LevaMed Soluble Pig WormerThis page contains information on LevaMed Soluble Pig Wormer for veterinary use.
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- LevaMed Soluble Pig Wormer Indications
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LevaMed Soluble Pig WormerThis treatment applies to the following species:
FOR USE IN DRINKING WATER
This bottle contains 18.15 grams of levamisole hydrochloride activity which will treat the following:
200 - 25 lb pigs
100 - 50 lb pigs
50 - 100 lb pigs
25 - 200 lb pigs
NOT FOR USE IN HUMANS. KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN
Restricted Drug (California) - Use Only as Directed
ANADA 200-313, Approved by FDA
RECOMMENDATIONS: LevaMed™ (levamisole hydrochloride) Soluble Pig Wormer is a broad-spectrum anthelmintic and is effective against the following nematode infections in swine.
LARGE ROUNDWORMS: (Ascaris suum)
NODULAR WORMS: (Oesophagostomum spp.)
LUNGWORMS: (Metastrongylus spp.)
INTESTINAL THREADWORMS: (Strongyloides ransomi)
DIRECTIONS FOR PREPARING SOLUBLE PIG WORMER SOLUTION:
When you are ready to worm pigs, add water to the powder in this bottle up to 500 mL mark. Agitate to mix thoroughly before using. If any solution is left over, it may be stored for up to 25°C for up to 3 months in this tightly capped bottle; agitate well before using.
Directions For Use
Withholding water from pigs prior to treatment is not necessary for optimum anthelmintic efficacy and is not recommended during hot weather. Add 10 mL (2 teaspoonfuls) of the solution from this bottle to 1 gallon of water; mix thoroughly. Allow one gallon of medicated water for each 100 pounds of body weight of pigs to be treated. No other source of water should be offered. As soon as pigs have consumed all of the medicated water, resume use of regular water.
NOTE: Careful estimates of pig weights are essential for proper performance of this product.
Pigs maintained under conditions of constant worm exposure may require retreatment within 4-5 weeks after the first treatment due to reinfection.
LevaMed Soluble Pig Wormer Caution
Consult veterinarian before administering LevaMed™ to sick swine. Consult your veterinarian for assistance in the diagnosis, treatment, and control of parasitism.
Salivation or muzzle foam may be observed. This reaction is occasionally seen and will disappear in a short time after medication.
If pigs are infected with mature lungworms, coughing and vomiting may be observed soon after medicated water is consumed. This reaction is due to the expulsion of worms from the lungs and will be over in several hours. Follow recommended dosage carefully to assure removal of worms and avoid overdose of LevaMed™ solution.
RESIDUE WARNING: Do not administer within 72 hours of slaughter for food.
STORAGE: Store at 20°C - 25°C (68°F - 77°F), excursions permitted between 15°C - 30°C (between 59°F - 86°F).
Manufactured by: Bimeda, Inc., Le Sueur, MN 56058
MADE IN USA
LevaMed™ is a Trademark of Bimeda, Inc.
N.A. Corp. Address: Bimeda, Inc., One Tower Lane, Suite 2250, Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181
0.712 oz (20.17 g)
8LEV005 Rev. 09/13
Div. Cross Vetpharm Group, Ltd.
ONE TOWER LANE-SUITE 2250, OAKBROOK TERRACE, IL, 60181
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