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Affordable Products to Treat Ringworm in Cats & Dogs

1. Davis Miconazole Spray For Dogs, Cats & Horses

Active Ingredient: 2% miconazole nitrate
Miconazole nitrate is an antifungal that can treat a variety of fungal skin infections. It works by preventing the growth of fungus.

Directions: Thoroughly clean and dry the affected area. Shake the bottle well before applying. Apply twice a day or as directed by your veterinarian; for best results, use regularly on or around the same times of day. Do not discontinue medication until instructed, even if symptoms disappear.

Safety: Free of dyes and fragrances that can cause further irritation. Safe for puppies and kittens. For topical use only. Do not apply this medication in the eyes, nose, mouth.


2. Malaseb Shampoo

Active Ingredients: 2% miconazole nitrate with 2% chlorhexidine gluconate
Miconazole nitrate is an antifungal that can treat a variety of fungal skin infections. It works by preventing the growth of fungus. Chlorhexidine gluconate is an antiseptic. It reduces bacteria in order to prevent infection.

Directions: Use Malaseb shampoo to clean, degrease and descale hair and coat gently while maintaining a healthy and effective skin barrier.
Wet the coat thoroughly before applying the shampoo all over. Do not rinse for 10 minutes to allow ample contact time. Repeat twice weekly until symptoms subside, then weekly, or as directed by your veterinarian. Can be used on dogs, cats and horses.

Safety: For topical use only. To prevent ingestion, do not allow your pet to lick himself while bathing. Avoid contact with eyes, mouth and nose. If contact occurs or irritation develops, rinse thoroughly and discontinue use immediately. Contact your veterinarian.


3. Davis MicoHexidine Shampoo

Active Ingredients: 2% miconazole nitrate and 2% chlorhexidine gluconate
Chlorhexidine gluconate is an antiseptic designed to significantly reduce bacteria in order to prevent infection. Miconazole nitrate is an antifungal that works by preventing the growth of fungus.

Directions: Use this broad spectrum antibacterial and antifungal pet shampoo to treat ringworm, malassezia dermatitis and bacterial dermatitis, including skin inflammations, greasiness, hair loss, scaliness and malodorous coat.
Shake well and thoroughly wet coat with warm water before applying. Leave on for 5-10 minutes. Rinse well. Repeat if necessary.

Safety: For topical use only. Do not get into eyes.


4. Lime Sulfur Dip Concentrate

Active Ingredient: 98.7% Sulfurated Lime Solution
Lime Sulfur can treat non-specific skin diseases, ringworm, parasites and mange.

Directions: Wearing gloves, combine and mix 4 ounces of concentrate with 1 gallon of water. Pour the diluted concentration over the animal, ensuring all affected areas are reached. Do not rinse of blow dry. Reapply every 5-7 days, or as directed by your veterinarian.

Safety: Safe for kittens and puppies. Lime sulfur concentrate must be diluted. For topical use only. Do not allow your animal to ingest lime sulfur. Apply a protective cone your pet is completely dry, if necessary.


5. Conquer Hyla Derm Medicated Shampoo for Cats & Dogs

Active Ingredients: 2% Chloroxylenol, 2% Salicylic Acid and 2% Sodium Thiosulfonate
Chloroxylenol is a broad-spectrum antimicrobial that treats bacterial, fungal and yeast infections.
Salicylic acid treats skin conditions caused by overproduction of oil, which can cause scaling, crust and itching. Sodium thiosulfonate is an antifungal that decreases the growth of fungus.

Directions: Use this shampoo to reduce bacteria and treat ringworm and/or superficial dermatitis. Wet your dog or cat's hair thoroughly and work the rich lather into the hair. Keep on for 5-10 minutes. Rinse until water runs clean and soap-free. Repeat if necessary.

Safety: For topical use only. Do not allow pet to lick lather. Do not come into contact with eyes.


6. Elimiderm Topical Cream

Active Ingredients: All-natural ingredients including essential oils, willow bark extract, vitamin E and aloe approved for a wide spectrum of skin conditions.

Directions: Clean and dry affected area. Apply 2-3 times daily, or as needed.

Safety: Safe for pets of all ages. Can be used in combination with antibiotics. Don't apply to wounds. External use only. Safe use in pregnant animals or animals intended for breeding has not been proven.


7. Fluconazole 100mg

Active Ingredient: Fluconazole
Fluconazole can treat a variety of fungal and yeast infections. It works by inhibiting the growth of fungus, and treats skin infections, fungus in the nail beds, malassezia dermatitis, ringworm and more intense infections including Cryptococcosis, Blastomycosis and Histoplasmosis.

Directions: Available for licensed veterinarians and pharmacies only.
This medication To be taken orally every 12-24 hours, at regular times and evenly spaced intervals.

Safety: Not for pregnant or lactating pets, diabetic pets or those with kidney or liver disease.
Contraindications: Amphotericin B, Cyclosporine, Hydrochlorothiazide and Rifampin.


8. Ketoconazole 200mg

Active Ingredient: Ketoconazole
Ketoconazole is an antifungal that works by stopping the growth of the fungus. It is used to treat serious fungal and yeast infections on skin, hair, nails and in blood.

Directions: Available for licensed veterinarians and pharmacies only.
Give once a day at the same time every day for the treatment of fungal, ringworm and yeast infections, and to treat more serious infections including histoplasmosis, aspergillosis, blastomycosis and cryptococcus in dogs.

Safety: May cause lack of appetite, vomiting, itching, alopecia, fever, depression, diarrhea and elevated liver enzymes.