Each bolus contains:
Albendazole 300mg bolus with its low solubility, limited amount of the given dose of Albendazole is absorbed from the stomach and intestine. However, once the drug is absorbed peak plasma level can occur in 2-4hours. The plasma level is seldom greater than1% of the dose administered because of its relatively low solubility. Albendazole is slowly excreted.
Albendazole is highly effective for both prevention&treatment against Gastro-intestinal worms, Lungworms, Tapeworms and Mature Flukes.
DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION:
ALBENDAZOLE 300mg is recommended for cattle, sheep and goat.
Following dosage suggested
Based on body weight(b.w.):
For treatment Gastro-intestinal Worms, Lungworms, Tapeworms:
1bolus per 40 kg body weight (7.5 mg albendazole per kg Body weight)
For treatment liver flukes:
The dose must be one bolus per 30 kg body weight(10 mg albendazole per kg body weight).
No side effects at the prescribed dosage rate.
WARNING AND PRECAUTIONS:
Albendazole at the fluke level dose to ewes should not be dosed during tupping and for one month after the rams are removed. Pregnant ewes have shown teratogenic effects during the 2nd, 3rd and 4th week of gestation so it is contraindicated and should not be prescribed in first month of pregnancy.
Meat: 14 days
Milk: 7 days