Primex Equine Liquid Wormer

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Primex Equine Liquid Wormer

This treatment applies to the following species:
Manufacturer: First Priority

Priority Care® 1

Anthelmintic Suspension

(pyrantel pamoate)

Primex® Equine Liquid Wormer is a suspension of pyrantel pamoate in a palatable peppermint-flavored vehicle. Each mL contains 50 mg of pyrantel base as pyrantel pamoate.

Pyrantel pamoate is a compound belonging to a family classified chemically as tetrahydropyrimidines. It is a yellow, water-insoluble crystalline salt of the tetrahydropyrimidine base and pamoic acid containing 34.7% base activity. The chemical structure and name are given below:

(E)-1,4,5,6-Tetrahydro-1-methyl-2-[2-(2-thienyl) vinyl] pyrimidine 4,41 methylenebis [3-hydroxy-2-naphthoate] (1:1)

Primex Equine Liquid Wormer Indications

For the removal and control of mature infections of large strongyles (Strongylus vulgaris, S. edentatus, S. equinus); pinworms (Oxyuris equi); large roundworms (Parascaris equorum); and small strongyles in horses and ponies.

Dosage And Treatment

Administer 3 mg of pyrantel base per lb of body weight (6 mL Primex® Equine Liquid Wormer per 100 lb of body weight). For maximum control of parasitism, it is recommended that foals (2-8 months of age) be dosed every 4 weeks. To minimize potential hazard that the mare may pose to the foal, she should be treated 1 month prior to anticipated foaling date followed by retreatment 10 days to 2 weeks after birth of foal. Horses over 8 months of age should be routinely dosed every 6 weeks.

Directions For Use

Primex® Equine Liquid Wormer may be administered by means of a dose syringe or by mixing into the feed.

Dose Syringe - Draw The Appropriate Dosage Of Primex® Equine Liquid Wormer Into A Dose Syringe And Administer To The Animal. Do Not Expose Primex® Equine Liquid Wormer To Direct Sunlight.

feed - Mix The Appropriate Dosage Of Primex® Equine Liquid Wormer In The Normal Grain Ration. Fasting Of Animals Prior To Or Following Treatment Is Not Required.

storage

Store at room temperature between 15°-30°C (59°-86°F).

Important

THIS PRODUCT IS A SUSPENSION AND AS SUCH WILL SEPARATE. TO ENSURE UNIFORM RE-SUSPENSION AND TO ACHIEVE PROPER DOSAGE, IT IS EXTREMELY IMPORTANT THAT THE PRODUCT BE SHAKEN AND STIRRED THOROUGHLY BEFORE EVERY USE.

Precaution

It is recommended that severely debilitated animals not be treated with this preparation.

Efficacy

Critical (worm-count) studies in horses demonstrated that Primex® Equine Liquid Wormer administered at the recommended dosage was efficacious against mature infections of Strongylus vulgaris (>90%), S. edentatus (69%), S. equinus (>90%), Oxyuris equi (81%), Parascaris equorum (>90%), and small strongyles (90%).

Safety

Primex® Equine Liquid Wormer is well tolerated by horses and ponies of all ages. Adverse drug response was not observed when dose rates up to 60 mg pyrantel base per pound of body weight were administered by stomach tube nor when 3 mg base per pound was given by intratracheal injection. The reproductive performance of pregnant mares and stud horses dosed with Primex® Equine Liquid Wormer has not been affected.

Residue Warning

NOT FOR HORSES OR PONIES INTENDED FOR FOOD.

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

Storage

Store at controlled room temperature between 15°-30°C (59°-86°F). Keep container tightly closed when not in use.

Presentation

2.54 fl oz (75 mL) and 32 fl oz (946 mL).

KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN.

Iss. 08-07

Priority Care and Primex are registered trademarks of First Priority, Inc.

Manufactured By: FIRST PRIORITY, INC., Elgin, IL 60123-1146

www.prioritycare.com

ANADA 200-445, Approved by FDA

For Animal Use Only

Net Contents:

NDC#

Reorder No.

 

2.54 fl oz (75 mL) - One Dose Treats 1-1250 lb Horse

58829-375-75

OM097PCO

Iss. 08-07

32 fl oz (946 mL)

58829-375-32

OM100PCO

Iss. 08-07

Nac No.

11391034

FIRST PRIORITY, INC.
1590 TODD FARM DRIVE, ELGIN, IL, 60123-1146
Telephone:   847-289-1600
Order Desk:   800-650-4899
Fax:   847-289-1223
Website:   www.prioritycare.com
Email:   custsvc@prioritycare.com
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