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Eqvalan (1.87% Ivermectin) Paste
Equine parasites can cause a wide range of health problems for all horses, regardless of breed, age, or stable environment. Parasitic worms and bots can lead to liver and lung damage, intestinal bleeding, blindness, bronchitis, colic, lameness, blood clots, dermatitis, and diarrhea. Eqvalan (1.87 Ivermectin) paste safely and effectively protects horses from damage caused by these parasites mentioned above. Eqvalan removes bolts and worms from horse’s mouth with a single use.
You can purchase Eqvalan paste online from Canada Pharmacy.
The Eqvalan Paste is meant for oral use (in horses) only.
Before using this paste, consult your doctor regarding the diagnosis, control, and treatment of the parasites in your horse’s mouth. This paste provides protection and treatment against the following parasites:
The content of a single oral syringe is enough for the treatment of one 1250 lb horse at the recommended dose rate of 91mcg per lb. Each weight marking on the oral syringe plunger delivers enough paste to treat 250 lb of body weight. All horses should be included in a regular parasite control program with particular attention being paid to mares (including pregnant mares at any stage of pregnancy), foals, and yearlings. Foals should be treated initially at 6 to 8 weeks of age, and routine treatment repeated as appropriate. Stallions may be treated without adversely affecting their fertility.
The main ingredients is Ivermectin 1.87%.
Swelling and itching reactions after treatment with Eqvalan (ivermectin paste) have occurred in horses carrying heavy infections of neck thread microfilariae.
These reactions were most likely the result of microfilariae dying in large numbers. Symptomatic treatment may be advisable.