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Using ZIMECTERIN® Brand Products.

All horses should be included in a regular parasite control program with particular attention paid to mares, foals and yearlings. ZIMECTERIN Brand Products are an excellent option for strategic parasite control. To create a comprehensive deworming plan specifically for your horse, consult your veterinarian.

How to use ZIMECTERIN Gold (ivermectin/praziquantel).

ZIMECTERIN Gold (ivermectin/praziquantel) is safe for adult horses and foals as young as 2 months of age. Each syringe contains enough paste to treat one 1,250-pound horse at the recommended dose rate of 91 mcg ivermectin per pound (200 mcg/kg) body weight and 454 mcg praziquantel per pound (1 mg/kg) body weight. Each weight marking on the syringe plunger delivers enough paste to treat 250 pounds of body weight.1

ZIMECTERIN Gold treats and controls:1

Tapeworms (Anoplocephala perfoliata)
Small strongyles
Large strongyles
Bots
• Oral and gastric stages
Gasterophilus spp. — 1st instar
Gasterophilus intestinalis — 2nd instar
Gasterophilus intestinalis — 3rd instar
Gasterophilus nasalis — 2nd instar
Gasterophilus nasalis — 3rd instar
Ascarids (roundworms)
Pinworms
Summer sores
Lungworms
Hairworms
Large-mouth stomach worms
Neck threadworms
Intestinal threadworms

How to use ZIMECTERIN.

Foals can be treated initially with ZIMECTERIN (ivermectin) at 6 to 8 weeks of age. Repeat routine treatment as appropriate. Each syringe contains sufficient paste to treat one 1,250-pound horse at the recommended dose rate of 91 mcg ivermectin per pound (200 mcg/kg) body weight. Each weight marking on the syringe plunger delivers enough paste to treat 250 pounds of body weight.2

Usage chart

 

1Based on data provided on the ZIMECTERIN Gold label.

2Based on data provided on the ZIMECTERIN label.

 

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IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION

ZIMECTERIN Gold
Warning: Not for use in humans. Keep this and all drugs out of reach of children. In horses there have been rare reports of swelling and irritation of the mouth, lips and tongue following administration of ZIMECTERIN Gold. These reactions have been transitory in nature. Do not use in other animal species as severe adverse reactions, including fatalities in dogs, may result.

ZIMECTERIN Paste 1.87%
Warning: Not for use in humans. Keep this and all drugs out of reach of children. Do not use in other animal species as severe adverse reactions, including fatalities in dogs, may result.

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