Orders containing both prescription and non-prescription products will only be despatched once the prescription has been received.
Medications and drugs are non-returnable.
Equitape Horse Wormer is used as a single dose treatment against all three Praziquantel sensitive cestodes (tapeworm) species in horses.
One syringe per 600 kg weight.
Check with your vet for pregnant Mares. Always read the instructions before use.
Praziquantel is a pyrazino-isoquinoline derivative. For the single dose treatment of infections with cestodes (tapeworms) of the species Anoplocephala perfoliata sensitive to praziquantel.
Dosage and administration
For oral administration. One 6.67g syringe contains sufficient paste to treat one 600kg horse at the recommended dose rate (1mg praziquantel per kg bodyweight). Each graduation on the calibrated syringe delivers sufficient paste to treat 50kg bodyweight. Use of a scale or weigh tape is recommended to ensure accurate dosing.
Contra-indications, warnings, etc
Do not use in horses producing milk for human consumption.
Withdrawal period for edible tissue: zero days
The safety of EQUITAPE has not been studied following administration to mares during gestation and lactation, and as such should only be used in mares during pregnancy and lactation after assessment of the benefit/risk balance by your veterinary surgeon.
Wash hands thoroughly after treating animals.
Do not eat, drink or smoke during application.
Any spillage of the product onto human skin should be removed by washing with soap and water.
Read entire package insert before use.
For animal treatment only.
Keep out of reach of children.
In order to limit pasture excretion of the product and its metabolites, horses should remain stabled for 2 days after treatment. Unused product or waste material must be disposed of in accordance with national waste disposal requirements.
As tapeworm infection is unlikely to occur in horses before two months of age, treatment of foals below this age is not considered necessary.
In horses with severe infections, treatment may result in mild, transient colic and loose faeces due to the destruction of the tapeworms.
Parasite resistance to a particular class of anthelmintic may develop following frequent, repeated use of an anthelmintic of that class.
In the absence of compatibility studies this veterinary product must not be mixed with other medicinal products.
These products, as well as being available from vets and pharmacists, can be supplied by a suitably qualified person.
Within the current legislation it is our duty to determine the purchaser is a legitimate buyer and owner of an animal requiring treatment. Upon completion of purchasing these goods you will be asked some questions regarding the animal for compliance with the VMD, please be aware that we may contact you to confirm any details if necessary.
Always read the instructions before use.
Safety precautions may be necessary during administration, please consult the packaging and/or product literature.
This is for food producing animals