Composition: Each 1 gm contains:
Tetramisole HCL 300 mg.
Tetramisole is a highly acceptable antinematodal drug due to its broad range of activity in a large number of hosts (sheep, cattle, horse and poultry). Through its paralysing action on the parasite and inhibition 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.
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 & Administration:
Buffaloes, Cattle, Sheep & Goats: 1 g TETRAMISOLE (AVICO) per 20 kg body weight in drinking water as a single dose. (Equivalent to 15 mg tetramisole /1 kg b.wt.).
Poultry: 1- 2 gm TETRAMISOLE (AVICO) per 6 kg living weight (50-100 mg tetramisole /1 kg b.wt.). Via drinking water as a single dose.
Withdrawal Period:
Meat: 7 days.
Milk: 48 hours.
Eggs: 7 days.
Contra-indications and warning:
Tetramisole preparation is not a harmless drug.
Sensitivity of animal species to it increases in the following order: Sheep - Poultry - cattle - horse. The animals being in poor health condition are more sensitive to the preparation. Tetramisole AVICO should be, individually, administered to horses and cattle.
Overdosage in cattle and sheep gives rise to transient signs of head shaking, salivation and licking of the lips.
Store in a dark place at a temperature below 30C.
100, 500 gm & 1 kg aluminum foil.