New doramectin injection for cattle and pigs

Boehringer Ingelheim announces the launch of DORACARE® INJECTION containing 10 mg/mL doramectin and is effective in killing internal and external parasites of cattle and pigs that can cause disease and limit production potential.

Cattle Indications

Cattle Indications - Cows grazing on green farm

When used as directed, DORACARE® INJECTION treats and controls doramectin sensitive strains of the following parasites:

Adult and immature gastrointestinal roundworms:

  • Ostertagia ostertagi (including inhibited larvae) – Small brown stomach worm
  • Haemonchus placei – Barber’s pole worm
  • Trichostrongylus axei – Stomach hair worm
  • T. colubriformis – Black scour worm
  • T. longispicularis*
  • Cooperia oncophora – Small intestinal worm
  • Cooperia spp.
  • Bunostomum phlebotomum* – Hook worm
  • Oesophagostomum radiatum – Nodule worm
  • Toxocara vitulorum* – Round worm
    *adults only

Adult and immature lungworm:

  • Dictyocaulus viviparous
  • Sucking Lice Linognathus vituli
  • Solenopotes capillatus
  • Haematopinus eurysternus

Biting lice:

  • Effective as an aid in control of biting louse (Bovicola bovis)

Cattle tick:

  • Rhipicephalus [Boophilus] microplus
  • For the treatment and control of doramectin sensitive cattle tick, including synthetic pyrethroid, organophosphorus, and amidine resistant strains. The persistence of doramectin prevents the development of viable cattle ticks for a period of 28 days. If presenting cattle for clearance to tick free areas, consult your local tick advisory authority before use.

Mange mites:

  • Chorioptes bovisANCARE Doracare Injection 500ml & Pillow Pack

Persistent Protection

DORACARE® INJECTION also has the following levels of persistent protection against reinfection from the following common and important worm species.

Species Period of Protection following treatment
Ostertagia ostertagi Up to 21 days
Cooperia oncophora Up to 14 days
Cooperia spp. Up to 21 days
Haemonchus placei Up to 21 days
Dictyocaulus viviparus Up to 28 days
Up to 21 days
Trichostrongylus axei Up to 21 days
Up to 21 days

DORACARE® INJECTION is available exclusively through the CRT network of stores.

We look forward to providing DORACARE® INJECTION – doramectin injection for cattle and pigs as an additional option to the Ancare Range brought to you by Boehringer Ingelheim.

*See product label for full claim details and directions for use. MERIAL Australia Pty Ltd. Level 1, 78 Waterloo Road, North Ryde, NSW 2113 Australia (ABN 53 071 187 285).
®DORACARE is a registered trademark of Merial Limited. ©2017 MERIAL Limited. All rights reserved. Merial is now part of Boehringer Ingelheim. DORA-171005

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