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Dectomax® Injectable Endectocide-Pigs

(Doramectin 10mg/mL)

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    • Dectomax® Injectable solution containing Doramectin 10mg/mL.and it is a ready-to-use, colourless to pale yellow, sterile solution.
    • Dectomax® injectable is a broad spectrum parasiticide for cattle and pigs of all ages. Dectomax® is effective in killing internal and external parasites.
    • Dectomax® (Doramectin) was discovered and patented by Zoetis (ex Pfizer).
    • The primary mode of action of the Doramectin is to inhibit electrical activity that controls nerve cells in worms and muscle cells in lice and ticks causing paralysis and death of parasite.
    • Dectomax® injectable is effective in the treatment and control of the following parasite species:
    • Adult and immature gastrointestinal Roundworms:
      • Red Stomach Worm – Hyostrongylus rubidus
      • Large Roundworm – Ascaris suum
      • Intestinal Threadworm – Strongyloides ransomi
      • Nodule worm – Oesophagostomum dentatum
      • Nodule worm -  Oesophagostomum quadrispinulatum
      • Whipworm – Trichuris suis (adults only)
    • Adult Lungworms – Metastrongylus spp.
    • Adult kidney worms-Stephanurus dentatus
    • Sucking lice – Haematopinus suis
    • Mange mites – Sarcoptes scabiei var suis
    • Dectomax® injectable provide persistent protection against reinfection by Ascaris suum and mange mite (Sarcoptes scabiei var suis).

    Species

    Period of protection following treatment

    Ascaris suum

    At least 7 days

    Sarcoptes scabiei var suis

    At least 18 days

     

    • Effective broad spectrum parasiticide for all age pigs provide parasites control
    • Highly effective against Sarcoptic mange mites by breaking cycle of mange mites.
    • Dectomax® injectable has been specially formulated to minimise the risk of injection site pain after administration.
    • Consistent reliable results
    • As an injectable formulation, Dectomax® Injectable delivers effective reliable parasite control. Unlike a Pour-On formulation there are no barriers to absorption such as skin, dust, and environmental factors. The injectable formulation also reaches higher blood drug concentration.
    • Tissue friendly formulation
    • Dectomax® Injectable is an oil based formulation which makes it tissue friendly and easy to inject.
    • Wide safety margin
    • Dectomax® Injectable has a wide safety margin in all ages of stock, including young piglets.

    Packaging

    • 500mL multi-dose, rubber-capped amber glass bottles contained in a clear polycarbonate shield. The polycarbonate shield holds the bottle during use, has a pre-drilled eye-hook for easy hanging.
    • Administer Dectomax® injectable solution at the recommended dosage of 1mL (10mg doramectin) per 33kg (0.3mL per 10kg) of body weight by intramuscular injection into the neck region behind the ear.
    • Piglets weighing 16 kg or less should be dosed in accordance with the following table:

    Weight (kg)

    Dose (mL)

    5 - 7

    0.2

    8 - 10

    0.3

    11 - 13

    0.4

    14 - 16

    0.5

    • Do not use in animals within 28 days (4 weeks) of previous treatment.
    • Use content within 28 days of first broaching the vile.
    • Store below 30o C (Room temperature).
  • Withholding periods:

    • Withholding period: 35 days.
    • Export Slaughter Interval (ESI): Do not use less than 42 days before slaughter for export.
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