Dectomax™ Injectable solution is a ready-to-use, colourless to pale yellow, sterile solution containing 1% w/v Doramectin (10 mg/mL). In cattle, Dectomax is formulated to deliver the recommended dosage (200 mcg/kg of body weight) when given by subcutaneous (SC) injection at the rate of 1mL/50 kg of body weight. Dectomax injectable solution is indicated for the treatment and control of gastrointestinal roundworms, lungworms, sucking lice, biting lice, cattle tick and mange mites. Consult your veterinarian for assistance in the diagnosis, treatment, and control of parasitism.
Dectomax Injectable is approved for:
The treatment and control of internal and external parasites of cattle.
It is safe for use in beef cattle, including pregnant cows, newborn calves and bulls.
The control of the following harmful species of gastrointestinal roundworms, lungworms, sucking lice, biting lice, cattle tick and mange mites.
Gastrointestinal Roundworms (adults and fourth-stage larvae)
Ostertagia ostertagi (including inhibited larvae) – Small brown stomach worm
Haemonchus placei – Barbers pole worm
Trichostrongylus axei - Stomach hair worm
T. colubriformis – Black scour worm
Cooperia oncophora – Small intestinal worm
Bunostomum phlebotomum* – Hook worm
Oesophagostomum radiatum – Nodule worm
Toxocara vitulorum* – Round worm
* adults only
Lungworms (adults and immature)
Effective as an aid in the control of biting louse (Bovicola bovis)
Sarcoptes scabiei var bovis#
# not present in Australia
Dosage and Administration:
Administer Dectomax injectable solution at the recommended dosage of 1 mL (10 mg doramectin) per 50 kg body weight by subcutaneous injection.
Injections should be given using 16- to 18-gauge needles, regardless of administration route. Needles 1/2 to 3/4 inches in length are suggested for SC injections, which should be given under the loose skin in front of or behind the shoulder.
Meat: Cattle 42 days
Milk: Do not use during lactation or less than 60 days before calving when milk or milk products are to be used for human consumption or processing.
Animals must not be repeat-treated within 4 weeks of a previous treatment
Pack size 500ml.