COMPOSITION:

Contains per ml:
Imidocarb dipropionate 120 mg

DESCRIPTION:

Imidocarb dipropionate is highly active against infections caused by adult and immature stages of Babesia in cattle, sheep, horses and dogs, against Anaplasma infections in cattle and against Ehrlichia canis infections in dogs. The prolonged action of Imidocarb dipropionate exerts a prophylactic effect against Babesia infections for up to 6 weeks.

INDICATIONS:

Imidocarb 120 Inj. is indicated for the treatment and prevention of Babesiosis in cattle, sheep, horses and dogs, for the treatment of Anaplasmosis in cattle and Ehrlichiosis in dogs.

CONTRA-INDICATIONS:

Do not administer to extremely weak animals. Do not use in ewes in lactation if milk is intended for human consumption.

SIDE EFFECTS:

A painful, inflammatory reaction may be seen at the injection site, even during a few days. Increased salivation, nasal discharge and vomiting can be seen shortly after injection. Some dog and sheep breeds can show transient side effects.

INCOMPATIBILITY WITH OTHER DRUGS:

Do not combine with choline-esterase-inhibiting drugs, pesticides or other chemicals.

DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION:

For subcutaneous or intramuscular injection.

Treatment:

  • Cattle : 1 ml per 100 kg bodyweight. In treating mixed infections due to Anaplasma and Babesia, administer 2.5 ml per 100 kg bodyweight.
  • Sheep : 0.5 ml per 50 kg bodyweight.
  • Horses : 2 ml per 100 kg bodyweight (intramuscular injection is preferred). In most cases, a single dose will effect a complete cure, but the treatment of B. equi infections in horses may require 2 doses at an interval of 24 hours.
  • Dogs : 0.25 ml per 10 kg bodyweight. In treating mixed infections due to Ehrlichia and Babesia, administer 0.5 ml per 10 kg bodyweight, 2 doses at an interval of 14 days.

It is advised to screen the blood after one treatment for presence of the parasite. Repeat treatment if the test is positive.

Prevention:

  • Cattle : 2.5 ml per 100 kg bodyweight. A single dose will prevent Babesiosis for up to 4 weeks depending on the severity of the challenge and species involved.
  • Horses : 2 ml per 100 kg bodyweight (intramuscular injection is preferred).
  • Dogs : 0.5 ml per 10 kg bodyweight. A single dose will prevent Babesiosis for up to 4 weeks.
  • Sheep : 1 ml per 50 kg bodyweight.

WITHDRAWAL PERIOD:

Meat : 90 days
Milk : 7 days

STORAGE:

Store in a dry, dark place between 8 °C and 25 °C.
Keep medicine away from children.

PACKING:

50 ml multidose vial, packed in individual box (105 vials per box).

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