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SWITCH FLUKE 10
 

 BROAD SPECTRUM ORAL DRENCH FOR CATTLE 

 
 
PRODUCT DESCRIPTION:
 
 
SWITCH FLUKE 10 is an oral drench for the treatment and control of internal parasites in cattle. It contains two broad spectrum anthelmintics: 2 g/L abamectin, a member of the macrocyclic lactone family of chemicals and 80 g/L levamisoleHCl, a member of the imidazothiazole family of chemicals. Also contains 120 g/L triclabendazole, a narrow spectrum flukicide member of the benzimidazole family of chemicals.
 
SWITCH FLUKE 10 is effective against internal parasites sensitive to these families including lungworm and liver fluke.
 
SWITCH FLUKE 10 is indicated for the effective treatment and control of the following
sensitive species of worms (*includes inhibited fourth stage larvae):
Gastrointestinal roundworms:
Haemonchus spp including Haemonchusplacei (Barbers Pole Worm) Ostertagia spp* including type II Ostertagia (Small Brown Stomach Worm) Trichostrongylus axei * (Stomach Hair Worm).
Cooperia oncophora*,Cooperia surnabada/macmasteri*, Cooperia punctata* (Small Intestinal Worm)
Trichostrongylus colubriformis (Black scour worm) Trichostrongylus longispicularis Oesophagostomum radiatum (Nodule worm)
Oesophagostomum venulosum (Large Bowel Worm)
Trichuris spp (Whipworm)
Strongyloides spp. including S. papillosus (Intestinal Threadworm)
Bunostomum phlebotomum spp (Hookworm)
Nematodirus spathiger, Nematodirus helvetianus (Thin-necked Intestinal Worm)
Chabertia spp (Large Mouth Bowel Worm)
Lungworms: Dictyocaulus viviparus
Liver fluke: Fasciola hepatica, early immature, immature and mature stages
 
 
Anthelmintic resistant strains: SWITCH FLUKE 10 is effective against gastrointestinal worms susceptible to abamectin and/or levamisole including those that are resistant to avermectin/milbemycin, benzimidazole or levamisole/morantel anthelmintic action families or a combination of avermectin/milbemycin with benzimidazole or benzimidazole and levamisole/morantel families.
 
Resistance may develop to any anthelmintic. Ask your local veterinary practitioner or animal health adviser for recommended parasite management practices for your area to reduce development of resistance. It is advisable that a resistance test be conducted regularly when using any parasite treatment.

WITHHOLDING PERIOD:
 
CATTLE MEAT Cattle producing meat or offal for human consumption must not be sold for slaughter either during treatment or within 49 days of the last treatment.
 
MILK Milk intended for sale for human consumption must be discarded during
treatment and for 35 days following the last treatment. Not to be used within 28 days of calving.
 
 
PACK SIZES:
5 and 10 litre
 
For more information, contact your veterinarian or local Merial Ancare Territory Manager.
 
 
 

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