Ecomectin 1% Injectable
R69.75 – R759.82 Excl. Vat
COMPOSITION: Ivermectin 1 % m/v.
WARNINGS: Do not slaughter cattle or sheep for human consumption within 21 days of last treatment, and pigs within 28 days of last treatment Do not use in lactating cattle where milk or milk products are used for human consumption. Do not use intramuscularly or intravenously. Keep out of reach of children, uninformed persons, and animals. Do not use in dairy cattle within 28 days of calving. Although this remedy has been extensively tested under a large variety of conditions, failure thereof may ensue as a result of a wide range of reasons. If this is suspected, seek veterinary advice and notify the registration holder.
PRECAUTIONS: Do not eat, drink or smoke while handling the product. Store bottle in the carton to protect from light. Wash hands thoroughly after use. Cattle should be vaccinated against Clostridial infections (e.g. Black quarter). Sheep should be vaccinated against pulpy kidney (entero-toxaemia) before treatment. Temporary discomfort has been observed in animals following subcutaneous injection. The pain reaction is sometimes intense, but usually transient. A low incidence of soft tissue swelling at the injection site has been observed. These reactions have disappeared without treatment.
EFFICACY FOR CATTLE: Internal parasites of cattle: for the treatment of gastro-intestinal roundworms, Parafilaria bovicola (false bruising) and eye worm (Thelazia) External parasites of cattle: Kills sucking and biting lice and mange mites. Controls sand tampans infesting cattle for up to 3 days after treatment. Kills cattle screw-worms present at time of injection. Protects against screw-worms strikes for 2 weeks after administration. Controls blue ticks (Boophilus spp) on cattle. For control of blue ticks, treatment must be repeated every 21 days.
EFFICACY FOR SHEEP: External and internal parasites: Kills sheep scab mites. Controls Australian itch mites. Nasal bots all stages (1st, 2nd and 3rd instar larvae) Roundworm species.
EFFICACY FOR PIGS: External parasites of pigs: Kills mange mites (Sarcoptis scabiei var suis). (Recommended dose 300 µg/kg)
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