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Equine Anthelmintic Suspension
Strongid T is a suspension of pyrantel pamoate in a palatable caramel-flavored vehicle. Each mL contains 50 mg of pyrantel base as pyrantel pamoate.Pyrantel pamoate is a compound belonging to a family classified chemically as tetrahydropyrimidines. It is a yellow, water-insoluble crystalline salt of the tetrahydropyrimidine base and pamoic acid containing 34.7% base activity.
INDICATIONS FOR USE: For the removal and control of mature infections of large strongyles (Strongylus vulgaris, S. edentatus, S. equinus); pinworms (Oxyuris equi); large roundworms (Parascaris equorum); and small strongyles in horses and ponies.
DOSAGE AND TREATMENT: Administer 3 mg pyrantel base per lb of body weight (6 mL Strongid T per 100 lb of body weight). For maximum control of parasitism, it is recommended that foals (2-8 months of age) be dosed every 4 weeks. To minimize potential hazard that the mare may pose to the foal, she should be treated 1 month prior to anticipated foaling date followed by retreatment 10 days to 2 weeks after birth of foal. Horses over 8 months of age should be routinely dosed every 6 weeks.
DIRECTIONS FOR USE: Strongid T may be administered by means of a stomach tube, dose syringe or by mixing into the feed.
Stomach Tube: Measure the appropriate dosage of Strongid T and mix in the desired quantity of water. Protect drench from direct sunlight and administer to the animal immediately following mixing. Do not attempt to store diluted suspension.
Strongid T is inactive against the common horse bot (Gasterophilus sp.). However, Strongid T may be administered concurrently with carbon disulfide observing the usual precautions with carbon disulfide.
Dose Syringe: Draw the appropriate dosage of Strongid T into a dose syringe and administer to the animal. Do not expose Strongid T to direct sunlight.
Feed: Mix the appropriate dosage of Strongid T in the normal grain ration. Fasting of animals prior to or following treatment is not required.