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Availability date: 2013-06-07
|Target Animal:||Horse (Equine)|
|Pet Prescription Required?:||No|
|Product Name:||Eraquell Oral Paste Horse Wormer - 1 Syringe|
|Pack Size:||Sold Individually|
Eraquell is a horse wormer containing the active ingredient ivermectin which kills more roundworms and bots than any other worming ingredient including large redworms. Effective against small redworms, pinworms, large roundworms, threadworms and hairworms.As this product is in the POM-VPS legal category you will be contacted by our resident Veterinary Surgeon prior to the product being dispatched to confirm that the product is being used appropriately. A prescription can then be provided.
Presentation Eraquell is a white homogenous paste containing 1.87% w/w ivermectin Ph.Eur.
Uses Eraquell is used for the treatment and control of adult and immature gastrointestinal roundworms, lungworms and bots of horses, including: Large strongyles Strongylus vulgaris adults and 4th larval (arterial) stages Strongylus edentatus adults and 4th larval (tissue) stages Strongylus equinus adults Small strongyles, adults Cyathostomum spp. Cylicocyclus spp. Cylicodontophorus spp. Cylicostephanus spp. Gyalocephalus spp. Hairworms Trichostrongylus axei adults Pinworms Oxyuris equi adults and immatures Ascarids Parascaris equorum adults Intestinal threadworms Strongyloides westeri adults Large-mouth stomach worms Habronema muscae adults Neck threadworms Onchocerca spp. (microfilariae) Lungworms Dictyocaulus arnfieldi adult and immature Stomach bots Gasterophilus spp. oral and gastric larval stages
Dosage and administration ERAQUELL paste is given by mouth at the recommended dose rate of 200 micrograms per kg of bodyweight as a single dose. Each syringe division delivers sufficient paste to treat 100kg of bodyweight (corresponding to 1.07g product and 20mg ivermectin). Each syringe delivers 140mg ivermectin, sufficient to treat 700kg of bodyweight. The horse’s weight should be accurately determined to ensure use of the correct dose of product. The animal’s mouth must be free of food. The syringe should be placed between the front and back teeth and the paste deposited at the base of the tongue. Immediately elevate the head for a few seconds to ensure that the product is swallowed. Re-treatment should be carried out according to the epidemiological situation and at not less than 30 day intervals. Eraquell may be used in pregnant mares.
Contra-indications, warnings, etc For animal treatment only. Not to be used in mares producing milk for human consumption. Some horses carrying heavy infection of Onchocerca microfilariae have experienced reactions with swelling and itching after treatment. It is assumed to be the result of death of large numbers of microfilariae. These signs resolve within a few days but symptomatic treatment may be advisable. Eraquell has been formulated specifically for use in horses. Dogs and cats may be adversely affected by the concentration of ivermectin in this product, if they are allowed to ingest spilled paste or have access to used syringes. As ivermectin is extremely dangerous to fish and aquatic life, treated animals should not have direct access to surface water and ditches during treatment. Wash hands after use. Avoid eye contact. Do not smoke or eat while handling the product. Withdrawal period Horses may be slaughtered for human consumption only after 30 days from the last treatment. Container disposal Any unused product or waste material should be disposed of in accordance with local requirements. Ivermectin is EXTREMELY DANGEROUS TO FISH AND AQUATIC LIFE. Do not contaminate surface water or ditches with the product or used containers.
Pharmaceutical precautions Keep out of the reach of children. Store below 30° C.
Legal category POM-VPS
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