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Equitape Horse Paste 6.67g

£13.69(exc VAT)£16.43(inc VAT)

A white gel containing 90 mg/g praziquantel as active substance. As preservatives: 0.2 mg/g propyl parahydroxybenzoate (E216) and 1.4 mg/g methyl parahydroxybenzoate (E218).

For the single dose treatment of infections with cestodes (tapeworms) of the species Anoplocephala perfoliata sensitive to praziquantel.

One 6.67 g syringe contains sufficient gel to treat one 600 kg horse at the recommended dose rate (1 mg praziquantel per kg bodyweight).

Each graduation on the calibrated syringe delivers sufficient gel to treat 50 kg bodyweight. Use of a scale or weigh tape is recommended to ensure accurate dosing.

Legal Category: POM-VPS

Contra Indications

The safety of Equitape has not been studied following administration to mares during gestation and lactation, and as such should only be used in mares during pregnancy and lactation after assessment of the benefit/risk balance by your veterinary surgeon.

In horses with severe infections, treatment may result in mild, transient colic and loose faeces due to the destruction of the tapeworms.

In order to limit pasture excretion of the product and its metabolites, horses should remain stabled for 2 days after treatment.

Withdrawal Period

Meat: 0

Do not use in mares producing milk for human consumption.

Size: 6.67g

NOAH Datasheet

For the most up to date information about this product please look up the Summary of Product Characteristics (SPC) on the VMD webpage Product Information Database.

  • Price: £13.69(exc VAT)
    POM-VPS
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Equitape Horse Paste 6.67g
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