiparasitic drug that kills the mites responsible for mange. When
mixed with water, the medication functions as a dip to treat the entire
dog at once.
Active Ingredient: N-Methyl-Methanimidamide 19.9%
Other Ingredients: Xylol, propylene oxide, and a blend of alky benzene
sulfonates and exthoxylated polyethers
Keep this product out of reach of children and animals.
Do not use or store in or near open flame or heat.
Mitaban is intended for use on dogs only. Do not
use on other animals or on humans. For topical use only. Do not ingest.
CAUTION: It is not known if Mitaban
is safe for use on pregnant or breeding dogs. It is not known if Mitaban
is safe for dogs less than 4 months old. Use cautiously on these animals.
If swallowed, do not induce vomiting. Call a doctor
immediately. Do not inhale this medication.
Mitaban is flammable until diluted.
Mitaban may cause significant skin or eye irritation
in some people. If eye or skin contact occurs, flush with plenty of
water and seek medical advice.
Mitaban may alter your animal's ability to maintain
homeostasis; do not subject your animal to stress for at least 24 hours
following treatment with Mitaban.
Use cautiously in dogs with a history of liver disease
The active ingredient in Mitaban is a monoamine oxidase
inhibitor, or MAOI. Do not use at the same time as other MAOIs. Tell
your veterinarian about other medications and supplements your dog is
taking before beginning treatment with this product.
Side effects associated with Mitaban dips may include
headache, agitation, irritability, convulsions, sweating, restlessness,
dizziness, drowsiness, insomnia, dry mouth, diarrhea, nausea, abdominal
pain, and confusion. Contact your veterinarian immediately if any of
these side effects develop.
Do not use this medication in animals with a known
allergy to it or to similar medications.
Warranty and Manufacturer Information:
NADA #120-299, Approved by FDA
Made in Canada
Mfd. for: Pharmacia & Upjohn Company Kalamazoo,
MI 49001, USA.
Mfd. by: Pharmacia & Upjohn Animal Health, Orangeville,
ON Canada L9W 3T3.
Revised September 1998
811 452 007
NAC No.: 10490340