lmidox® cures redwater (Babesiosis) and tick-borne gallsickness (Anaplasmosis) in cattle
It can be used in cattle for the prevention of Asiatic redwater for up to 4 weeks and African redwater for up to 8 weeks. lmidox® is also indicated for the treatment of equine and canine Babesiosis.
Each 1 mℓ contains 120 mg Imidocarb dipropionate equivalent to Imidocarb 85 mg per mℓ
Can be stored at temperatures higher than 8 °C but below 25 °C. Do not freeze. Protect from light. Use the contents of the vial within 28 days of initial broaching and discard any unused portion.
Do not slaughter for human consumption within 213 days of last treatment (As per instruction from The Registrar, Act 36/1947).
Do not use in lactating cows where milk or milk products may be used for human consumption. Keep out of reach of children, uninformed persons and animals.
Do not exceed recommended dosage.
Do not use the product after expiry date as it may be ineffective or harmful to the animal.
A swelling may occur at the injection site in some animals which would disappear without forming abscesses.
Salivation may be seen after treatment. Protect from light.
Treatment of over dosage is symptomatic and supportive.
If poisoning occurs, contact a doctor or healthcare professional.
Although this product has been tested extensively under a large variety of conditions failure thereof may ensue as a result of a wide range of reasons. If this is suspected, seek veterinary advice and notify the registration holder.
Avoid intravenous administration.
The injection site should be swabbed clean with antiseptic prior to dosing. Dispose of empty containers by wrapping with paper and putting in garbage.
Discarded needles should immediately be placed in a designated and appropriately labelled sharps container.
Therapy of Babesiosis: 1 mℓ per 100 kg bodyweight by subcutaneous or intramuscular injection. Very severe cases may require a second dose 24 hours following the first injection.
Chemoprophylaxis of bovine Babesiosis: 2,5 mℓ per 100 kg body mass. The prophylactic period for Babesiabovisis up to 4 weeks and for Babesiabigeminaup to 8 weeks. In the field it is possible under certain circumstances e.g. high challenge, that outbreaks of B. bovis could occur as early as 18 days after prophylactic administration of lmidox®. Immunity develops if treated animals are subjected to challenge during the prophylactic period. Do not repeat the dose within 4 weeks.
Therapy of Anaplasmosis: 2,5 mℓ per 100 kg body mass by subcutaneous or intramuscular injection.
Equine Babesiosis: B. caballi: 2 mℓ per 100 kg body mass by intramuscular injection. B. equi:2 mℓ per 100 kg body mass by intramuscular injection. Two treatments at 24 hours may be required.
Canine Babesiosis: 0,5 mℓ per 10 kg body mass by subcutaneous injection.
DIRECTIONS FOR USE: Use only as directed
Sterilise all injection apparatus by boiling (or equivalent) before use. Avoid use of strong disinfectants on apparatus.
Maintain cleanliness at all times.
Keep needles sharp and clean. Replace frequently.
Use shortest needle possible, certainly not exceeding 15 mm.
As far as possible avoid injection of animals during wet weather or under dusty conditions.
This product should be injected only under the skin, preferably high on the neck behind the ear.