Echinococcus granuloses (sexually mature), Multiceps (Taenia) Multiceps, T hydatigena, T. ovis, T. pisiforms, T taeniaeformis, Dipylidium caninum (sexually mature and immature forms), Diphyllobothrium Iatum, as well as on some trematodes (flukes) as Opisthorchis felineus, Paragonimus westermani, Apophallus donicum, Mesostephanus spp. Abamectin is an endectocide which affects internal (nematodes) and external (arthropods – insects, mange mites and pasture ticks) parasites in dogs. Its antinematode effect is directed against some roundworms Toxocara canis, Toxocarids leonine, Trichuris vulpis, Ancylostoma caninum, A. Brasiliense, Uncinaria stenocephala, Strongvloides stercoralis, and also against Dirofilarial immitis, Filaroides osteri. Abamectin induces insecticidal effect on some insects – Linognathus setosus (louse), Ctenocephalides canis (canine flea), C. felis (feline flea), Pulex irritans (human flea), as well as acaricidal effect on ticks – Demodex canis, Otodectes cynotis, Sarcoptes canis, Notoedres spp., Ixodes ricinus, Rhipicephalus sanguineus, Dermacentor reticulatus and some other pasture ticks The two active substances of the preparation complement each other’s action, thereby providing a wider antiparasitic effect with a single administration. The product is well tolerated by dogs (with the exception of some breeds see under “Contraindications”). In case of overdosage, salivation, pupil dilation and gait disturbance may occur.
Indications: In infestation of dogs with endoparasites tapeworms – cestodes (teniae) and roundworms (nematodes); in filariasis of the heart; in infestations with fleas, lice, pasture ticks and mange mites including ear scabies; and particularly in cases of complex endo and ectoparasitic invasion.
Contra-indications: Do not administer to dogs of Collie, Shelti and Bobtail breeds, to pregnant bitches, as well as to puppies below two months of age. Do not give more than four tablets as a single dose to dogs with a body weight exceeding 40 kg.
Mode of administration: Orally
Manufactured & marketed by: FARMCHEMIE (PVT) LTD