|Synonyms||avermectin B1 (CAS name), MK-936|
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Abamectin is also used as a veterinary antihelmintic. Resistance to abamectin-based antihelmintics, although a growing problem, is not as common as to other classes of veterinary antihelmintics. The benzoate salt emamectin benzoate is also used as an insecticide.
Trade names include Abba, Abathor, Affirm, Agri-Mek, Avid, Dynamec, Epi-Mek, Genesis Horse Wormer, Reaper, Termictine 5%, Vertimec, CAM-MEK 1.8% EC (cam for agrochemicals), Zephyr and Cure 1.8 EC.
- "Pesticide Information Profile: Abamectin." Pesticide Management Education Program. May 1994. Cornell University Cooperative Extension. 18 Sep 2007.