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Safe-Guard Dewormer for Goats

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Safe-Guard Dewormer for Goats

This treatment applies to the following species:
Company: Intervet/Merck Animal Health


Dewormer for Goats

Suspension 10% (100mg/mL)

Withdrawal Periods and Residue Warnings: Goats must not be slaughtered for human consumption within 6 days following treatment.

Because a milk discard time has not been established, do not use in lactating goats.

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

INDICATIONS: Goats - 2.3 mg/lb (5 mg/kg) body weight for the treatment and control of: Stomach worms (adults): Haemonchus contortus and Teladorsagia circumcincta.

Directions For Use

Administer orally. The recommended dose of 2.3 mg/lb (5 mg/kg) is achieved when 2.3 mL of the drug are given for each 100 lb body weight.


NOT FOR USE IN HUMANS. KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN. The Safety Data Sheet (SDS) contains more detailed occupational safety information. For customer service, adverse effects reporting, and/or a copy of the SDS, call 1-800-211-3573. For additional information about adverse drug experience reporting for animal drugs, contact FDA at 1-888-FDAVETS, or

OTHER WARNINGS: Parasite resistance may develop to any dewormer, and has been reported for most classes of dewormers. Treatment with a dewormer used in conjunction with parasite management practices appropriate to the geographic area and the animal(s) to be treated may slow the development of parasite resistance. Fecal examinations or other diagnostic tests and parasite management history should be used to determine if the product is appropriate for the herd, prior to the use of any dewormer. Following the use of any dewormer, effectiveness of treatment should be monitored (for example, with the use of a fecal egg count reduction test or another appropriate method).

A decrease in a drug’s effectiveness over time as calculated by fecal egg count reduction tests may indicate the development of resistance to the dewormer administered. Your parasite management plan should be adjusted accordingly based on regular monitoring.

Dosing Examples for Goats:

Body Weight


25 lb

0.6 mL

50 lb

1.2 mL

75 lb

1.7 mL

100 lb

2.3 mL

125 lb

2.9 mL

Do not underdose. Ensure each animal receives a complete dose based on a current body weight.

Underdosing may result in ineffective treatment, and encourage the development of parasite resistance.

Fenbendazole (active ingred.) made in China. Formulated in France.

Store at or below 25°C (77°F).Protect from freezing. Shake well before use.

Restricted drug (California) - Use only as directed.

Rev. 04/2023

Approved by FDA under NADA # 128-620

Distributed by: Intervet Inc (d/b/a Merck Animal Health), Madison, NJ 07940

©2023 Merck & Co., Inc., Rahway, NJ, USA and its affiliates.

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125 mL (4.2 fl oz)

355181 R3

CPN: 1047469.4

Intervet Inc.

126 E. LINCOLN AVENUE, PO BOX 2000, Rahway, NJ, 07065
Customer Service:   800-521-5767
Technical Service (Companion Animal):   800-224-5318
Technical Service (Livestock):   800-211-3573
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