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Paramectin Multi Injection

Paramectin Multi Injection is a ready-to-use, sterile, nonaqueous solution of ivermectin. For the treatment and control of internal and external parasites of beef and non-lactating dairy cattle, sheep and pigs.

Target Species: Beef cattle, dairy cattle, sheep, pigs

  • Active Ingredient

    Ivermectin 1.0% w/v (10 mg in 1 ml)

  • Pharmaceutical Form

    Solution for injection Clear, colourless to pale yellow solution..

  • Indications

    Cattle: For the treatment and control of the following species of gastrointestinal roundworms, lungworms, eyeworms, warbles, mites and sucking lice in beef cattle and non-lactating dairy cattle. Gastrointestinal Roundworms (adults and fourth stage larvae): Ostertagia ostertagi (including inhibited O ostertagi), Ostertagia lyrata, s placei, Trichostrongylus axei, Trichostrongylus colubriformis, Cooperia oncophora, Cooperia punctata, Cooperia pectinata, Bunostomum phlebotomum, Oesophagostomum radiatum, Strongyloides papillosus (adult), Nematodirus helvetianus (adult), Nematodirus spathiger (adult), and Trichuris spp (adults) Lungworms (adult and fourth stage larvae): Dictyocaulus viviparus Eyeworms (adult): Thelazia spp Warbles (parasitic stages): Hypoderma bovis, Hypoderma lineatum Sucking Lice: Linognathus vituli, Haematopinus eurysternus, Solenopotes capillatus Mange Mites: Psoroptes bovis, Sarcoptes scabiei var bovis The product may also be used as an aid in the control of the biting louse Damalinia bovis and the mange mite Chorioptes bovis, but complete elimination may not occur. When cattle have to graze on pasture contaminated with infective larvae of cattle nematodes, treatment at the recommended dose rate controls re-infection with Haemonchus placei, Cooperia spp and Trichostrongylus axei acquired up to 14 days after treatment, Ostertagia ostertagi and Oesophagostomum radiatum acquired up to 21 days after treatment and Dictyocaulus viviparus acquired up to 28 days after treatment. Sheep: For the treatment and control of psoroptic mange (sheep scab), gastrointestinal nematodes, lungworms and nasal bots of sheep. At the recommended dosage level of 200 mcg ivermectin per kg bodyweight the product effectively controls the following parasites of sheep: Gastrointestinal Roundworms (adults and fourth stage larvae): Ostertagia circumcincta, O. trifurcata, Haemonchus contortus, Trichostrongylus axei (adults), Trichostrongylus colubriformis, Trichostrongylus vitrinus (adults), Cooperia curticei, Oesophagostomum venulosum, Oesophagostomum columbianum, Nematodirus filicollis, Chabertia ovina, Trichuris ovis (adults) Inhibited larval stages and benzimidazole resistant strains of Haemonchus contortus and Ostertagia circumcincta are also controlled. Lungworms: Dictyocaulus filaria (adults and fourth stage larvae), Protostrongylus rufescens (adults). Mange Mites: Psoroptes ovis Nasal Bot: Oestrus ovis (all larval stages) Pigs: For the treatment and control of the harmful species of gastrointestinal roundworms, lungworms, lice and mange mites of pigs. At the recommended dose rate of 300µg/kg the product provides effective control of the following parasites: Gastrointestinal Worms: Ascaris suum (adults and fourth-stage larvae) Hyostrongylus rubidus (adults and fourth-stage larvae) Oesophagostomum spp. (adults and fourth-stage larvae) Strongyloides ransomi (adults and somatic larval stages) Lungworms: Metastrongylus spp (adults) Lice: Haematopinus suis Mange Mites: Sarcoptes scabiei var suis The product may also be used as an aid in the control of adult whipworm (Trichuris suis).

  • Dosage

    To ensure administration of a correct dose, body weight should be determined as accurately as possible- accuracy of the dosing device should be checked. Cattle: Ivermectin should be administered at a dosage rate of 200µg per kg bodyweight (1 ml to 50 kg bodyweight). It should only be injected subcutaneously in front of or behind the shoulder using aseptic technique. A sterile 17 gauge x « inch needle is recommended. Sheep: Administer only by subcutaneous injection in the neck at the recommended dosage level of 200µg ivermectin per kg bodyweight using aseptic technique. Each ml contains 10 mg ivermectin to treat 50 kg of bodyweight. Swab the septum before removing each dose. Use a dry sterile needle and syringe. Administer subcutaneously only. Inject once under the loose skin in the neck. For the treatment and control of sheep scab (Psoroptes ovis) two injections with a seven day interval are required to treat clinical signs of scab and eliminate living mites. Use of a 17 gauge x « inch (15-20 mm) needle is suggested. Replace with a fresh sterile needle after every 10-12 animals. Injection of wet or dirty animals is not recommended. When treating sheep of less than 16 kg seek veterinary advice regarding the use of 1 ml disposable syringes graduated in increments of 0.1 ml. For the treatment of individual sheep a syringe not exceeding 2.0 ml and calibrated in increments of 0.1 ml should be used. Pigs: Administer at a dosage rate of 300µg per kg bodyweight (1 ml per 33 kg). The product should be injected subcutaneously into the neck using aseptic technique. A sterile 17 gauge x « inch needle is recommended. This product does not contain an antimicrobial preservative. Swab septum before removing each dose. Use a dry sterile needle and syringe. For 250 ml, 500 ml and 1 litre pack sizes, use of a multiple dose syringe is recommended. To refill the syringe, use of a draw-off needle is recommended to avoid excessive broaching of the stopper. Avoid introduction of contamination.

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