Eqvalan eliminates infections of a variety of internal
parasites in horses. It is effective against roundworms, pinworms, hairworms,
lungworms, bots, and other parasites. Unlike many other parasiticides,
Eqvalan is safe for horses of all ages, pregnant mares, and breeding
Benefits of Eqvalan:
- Treats roundworms, pinworms, large and small strongyles,
hairworms, lungworms, large-mouth stomach worms, intestinal threadworms,
bots, some Summer sores, and dermatitis associated with neck threadworm
- Prevents discomfort and health problems resulting
- Effective with one easy oral administration
- May be safely given to horses of all ages, as well
as to pregnant and breeding animals
- Works on certain benzimidazole-resistant parasites
- Sold in a convenient oral syringe with enough product
to treat horses weighing up to 1,250 lbs.
- Low-cost product
Review package instructions and precautionary statements.
Use of this product in dogs can be fatal.
Standard use calls for administration of 91 mcg ivermectin
per pound of body weight. The full contents of one syringe is the appropriate
dose for a horse weighing 1,250 lbs. Syringes are marked at 250-lb.
Follow your veterinarian's recommendations for
safe and effective use of Eqvalan in your horse(s).
- Clear the horse's mouth of any feed residue.
- Turn the knurled ring on the plunger ¼ turn to the left.
- Slide the ring so the nearest side of the barrel
is at the appropriate weight increment.
- Turn the ring ¼ turn to the right to lock it in place.
- Remove the cover from the tip of the syringe.
- Place the tip of the syringe over the back of the
- Press on the plunger, administering the full dose.
- Lift the horse's head slightly and hold it in place for several
- Wash your hands with water and soap.
Frequency of Use:
Eqvalan eliminates internal parasites with one administration.
A regular preventative regimen should be established by your veterinarian.
Foals should first be treated at 6 to 8 weeks of age.
Keep out of reach of children and animals.
Store Eqvalan at controlled room temperature.
It is a violation of Federal
Law to use this product in a manner inconsistent with its labeling.
Eqvalan is an oral paste containing ivermectin. This
ingredient is a broad-spectrum parasiticide. It interferes with nervous
system activity in parasites in a manner that leads to their death.
Ivermectin is effective with a single dose. Eqvalan is packaged in oral
syringes containing enough paste to treat up to 1,250 lbs. of body weight.
Eqvalan Active Ingredient: ivermectin 1.87%
Store Eqvalan out of reach of children and animals.
Do not use or store in or near open flame or heat.
Eqvalan is only for use in horses. Serious side effects
can occur in other species, including fatalities in dogs. Not for use
in humans or other animals.
Use as advised by your veterinarian.
CAUTION: Wash your hands after handling
this product. Do not handle it while smoking or eating.
Do not use in horses intended for consumption.
Eqvalan is approved for use in horses of all ages,
pregnant mares, and breeding stallions. However, consult your veterinarian
before use. Tell your veterinarian if your horse takes any supplements
Avoid contact with eyes. If contact occurs, flush
eyes thoroughly with clean water and consult your veterinarian about
Consult your veterinarian if Eqvalan causes adverse
effects in a horse.
The death of large numbers of neck threadworm microfilariae
in a short time can cause itching and swelling. Ask your veterinarian
about the best course of treatment for such symptoms.
Summer sores involving extensive tissue changes may
require additional treatment.
Eqvalan can harm water-dwelling life forms. Take
care not to contaminate ground or surface water. Dispose of used syringes
in an approved landfill or by incineration.
Your veterinarian should advise you about an appropriate
treatment schedule and ways to reduce the risk of reinfection.
Warranty and Manufacturer Information:
Merial Limited, a company limited by shares Registered
in England and Wales [registered number 3332751] with registered offices
at P.O. Box 327, Sandringham House, Sandringham Avenue, Harlow Business
Park, Harlow, Essex CM19 5TG, England, and domesticated in Delaware,
USA as Merial LLC.
U.S. Pat. 4,199,569
EQVALAN is a registered trademark of Merial.
Copyright© 2004 Merial Limited. All Rights Reserved.
Marketed by: Merial Limited, 3239 Satellite Blvd.,
Duluth, GA 30096-4640
NADA 134-314, Approved by the FDA
NAC No.: 11110125