Albex 2.5% w/v SC Oral Suspension for Cattle and Sheep

Albex 2.5% w/v SC Oral Suspension for Cattle and Sheep


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Description

Albex 2.5% w/v SC Oral Suspension for Cattle and Sheep.

Uses:
Albex 2.5% SC is a broad spectrum multi-purpose anthelmintic for the control of mature and developing immature forms of gastro-intestinal roundworms, lungworms, tapeworms and adult liver fluke in sheep and cattle. The product is also ovicidal against fluke and roundworm eggs. The product also contains selenium and cobalt as nutritional supplements.

In sheep it is active against benzimidazole-susceptible strains of the following species:

Roundworms: Ostertagia, Haemonchus, Trichostrongylus, Nematodirus (including N. battus), Chabertia and Oesophagostomum. It is usually effective against inhibited larvae of Ostertagia. Lungworms: Dictyocaulus filaria. Tapeworms: Moniezia spp. Adult liver fluke: Fasciola hepatica.

In cattle it is active against the following species:

Roundworms: Ostertagia, Haemonchus, Trichostrongylus, Nematodirus, Oesophagostomum, Bunostomum, Cooperia, and Strongyloides spp. It is usually effective against inhibited larvae of Cooperia and Ostertagia. Lungworms: Dictyocaulus viviparus. Tapeworms: Moniezia spp. Adult liver fluke: Fasciola hepatica.

Albex 2.5% SC is ovicidal and will kill fluke and roundworm eggs, thus reducing pasture contamination.

Dosage and administration:
For oral administration only. To ensure administration of a correct dose, body weight should be determined as accurately as possible; accuracy of the dosing device should be checked. Estimate bodyweight accurately.

Sheep
For the control of roundworms, lungworms, tapeworms and fluke and roundworm eggs, 5 mg albendazole per kg bodyweight which is equivalent to 2.0 ml Albex 2.5% SC per 10 kg bodyweight.

For the additional treatment of adult liver fluke (chronic fascioliasis) in sheep, 7.5 mg albendazole per kg bodyweight, which is equivalent to 3 ml Albex 2.5% SC per 10 kg bodyweight.

Dosage Guide Sheep

Bodyweight

Worm dose

(5.0 mg/kg)

Fluke & worm

(7.5 mg/kg)

Up to 10 kg

2 ml

3 ml

11–20 kg

4 ml

6 ml

21–30 kg

6 ml

9 ml

31–40 kg

8 ml

12 ml

41–50 kg

10 ml

15 ml

51–60 kg

12 ml

18 ml

61–70 kg

14 ml

21 ml

71-80 kg

16 ml

24 ml

Sheep over 80 kg - give a further 2 ml (worm dose) or 3 ml (fluke and wom dose) for each additional 10 kg bodyweight.

Cattle
For the control of roundworms, lungworms, tapeworms and fluke and roundworm eggs, 7.5 mg albendazole per kg bodyweight which is equivalent to 15 ml Albex 2.5% SC per 50 kg bodyweight.

For the additional treatment of adult liver fluke (chronic fascioliasis) in cattle, 10 mg albendazole per kg bodyweight, which is equivalent to 20 ml Albex 2.5% SC per 50 kg bodyweight.

Dosage Guide Cattle

Bodyweight

Worm dose

(7.5 mg/kg)

Fluke & worm

(10 mg/kg)

50 kg

15 ml

20 ml

100 kg

30 ml

40 ml

150 kg

45 ml

60 ml

200 kg

60 ml

80 ml

250 kg

75 ml

100 ml

300 kg

90 ml

120 ml

350 kg

105 ml

140 ml

400 kg

120 ml

160 ml

Cattle over 400 kg - give a further 15 ml (worm dose) or 20 ml (fluke and worm dose) for each additional 50 kg bodyweight.

Contra-indications, warnings, etc:
Do not use in animals with known hypersensitivity to the active ingredient.

Do not dose ewes at the `fluke and worm dose' (7.5 mg/kg) during tupping or for 1 month after removing the rams. Can be safely used during lactation.

Do not administer other cobalt and selenium supplements concurrently with this product unless specifically advised by your veterinary surgeon.

Withdrawal periods:
Animals must not be slaughtered for human consumption during treatment. Cattle may be slaughtered for human consumption only after 14 days from the last treatment. Milk for human consumption may be taken from cows only after 60 hours from the last treatment. Sheep may be slaughtered for human consumption only after 5 days from the last treatment. Do not use in sheep producing milk for human consumption.

Operator warnings:
Avoid direct contact with the product. Wash hands after use.

Wear suitable protective clothing including impermeable rubber gloves. In the event of accidental eye exposure, flush eye thoroughly with clean running water. If irritation persists, seek medical attention. In the event of accidental skin exposure, wash the affected area with soap and water. If irritation persists, seek medical attention.

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