COMPOSITION:Each 1 ml contains:
Rafoxanide 125 mg
Rafoxanide is a fasciolicide drug, which has a potent activity against adult liver flukes as Fasciola hepatica and Fasciola gigantica. It also has respectable efficacy against immature fluke. Rafoxanide is also active against blood sucking nematodes such as Haemonchus spp., Bunostomum spp.and tissue invading fly.
Rafoxanide act by uncoupling or disconnect the mitochondrial reaction involved in electron-transport - associated events from ATP
generation. This uncoupling is lethal to Fasciola spp. and other blood sucking helminthes
AVINIDE Injection is recommended for the treatment of liver fluke infestations (Fasioliasis) in cattle, buffaloes, sheep and goats; it is specifically effective against the immature stages. It is also recommended for the control of the blood sucking nematodes: Bunostomum phlebotomum, adult Oesophagostomum radiatum, and fourth stage O. radiatum, Gaigeria spp. and Haemoncus spp. in various ruminants, it is effective also in eliminating larval stages of the nasal bot flies in sheep Oestrus ovis and other bot flies in goat, and cattle (Hypoderma bovis, H. lineatum).
Dosage and administration:
To be injected by subcutaneous route only in the neck area.>Cattle, sheep and goats at a dose of 3 mg per kg body weight equivalent to 1 ml per 41.6 kg body weight.
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Meat: 28 days.
Milk: 28 days.
Do not inject more than 10 ml in the same site.
In rare cases, local reaction might occur at the site of injection, which resolves in few days.
Store in a dark place at a temperature below 30º C.
50 & 100 ml amber glass bottles.
FOR VETERINARY USE ONLY