Equest & Equest Pramox Oral Gel for Horses Annual Wormer Pack [active ingredients: Moxidectin & Praziquantel] (POM-VPS)
This pack includes 2 x Equest wormers and 2 x Equest Pramox wormers for year-round parasite protection Each 14.8g syringe contains sufficient gel to treat one 700kg horse. If your horse weighs more than this, a second syringe per horse will be required. Equest is a moxidectin based wormer, capable of treating multiple-species infestations, including roundworms, bots and encysted small redworm in horses and ponies. This product should be used in summer and winter alongside Equest Pramox. Equest Pramox is a combination wormer containing moxidectin and praziquantel, capable of treating multiple-species infestations, including roundworms, bots, encysted small redworm and tapeworm in horses and ponies. This product should be used in spring and autumn alongside Equest for year-round parasite control. NEW Packaging - Now treats up to 700kg and is suitable for pregnant and lactating mares For more information on when to worm your horse, please read our Confused About Worming? article, written by our in-house SQP.
What is Equest and what does it treat?Equest is a moxidectin based wormer for the treatment and control of of adult and larval stages of important internal parasites including encysted and developing larval stages of small redworms, large redworms and bots in horses and ponies with a single dose. When administered at the recommended dosage level of 400mcg moxidectin per kg of bodyweight, Equest provides effective control of moxidectin sensitive strains of the following parasites: Large strongyles, small strongyles, encysted small strongyles, ascarids and bots. Equest has a persistent effect in preventing infection by small strongyles for 2 weeks after dosing and suppresses the presence of small strongyle eggs in the dung for 90 days.
When should Equest be used?Equest should be used in winter, alongside Equest Pramox in spring and autumn and worm counts over summer for all round internal parasite control in all types of horses and ponies, including pregnant and lactating mares, over the age of four months old.
What is Equest Pramox and what does it treat?Equest Pramox is a combination wormer (moxidectin and praziquantel) for the treatment and control of of adult and larval stages of important internal parasites including encysted and developing larval stages of small redworms, large redworms, bots and tapeworm in horses and ponies with a single dose. When administered at the recommended dosage level of , Equest Pramox provides effective control of moxidectin and praziquantel sensitive strains of the following parasites: Large strongyles (large redworm), small strongyles (small redworm), encysted small strongyles, ascarids, bots and tapeworm. Equest Pramox is effective against developing intramucosal stages of small redworm. At 8 weeks after treatment, early inhibited stages of small redworm are eliminated.
When should Equest Pramox be used?Equest Pramox should be used in spring and autumn, alongside worm counts in summer and Equest in winter for all round internal parasite control in all types of horses and ponies, including pregnant and lactating mares, over the age of six and a half months old.
|Suitable for use during pregnancy?||Suitable for use in breeding, pregnant and lactating mares|
|Warnings||May cause adverse reactions in cats and dogs. Moxidectin is extremely toxic to fish and aquatic organisms. Not to be used to treat foals under 4 months of age.|
|Suitable for Donkeys||No|
|My Horse Is...||Pregnant|
|Instructions for use||One 14.8g syringe contains sufficient gel to treat one 700kg horse. If your horse weighs more than this, a second syringe will be required. It is vital to accurately dose your horse, so use of a weigh tape is recommended. Once you have determined the weight of your horse, set the syringe to the correct graduation (each graduation treats 25kg) and administer to the back of the horse's mouth. The recommended dosing interval for Equest and Equest Pramox is 13 weeks.|
|Ingredients Label||Moxidectin and Praziquantel (Equest Pramox only)|
|Legal Category||POM-VPS (Prescription-only medicine). Please answer the questions on the previous page.|
|Unsure about worming?||If you have any questions about worming your horse please do not hesitate to contact Hannah, our SQP, on 01995 671787 or email email@example.com.|
|Treats up to...||700kg|
|Adverse Reaction||If your horse has had an adverse reaction to this, or any other wormer, please fill in the VMD Adverse Event Form|
|Wormer Information||For the latest, up to date information about this wormer, please see the VMD Product Information Database|
|Parasites Treated||Tapeworm (A.magna), Tapeworm (A.perfoliata), Tapeworm (All species), Hairworms (Trichostrongylus), Large Redworm (Large Strongyles), Pinworm (Oxyuris), Small Redworm (Adult Stage), Small Redworm (Encysted Stage), Stomach Bots, Stomach worms (H.muscae), Threadworm|
|Active Ingredient||Moxidectin (18.92mg/g), Praziquantel (77.5mg/g)|