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Product Information – Dectomax™

Dectomax™ Injection treats worms and scab with a single intramuscular injection.
• Can be used as part of a sheep scab and worm control programme.
• Effective against benzimidazole-resistant worms
• 70 day meat withdrawal.
• 3-ML.



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Dectomax™ 10mg/ml Solution for Injection for cattle and sheep contains 1% w/v doramectin POM-VPS in UK. Information regarding the side effects, precautions, warnings and contra-indications can be found in product packaging and leaflets; further information can also be found in the Summary of Product Characteristics.
Indications for use, specifying the target species: SHEEP: For treatment and control of Psoroptes ovis (sheep scab mite) and for the treatment and control of gastrointestinal roundworms and nasal bots. Mange mites: Psoroptes ovis. Gastrointestinal roundworms: (Adults and fourth stage larvae (L4) unless otherwise indicated): Chabertia ovina (adults only), Cooperia curticei (L4 only), C. oncophora, Gaigeria pachycelis, Haemonchus contortus, Nematodirus battus (L4 only)1, Ostertagia (Teladorsagia) circumcincta †, Oesophagostomum columbianum, Strongyloides papillosus, Trichostrongylus axei, Trichostrongylus colubriformis, Trichostrongylus vitrines, Trichuris spp (Adults only). † Inhibited larval stages (L4) including strains that are benzimidazole resistant, are also controlled. 1 For effective treatment and control of both adults and L4 larvae of Nematodirus battus a dose rate of 300 mcg/kg is required. Lungworms: Dictyocaulus filaria (Adults only) Nasal bots: (1st, 2nd and 3rd instar larvae) Oestrus ovis. Contra-indications and warnings: DECTOMAX™ Injectable Solution contains 1% doramectin w/v (10mg/ml). Use at 1ml/33kg (equivalent to 300mcg/kg) to treat Psoroptes ovis (sheep scab mite) and Nematodirus battus by intramuscular injection. General instructions: When treating groups of animals use only the DECTOMAX™ dosing device and vented draw off apparatus. When treating individual animals syringes must be filled from the vial through a dry, sterile, draw off needle that has been placed in the vial stopper. Vial stoppers must not be broached more than 20 times. DECTOMAX™ is a clear, sterile solution. In common with other non-aqueous treatments the product contains no anti-microbial preservative. Dry, sterile, equipment and aseptic procedures should therefore be used when administering DECTOMAX™ to animals. Swab the septum before removing the dose. When the temperature of the product is below 5ºC syringeability may be improved by gently warming the product. In young lambs of less than 16kg seek veterinary advice. Sheep may be slaughtered for human consumption only 70 days from the last treatment. Not for use in dairy ewes but can be used in pregnant nondairy ewes. Precautions: Wash hands after use. Do not eat or drink whilst handling the product. To be used for animal treatment only. Keep out of the reach of children. DECTOMAX™ Injectable Solution should not be used in dogs as severe reactions including fatalities may occur. Store below 30ºC. Protect from bright sunlight. Do not freeze or refrigerate. Discard any product remaining 6 months after first using a vial. ENVIRONMENTAL WARNING: EXTREMELY DANGEROUS TO FISH AND AQUATIC LIFE. Do not contaminate surface water or ditches with chemical or used containers. Advice should be sought from the medicine prescriber prior to use. Dectomax, Zolvix, Elanco and the diagonal bar logo are trademarks of Elanco or its affiliates. Use medicines responsibly (http://www.noah.co.uk/responsible).