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Product Information - Vecoxan™ for calves

Vecoxan™ is the only anticoccidial drench licensed for both dairy and beef calves of any age or weight, indoors or out. In calves the benefits of dosing with Vecoxan include:
  • Statistically significant increase in weight gain for treated calves.
  • Reduce oocyst shedding by 98%1, meaning cleaner pasture and bedding and a reduced risk of further infection.
  • A single oral dose – easy to administer with a drenching gun.
  • Can be used on any weight of calf¹.
  • No meat withdrawal period.
  • No restrictions on manure disposal post treatment.
  • Does not interfere with the normal development of immunity².

Dosage chart - calves

Vecoxan dosage calves

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¹Daugschies, A, Agneessens J, Goossens L, Mengel H, Veys P. The effect of a metaphylactic treatment with diclazuril (Vecoxan) on the oocyst excretion and growth performance of calves exposed to a natural Eimeria infection. Veterinary Parasitology 149 (2007) 199–206.
²Agneessens J, Goossens L, Loineau J, Daugschies A, Veys P, Build up of immunity after a diclazuril (Vecoxan) treatment in calves; poster at the World Buiatrics Congress, Nice, France, October 15-19, 2006.

Vecoxan™ contains diclazuril 2.5mg/ml. 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. Vecoxan, Elanco and the Diagonal Bar are trademarks owned by or licensed to Elanco or its affiliates. Use medicines responsibly (