TETRAMISOLE " AVICO "

A water Soluble powder

Composition: Each 1 gm. contains:
Tetramisole HCI 100 mg.
Tetramisole is a racemic mixture of 2 optical isomers have a broad spectrum anthelmintic activities. [(6-tetramisole or L -tetramisole or Levamisole and R (+) tetramisole].
Tetramisole is a highly acceptable antinematodal drug due to its broad range of activity in a large number of hosts (sheep, cattle, horse, poultry). Through its paralysing action on the parasite and inhibtion of the activity of fumarate and succinate dehydrogenase enzyme which is of vital importance of the worms.
Tetramisole AVICO has the ability to kill many parasitic nematodes (adult and immature stage) which infest different animals.
Cattle, buffaloes, sheep & goats:
Tetramisole is effectively used for treatment of parasitic stages affect abomasum, intestines & lungs including Haemonchus, Ostertagia, Cooperia, Trichostrongylus, bunostomum, Oesophagostomum and Dictyocaulus and Ascaridiasis.
Poultry:
Tetramisole AVICO is indicated for treatment of Ascaridia galli, Heterakis gallinarum capillaria obsignata affect intestine as well as lung worms known as syngamus trachea.
Dosage and administraion:
Cattle, buffaloes, sheep, goats and horses:
1.5 g (150 mg tetramisole) per 10 kg b.wt. as a single oral dose as a drench or mixed with a little amount of fodder.
Poultry:
0.15 - 0.2 g per kg b.wt. to be adinistered via drinking water for 12 hours.
A single application of the above mentioned doses result in a satisfactory anthelmintic effect.
The treatment has to be repeated only in case of reinfection.
Contra-indications and warning:
Tetramisole preparation is not a harmless durg.
Sensitivity of animal species to it, increases in the following order: Sheep - Poultry - cattle - dog - cat - horse. The animals being in poor health condition are more sensitive to the preparation. Tetramisole AVICO should be, individually, administered to horses, cattle and dogs.
Withdrawal Period:
The meat of animals treated with tetramisole should not be used for human consumption for 3 days and their milk for 48 hours after treatment Egges are not suitable for consumption for 3 days after treatment.
Overdosage:
Overdosage in cattle and sheep gives rise to transient signs of head shaking, salivation and licking of the lips.
Storage:
Store in cool and dry place and protect from light.
Packing:
100 g. alu. foil bags and 500 gm. plastic containers.