Noromectin is an Oral Broad Spectrum Parasite Control for Horses. Contains Ivermectin 18.7 g/kg. For treatment and control of roundworms (including arterial larval stages of Strongylus vulgaris and benzimidazole-resistant small strongyles), bots, and skin lesions caused by Habronema and Draschia spp (summer sores) and Onchocerca spp microfilariae (cutaneous onchocerciasis).
At the recommended dose level of 200 µg ivermectin/kg liveweight,NOROMECTIN Paste Oral Broad Spectrum Parasite Control for Horses controls the following parasites of horses:
• Large Strongyles: Strongylus vulgaris (adults and arterial larval stages), Strongylus edentatus (adults and tissue stages), Strongylus equinus (adults) and Triodontophorus spp (adults).
• Small Strongyles: Including benzimidazole-resistant strains of adult and immature Cyathostomum spp, Cylicocyclus spp, Cylicostephanus spp, Cylicodontophorus spp and Gyalocephalus spp.
• Pinworm: Oxyuris equi (adult and immature)
• Ascarids (roundworm): Parascaris equorum (adult and immature)
• Hairworm: Trichostrongylus axei (adult)
• Large Mouth Stomach Worm: Habronema muscae (adult)
• Neck Threadworm: Onchocerca spp (microfilariae)
• Bots: Gasterophilus spp (oral and gastric stages)
• Lungworm: Dictyocaulus arnfieldi (adult and immature)
• Intestinal Threadworm: Strongyloides westeri (adult)
NOROMECTIN Paste Oral Broad Spectrum Parasite Control for Horses is also effective for control of skin lesions caused by Habronema and Draschia spp cutaneous larvae (summer sores), and Onchocerca spp microfilariae (cutaneous onchocerciasis).
DIRECTIONS FOR USE
This product is contraindicated for use in other animal species as severe adverse reactions may result.
Dosage and Administration:
NOROMECTIN Paste Oral Broad Spectrum Parasite Control for Horses is given orally at the recommended dose level of 200 µg ivermectin/kg liveweight. The contents of this syringe will treat one horse at 700 kg liveweight. Each weight marking on the syringe plunger will deliver 1.07 g of paste which is sufficient to treat 100 kg liveweight. Remove the plastic cap from the tip of the nozzle. Make sure the horse’s mouth does not contain feed. Insert the syringe into the side of the horse’s mouth in the gap between the front and back teeth. Advance the plunger as far as it will go, depositing the medication on the rear of the tongue. Immediately raise the horse’s head for a few seconds after dosing to ensure the full dose has been swallowed.
MEAT WITHHOLDING PERIOD:
DO NOT USE less than 21 days before slaughter for human consumption.
DO NOT USE this preparation in any other animals intended for human consumption.
NOTES TO USER:
Some horses have experienced reactions with swelling and itching shortly after treatment. In most cases the horses have been diagnosed as carrying heavy infection of Onchocerca microfilariae, and it is assumed the reactions were the result of microfilariae dying in large numbers.
Although the signs have resolved in a few days, symptomatic treatment may be advisable. Consult your veterinarian if these clinical signs persist.
Resolution of summer sores involving extensive tissue changes may require other appropriate therapy in conjunction with treatment with NOROMECTIN Paste Oral Broad Spectrum Parasite Control for Horses.
Reinfection, and measures for its prevention should also be considered.
Consult your veterinarian if the condition does not improve.
NOROMECTIN Paste Oral Broad Spectrum Parasite Control for Horses has been formulated for use in horses only.
SUGGESTED PARASITE CONTROL PROGRAM
All horses should be included in a regular parasite control program with particular attention paid to mares, foals and yearlings. Foals should be treated initially at 6 to 8 weeks of age, and routine treatment repeated as appropriate. NOROMECTIN Paste Oral Broad Spectrum Parasite
Control for Horses is highly effective against gastrointestinal, cutaneous and pulmonary nematodes and bots of horses of all ages. Regular treatment will reduce the chances of verminous arteritis and colic caused by S. vulgaris.
With its broad spectrum, NOROMECTIN Paste Oral Broad Spectrum Parasite Control for Horses is well suited to be the major product in a parasite control program. Consult your veterinarian for a control program to meet your specific needs.
BROAD SPECTRUM: NOROMECTIN Paste Oral Broad Spectrum Parasite Control for Horses kills all the important roundworms and arthropod parasites of horses, including the arterial stages of S. vulgaris and bots, with a single, low volume, easy to administer dose. Because reinfection is common, treatment must be repeated routinely for effective control.
SAFETY: NOROMECTIN Paste Oral Broad Spectrum Parasite Control for Horses has shown a wide safety margin at the recommended dose level. It may be used in horses of all ages. Mares may be treated at any stage of pregnancy. Stallions may be treated without adversely affecting their fertility.