Ivomec

Ivomec
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IVOMEC® (ivermectin) 1% Injection for Cattle and Swine

Broad-spectrum control for both internal and external parasites of cattle and swine

IVOMEC® (ivermectin) 1% Injection for Cattle and Swine is an injectable parasiticide for cattle and swine. One low-volume dose effectively treats and controls the following internal and external parasites that may impair the health of cattle: ◾Gastrointestinal roundworms (including inhibited Ostertagia ostertagi in cattle) ◾Lungworms ◾Grubs ◾Sucking lice ◾Chorioptic and Sarcoptic mange mites

Studies have shown that IVOMEC 1% Injection for Cattle and Swine given at the recommended dosage controls infections of Dictyocaulus viviparus for 28 days and Ostertagia ostertagi for 21 days after treatment; and Oesophagostomum radiatum, Haemonchus placei, Trichostrongylus axei, Cooperia punctata and Cooperia oncophora for 14 days after treatment.

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IVOMEC 1% Injection for Cattle and Swine is available in 50ml, 200ml and 500ml.

Brand Name Ivomec 1% (Merial)

Generic Name Ivermectin Sterile Solution 1% (10mg/ml)

What is this product used for: Ivomec is a parasiticide used for the treatment and control of internal and external parasites such of cattle and swine, In cattle, Ivomec is used for the treatment and control of gastrointestinal roundworms, lungworms, grubs, sucking lice, and mange mites. In swine, Ivomec is used for the treatment and control of gastrointestinal roundworms, lungworms, lice and mange mites.

Availability: Ivomet is an non-prescription (OTC) product vailable as a 50 ml multidose vial.

How this product should be used: The usual dose in cattle is 1 ml per 110 lbs of body weight administered subcutaneously. The usual dose in swine is 1ml per 75 lbs of body weight administered subcutaneously. Consult your veterinarian for assistance in the diagnosis, treatment and control of parasitism.

What are the side effects: Transitory discomfort has been observed in some cattle following subcutaneous administration. A low incidence of tissue swelling at the injection site has been observed. Observe cattle for injection site reactions which may be due to infection. Consult your veterinarian. The FDA has received reports of adverse reactions in dogs receiving the drug Comfortis (spinosad) concurrently with high, extra-label doses of ivermectin. Dogs receiving extra-label doses of ivermectin to treat non-responsive demodectic mange and other conditions have developed signs of ivermectin toxicity.

What special precautions are there: This product is for subcutaneous use in cattle and swine only. Ivomec has been developed for use in cattle, swine, reindeer and the American bison. This product should not be used in other animal species as severe adverse reactions, including fatalities in dogs, may result. Do not treat cattle within 35 days of slaughter. Do not treat swine within 18 days of slaughter.

In the event of overdose: If overdose is suspected contact your veterinarian.

How should I store this product: Store this product at room temperature. Protect from light. Keep out of reach of children.