Levasole Soluble Drench Powder

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Levasole Soluble Drench Powder

This treatment applies to the following species:
Manufacturer: Schering-Plough

(levamisole Hydrochloride)

Anthelmintic

Each packet contains 46.8 g of levamisole hydrochloride activity.

For Oral Use In Cattle And Sheep

Administer as a standard drench with standard drench syringe or administer as a concentrated drench solution with an automatic drenching syringe.

Levasole Soluble Drench Powder Indications

LEVASOLE (levamisole hydrochloride) is a broad spectrum anthelmintic and is effect against the following adult nematode infections in cattle and sheep:

Sheep

Stomach Worms

Haemonchus contortus, Trichostrongylus axei, Teladorsagia circumcincta.

Intestinal Worms

Trichostrongylus colubriformis, Cooperia curticei, Nematodirus spathiger, Bunostomum trigonocephalum, Oesophagostomum columbianum, Chabertia ovina.

Lungworms

Dictyocaulus filaria.

Cattle

Stomach Worms

Haemonchus placei, Trichostrongylus axei, Ostertagia ostertagi.

Intestinal Worms

Trichostrongylus longispicularis, Cooperia oncophora, Cooperia punctata, Nematodirus spathiger, Bunostomum phlebotomum, Oesophagostomum radiatum.

Lungworms

Dictyocaulus viviparus.

Warning

Keep out of the reach of children.

Levasole Soluble Drench Powder Dosage And Administration

Cattle-standard Drench Solution- Place The Contents Of This Packet In A 1 Quart (32 Fl Oz) Container, Fill With Water; Swirl Until Dissolved. Administer As A Single Drench At A Dose Of 8 Mg/kg Body Weight According To The Following Table:

weight

drench Dosage

packet Will Treat

200 Lb

1/2 Fl Oz

64 Head

400 Lb

1 Fl Oz

32 Head

600 Lb

1 1/2 Fl Oz

21 Head

800 Lb

2 Fl Oz

16 Head

concentrated Drench Solution-for Use With 20 Ml Automatic Syringe. Place The Contents Of The Packet In A Standard Household Measuring Container And Add Water To The 8 3/4 Fl Oz Level; Container And Add Water To The 8 3/4 Fl Oz Level; Or Use The Measuring Container Available From Your Supplier And Add Water To The Mark. Swirl Until Dissolved. Give 2 Ml (milliliter) Per 100 Lb Body Weight. Refer To The Table Above For The Number Of Cattle This Packet Will Treat.

sheep-standard Drench Solution-place The Contents Of This Packet In A One (1) Gallon (128 Fl Oz) Container, Fill With Water; Swirl Until Dissolved. Administer As A Single Drench Dose Of 8 Mg/kg Body Weight According To The Following Table:

weight

drench Dosage

packet Will Treat

50 Lb

1/2 Fl Oz

256 Head

100 Lb

1 Fl Oz

128 Head

150 Lb

1 1/2 Fl Oz

84 Head

200 Lb

2 Fl Oz

64 Head

concentrated Drench Solution-for Use With 20 Ml Automatic Syringe. Place The Contents Of This Packet In A Standard Household Measuring Container And Add Water To The 17 1/2 Fl. Oz. Level. Swirl Until Dissolved. Give 2 Ml Per 50 Lb Body Weight. Refer To The Table Above For The Number Of Sheep This Packet Will Treat.

note

Careful weight estimates are essential for proper performance of this product. Prepare solutions as needed. However, excess solutions may be stored in clean closed containers up to 90 days without loss of anthelmintic activity.

Cattle and sheep maintained under conditions of constant helminth exposure may require retreatment within 2 to 4 weeks after the first treatment.

Warning

Do not administer to cattle within 48 hours of slaughter for food. Do not administer to sheep within 72 hours of slaughter for food. To prevent residues in milk, do not administer to dairy animals of breeding age.

Levasole Soluble Drench Powder Caution

Muzzle foam may be observed. However, this reaction will disappear within a few hours. If this condition persists, a veterinarian should be consulted. Follow recommended dosage carefully. Consult veterinarian before using in severely debilitated animals.

Consult your veterinarian for assistance in the diagnosis, treatment, and control of parasitism.

Copyright © 1997, 2003, Schering-Plough Animal Health Corp.

All rights reserved. Product of Janssen Research

Schering-Plough Animal Health, Schering-Plough Animal Health Corp., Union, NJ 07083

Made in Ireland.

NADA #112-051, Approved by FDA.

Net Wt.

NDC

 

1.8 oz (52 g)

0061-5044-01

20470706 Rev. 8/97

Nac No.

10471195
SCHERING-PLOUGH ANIMAL HEALTH CORPORATION
556 MORRIS AVE., SUMMIT, NJ, 07901
Telephone:   908-629-3490
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Customer Service:   800-521-5767
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