Noromectin Antiparasitic Injection for Cattle and Pigs
Active constituent: Ivermectin 10 mg/mL
For the treatment and control of ivermectin-sensitive internal and external parasites of cattle and pigs. When used at the recommended doses of 200 µg per kilogram liveweight for cattle and 300 µg ivermectin per kilogram liveweight for pigs, NOROMECTIN Antiparasitic Injection for Cattle and Pigs controls the following parasites:
GASTROINTESTINAL NEMATODES: Adult and immature – Ostertagia ostertagi (including third and fourth stage larvae and inhibited immatures) O. lyrata, Haemonchus placei (including third and fourth stage larvae), Trichostrongylus axei, T. colubriformis, Cooperia spp (including third and fourth stage larvae), Bunostomum phlebotomum (including third and fourth stage larvae), Oesophagostomum radiatum (including third and fourth stage larvae) and adults of Nematodirus spathiger, Nematodirus helvetianus, Strongyloides papillosus, Toxocara vitulorum and Trichuris spp.
Lungworms: (adult and immature) Dictyocaulus viviparus (including inhibited stages).
Eyeworms: (adult) Thelazia spp.
Screw Worm Fly: parasitic larval stages of Chrysomyia bezziana (not reported in Australia but present in Papua-New Guinea).
Sucking Lice: Linognathus vituli, Haematopinus eurysternus and Solenopotes capillatus. Does not provide full control of the cattle biting louse Bovicola bovis.
Mites: Sarcoptes scabiei var bovis.
Cattle Tick: Boophilus microplus.
Noromectin Injection for Cattle and Pigs, at the recommended dose rate, effectively controls infections with Ostertagia spp and Cooperia spp acquired up to 7 days after treatment, and Dictyocaulus viviparus and Chrysomya bezziana acquired up to 14 days after treatment. When used as directed, Noromectin Injectable for Cattle and Pigs concurrently aids in the control of Chorioptes bovis (mite).
GASTROINTESTINAL NEMATODES: Adults and fourth-stage larvae of Ascaris suum, Hyostrongylus rubidus, Oesophagostomum spp (Nodule worm) and adults of Strongyloides ransomi* (Intestinal threadworm) and Trichuris suis.
KIDNEY WORMS: Adults and fourth-stage larvae of Stephanurus dentatus.
LUNGWORMS: Adult Metastrongylus spp
LICE: Haematopinus suis
MITES: Sarcoptes scabiei var. suis
*NOROMECTIN Antiparasitic Injection for Cattle and Pigs, given to pregnant sows 7 to 14 days before farrowing effectively controls transmission via the milk of Strongyloides ransomi to piglets.
Dosage & Administration
NOROMECTIN Antiparasitic Injection for Cattle and Pigs is to be given by subcutaneous injection only.
1 mL per 50 kg bodyweight (200 µg ivermectin/kg) by subcutaneous injection only.
Dose the mob according to the heaviest animal by liveweight in each group (cows, bulls, calves, heifers, etc). Do not underdose. A representative sample of cattle should be weighed before treatment either with scales or with a weighband.
Where there is a large variation in size within the group, draft into two or more lines based on bodyweight, to avoid excessive overdosing.
1 mL per 33 kg bodyweight (300 µg ivermectin/kg) by subcutaneous injection only.
Dose animals according to the heaviest animal by liveweight in each group (sows, gilts, boars, etc). Do not underdose. Pigs should be weighed. In young pigs, especially those below 16 kg, dosing accurately is important. The recommended dose is 1 mL per 33 kg bodyweight (300 µg Ivermectin/kg bodyweight) by subcutaneous injection in the neck. Do not use intravenously or intramuscularly.
DO NOT USE in lactating cows or within 28 days of calving where milk or milk products may be used for human consumption.
MEAT: DO NOT USE less than 28 days (pigs) 42 days (cattle) before slaughter for human consumption.
MILK: DO NOT USE in lactating cows or within 28 days of calving where milk or milk products may be used for human consumption.
EXPORT SLAUGHTER INTERVAL (ESI): 35 days (pigs) 42 days (cattle).
Contraindictions, Warnings etc
Note to User: A low incidence of soft tissue swelling at the injection site has been observed. These reactions have disappeared without treatment.
Store below 30ºC (Room temperature) away from light. Once broached, the product must be used within 6 months.
Dispose of empty container by wrapping with paper and putting in garbage. Discarded needles/sharps should immediately be placed in a designated and appropriately labelled ‘sharps’ container.