Equitape Horse Wormer

Zoetis Equitape Horse Wormer

Product Description

Single dose control of equine tapeworms giving flexibility to treat horses just for tapeworm or can be used alongside other horse wormers as part of a complete worm control programme. Easy to administer, palatable oral paste presented in a single compact dial-a-dose syringe. One syringe treats a 600kg horse. Syringe size 6.67g.

Active Ingredient: Praziquantel

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Use of a scale or weigh tape is recommended to ensure accurate dosing.

                                                                                    Data Sheet Information

Dosage and Administration

A single dose of 1 mg praziquantel per kg bodyweight i.e. 6.67g paste per 600kg bodyweight. Administration is by the oral route. The past is administered using the dose applicator, each graduation of which is marked out to deliver the dose required to treat 50 kg bodyweight. Single treatment only.

Contra Indications, Warnings, etc

Do not use in horses producing milk for human consumption.

Withdrawal period for edible tissue: zero days. The safety of Equitape has not been studied following administration to mares during gestation and lactation, and should only be used in mares during pregnancy and lactation after assesment of the benefit/risk balance by your veterinary surgeon. Wash hands thoroughly after treating animals. Do not eat, drink or smoke during application. Any spillage of the product onto human skin should be removed by washing with soap and water. Read entire package insert before use. For animal treatment only. Keep out of the reach of children.

Environmental Safety.

In order to limit pasture excretion of the product and its metabolites, horses should remain stabled for 2 days after treatment. Unused product or waste material must be disposed of in accordnce with national waste disposal requirements.

Pharmaceutical precautions.  No special precautions for storage.

Further Information  As tapeworm infection is unlikely to occur in horses before 2 months of age, treatment of foals below this age is not considered necessary. In horses with severe infections, treatment may result in mild, transient colic and loose faeces due to the destruction of tapeworms. Parasite resistance to a particular class of anthelmintic may develop following frequent, repeated use of anthelmintic of that class. In the absence of compatibility studies this veterinary product must not be mixed with other medicinal products.

Marketing Authorisation Number

Vm 00010/4118

Single dose control of equine tapeworms giving flexibility to treat horses just for tapeworm

Legal Status: POM - VPS

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