Parasite Control at Turn Out FINAL

Table 3: A guide to anthelminthic and flukicide treatments available in Ireland, their efficacy against important stages of parasites and their persistency of action

Anthelminthic

Flukicide

Combination Treatments

Macrocyclic lactone

Ivermectin + clorsulon

Ivermectin - closantel

Levamisole + oxyclozanide

Levamisole + triclabendazole

Rafoxanide + Fenbendazole

Benzimidazoles

Levamisole

Closantel

Nitroxynil

Triclabendazole

Rafoxanide

Oxyclozanide

Formulations

o

o/inj/po

inj/po 1

o/inj

inj

o

o

o

inj

inj/po

o

o

o

ROUND WORM (Ostertagia)

Adults Larvae Inhibited larvae Persistency

√ √ √

√ √ √ √ 3-6 weeks 3

√ √ √ √ 3

√ √ √ √ 3

√ √ √

Cooperia

Adults Larvae Persistency

√ √

√ √

√ √ √ 2 2-4 weeks 3

√ √ √ 3

√ √

√ √

√ √

√ √

√ 3

LUNGWORM (Dictyocaulus)

Adults Larvae Persistency

√ √

√ √

√ √ √ 4-6 weeks 3

√ √ √ 3

√ √ √ 3

√ √

√ √

√ √

LIVER FLUKE (Fasciola hepatica)

Adults Immature - Early Immature - Late

√ (Albendazole only)

√ √ 3 √ 3

√ √ 3 √ 3

√ 3

√ 3

√ 3

√ 3

√ 3

1 eprinomectin only as pour-on 2 except moxidectin 3 see data sheets for more details

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