- Eraquell Horse Wormer - Ivermectin (treats up to 700kg)
- Dosage and administration
- Contra-indications & Warnings
ERAQUELL HORSE WORMER - IVERMECTIN (TREATS UP TO 700KG BODYWEIGHT)
Eraquell Horse Wormer contains Ivermectin and is effective against most common worms - large and small strongyles, lungworms, pinworms, ascarids, hairworms, large-mouth stomach worms, neck and intestinal threadworms and stomach bots.
Eraquell Horse Wormer Does Not Treat against tapeworm or encysted small redworms.
A dose of Eraquell for Bots is best given after a hard frost has killed the last bot flies ie around Christmas.
Dosing needs to be repeated every 8-10 weeks. ERAQUELL is not available as granules. If tapeworm cover is needed a “double dose” of Pyrantel (Embotape, Pyratape P or Strongid P) or a "single dose" of Equimax (Dual Wormer) may be given at the beginning and end of the grazing season.
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.
Each Eraquell syringe now contains sufficient product to treat 700kg bodyweight of horse. Presentation: A white homogenous paste containing 1.87% w/w ivermectin Ph.Eur. Uses For the treatment and control of adult and immature gastrointestinal roundworms, lungworms and bots of horses, including: Large strongyles: Strongylus vulgaris adults and 4th larval (arterial) stages Strongylus edentatus adults and 4th larval (tissue) stages Strongylus equinus adults Small strongyles, adults: Cyathostomum spp. Cylicocyclus spp. Cylicodontophorus spp. Cylicostephanus spp. Gyalocephalus spp. Hairworms: Trichostrongylus axei adults Pinworms: Oxyuris equi adults and immatures Ascarids: Parascaris equorum adults Intestinal threadworms: Strongyloides westeri adults Large-mouth stomach worms: Habronema muscae adults Neck threadworms: Onchocerca spp. (microfilariae) Lungworms: Dictyocaulus arnfieldi adult and immature Stomach bots: Gasterophilus spp. oral and gastric larval stages.
ERAQUELL paste is given by mouth at the recommended dose rate of 200 micrograms per kg of bodyweight as a single dose. Each syringe division delivers sufficient paste to treat 100kg of bodyweight (corresponding to 1.07g product and 20mg ivermectin). Each syringe delivers 140mg ivermectin, sufficient to treat 700kg of bodyweight. The horse’s weight should be accurately determined to ensure use of the correct dose of product. The animal’s mouth must be free of food. The syringe should be placed between the front and back teeth and the paste deposited at the base of the tongue. Immediately elevate the head for a few seconds to ensure that the product is swallowed. Re-treatemtn should be carried out according to the epidemiological situation and at not less than 30 day intervals. Eraquell may be used in pregnant mares.
Packaging Quantities 12 syringes, each containing 7.49g of 1.87% w/w ivermectin paste Further information No known interaction with other equine medicaments.
For animal treatment only. Not to be used in mares producing milk for human consumption. Some horses carrying heavy infection of Onchocerca microfilariae have experienced reactions with swelling and itching after treatment. It is 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. Eraquell has been formulated specifically for use in horses. Dogs and cats 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. As ivermectin is extremely dangerous to fish and aquatic life, treated animals should not have direct access to surface water and ditches during treatment. Wash hands after use. Avoid eye contact. Do not smoke or eat while handling the product. Withdrawal period Horses may be slaughtered for human consumption only after 30 days from the last treatment. Container disposal Any unused product or waste material should be disposed of in accordance with local requirements. Ivermectin is EXTREMELY DANGEROUS TO FISH AND AQUATIC LIFE. Do not contaminate surface water or ditches with the product or used containers. Pharmaceutical precautions Keep out of the reach of children. Store below 30° C.