Goodwinol ointment, Rotenone shampoo
Type of Drug
Form and Storage
Ointment and shampoo
Store at room temperature.
Indication for Use
Goodwinol ointment: Treatment of localized (only small area affected) demodectic mange (mites) in dogs.
Shampoo: Control of mites in dogs and cats.
Goodwinol is EPA approved for use in dogs. Rotenone shampoo is EPA approved for use in dogs and cats. Rotenone comes from the root of the derris plant. It is used in the treatment and prevention of external parasites on pets.
Usual Dose and Administration
Goodwinol ointment: Dogs: Apply once every 24 hours. Massage in until absorbed. Do NOT use in cats. Duration of treatment depends on reason for treatment and response to treatment.
Rotenone shampoo: Dogs and Cats: Wet hair, apply 1-2 ounces of shampoo, lather well, leave on for 10 minutes, and rinse thoroughly. Repeat weekly as needed.
Do not use in animals hypersensitive (allergic) to the medication.
Avoid getting in eyes.
Do not use Goodwinol in cats.
For external use only.
May be safe to use on pregnant animals, but do not use on nursing puppies or kittens.
Do not use with other pesticides or topical treatments.
May see drooling, vomiting, diarrhea, increase then decrease in breathing rate, muscle twitching, seizures, coma, and death.