Oramec Drench for Sheep is an oral solution containing 0.08% w/v ivermectin.
For the treatment and control of gastro-intestinal nematodes, lungworms and nasal bots of sheep.
Oramec drench at the recommended dose rate of 200 micrograms ivermectin per kg bodyweight provides effective control against the following parasites of sheep:
Gastro-intestinal roundworms (adult and immature): Haemonchus contortus, Teladorsagia circumcincta, Trichostrongylus spp., Cooperia spp., Nematodirus spp. including N. battus, Strongyloides papillosus, Oesophagostomum spp. and adult Chabertia ovina.
Inhibited larval stages and benzimidazole-resistant strains of Haemonchus contortus and Teladorsagia circumcincta are also controlled.
Lungworms (adult and immature): Dictyocaulus filaria.
Nasal bot (all larval stages): Oestrus ovis.
Dosage and administration:
2.5 ml per 10 kg bodyweight (corresponding to the recommended dose rate of 200 micrograms ivermectin per kg bodyweight), administered orally with a dosing gun. The dosing gun should be calibrated sufficiently accurately to ensure precise dosing of young sheep. To ensure administration of a correct dose, bodyweight should be determined as accurately as possible; accuracy of the dosing device should be checked. Do not mix with other products.
Give as an oral drench.
Sheep may be slaughtered for human consumption only from 6 days after the last treatment.
Do not use in lactating animals producing milk for human consumption.
If milk is to be used for human consumption animals should not be treated within 60 days prior to the commencement of lactation.