Deccox

Generic Name: decoquinate granule
Dosage Form: FOR ANIMAL USE ONLY

Deccox®

Decoquinate
Type A Medicated Article
Medicated Premix
Coccidiostat

Active ingredient

Decoquinate................................................................................................................. 6% (27.2 g/lb)

Ingredients

Corn meal, soybean oil, lecithin and silicon dioxide

Must be mixed with other ingredients before feeding. Do not use in feeds containing bentonite. Mixing and conveying equipment should be properly grounded. Each pound of Deccox® contains 27.2 grams of decoquinate.

Cattle

For the prevention of coccidiosis in ruminating and non-ruminating calves (including veal calves) and cattle caused by Eimeria bovis and E. zuernii.

Thoroughly mix Deccox into the ration at a rate to provide decoquinate at a daily dose of 22.7 mg/100 lbs (0.5 mg/kg) of body weight. Feed for at least 28 days during periods of coccidiosis exposure or when experience indicates that coccidiosis is likely to be a hazard. Coccidiostats are not indicated for use in adult animals due to continuous previous exposure.

1.
For Supplements or Topdress
  1. Dry Supplements - Type C Medicated Product
    The table below shows the amount of Deccox required per ton of supplement to provide the proper decoquinate levels per head daily.
lbs Deccox per ton of Supplement Decoquinate Levels Daily Feeding Rate per Head
g/ton % mg/lb
16.7 454 0.05 227 1/10 lb/100 lbs body weight
33.4 908 0.1 454 1/10 lb/200 lbs body weight
41.75 1136 0.125 568 1/10 lb/250 lbs body weight
 
b.
Dry Supplements - Type B Medicated Product
lbs Deccox per ton of Supplement Decoquinate Levels Daily Feeding Rate per Head
g/ton % mg/lb
*
This supplement must be mixed with grain at the rate of 1 part supplement with 9 parts grain. The resulting mixture contains 0.05% decoquinate and is then to be fed at the rate of 1/10 lb per 100 lbs body weight daily.
167 4542 0.5 2271 *(See footnote)
 
c.
Liquid Supplements - Type B Medicated Product
(1)
Add the appropriate amount of Deccox to liquid supplement to provide the proper decoquinate level per head daily (see table below).
(2)
The pH of the supplement must be between 5.0 to 6.5.
(3)
Supplements must contain a suspending agent to maintain viscosity of not less than 500 centipoises.
lbs Deccox per ton of Liquid Supplement Decoquinate Levels Daily Feeding Rate per Head
g/ton % mg/lb
4.18 114 0.0125 56.8 1/10 lb/25 lbs body weight
8.36 227 0.025 113.5 1/10 lb/50 lbs body weight
16.7 454 0.05 227.0 1/10 lb/100 lbs body weight
2.
For Complete Rations - Type C Medicated Product
The table below shows the amount of Deccox required per ton of complete feed to provide the proper decoquinate levels daily for animals weighing an average of 600 pounds.
lbs Deccox per ton of Feed Decoquinate Levels Daily Feeding Rate per Head
g/ton % mg/lb
0.5 13.6 0.0015 6.8 20 lbs
0.7 19.0 0.0021 9.5 14.3 lbs
1.0 27.2 0.0030 13.6 10 lbs

The following formula can be used to calculate the amount of Deccox (6% decoquinate) to be included in one ton of feed to provide the daily dosage of 22.7 mg decoquinate per 100 lbs body weight.

Avg. Weight of Individual Animal to be Medicated × 454 = lbs Deccox to be added per ton feed
Avg. Pounds of Medicated Feed per Animal, per Day × 27,200    

Note: Mix Deccox in a ratio of 1:9 with ground grain prior to adding it to the mixer.

Warning

Do not feed to cows producing milk for food

Sheep

For the prevention of coccidiosis in young sheep caused by Eimeria ovinoidalis, E. crandallis, E. parva, and E. bakuensis.

Thoroughly mix Deccox into the ration at a rate to provide decoquinate at a daily dose of 22.7 mg/100 lbs (0.5 mg/kg) of body weight. Feed for at least 28 days during periods of coccidiosis exposure or when experience indicates that coccidiosis is likely to be a hazard.

Sheep Body Weight in lbs lbs Deccox per ton of Feed Decoquinate Levels Daily Feeding Rate per Head
g/ton % mg/lb
30 0.5 13.6 0.0015 6.8 1.0 lbs
60 0.5 13.6 0.0015 6.8 2.0 lbs
90 0.5 13.6 0.0015 6.8 3.0 lbs

Warning

Do not feed to sheep producing milk for food

Poultry

Complete Ration - Type C Medicated Product

For the prevention of coccidiosis in broiler chickens - caused by Eimeria tenella, E. necatrix, E. acervulina, E. mivati, E. maxima, and E. brunetti.

Thoroughly mix one (1) pound of Deccox in each ton of complete ration and feed continuously.

Warning

Do not feed to laying chickens

Goats

For the prevention of coccidiosis in young goats caused by Eimeria christenseni and E. ninakohlyakimovae.

Thoroughly mix Deccox into the ration at a rate to provide decoquinate at a daily dose of 22.7 mg/100 lbs (0.5 mg/kg) of body weight. Feed for at least 28 days during periods of coccidiosis exposure or when experience indicates that coccidiosis is likely to be a hazard.

Goats Body Weight in lbs lbs Deccox per ton of Feed Decoquinate Levels Daily Feeding Rate per Head
g/ton % mg/lb
30 0.5 13.6 0.0015 6.8 1.0 lbs

Warning

Do not feed to goats producing milk for food

Storage

Store in a cool, dry place. Keep bag tightly closed.

Restricted Drug (California) - Use only as directed. Not for human use. NADA 39-417, Approved by FDA

Marketed by
Alpharma, LLC
Bridgewater, New Jersey 08807

Net wt 50 LB (22.68 kg)

Trademarks registered
by Alpharma, LLC

800306 1005

PRINCIPAL DISPLAY PANEL - 22.68 kg Bag

Deccox®

ALPHARMA

Decoquinate
Type A Medicated Article
Medicated Premix
Coccidiostat

See back panel for use directions.

Net wt 50 LB (22.68 kg)

ALPHARMA®

Deccox®

Deccox 
decoquinate granule
Product Information
Product Type OTC TYPE A MEDICATED ARTICLE ANIMAL DRUG Item Code (Source) NDC:46573-601
Route of Administration ORAL DEA Schedule     
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient Name Basis of Strength Strength
Decoquinate (Decoquinate) Decoquinate 27.2 g  in 0.45 kg
Product Characteristics
Color WHITE (White to Tan) Score     
Shape Size
Flavor Imprint Code
Contains         
Packaging
# Item Code Package Description
1 NDC:46573-601-00 22.68 kg in 1 BAG
Marketing Information
Marketing Category Application Number or Monograph Citation Marketing Start Date Marketing End Date
NADA NADA039417 01/03/2009
Labeler - Alpharma, LLC. (070954094)
Revised: 02/2011
 
Alpharma, LLC.



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