Equitape Horse Wormer (Tapeworm)
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Equitape Horse Wormer (Tapeworm)

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Equitape wormer for horses contains praziquantel and only treats tapeworm.
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Equitape wormer for horses contains praziquantel and only treats tapeworm. One tube of Equitape will treat 600kg bodyweight. Kills tapeworm at a single dose. May be used in foals from two months, usage in pregnant and lactating mares should be on the advice of a vet.

The first specialist tape worm treatment

One tiny single tube treats a horse up to 600kg

Deals with all THREE tapeworm species

Check with your vet regarding pregnant Mares

No interference with your annual wormer rotation as Equitape is given spring and early autumn regardless of whatever other wormer is in use for roundworms. No more double dosing. 


These products, as well as being available from vets and pharmacists, can be supplied by a suitably qualified person (SQP) from a pharmacy registered with the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) and from premises approved by the Veterinary Medicines Directorate (VMD). Our SQP Mrs Diane Harris, number QE7160, is available for advice regarding worming schedules and procedures if required.

Within the current legislation it is our duty to determine the purchaser is a legitimate buyer and owner of an animal requiring treatment. Upon completion of purchasing these goods you will be asked some questions regarding the animal for compliance with the Veterinary Medicines Regulations, please be aware that we may contact you to confirm any details if necessary.

If you are buying a medicine for a horse that is NOT signed out of the food chain (section IX of its passport) you should ensure that the product is suitable

Always read the instructions before use.

Safety precautions may be necessary during administration, please consult the packaging and/or product literature.

This is for food producing animals.


To ensure that you read the most up to date information about this product, please check the VMD’s Product Information Database
Dosage and administration

For oral administration. One 6.67g syringe of Equitape contains sufficient paste to treat one 600kg horse at the recommended dose rate (1mg praziquantel per kg bodyweight). Each graduation on the calibrated syringe delivers sufficient paste to treat 50kg bodyweight. Use of a scale or weigh tape is recommended to ensure accurate dosing.
Equitape - Further information

As tapeworm infection is unlikely to occur in horses before two months of age, treatment of foals below this age is not considered necessary. In horses with severe infections, treatment may result in mild, transient colic and loose faeces due to the destruction of the tapeworms....Parasite resistance to a particular class of anthelmintic may develop following frequent, repeated use of an anthelmintic of that class.  In the absence of compatibility studies this veterinary product must not be mixed with other medicinal products.

Contra-indications, warnings, etc

Do not use in horses producing milk for human consumption.  Withdrawal period for edible tissue: zero days.  The safety of EQUITAPE has not been studied following administration to mares during gestation and lactation, and as such should only be used in mares during pregnancy and lactation after assessment of the benefit/risk balance by your veterinary surgeon.

Wash hands thoroughly after treating animals.

Do not eat, drink or smoke during application.

Any spillage of the product onto human skin should be removed by washing with soap and water.

Read entire package insert before use.

For animal treatment only.

Keep out of reach of children.

Environmental Safety

In order to limit pasture excretion of the product and its metabolites, horses should remain stabled for 2 days after treatment. Unused product or waste material must be disposed of in accordance with national waste disposal requirements.


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