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Successful management of refractory cases of canine demodicosis with homeopathy medicine Graphitis

Abstract

Canine demodicosis is a refractory skin disease caused by excessive proliferation of mite Demodex canis. Despite availability of several treatment options, the disease poses a great challenge to clinicians for its long term management as some drugs may be ineffective or toxic. Present report describes successful treatment of two refractory cases of canine demodicosis using homeopathy medicine. After oral administration of Graphitis 200 C two drops once daily for 2 months, complete cure from the disease was observed. No adverse health effects of the medication were recorded during the treatment. Thus, it may be concluded that homeopathy medicine may be used safely for long-term management of canine demodicosis.

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Ranjan, R., Dua, K., Turkar, S. et al. Successful management of refractory cases of canine demodicosis with homeopathy medicine Graphitis. J Parasit Dis 38, 417–419 (2014). https://doi.org/10.1007/s12639-013-0269-6

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Keywords

  • Canine
  • Demodicosis
  • Graphitis
  • Homeopathy
  • Mange