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LevaMed Soluble Drench Powder

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LevaMed Soluble Drench Powder

This treatment applies to the following species:
Manufacturer: Bimeda

(levamisole hydrochloride)

CATTLE AND SHEEP DEWORMER FOR ORAL USE

Anthelmintic

Each packet contains 46.8 grams of levamisole hydrochloride activity.

Administer as a standard drench with standard drench syringe or administer as a concentrated drench solution with an automatic drenching syringe.

This bottle contains 544.5 grams of levamisole hydrochloride activity.

NOT FOR USE IN HUMANS

KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN

Restricted Drug (California) - Use Only as Directed

ANADA 200-386, Approved by FDA

LevaMed Soluble Drench Powder Indications

LevaMed™ (levamisole hydrochloride) Soluble Drench Powder is a broad spectrum anthelmintic and is effective against the following nematode infections in cattle and sheep:

SHEEP:

STOMACH WORMS: (Haemonchus contortus, Trichostrongylus axei, Teladorsagia circumcincta), INTESTINAL WORMS: (Trichostrongylus colubriformis, Cooperia curticei, Nematodirus spathiger, Bunostomum trigonocephalum, Oesophagostomum columbianum, Chabertia ovina), LUNGWORMS: (Dictyocaulus filaria).

CATTLE:

STOMACH WORMS: (Haemonchus placei, Trichostrongylus axei, Ostertagia ostertagi), INTESTINAL WORMS: (Trichostrongylus longispicularis, Cooperia oncophora, Cooperia punctata, Nematodirus spathiger, Bunostomum phlebotomum, Oesophagostomum radiatum), LUNGWORMS: (Dictyocaulus viviparus).

LevaMed Soluble Drench Powder Dosage And Administration

Packet - CATTLE-STANDARD DRENCH SOLUTION:

Place the contents of this packet in a 1 quart (32 fl oz) container, fill with water; swirl until dissolved. Administer as a single drench at a dose of 8 mg/kg body weight as follows:

Weight

Drench Dosage

Each Packet Will Treat

200 lb

1/2 fl oz

64 head

400 lb

1 fl oz

32 head

600 lb

1 1/2 fl oz

21 head

800 lb

2 fl oz

16 head

CONCENTRATED DRENCH SOLUTION:

For use with 20 mL Automatic Syringe. Place the contents of this packet in a standard household measuring container and add water to the 8 3/4 fl oz level. Swirl until dissolved. Give 2 mL (milliliter) per 100 lb body weight.

Refer to the table above for the number of cattle each packet will treat.

SHEEP-STANDARD DRENCH SOLUTION:

Place the contents of this packet in a 1 gallon (128 fl oz) container, fill with water; swirl until dissolved. Administer as a single drench at a dose of 8 mg/kg body weight as follows:

Weight

Drench Dosage

Each Packet Will Treat

50 lb

1/2 fl oz

256 head

100 lb

1 fl oz

128 head

150 lb

1 1/2 fl oz

84 head

200 lb

2 fl oz

64 head

CONCENTRATED DRENCH SOLUTION:

For use with 20 mL Automatic Syringe. Place the contents of this packet in a standard household measuring container and add water to the 17 1/2 fl oz level. Swirl until dissolved. Give 2 mL per 50 lb body weight.

Refer to the table above for the number of sheep each packet will treat.

Bottle - When you are ready to deworm your cattle or sheep, add water to the powder in this bottle up to the 3 liter mark. Swirl to mix thoroughly before using. If any solution is left over, it may be stored at up to 25°C for up to 3 months in this tightly capped bottle. Shake well before using.

Administer as a single drench at a dose of 8 mg/kg body weight as follows:

CATTLE - 2 mL per 100 lb body weight

Weight

Drench Dosage

Bottle Will Treat

100 lb

2 mL

1,500 head

300 lb

6 mL

500 head

500 lb

10 mL

300 head

700 lb

14 mL

214 head

1,000 lb

20 mL

150 head

Sheep - 1 mL per 50 lb body weight

Weight

Drench Dosage

Bottle Will Treat

50 lb

1 mL

3,000 head

100 lb

2 mL

1,500 head

150 lb

3 mL

1,000 head

200 lb

4 mL

750 head

NOTE: Careful weight estimates are essential for proper performance of this product.

Prepare solutions as needed. However, excess solutions may be stored at up to 25°C in clean closed containers up to 90 days without loss of anthelmintic activity.

Cattle and sheep maintained under conditions of constant helminth exposure may require treatment within 2 to 4 weeks after the first treatment.

RESIDUE WARNING: Do not administer to cattle within 48 hours of slaughter for food. Do not administer to sheep within 72 hours of slaughter for food. To prevent residues in milk, do not administer to dairy animals of breeding age.

LevaMed Soluble Drench Powder Caution

Muzzle foam may be observed. However, this reaction will disappear with a few hours. If this condition persists, a veterinarian should be consulted. Follow recommended dosage carefully. Consult veterinarian before using in severely debilitated animals.

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

STORAGE: Store at 20°C to 25°C (68°F to 77°F), excursions permitted between 15°C and 30°C (between 59° and 86°F).

MADE IN USA

Manufactured by: Bimeda, Inc., Le Sueur, MN 56058

www.bimeda.com

LevaMed is a Trademark of Bimeda, Inc.

N.A. Corp. Address: Bimeda Inc., One Tower Lane, Oakbrook Terrace, IL 06181

Net Contents:

Net Weight:

Product No:

 

 

1.8 oz (52 g)

1LEV004

8LEV007 Rev. 12/13

30 packets x 1.8 oz (52 g)

3.4 lbs (1.56 g)

1LEV004

8LEV008 Rev. 12/13

 

21.34 oz (605 g) (1.3 lb)

1LEV006

8LEV011 Rev. 09/13

4 bottles x 21.34 oz each (605 g)

5.3 lbs (2.4 kg)

1LEV006

8LEV012 Rev. 09/13

NAC No.: 1399113.0

BIMEDA, INC.
Div. Cross Vetpharm Group, Ltd.

ONE TOWER LANE-SUITE 2250, OAKBROOK TERRACE, IL, 60181
Telephone:   630-928-0361
Fax:   630-928-0362
Website:   www.bimedaus.com
Email:   sales@bimedaus.com
Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the LevaMed Soluble Drench Powder information published above. However, it remains the responsibility of the readers to familiarize themselves with the product information contained on the US product label or package insert.

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