Imochem-120

Imidocarb 12% injection

Solution for parenteral administration

  • Composition
  • Contains per ml:
  • Imidocarb dipropionate
    120 mg.
  • Excipients ad
    1 ml.

Description

Imidocarb is a diamidine of the carbanalide series of antiprotozoal compounds.

Indications

Imochem-120 is indicated for treatment and prophylaxis of babesiosis in cattle, for treatment of babesiosis and anaplasmosis in sheep, for treatment of babesiosis in horses and dogs and for treatment of anaplasmosis in cattle.

Contra indications

Administration to animals exposed to cholinesterase-inhibiting drugs or pesticides.
Administration via the intravenous route.
Administration to ewes producing milk for human consumption.
Administration to animals with impaired renal and/or hepatic functions.

Side effects

Most common adverse effects include pain during injections and mild cholinergic signs (salivation, vomitting, nasal drip). Cholinergic side effects may be alleviated by treatment with atropine sulphate. Other effects may include panting, diarrhoea, injection site inflammation, lacrimation, sweating and restlessness.

Dosage

Dosage:

For parenteral administration.

Calves and cattle:
Babesiosis
Treatment of babesiosis : 1.0 ml per 100 kg body weight, subcutaneously.
Prevention of babesiosis : 2.5 ml per 100 kg body weight, subcutaneously, one month before
exposure.
Anaplasmosis
Treatment of anaplasmosis : 2.5 ml per 100 kg bodyweight, subcutaneously.
Elimination of the carrier state : 4.0 ml per 100 kg bodyweight, subcutaneously, administered twice with a 14-day interval.

Horses:
Treatment of Babesia caballi : 2.0 ml per 100 kg body weight, once daily for 2 consecutive days, intramuscularly.
Treatment of Babesia equi : 3.5 ml per 100 kg body weight, administered 4 times with a 72-hour interval.
Sheep : 1.0 ml per 100 kg body weight, intramuscularly.
Dogs : 0.5 ml per 10 kg body weight, subcutaneously or intramuscularly. Repeat the dose in 2 weeks, for a total of 2 treatments.

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Withdrawal times

Meat : 90 days (cattle).
Milk : 21 days (cattle).

Not to be used in sheep producing milk for human consumption

Packaging

Vial of 20 and 50 ml.
  • Horses
  • Cattle (cows)
  • Calves
  • Sheep
  • Dogs

Product Code:

IIM12