Axis®

Axis®

Oral Broad Spectrum Worm Paste for Horses

Axis Oral Broad Spectrum Worm Paste for Horses is a rotational wormer combining the action of Pyrantel and Oxfendazole for the treatment and control of susceptible worms.

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Technical Information

AXIS is a rotational horse wormer that treats horses up to 700kg with a dial-a-dose plunger. When used in a worming program with Promectin PLUS it helps slow the development of resistant worms.

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Active Constituent(s)

Each 28 mL syringe contains:

  • 9.1 g Pyrantel embonate
  • 7.0 g Oxfendazole

Indications

For the treatment and control of susceptible strains of all common worms of horses including:

  • Small Strongyles (Redworms) (Cyathostomins) including Benzimidazole (BZ) resistant strains
  • Large Strongyles (Bloodworms) (Strongylus spp and Triodontophorus spp)
  • Pinworms (Seatworm) (Oxyuris equi)
  • Large Roundworms (Ascarids) (Parascaris equorum) including adult stages of ivermectin, moxidectin and abamectin resistant strains of Parascaris equorum.

Also aids in the control of Tapeworms (Anoplocephala perfoliata).

Dosage

Safe to use in foals, pregnant mares and breeding stallions. Withdrawal of feed is not required prior to administration.

Axis is given at the recommended dose level of 1 mL per 25 kg bodyweight.

The dose of 1mL per 25 kg bodyweight delivers 10 mg/kg of Oxfendazole and 13 mg/kg Pyrantel embonate.

The contents of this syringe will treat one horse at 700 kg bodyweight. Each weight marking on the syringe plunger will deliver 2 mL of paste which is sufficient to treat 50 kg bodyweight.

Axis is a menthol-liquorice flavoured paste.

The following dosing instructions are recommended.

  1. Remove cap from nozzle.
  2. Turn ring to set required dose.
  3. Insert syringe into the gap between the front and back teeth.
  4. Depress the plunger to the chosen dose, depositing the dose on the rear of the tongue.
  5. Immediately raise the horse’s head after dosing and ensure the full dose is swallowed.

Withholding Period(s)

Meat Withholding Period (Horses):

DO NOT USE less than 28 days before slaughter for human consumption.

Product Codes

Size Code
28 mL syringe 521120
60 x 28mL syringes 521125