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Qualitative and quantitative composition
1 ml of product contains:
Active substance :
Levamisol 100 mg hydrochloride
Citric acid anhydrous, methyl parahydroxybenzoate, propylene glycol, sodium metabisulfite, sodium hydroxide and purified water
Oral, clear, colorless solution.
Cattle, sheep, pigs and poultry.
Levamisol is an anthelmintic with a broad spectrum. It has a mode of action comparable to that of nicotine and therefore can cause an increase in blood pressure and an increase in intestinal motility. Levamisol has a lymph node stimulating effect (choline-mimetic), resulting in tonic muscle contractions, the parasite is paralyzed and eliminated. Levamisol is active on adult Ascaris stages and on larval and adult stages of pulmonary parasites.
After oral administration, levamisol is rapidly absorbed, with high plasma concentrations being reached after 1-2 hours. Levamisol is distributed throughout the body and is converted into the liver into less active metabolites.
Within the first 12 hours after administration, levamisole is excreted approx. 40% via urine and then for the first 8 days approx. 40% is excreted via faeces.
Indications for use, specifying the target species
Levaverm 10% is indicated in mammals in control:
pulmonary parasites: Dictyocaulus spp, Metastrongylus spp. and Protostrongylus spp.
gastrointestinal nematodes: Haemonchus spp. Trichostrongylus spp. Ostertagia spp. Cooperia spp Bunostomum spp. Nemalodirus spp. Oesophagostomum spp. Strongyloides spp Chabertia spp. Toxocara vitellorum Hyostrongylus spp Trichuris spp and Ascaris spp.
In birds, levamisole is indicated in the control of infections caused by the larval and adult stages of Amidostomum anserus, Ascaridia spp, Heterakis gallinarium, Capillaria spp and Syngamus trachea.
Do not use in animals with severe liver or kidney problems.
Do not use in animals with pre-existing blood disorders.
It does not exists.
Special precautions for use
Special precautions for use in animals
It's not necessary.
Special precautions to be taken by the person administering the product to animals
If the product is tightly closed and packed, neither veterinarians nor farmers will normally be in direct contact with the product; so normal precautions for. handling of drugs is sufficient. The effect of the drug should always be considered, therefore gloves are recommended.
Adverse reactions (frequency and severity)
Loss of mouth or salivation can be observed. This reaction is occasionally observed and will disappear after a few hours after administration.
Animals with serious lung disease caused by lung parasites can react by coughing and vomiting. These temporary symptoms are caused by the migration of parasites from the lungs and last for several hours.
Use during gestation, lactation or laying
No side effects have been reported with Levaverm 10% during gestation and lactation.
Levamisol will not be used in milk-producing animals or birds producing eggs for human consumption.
Interactions with other medicinal products or other forms of interaction
Concomitant administration of levamisol with organophosphorus insecticides may occasionally cause toxic reactions.
Amounts to be administered and route of administration
Cattle, sheep and pigs:
1 ml / 10 kg body weight or 1 liter / 1000 liters of drinking water administered once
1-1.5 liters / 1000 liters of drinking water, administered once
Route of administration: it is administered orally in drinking water.
Overdosage (symptoms, emergency procedures, antidotes), as appropriate
The therapeutic index of levamisol is 2.5 to 12 times the prescribed dose.
Cattle and sheep: 15 days; Pigs: 11 days; Birds: 3 days
Do not use in animals producing milk for human consumption. Do not use in birds producing eggs for human consumption.
Period of validity
Shelf life of the veterinary medicinal product as packaged for sale: 12 months.
Shelf-life after first opening the immediate packaging: 3 months. Shelf life after reconstitution in drinking water: 24 hours.
Special precautions for storage
Keep at a temperature below 25 ° C, do not freeze. Keep the bottle tightly closed.
Nature and composition of the primary packaging
1 liter polyethylene bottle.
Precautions for Disposal of Waste or Unused Product, as appropriate:
Any unused veterinary medicinal product or waste resulting from the use of such products must