Equimax Oral Gel for Horses

Equimax Horse Wormer
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For the treatment of mixed cestode and nematode or arthropod infestations, due to adult and immature roundworms, lungworms, bots and tapeworms in horses: 

 

Nematodes Large-strongyle: 

Strongylus vulgaris (adult and arterial larvae) Strongylus edentatus (adult and L4 tissue larval stages) Strongylus equinus (adult) Triodontophorus spp. (adult).

 

Small-strongyle: 

Cyathostomum: Cylicocyclus spp., Cylicostephanus spp., Cylicodontophorus spp., Gyalocephalus spp. (adult and non-inhibited mucosal larvae). 


Parascaris: 

Parascaris equorum (adult and larvae).


Oxyuris: 

Oxyuris equi (larvae).

 

Trichostrongylus:

Trichostrongylus axei (adult).

 

Strongyloides: 

Strongyloides westeri (adult).

 

Habronema: 

Habronema spp. (adult).

 

Onchocerca: 

Onchocerca spp. microfilariae i.e. cutaneous onchocerciasis 

Lungworm: Dictyocaulus arnfieldi (adult and larvae). 


Cestodes (Tapeworm): 

Anoplocephala perfoliata, Anoplocephala magna, Paranoplocephala mamillana.  


Dipteran insects: 

Gasterophilus spp. (larvae) As tapeworm infestation is unlikely to occur in horses before two months of age, treatment of foals below this age is not considered necessary.

Contraindications 

Do not use in foals under 2 weeks of age. Do not use in mares from which milk is taken for human consumption. Do not use in horses known to be hypersensitive to active ingredients or to any other ingredients.


Use during pregnancy, lactation or lay

The product can be used safely in mares during the whole pregnancy period and lactation period.


Amounts to be administered and administration route 

Posology 

Single administration. 

200 µg of Ivermectin and 1.5 mg of praziquantel per kg of bodyweight corresponding to 1.07 g of paste per 100 kg bodyweight. 

To ensure administration of a correct dose, body weight should be determined as accurately as possible; accuracy of the dosing device should be checked as underdosing might lead to an increased risk of development of resistance to anthelmintic drugs. 


Weight

Dosage

Weight

Dosage

Up to 100kg

1.070g paste

401-450kg

4.815g paste

101-150kg

1.605g paste

451-500kg

5.350g paste

151-200kg

2.140g paste

501-550kg

5.885g paste

201-250kg

2.675g paste

551-600kg

6.420g paste

251-300kg

3.210g paste

601-650kg

6.955g paste

301-350kg

3.745g paste

651-700kg

7.49g paste

351-400kg

4.280g paste

  

Each subsequent syringe division delivers enough paste to treat 50 kg of bodyweight. The syringe should be adjusted to the calculated dosage by setting the ring on the appropriate place on the plunger. 


The syringe containing 6.42 g of paste delivers sufficient paste to treat 600 kg of bodyweight at the recommended dose rate. 


The syringe containing 7.49 g of paste delivers sufficient paste to treat 700 kg of bodyweight at the recommended dose rate.


Directions for use Oral use 

Before administration, adjust the syringe to the calculated dosage by setting the ring on the plunger. The paste is administered orally by inserting the nozzle of the syringe through the interdental space and depositing the required amount of paste on the back of the tongue. The animal's mouth should be free of any food. Immediately after administration, elevate the head of the horse for a few seconds to ensure the dose is swallowed.


The veterinary surgeon should give advice regarding appropriate dosing programmes and stock management to achieve adequate parasite control for both tapeworm and roundworm infestations. 


Withdrawal period(s). 

In Horses: Meat and Offal: 35 days 

 

Not permitted for use in horses producing milk for human consumption.


Active Substances:
Invermectin 18.7mg
Praziquantel 140.3mg

Legal Category: POM-VPS

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