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Deccox-M (Canada)

This page contains information on Deccox-M for veterinary use.
The information provided typically includes the following:
  • Deccox-M Indications
  • Warnings and cautions for Deccox-M
  • Direction and dosage information for Deccox-M

Deccox-M

This treatment applies to the following species:
Manufacturer: Zoetis

0.8% Decoquinate Premix with Lactose

DIN 02312379

Veterinary Use Only

For Medicating Milk Replacer or Whole Milk Feeds

Active Ingredient

Decoquinate

8.0 grams per kg

Deccox-M Indications

As an aid in the prevention of coccidiosis caused by Eimeria bovis and Eimeria zuernii in non-ruminating calves, including veal.

For Medicating Milk Replacer or Whole Milk Feeds

Deccox-M Dosage And Administration

Feed at the rate of 0.5 mg of decoquinate per kg of body weight, for at least 28 days. Calves should be fed medicated milk replacer or whole milk medicated with Deccox®-M at least twice daily.

For Individual Calf Feeding

Prepare fresh daily. Feed each calf an equal portion of the total amount of medicated milk replacer or whole milk medicated with Deccox®-M prepared as shown below.

Mix Deccox®- M into the total amount of milk replacer or whole milk (2.0 to 5.5 L per calf daily) needed for the number of calves to be fed. Stir or agitate continuously for 5 minutes before and during feeding. Feed immediately in container for individual animals only. Do not use in bulk feeding containers (e.g. calf-bars).

Average calf weight in kg

Daily mg of decoquinate per calf

Amount of Deccox®-M in grams

1 calf

5 calves

10 calves

20 calves

40 calves

80 calves

34

17

2.1

10.6

21.2

42.4

84.8

169.6

45

22.5

2.8

13.9

27.8

55.5

111.0

220.0

68

34

4.3

21.3

42.5

85.0

170.0

340.0

90

45

5.6

28.1

56.3

112.5

225.0

450.0

One level teaspoon contains 3.5 grams of Deccox-M (28 mg of decoquinate).

One-half cup contains 85.0 grams of Deccox-M (680 mg decoquinate).

IMPORTANT: Failure To Properly Mix And Feed This Product May Result In Underdosing Or Overdosing Some Animals Due To Settling Out Of The Drug.

Warnings

Do not use in lactating dairy cattle.

Keep out of reach of children.

Deccox-M Cautions

Do not use this drug for treatment of outbreaks of coccidiosis.

Storage

Store in a protected location, avoid excessive heat (>40°C) and prevent from freezing. Keep container tightly closed to avoid contamination.

Zoetis is a trademark and Deccox is a registered trademark of Zoetis or its licensors, used under license by Zoetis Canada Inc.

Zoetis Canada Inc., Kirkland QC H9H 4M7

Net

PRODUCT CODE:

 

2.27 kg

800136

800136-78-0

30304500

NAC No.: 1198483.1

ZOETIS CANADA INC.
16,740 TRANS-CANADA HIGHWAY, KIRKLAND, QC, H9H 4M7
Order Desk:   800-663-8888
Technical Services Canada:   800-461-0917
Technical Services USA:   800-366-5288
Website:   www.zoetis.ca
Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the Deccox-M information published above. However, it remains the responsibility of the readers to familiarize themselves with the product information contained on the Canadian product label or package insert.

Copyright © 2016 North American Compendiums. Updated: 2016-10-31

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