ROMOXIBENDAZOL

Tablets

Broad spectrum antihelminthic

COMPOSITION

1000 mg tablet contains:

Active substance: Oxibendazole 150 mg

Excipients (lactose, starch, aerosil, talcum, avicel, magnesium stearate) up to 1000 mg

PHARMACOLOGICAL ACTION

Oxibedazole belongs to benzimidazole compounds with broad spectrum antihelminthic action.

It is rapidly absorbed after oral administration and distributed in all organs and tissues, causing the lysis of the endoparasites, irrespective of their location (digestive or respiratory tract, other tissues).

Oxibendazole is active against roundworms (including Trichinella spp) and tapeworms (larva and adults). Toxicity of the product is relatively low. The recommended doses have no teratogenic or embryotoxic effect.

TARGET SPECIES

Swine

INDICATIONS

ROMOXIBENDAZOL is recommended for control of helminthes and endoparasites in swine, as follows: Ascaris suum, Trichocephalus spp, Metastrongylus spp., Oesophagostomum spp., Strogyloides, Trichinella spp., Acanthocephala, Cysticercus.

CONTRAINDICATIONS

None known

ADVERSE REACTIONS

None known

METHOD OF ADMINISTRATION

ROMOXIBENDAZOL is incorporated into the one meal dry fodder and administered orally, as a sole administration in dose of 1 tablet/10 kg body weight/day (15 mg a.s./kg body weight). The treatment is applied 3 – 4 times a year for the entire swine stock.

WARNINGS

The product should be well homogenized into the fodder.

Comply with the recommended doses.

Assess correctly the animal's body weight in order to avoid under- and overdoses.

Do not administer the product via the drinking water ; the product is not water soluble.

WITHDRAWAL PERIOD

Meat: 10 days

PRESENTATION

Bottles of 20 tablets.