South Africa

Worms

Virbamax First Drench™

Oral anthelmintic for the control of roundworms, tapeworms and nasal bot in sheep, lambs, goats and kids. Wireworm and tapeworm in ostriches. Roundworms and tapeworms in calves.

  • Cattle
  • Goat
  • Ostriches
  • Sheep

COMPOSITION :

Abamectin 0,08 % m/v, praziquantel 1,50 % m/v.

INTERNAL PARASITES :

Calves

  1. Roundworms:

Immatures

Adult

Wireworm

*

*

Brown stomachworm

*

*

Cattle bankruptworm

*

*

Hookworm

*

*

Nodular worm

*

*

Definition: * Controls (≥ 90 % effective)

 

  1. Tapeworms:

Milk tapeworm (Moniezia spp.):

Class 1 (100 % effective in 80 % of the treated animals).

 

  1. Ovicidal:

Roundworm eggs present in the animal at the time of dosing are prevented from hatching.


 

Sheep

  1. Roundworm species

Immature

Adult

Wireworm, including inhibited larval stages (Haemonchus contortus)

*

*

Brown stomachworm, including inhibited larval stages (Teledorsagia spp)

*

*

Bankruptworm (Trichostrongylus spp.)

*

*

Long-necked Bankruptworm (Nematodirus spp.)

*

*

Hookworm ( Gaigeria pachyscelis.)

*

*

White bankruptworm (Strongyloides papillosus)

 

*

Nodular worm (Oesophagostomum spp.)

*

*

Large-mouthed Bowelworm (Chabertia ovina)

*

*

Lungworm (Dictyocaulus filaria)

*

*

 

   2. Nasal bot (Oestrus ovis):

Controls all larval stages (1st, 2nd and 3rd instar larvae)
 

   3. Tapeworm species:

Milk tapeworm (Moniezia spp.)             Class 1

Serrated tapeworm (Thysaniezia spp.)  Class 1

Narrow tapeworm (Avitellina sp.)         Class 2

Liver tapeworm (Stilesia sp.)               Class 2

Definition: Class 1: 100 % effective in more than 80 % of the treated animals.

                Class 2: 100 % effective in more than 60 % of the treated animals.

 

EXTERNAL PARASITES : 

Controls Australian itch mite.

Ostriches

  1. Roundworm species

Immatures

Adult

Ostrich wireworm including inhibited larval stages (Libyostrongylus douglassii)

*

*

Definition * Controls (≥ 90 % effective)

  1. Tapeworm species (Houttuynia struthionis):

Class 1 (100 % effective in more than 80 % of the treated animals).

 

DIRECTIONS FOR USE :

Use only as directed.

  • Lambs and kids older than 6 weeks of age: oral dose of 2,5 ml per 10 kg body mass.  
  • Calves older than 6 weeks of age: oral dose is 2,5 ml/10  kg body mass.
  • Ostriches older than 6 weeks: oral dose is 2,5 ml/kg  body mass

WITHDRAWAL PERIOD :

  • Do not slaughter sheep and goats for human consumption within 14 days of treatment.
  • No withdrawal period is required for meat from ostriches.
  • Do not slaughter calves for human consumption within 14 days of treatment
  • Do not treat sheep and goats, where the milk is used for human consumption, during lactation or within 28 days prior to the commencement of lactation.

PRESENTATION :

250 ml, 500 ml, 1 L, 5 L and 10 L

STORAGE INSTRUCTIONS :

Store below 25 °C. Protect from light.

REGISTRATION NUMBERS :

South Africa: G3084 (Act 36/1947)

Namibia: V02/18.1.8/100 NS0

Zambia: 359-738V P-V
 

 

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