Pegamax oral paste for horses control the following parasites:
Tapeworms, large and small strongyles (including arterial larval stages of Strongylus Vulgaris), pinworms, ascarids, hairworms, large-mouth stomach worms, neck threadworms, bots etc. It can be safely used in horses of all ages, including pregnant mares, breeding stallions and foals.
One gram contains:
Store below 30°C
Keep away from light
- Do not slaughter animals for human consumption within 28 days of last administration.
- Keep out of reach of uninformed persons, children and animals.
- Although this remedy has been extensively tested under a large variety of conditions, failure thereof may ensue as a result of a wide range of reasons. If this is suspected, seek veterinary advice and notify the registration holder.
- Poisonous if swallowed. Consult a doctor and make this label available.
- Avoid contact with eyes and skin.
- Wash hands after use.
Directions for use: Use only as directed
- Administer orally
- Because re-infection is common, treatment must be repeated routinely for effective control.
- The contents of 1 syringe (32.4g) will treat a horse of 600kg body mass.
- Each mass marking on the syringe will deliver 5.4g (5ml) of paste, sufficient to treat 100kg bodymass.
- This will deliver 0.2mg/kg abamectin and 2.5mg/kg praziquantel which is the recommended dosage rate.
- Ensure that the horse’s mouth is free of food before administration.
- Turn the ring on the plunger to the correct dosage setting in accordance with the horse’s weight.
- Insert the syringe into the side of the horse’s mouth in the gap between the front and the back teeth.
- Advance the plunger to the chosen dosage, depositing the medication at the rear of the tongue.
- Raise the horse’s head for a few seconds immediately after dosing to ensure that the full dose has been swallowed.
Recommended dosing programme:
Mares: Regular dosing at 6 – 8 week intervals on pastures during Summer and Autumn.
Stallions: Dose at least twice a year.
Foals: Regular strategic treatment at 6 – 8 weeks intervals, commencing at ± 2 months of age.
It is important to alternate between two different groups of dewormers during the year.
Contact your veterinarian for a worm control programme that is suited to your conditions. The above is a general control programme but may need to be altered depending on the conditions and the area.