Ivomec Injection is primarily for use in cattle
in swine; it has minor uses in American bison, reindeer, and occasionally
cats and dogs. Ivomec Drench is only for sheep. Do not use in other
animals. Do not use in humans.
Children should never be permitted to handle or
administer this parasiticide.
Read all instructions and warnings provided by the
manufacturer prior to use.
Use only on your veterinarian's recommendation.
Use as advised.
Follow directions for cattle when using Ivomec Injection
in American bison or reindeer.
Directions for Ivomec Injection in Cattle:
- Restrain animal appropriately.
- Sterilize injection site, needle,
and rubber stopper.
- Administer only as a subcutaneous
injection into the soft skin in front of or behind the shoulder.
- Dose at 1 mL per every 110 lbs.
of body weight.
- Opt for a 16-gauge, ½ to ¾-inch
needle. Use only automatic syringe equipment with the 200 mL, 500 mL
or 1000 mL pack size.
- Do not administer more than 10
mL in one injection site.
Directions for Ivomec Injection in Swine:
1. Restrain animal appropriately.
2. Sterilize injection site, needle, and rubber
3. Administer only as a subcutaneous injection
in the neck, right behind the ear.
4. Dose at 1 mL per every 75 lbs. of body weight.
5. Opt for a 16- or 18-gauge needle for sows and
boars; opt for an 18- or 20-gauge needle for young pigs. Use only automatic
syringe equipment with the 200 mL, 500 mL or 1000 mL pack size.
6. Treat sows 7 to 14 days before farrowing. Treat
gilts 7 to14 days before breeding. Treat boars at least twice per year
as needed. Treat feeder pigs prior to placement in clean quarters.
7. Retreat pigs exposed to contaminated soil or
Directions for Ivomec Drench for Sheep:
1. Use any standard drenching equipment or other
equipment that reliably doses.
2. Dose at 3 mL per every 26 lbs. of body weight.
Use as directed by your veterinarian.
Keep out of reach of children and animals.
Store Ivomec products at room temperature, protected
It is a violation of Federal Law to use this product in a manner inconsistent
with its labeling.
Keep this product out of reach of children and animals.
Do not use or store in or near open flame or heat.
Ivomec Injection is primarily for cattle and swine,
with occasional use in reindeer, American bison, dogs, and cats. Use
only when advised to do so by your veterinarian. Do not use in other
animals. Ivomec Injection is associated with serious side effects, even
death, in dogs and other animals. Not for human use.
Ivomec Drench is for sheep only. Do not use in humans
or other animals.
Use as directed by your veterinarian.
CAUTION: Drenching sheep may cause temporary coughing.
Do not treat cattle within 35 days of slaughter.
Do not use in female dairy cattle or female cattle
of breeding age, as a withdrawal time from milk has not been determined.
Do not use in calves intended for processing for
Do not treat swine within 18 days of slaughter.
Do not treat reindeer or American bison within 8
weeks (56 days) of slaughter.
Do not treat sheep within 11 days of slaughter.
Some temporary discomfort, irritation or soft-tissue
swelling may occur at the site of injection.
Divide doses of Ivomec Injection between two injection
sites in cattle if they are greater than 10 mL.
Do not inject Ivomec Injection intravenously or
Sterilize sites of injection, needles, and rubber
stoppers to help prevent infections. Consult a veterinarian for suspected
Take care to prevent reinfection from untreated
animals or contaminated facilities.
Louse eggs are unaffected by Ivomec Injection. Eggs
take up to 3 weeks to hatch, and resulting infestations may require
For most effective treatment of grubs in cattle,
treat as soon as possible at the end of heel fly season.
As with any successful treatment of cattle grubs,
treatment with Ivomec may cause adverse reactions when grubs are terminated
in vital areas of the host. Fatalities are possible. Killing cattle
grubs when they are in the tissue surrounding the esophagus may cause
bloating and excess salivation. Killing cattle grubs when they are in
vertebral canal may cause staggering or paralysis. Consult your veterinarian
to ensure treatment at the proper times.
Do not contaminate water or soil with this product.
Dispose of empty containers in an approved landfill or by incineration.
Ivermectin is excreted in the dung. While it can
affect insects that rely on dung for food or reproductive purposes,
Ivomec should not have adverse effects on insect populations when used
Tell your veterinarian if the animal(s) you are
treating takes any drugs or supplements.
Warranty and Manufacturer Information:
Ivomec Injectable for Cattle and Swine:
IVOMEC, Cattle Head Logo and Pig Head Logo are registered
trademarks of Merial Limited.
U.S. Pat. 4,199,569 & 4,853,372
© 2007 Merial Limited. All Rights Reserved.
Manufactured by: Merial Saúde Animal Ltda., Paulínia,
São Paulo, CEP 13140-970, Brazil
Manufactured for: Merial Limited, Operational Headquarters,
3239 Satellite Blvd. Duluth, Georgia 30096-4640, U.S.A.
1050-1491-03 / Rev. 07-2007
NAC No.: 11110315
Ivomec Drench for Sheep:
Sheep Head Logo are registered trademarks of Merial.
©2010 Merial. All rights reserved.
Marketed by: Merial LLC, Duluth, GA 30096, U.S.A.
Made in New Zealand
U.S. Pat. 4,199,569
NADA 131-392, Approved by the FDA
NAC No.: 11110394