Fasimec® Oral (Ivermectin, Triclabendazole)
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Oral broad spectrum suspension for the control of round worms and liver flukes in cattle and sheep, sucking lice in cattle and nasal bots and itch mites in sheep
Description and Composition
FASIMEC oral is available as 2 ready-to-use drenches
FASIMEC cattle 12.2% containing 200 mg ivermectin and 12 g triclabendazole per 100 ml.
FASIMEC sheep 5.1% containing 100 mg ivermectin and 5 g triclabendazole per 100 ml.
Ivermectin is an avermectin macrocyclic lactone. It interacts with glutamate-gated chloride ion channels. By increasing membrane permeability to chloride ions it causes irreversible neuromuscular blockade in nematodes and arthropods leading to paralysis and death. Beside its effectiveness against ticks, mites and insects ivermectin is a broad spectrum anthelmintic effective against mature and immature stages of nematodes, including inhibited stages and strains resistant to other anthelmintic classes.
Triclabendazole is a benzimidazole. It binds to tubulin impairing intracellular transport mechanisms and interferes with protein synthesis. Triclabendazole is specifically effective against all 3 stages of Fasciola. The unique efficacy against early immature and immature stages makes FASIMEC particularly useful for the treatment of outbreaks of acute and subacute fasciolosis and for the strategic control of Fasciola infections.
FASIMEC is indicated for the control
- of adult and immature (including inhibited stages) ivermectin-sensitive gastrointestinal nematodes (Ostertagia, Haemonchus, Trichostrongylus, Cooperia) in cattle and sheep,
- of adult and immature Oesophagostomum radiatum (cattle), Nematodirus (sheep), Strongyloides (sheep), Oesophagostomum (sheep), Chabertia (sheep), Trichuris (sheep),
- of immature Nematodirus in cattle,
- of adult Oesophagostomum venulosum (cattle), Strongyloides (cattle), Trichuris (cattle),
- of adult and immature lung worms (Dictyocaulus) in cattle and sheep,
- of adult, immature and early immature triclabendazole-sensitive liver flukes (Fasciola) in cattle and sheep,
- of sucking lice in cattle (Linognathus, Haematopinus, Solenopotes),
- of itch mite (Psorergates) and nasal bots (all larval stages of Oestrus) in sheep and
- of strains of above parasites resistant to other classes of parasiticides.
Dosage and Administration
The recommended dose rate is:
- Cattle: 5 ml of FASIMEC 12.2% per 50 kg bodyweight, corresponding to 0.2 mg ivermectin and 12 mg triclabendazole per kg.
- Sheep: 1 ml of FASIMEC 5.1% per 5 kg bodyweight, corresponding to 0.2 mg ivermectin and 10 mg triclabendazole per kg.
FASIMEC is given orally. When shaken well before use FASIMEC is suitable for use through most types of drenching guns.
Treatment of sick animals suffering from worm infections: When sick animals are treated all other animals with the same history should be treated as well. Possible subsequent administrations should be given according to veterinary advice.
Strategic control: The recommended treatment schedule is adapted in each region to the local epidemiological situation.
Waiting periods according to national registrations.
Special Precautions and Warnings
Do not contaminate ponds, waterways or ditches with the product or used container.
Formulations and Packages
FASIMEC 12.2% and FASIMEC 5.1% come in 0.8 to 20 litre plastic containers.
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