Valbazen Suspension

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Valbazen Suspension

This treatment applies to the following species:
Manufacturer: Zoetis

(albendazole)

Broad-Spectrum Dewormer

Oral Suspension for Use in Cattle, Sheep, and Goats for removal and control of liver flukes, tapeworms, stomach worms (including 4th stage inhibited larvae of Ostertagia ostertagi), intestinal worms, and lungworms in cattle and sheep and for the treatment of adult liver flukes in nonlactating goats

NADA #110-048, Approved by FDA

Active Ingredient

Albendazole

11.36%

(Equivalent to 113.6 mg/mL)

Valbazen Suspension Indications

Cattle and sheep: Valbazen is a broad-spectrum anthelmintic effective in the removal and control of liver flukes, tapeworms, stomach worms (including 4th stage inhibited larvae of Ostertagia ostertagi), intestinal worms, and lungworms as indicated below.

Goats: For the treatment of adult liver flukes in nonlactating goats.

Parasite

Cattle

Sheep

Goats

Adult Liver Flukes

Fasciola hepatica

Fasciola hepatica, Fascioloides magna

Fasciola hepatica

Heads and Segments of Tapeworms

Moniezia benedeni, M. expansa

Common Tapeworm (Moniezia expansa), Fringed Tapeworm (Thysanosoma actinioides)

 

Adult and 4th Stage Larvae of Stomach Worms

Brown Stomach Worm, including 4th stage inhibited larvae (Ostertagia ostertagi), Barberpole Worm (Haemonchus contortus, H. placei), Small Stomach Worm (Trichostrongylus axei)

Brown Stomach Worm (Ostertagia circumcincta, Marshallagia marshalli), Barberpole Worm (Haemonchus contortus), Small Stomach Worm (Trichostrongylus axei)

 

Adult and 4th Stage Larvae of Intestinal Worms

Thread-necked Intestinal Worm (Nematodirus spathiger, N. helvetianus), Small Intestinal Worm (Cooperia punctata, C. oncophora)

Thread-necked Intestinal Worm (Nematodirus spathiger, N. fificollis), Cooper's Worms (Cooperia oncophora), Bankrupt Worm (Trichostrongylus colubriformis), Nodular Worm (Oesophagostomum columbianum), Large-mouth Bowel Worm (Chabertia ovina)

 

Adult Stages of Intestinal Worms

Hookworm (Bunostomum phlebotomum), Bankrupt Worm (Trichostrongylus colubriformis), Nodular Worm (Oesophagostomum radiatum)

 

 

Adult and 4th Stage Larvae of Lungworms

Dictyocaulus viviparus

 

 

Adult and Larval Stages of Lungworms

 

Dictyocaulus filaria

 

Dosage and Administration

Valbazen Suspension should be administered to cattle and goats at the recommended rate of 4 mL/100 lb of body weight (equivalent to 4.54 mg of albendazole/lb, 10 mg/kg) and to sheep at the recommended rate of 0.75 mL/25 lb of body weight (equivalent to 3.4 mg of albendazole/lb, 7.5 mg/kg). The following table indicates recommended dosing schedules.

Cattle

Sheep

Goats

Body Weight

Dosage

Body Weight

Dosage

Body Weight

Dosage

250 lb

10 mL

25 lb

0.75 mL

25 lb

1 mL

500 lb

20 mL

50 lb

1.5 mL

50 lb

2 mL

750 lb

30 mL

75 lb

2.25 mL

75 lb

3 mL

1000 lb

40 mL

100 lb

3.0 mL

100 lb

4 mL

1250 lb

50 mL

200 lb

6.0 mL

200 lb

5 mL

1500 lb

60 mL

300 lb

9.0 mL

300 lb

6 mL

Cattle: 500 mL of Valbazen 11.36% Suspension will treat 25 animals weighing 500 lb. 1 liter of Valbazen 11.36% Suspension will treat 50 animals weighing 500 lb. 5 liters of Valbazen 11.36% Suspension will treat 250 animals weighing 500 lb.

Sheep: 500 mL of Valbazen 11.36% Suspension will treat 332 animals weighing 50 lb. 1 liter of Valbazen 11.36% Suspension will treat 664 animals weighing 50 lb. 5 liters of Valbazen 11.36% Suspension will treat 3320 animals weighing 50 lb.

Goats: 500 mL of Valbazen 11.36% Suspension will treat 250 animals weighing 50 lb. 1 liter of Valbazen 11.36% Suspension will treat 500 animals weighing 50 lb. 5 liters of Valbazen 11.36% Suspension will treat 2500 animals weighing 50 lb.

Valbazen 11.36% Suspension should be given orally using any type of standard dosing gun or dose syringe.

Important: Accurate estimates of the weight of the cattle, sheep, and goats to be treated are essential for most effective results with this product. Animals constantly exposed to internal parasites should be retreated as necessary.

Residue Warnings: Cattle must not be slaughtered within 27 days following last treatment. Sheep and Goats must not be slaughtered within 7 days following last treatment. Because a withdrawal time in milk has not been established, do not use in female dairy cattle of breeding age. Do not use in lactating does.

Precaution: Do not administer to female cattle during first 45 days of pregnancy or for 45 days after removal of bulls. Do not administer to ewes during the first 30 days of pregnancy or for 30 days after removal of rams. Consult your veterinarian for assistance in the diagnosis, treatment, and control of parasitism.

Keep This and All Medication Out of Reach of Children

Shake Well Before Using

For Use in Animals Only

Store at Controlled Room Temperature 15°-30°C (59°-86°F)

Protect From Freezing

Not for human use

Restricted Drug (California) - Use only as directed

Distributed by: Pfizer Animal Health, Div. of Pfizer Inc, NY, NY 10017

12x500 mL/16.9 fl oz (1 pt 1 fl oz) bottles

8783000 85-8783-07

3x4x1 L/33.8 fl oz (1 qt 1.8 fl oz) bottles

85-8784-06, 8784000 80-8784-08

2x5 L/189 fl oz (1 gal 1 qt 9 fl oz) bottles

85-8785-06, 8785000 80-8785-08

NAC No.: 36900303

ZOETIS INC.
333 PORTAGE STREET, KALAMAZOO, MI, 49007
Telephone:   269-833-4000
Customer Service:   888-963-8471
Website:   www.zoetis.com
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