Ivermectin 1.87% Paste
Eqvalan is a medicated paste developed for equine (horse) use and for treating parasitic worm infections. This parasiticide solution effectively eliminates strongyle worms, ascarid worms, hair and pinworms along with other types of internal parasite infections known to be a risk for horses. Eqvalan paste may also be used to treat summer sores resulting from Habronema and Draschia 3rd stage larvae . This medication is taken orally and can be a part of regular parasite control approaches for horses. This horse dewormer medication is suitable for foals as young as 6 to 8 years of age, and it is excellent for broad-spectrum parasite control.
The standard dosage for Eqvalan paste is 91mcg for each lb of body weight. Each weight marking on the syringe plunger corresponds to amount for treating 250lb of body weight.
- • Hold plunger syringe in hand and turn the knurled ring 1/4 to the left. Then slide it so that the nearest barrel is set at the prescribed weight marking
- • Turn ring a 1/4 turn to the right to lock it back in place
- • Ensure the horse's mouth does not have any feed in it
- • Remove cover tip of the syringe and insert into horse's mouth, placing it in space between teeth
- • Depress plunger and push down as far as possible to place medication on back of horse's tongue
- • Have horse raise its head for a few seconds after giving them the medication
The active ingredient in Eqvalan is Ivermectin.
Medication is for equine use only. Not suitable for animals other than horses. Keep out of reach of children.
Do not smoke or eat while handling this medication.
Avoid contact with eyes and wash hands after use.
Avoid contaminating ground or surface water when administering Eqvalan paste to horses.
There is the possibility of drug interaction risks between Eqvalan and other Rx medications, including tranquilizers, muscles relaxants, sleeping pills and others. Inform the veterinarian of all medications your animal is currently taking before getting a prescription and proceeding to buy Eqvalan online.
Most horses will not have any Eqvalan side effects, but some of them may experience stomach discomfort, diarrhea, constipation, or general weakness and lethargy. If Eqvalan side effects are observed it will be best to discontinue use and meet with your veterinarian again to discuss other dewormer medications for horses.
Product Code : 9696
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