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This page contains information on Copasure-12.5 for veterinary use.
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  • Copasure-12.5 Indications
  • Warnings and cautions for Copasure-12.5
  • Direction and dosage information for Copasure-12.5


This treatment applies to the following species:
Company: Henry Schein® Animal Health

Active Ingredient(s): Each capsule contains 12.5 g copper oxide present as copper wire particles (80% w/w of particles are 0.5 ± 0.1 mm in diameter, and 1 mm to 8 mm in length.

Copasure-12.5 Indications

For use as a copper supplement for calves from 150 to 500 lbs. bodyweight.

Dosage and Administration

Supplementation Directions: Seek the advice of a veterinarian or cattle husbandry specialist to ascertain copper status and the type of supplementation required for cattle under consideration.

Calves from 150 to 500 lbs bodyweight: 1 capsule.

Administer the capsule orally with a suitable balling gun. Regurgitation may be possible with any capsule or bolus if not administered properly. To be effective, capsules must be swallowed. Administer only intact capsules. Do not crush or break.

Contraindication(s): Do not administer to sheep.

Precaution(s): Store in a cool (below 85°F), dry place. Protect from sunlight.

Caution(s): Do not administer to cattle of unknown copper status or those supplemented with other sources of copper.

The COPASURE®-12.5 g bolus should not be administered to newborn calves. Copper toxicity in neonates has been reported. Do not use in cattle suffering from jaundice or any other liver disorder.

Under most conditions, readministration will not be necessary for at least 12 months. Excessive levels of molybdenum, selenium, sulfur, or iron in feed or water may impair copper absorption.

For use in cattle only.

Warning(s): Keep out of reach of children.

Manufactured by: Animax Ltd.

Issued 9/97

Presentation: 25 x 12.5 g capsules per jar (NDC 11695-1251-2).

CPN: 10821942

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