Leva-200 WS

Levamisole 20% water-soluble powder

Powder for oral administration

  • Composition
  • Contains per gram powder:
  • Levamisole hydrochloride
    200 mg.
  • Excipients ad
    1 g.

Description

Levamisole is a synthetic anthelmintic with activity against a broad spectrum of gastrointestinal worms and against lung worms. Levamisole causes an increase of the axial muscle tone followed by paralysis of the worms.

Indications

Prophylaxis and treatment of gastrointestinal and lung worm infections in cattle, calves, sheep, goats, poultry and swine like:
- Cattle, calves, sheep and goats : Bunostomum, Chabertia, Cooperia, Dictyocaulus, Haemonchus, Nematodirus, Ostertagia, Protostrongylus and Trichostrongylus spp.
- Poultry : Ascaridia and Capillaria spp.
- Swine : Ascaris suum, Hyostrongylus rubidus, Metastrongylus elongatus, Oesophagostomum spp. and Trichuris suis.

Contra indications

Administration to animals with an impaired hepatic function.
Concurrent administration of pyrantel, morantel or organo-phosphates.

Side effects

Overdoses can cause colic, coughing, excessive salivation, excitation, hyperpnoea, lachrymation, spasms, sweating and vomiting.

Dosage

For oral administration:

 

Cattle, calves, sheep and goats:
7.5 g per 200 kg body weight for 1 day.

 

Poultry and swine:
1 kg per 2000 litres of drinking water for 1 day.

Withdrawal times

- For meat : 10 days.
- For milk : 4 days.

Packaging

Sachet of 100 g and jar of 1000 g.
  • Cattle (cows)
  • Calves
  • Pigs
  • Sheep
  • Goats
  • Poultry

Product Code:

WLV20