Ivermek-spray shall be applied to the affected sites (which have to be cleared from scabs and crust first) until they are completely covered with the drug (the drug concentration, however, shall not exceed 0.2 mL per 1 kg of animal weight). If lesions are located in the nose or eye area, Ivermek-spray shall be applied by slight rubbing it into the affected skin with fingers covered with the drug (note: the fingers must be protected with gloves!).
During application, Ivermek-spray vial shall be held in vertical position and applied to the affected sites (note: the application area shall include 1-2 cm of marginal unaffected skin) from a 10-20 cm distance by pressing the spray cap.
In case of follicular mange of dogs, cats and fur animals, sarcoptic mange of dogs and fur animals and notoedric mange of cats, Ivermek-spray shall be applied 2-4 times with 3-5 days intervals until complete clinical recovery of the treated animal, which shall be confirmed by two negative acarological tests.
If the affected area is large, the drug shall be applied twice: one half of the affected area shall be treated on one day and the other half – on the next day.
In case of otodectic mange of carnivores and psoptorosis of decorative rodents, Ivermek-spray shall be applied to pinna’s inner surface and skin of the external auditory canal (which must be first cleared from scabs and crust) at a dose being as follows: 0.5-1.0 mL (4-9 pressings on a spray cap) depending on the animal weight and size of the pinna.
Ivermek-spray shall be applied twice with 3-5 days interval. If necessary, the course of treatment can be repeated. The drug must always be applied to the both ears even if only one ear is affected with otodectic mange. In severe cases of the disease (if it is complicated with otitis), it is recommended to use antibacterial and anti-inflammatory drugs. If necessary, the course of treatment can be repeated.
In case of depluming itch (knemidocoptic mange) of decorative birds, Ivermektin-spray shall be applied 2-4 times with 3-5 days until complete clinical recovery of the treated animal, which shall be confirmed by two negative acarological tests.
Treated animals shall not be allowed to lick away the drug until their fur dries up completely. For 48 hours after application of the drug, the treated animal shall not be bathed or allowed to come close to small children.