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Levamisole Water Soluble Powder 120g

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Levamisole Water Soluble Powder 120g

Levamisole Water Soluble Powder 120g

Levamisole is a synthetic anthelmintic with activity against a broad spectrum of gastrointestinal worms and against lungworms.

Levamisole causes an increase of the axial muscle tone followed by paralysis of the worms.

For the control of levamisole susceptible gastrointestinal roundworms of domestic poultry, pigeons, aviary pet birds in zoological collections.

The most commonly encountered worms include roundworms, hairworm and caecal worm.

A water-soluble powder for oral administration.

Composition

Contains per gram powder:

  • Levamisole hydrochloride – 200 mg.
  • Excipients ad – 1 g.

Description:

  • Is a synthetic anthelmintic with activity against a broad spectrum of gastrointestinal worms and against lungworms.
  • Causes an increase of the axial muscle tone followed by paralysis of the worms.

Indications: Prophylaxis and treatment of gastrointestinal and lungworm infections in cattle, calves, sheep, goats, poultry and swine, like:

Cattle, calves, sheep and goats: Bunostomum, Chabertia, Cooperia, Dictyocaulus, Haemonchus, Nematodirus, Ostertagia, Protostrongylus and Trichostrongylus spp.

Poultry: Ascaridia and Capillaria spp.

Swine:  Ascaris suum, Hyostrongylus rubidus, Metastrongylus elongatus, Oesophagostomum spp. and Trichuris suis.

Contraindications

  • Administration to animals with an impaired hepatic function. Concurrent administration of pyrantel, morantel or organophosphates.

Side effects

  • Overdoses can cause colic, coughing, excessive salivation, excitation, hyperpnoea, lachrymation, spasms, sweating and vomiting.
    Dosage

For oral administration:

  • Cattle, calves, sheep and goats: 7.5 g per 200 kg body weight for 1 day.

Poultry and swine:

  • 1 kg per 2000 litres of drinking water for 1 day.

Withdrawal times

  • For meat: 10 days.

Not for use in animals from which milk or eggs are produced for human consumption.

Precautions:

  • Treatment is best avoided during periods of exceptionally cool or hot temperatures where water consumption will be affected.
  • Not for use in birds which are feeding young.
  • Parrots appear to be less tolerant than pigeons to levamisole.
  • DO NOT feed to any other animal not listed above

Brand

Holland