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Animec Paste Wormer for horses

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Description

For a complete list of products please go to our horse wormers department.

Presentation

A white paste containing 18.7mg/g ivermectin.

Uses

Treatment of nematode or arthropod infections due to:

Large strongyles

Strongylus vulgaris (adults and L4 stage larvae [arterial])

Strongylus edentatus (adults and L4 stage larvae [tissue])

Strongylus equinus (adults)

Small strongyles- adults and luminal L4 stage larvae (including benzimidazole resistant strains)

Cyathostomum spp

Cylicocyclus spp.

Cylicodontophorus spp.

Cylicostephanus spp.

Gyalocephalus spp.

Ascarids

Parascaris equorum (luminal L5 larvae and adults)

Pinworms

Oxyuris equi (L4 stage larvae and adults)

Neck threadworms

Onchocerca spp (microfilariae)

Stomach bots

Gasterophilus spp (oral and gastric stages)

Dosage and administration

One syringe division of paste per 100 kg body weight (based on a recommended dosage of 200 microgram ivermectin per kg body weight). The total contents of a syringe (six divisions) will dose one 700 kg horse.

The paste is given by oral route.

Advice on correct administration

The weight of the horse should be accurately determined for the correct use of the paste. The animal’s mouth should be free from food to ensure swallowing. Turn the screw gauge on the syringe plunger to the body weight of the horse.

The tip of the syringe barrel should be inserted at the interdental space (the gap between the front and back teeth) and the paste deposited on the base of the tongue. Advance the plunger as far as it will go, depositing the medication on the base of the tongue. Immediately elevate the horse’s head for a few seconds to ensure swallowing.

Contra-indications, warnings, etc

Do not use in horses with known hypersensitivity to the active substance.

Do not use in dogs or cats as severe adverse reactions may occur.

Withdrawal period

Meat and offal: 34 days. Do not use in mares producing milk for human consumption.

Special precautions for use in animals

Some horses with heavy infections of Onchocerca spp. microfilariae have experienced oedema and pruritus following treatment. Such reactions are assumed to be the result of death of large numbers of microfilariae. These signs resolve within a few days but symptomatic treatment may be advisable.

Anthelmintic use that might lead to an increased risk of development of resistance to anthelmintic drugs includes:

• Too frequent and repeated use of anthelmintics from the same class over an extended period of time, and

• Underdosing.

Veterinary advice should be given on appropriate dosing programs and stock management to achieve adequate parasite control and reduce the likelihood of anthelmintic resistance developing. In the event that a product is suspected of being ineffective, the animal owner is advised to seek veterinary advice.

The product has been formulated for use in horses only. Cats, dogs, especially Collies, Old English Sheepdogs and related breeds or crosses, and also in turtles and tortoises may be adversely affected by the concentration of Ivermectin in this product if they are allowed to ingest spilled paste or have access to used syringes.

The product can be administered to mares at any stages of pregnancy or lactation.

Mild transitory signs (slowed pupillary light response and depression) have been seen at a higher dose of 1.8 mg/kg (9 times the recommended dose level). Other signs seen at higher doses include mydriasis (dilation of the pupil), ataxia (inco-ordination), tremors (shaking), stupor (dull), coma and death. The less severe signs have been transitory.

Although no antidote has been identified, symptomatic therapy may be beneficial.

Special precautions to be taken by the person administering the veterinary medicinal product to animals

Do not smoke, eat or drink while handling the product.

Wash hands after use.

This product may cause skin and eye irritation. Therefore, the user should avoid contact of the product with the skin and the eyes. In case of contact, rinse immediately with plenty of water.

In the case of accidental ingestion or eye irritation after contact seek medical advice immediately and show the package insert or the label to the physician.

Pharmaceutical precautions

Do not store above 25°C.

Special precautions for the disposal of unused product or waste material

EXTREMELY DANGEROUS TO FISH AND AQUATIC LIFE. Do not contaminate surface waters or ditches with product or used container. Any unused veterinary medicinal product or waste materials derived from such veterinary medicinal products should be disposed of in accordance with national requirements.

Legal category

POM-VPS


Data Sheets

ANIMEC: Data Sheet

Delivery

Shipping charges mainland UK zone1

ValueWeightDelivery Charge
Over £49.00Any WeightFREE
Under £49.00No weight limit£4.50
Under £49.00Under 250g£2.99

Most orders are despatched the same day and standard delivery is 3 to 5 working days from despatch. FAST Expedited options are available.

NB: Orders placed with faster delivery must be placed before 13:00 to ensure same day dispatch (excluding weekends and bank holidays). Please also check on the product page that the items ordered show 'In Stock' otherwise your order will be delayed until the stock becomes available, which in most cases will only be 24hrs.

Estimated "Usually shipped in" information is shown against most products

Overseas orders

Postage outside of the UK is from £4.50

Prescription Items

Prescription items will be sent on receipt of a valid signed and dated prescription.

Pick up

We offer a pickup service for orders placed over the phone.

Please ring us on 01833 641112 for more information.

Refrigerated Items

Refrigerated items will be sent by carrier or Royal Mail with coolpacks unless you pay for a premium for a refrigerated delivery. We will contact you prior to despatch for your instructions.

Returns

We want you to be completely satisfied with any purchase. If not any item* can be returned to us within 14 days of receipt for exchange or refund Please give us a ring for a returns number on 01833 641112 or alternatively email [email protected] to obtain a returns number.

*Due to legal requirements medicines may not be returned except to correct an error in despatch or in response to an "official recall". If an item is believed to be faulty it should be returned for inspection and it may be necessary to forward it to the manufacturers for testing before replacements or refunds can be authorised. This does not infringe legal rights. Please contact our customer services for a "Returns Number" which must appear on the outside of the package or it will not be accepted. We advise customers to use an insured method of shipping and to retain proof of despatch. We may refuse returns on products specially obtained or manufactured to order. Items must be returned unsoiled and unused and sent adequately packed and carriage paid.

Frequently Asked Questions

Does it treat lungworms in horses

No this is not licensed for treatment of lungworm. 

Is this product safe to use in stallions?

There are no special indications for use in stallions, please check with your veterinary surgeon. 

What are the other ingredients in this product?

Hydrogenated Castor Oil, Hydroxypropylcellulose, Titanium Dioxide (E171), Propylene Glycol

Can this wormer be used in foals?

This is not tested in young foals. You may wish to use an alternative Ivermectin based wormer such as Eqvalan

Will a double dose treat tapeworms?

No this is an ivermectin based wormer. If you wish to double dose for tapeworm we would advise the Strongid P

Can we use this on our donkeys?

No, this is not licensed for the use on donkeys. Please see Eqvalan which has the same active ingredient. 

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Reviews

5/5

Absolutely first class

Reviewed by: Peter Rainer Jones

Reviewed on: 11 September 2021

Product Variant: ANIMEC

5/5

Hadn't used the brand before but I probably will use it again in the future; it seems to work just as well as some of the slightly more expensive brands, and hasn't caused reactions. The measurement system might be a little less accurate.

Reviewed by: Abbt

Reviewed on: 05 September 2021

Product Variant: ANIMEC

5/5

Great service.

Reviewed by: Dorin

Reviewed on: 02 September 2021

Product Variant: ANIMEC

5/5

Excellent price, very fast delivery. No, it's not for human consumption

Reviewed by: Patch Guipago

Reviewed on: 02 September 2021

Product Variant: ANIMEC

5/5

It worked well with our horses

Reviewed by: Laura Fly

Reviewed on: 06 October 2020

Product Variant: ANIMEC

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