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An only one dose oral antiparasitic with 1.6 % w/v ivermectin as the basic component for the treatment and control of gastrointestinal, pulmonary, cutaneous and gasterophilus parasites in horses


Each 100 ml contains:

Ivermectin 1.6 g
Formulation agents qs ad 100 ml

Clinical Pharmacology:

Antiparasitic for horses

Indications and Usage:

The product is indicated for the treatment and control of gastrointestinal, pulmonary, cutaneous and gasterophilus parasites with one dosis (Gastrointestinal nematodes,Large strongyles and Small strongyles, Pulmonary nematodes and Cutaneous nematodes, Gastrophyles)

Dosage and Administration:

200 mcg of ivermectin per kg of live animal weight (1 ml of paste for each 80 kg)

In general it is advisable treatment with Fortimectin four times a year starting after 6 or 8 weeks of age
In horses exposed to reinfection, treatment must be conducted every two months
In pregnant females administer Fortimectin 1 month before and 1 month after parturition Stallions must be treated at least twice a year Fortimectin can be administered with no side effects on fertility performance
Fortimectin must be administered orally introducing the syringe into the mouth. As it is a flavoured paste, it is quickly ingested by the animal

Counterindications and Warnings:

This product is toxic. Do not eat or smoke while using the product. Wash hands after use. In case of accident consult the doctor. Keep out of the reach of children

Do not dispose o-f material in lakes, rivers and ponds being extremely toxic for the species within such ecosystems

Empty containers must be disposed of by burying , incinerating or inactivating the drug with strong alkali to avoid pollution of the environment

Fortimectin can be administered jointly with vaccines against Adenitis, Tetanus, Equine Carbuncle as well as with vitamins and minerals

Store the product at controlled room temperature between 4°C y 30°C protected from light

Side Effects:

Reactions consisting in inflammations and itching have been observed after treatment with oral ivermectin in horses suffering from a severe infection of microfilaria (Onchocerca spp.).This reactions are probably the result of microfilaria death in great numbers. These symptoms disappear after a few days. In these cases a symptomatic treatment can be conducted. Anyway, it is advisable to consult a veterinary surgeon

Restrictions in Usage:

Animals treated with ivermectin are not to be slaughtered for human consumption

How Supplied:

Multiple-dose plastic syringe with graded piston with sufficient paste to dose 1 kg of animal weight (net content 15 ml), i.e. two 600 kg horses or three 400 kg horses

Plastic syringe with sufficient paste to dose a 600 kg horse (net content 7.5 ml)

Antiparasitic for equines