Closamectin Injection for Cattle & Sheep is a combination fluke, worm and scab injection. Its unique combination of ivermectin and closantel gives broad spectrum efficacy against the majoritory of economically important stages of internal and external parasites in sheep.
Closamectin Injection is licensed in the UK, Republic of Ireland and other European countries and is a clear amber solution for injection containing: Ivermectin 5mg/ml, Closantel (as closantel sodium dihydrate) 125mg/ml, Also contains Sodium Formaldehyde Sulphoxylate (as antioxidant) 5 mg/ml.
Cattle: For the treatment of mixed trematode (fluke) and nematode or arthropod infestations due to gastrointestinal roundworms, lungworms, eyeworms, warbles, mites and lice of cattle.
Sheep: For the treatment of mixed trematode (fluke) and nematode or arthropod infestations due to gastrointestinal roundworms, trematodes, lungworms, nasal bots and mites of sheep.
Dosage & Administration
Closamectin Injection should be administered at a dosage rate of 200 µg ivermectin per kg bodyweight and 5 mg closantel per kg bodyweight (1 ml per 25 kg). It should only be injected subcutaneously into the neck. A maximum dose of 10ml should be administered at any one site with any residual volume administered at another site in the neck. A sterile 16-gauge, one-inch needle is recommended.
For the treatment and control of sheep scab an injection of Closamectin Injection for Sheep may be administered but must be followed with a second injection of an ivermectin only product seven days after the initial injection to treat clinical signs of scab and to eliminate mites. This injection should be administered at the other side of the neck
Bought in stock:
It is recommended that all bought-in stock should be treated and kept separate for at least 48 hours before introduction to the rest of the flock.
Cattle: Meat and offal: 49 days. Milk: Not authorised for use in cattle producing milk for human consumption including during the dry period. Do not use during the last trimester of pregnancy in heifers which are intended to produce milk for human consumption.
Sheep: Meat and offal: 28 days. Milk: Not authorised for use in ewes producing milk for human consumption including during the dry period. Do not use within 1 year prior to the first lambing in ewes intended to produce milk for human consumption.
Do not use intravenously or intramuscularly.