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Equimec Worming Paste Broad Spectrum Parasite Control Agent For Horses 6.42gm

Equimec Worming Paste Broad Spectrum Parasite Control Agent For Horses Treats And Controls Roundworms Bots And Skin Lesions

Active Constituents

  • 18.7 g/kg Ivermectin


  • For the treatment and control of roundworms (including arterial larval stages of Strongylus vulgaris and benzimidazole-resistant small strongyles), bots, and skin lesions caused by Habronema and Draschia spp. (summer sores) and Onchocerca spp. microfilariae (cutaneous onchocerciasis)


  • Large Strongyles - Strongylus vulgaris (adult and arterial larval stages), Strongylus edentates (adults and tissues sages), Strongylus equinus, (adults), Triodontophorus spp. (adults), and Craterostomum acuticaudatum (adults)
  • Small Strongyles: Including benzimidazole resistant strains of adult and immature: Cyathostomum spp., Cyclicocyclus spp., Cylicostephanus spp., Cylicodontophorus spp., Gyalocephalus spp., Coronocyclus spp., Parapoteriostomum spp., Petrovinema spp., and Poteriostomum spp.
  • Pinworm: Oxyuris equi (adult and immature)
  • Ascarids (roundworm): Parascaris equorum (adult and immature)
  • Hairworm: Trichostrongylus axei (adult)
  • Large Mouth Stomach Worm: Habronema muscae (adult)
  • Neck Threadworm: Onchocerca spp. (microfilariae)
  • Bots: Gasterophilus spp. (oral and gastric stages)
  • Lungworm: Dictyocaulus arnfieldi (adult and immature)
  • Intestinal Threadworm: Strongyloides westeri (adult)
  • Skin lesions caused by Habronema and Draschia spp. cutaneous larvae (summer sores), and Onchocerca spp. Microfilariae (cutaneous onchocerciasis)

Product benefits

  • Wide margin of safety at the recommended dose level
  • Suitable for horses of all ages including foals at 6 – 8 weeks
  • Mares may be treated at any stage of pregnancy
  • Stallions may be treated without having a negative impact on their fertility
  • Low dose volume in an easy-to-use trigger applicator
  • 1 syringe will treat a 600kg horse 


  • Weight-calibrated syringe

APVMA: 37526/101041


  • Administer 1.07g per 100kg of body weight orally
  • One 6.24g syringe will treat a 600kg horse

Directions for Use

  • Adjust dosage control dial to your horse’s bodyweight, lock it in place and press the plunger into their mouth
  • Each weight marking on the syringe plunger will deliver 1.0g of paste
  • Unlock the knurled ring by making 1/4 turn and slide the knurled ring up the plunger shaft so that the side nearest the barrel is at the appropriate weight marking 
  • Turn the knurled ring 1/4 turn to lock in place
  • Remove the plastic cap from the tip of the nozzle
  • Make sure the horse's mouth does not contain feed
  • Insert the syringe into the side of the horse's mouth in the gap between the front and back teeth 
  • Advance the plunger as far as it will go, depositing the medication on the rear of the tongue 
  • Immediately raise the horse's head for a few seconds after dosing to ensure the full dose has been swallowed 


  • Resolution of summer sores involving extensive tissue changes may require other appropriate therapy in conjunction with treatment with EQUIMEC Paste
  • Reinfection and measures for its prevention should also be considered
  • Consult your veterinarian if the condition does not improve
  • To be used in horses ONLY - do not use in other animal species 
  • Meat withholding period: Do not use less than 21 days before slaughter for human consumption 

Suggested Parasite Control Program

  • All horses should be included in a regular parasite control program with particular attention paid to mares, foals and yearlings 
  • Foals should be treated initially at 6-8 weeks of age, and routine treatment repeated as appropriate 
  • EQUIMEC is highly effective against gastrointestinal, cultaneous and pulmonary nematodes and bots of horses of all ages
  • With its broad spectrum, EQUIMEC is well suited to be the major product in a parasite control program 
  • Because reinfection is common, treatment must be repeated routinely for effective control 

Active Constituents

  • 18.7 g/kg Ivermectin

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