Eraquell 18.7mg/g Oral Paste for Horses [active ingredient: Ivermectin] (POM-VPS)
Eraquell is a broad spectrum horse wormer capable of treating multiple-species infestations, including roundworms, lungworms and bots. This product should be used in early and late summer alongside Equimax for year-round parasite control. One gel is sufficient to treat a horse up to 700kg, if your horse is bigger than this you will need another gel, or use the Eraquell tabs which treat up to 800kg. For more information on when to worm your horse, please read our Confused About Worming? article, written by our in-house SQP.
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Eraquell is an ivermectin based horse wormer for the treatment and control of important internal parasites, including roundworms, lungworms and bots.
What does Eraquell treat?Eraquell oral gel, at the recommended dosage level, provides effective control of the following parasites of horses and ponies:
- Large Strongyles
- Small Strongyles (adults)
- Intestinal Threadworms
- Large-mouth stomach worms
- Neck threadworm
- Stomach bots
When should Eraquell be used?
Eraquell should be used in early and late summer, alongside Equimax in spring and autumn and a treatment for encysted small redworms over the winter months, to provide a complete year round parasite control programme for all types of horses and ponies, including pregnant and lactating mares, and foals over two weeks of age.
|Suitable for use during pregnancy?||Suitable for mares at any stage of pregnancy and lactation|
|Complies with Jockey Club/ FEI Rules||Yes|
|Warnings||Toxic to dogs and cats, extremely dangerous to fish and aquatic organisms. Please read entire package insert before use.|
|Suitable for Donkeys||No|
|My Horse Is...||Pregnant|
|Instructions for use||Eraquell oral gel for horses is given by mouth at the recommended dose rate. Each syringe division delivers sufficient paste to treat 100kg of bodyweight. The syringe delivers sufficient paste to treat 700kg bodyweight at the recommended dose rate.
The horse’s weight should be accurately determined to ensure use of the correct dose of product. Use of a scale or weigh tape is recommended to ensure accurate dosing.
Before administration adjust the syringe to the calculated dosage by setting the ring on the plunger.
The animal’s mouth must be free of food. The syringe should be placed between the front and back teeth and the paste deposited at the base of the tongue. Immediately elevate the head for a few seconds to ensure that the product is swallowed.
Treatment is recommended twice a year, in the summer months. Use alongside Equimax in spring and autumn to provide all year round protection from intestinal parasites.
|How long will it last (days)?||Will treat one horse up to 700kg.|
|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 firstname.lastname@example.org.|
|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 Eraquell, please see the NOAH Compendium|
|Parasites Treated||Ascarids (P.equorum), Hairworms (Trichostrongylus), Large Redworm (Large Strongyles), Lungworm (D.arnfeldi), Pinworm (Oxyuris), Small Redworm (Adult Stage), Stomach Bots, Stomach worms (H.muscae), Threadworm|
|Active Ingredient||Ivermectin (18.7mg/g)|