Ivomec Drench for Sheep (Canada)This page contains information on Ivomec Drench for Sheep for veterinary use.
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- Ivomec Drench for Sheep Indications
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- Direction and dosage information for Ivomec Drench for Sheep
Ivomec Drench for SheepThis treatment applies to the following species:
VETERINARY USE ONLY
Each mL contains 0.8 mg of ivermectin.
Treated animals must not be slaughtered for use in food for at least 14 days after the latest treatment with this drug.
Keep out of reach of children.
Ivomec Drench for Sheep Indications
IVOMEC® is indicated for the treatment of parasitic infestation due to:
Adult and immature forms of Haemonchus contortus(1), Ostertagia circumcincta(1), Trichostrongylus axei, T. colubriformis(1), Oesophagostomum columbianum and Cooperia curticei.
Adult forms of Nematodirus battus, Oesophagostomum venulosum, Chabertia ovina, Trichuris ovis and Strongyloides papillosus.
Immature forms of Nematodirus spathiger.
Adult and Immature forms of Dictyocaulus filaria.
All larval stages of Oestrus ovis.
(1) Includes known benzimidazole-resistant strains.
Ivomec Drench for Sheep Dosage And Administration
IVOMEC should be given as a single dose treatment. Administer orally at a dose of 2.5 mL of IVOMEC per 10 kg of body weight, with any standard drenching equipment which provides a consistent dose volume. Repeat treatment may be necessary when reexposure to parasite infection occurs.
Studies indicate that when ivermectin comes in contact with the soil, it readily and tightly binds to the soil and becomes inactive over time. Drug containers and any residual contents should be disposed of safely (eg. by burying or incinerating) as free ivermectin may adversely affect fish or certain water-borne organisms.
Ivomec Drench for Sheep Caution
Coughing, which usually lasts for only a few minutes, may occur in a small percentage of sheep immediately after treatment; this passing response is of no consequence.
Do not store this product at a temperature exceeding 30°C.
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