AVITROL PLUS 20MG BIRD WORMING TABLETS
A convenient and broad spectrum bird wormer which controls thread, caecal, round, gape, gizzard and important tape worms in caged birds. Avitrol tablets provide a secure method of dosing individual birds. Available in 100 tablet bottles.
COMPOSITION: Levamisole hydrochloride 20mg, Praziquantel 4mg
INDICATIONS: Threadworm (Capillaria sp.), caecal worm (Heterakis sp.), roundworm (Ascaridia sp.), gape worm (Syngamus sp.), gizzard worm (Acuaria sp.) and tapeworm (Raillietina sp.) in caged birds over 250g in bodyweight.
CONTRAINDICATIONS: Administration to species or strains of birds known to be sensitive to the effects of levamisole.
PRECAUTIONS: Parrots appear to be less tolerant than pigeons to levamisole. Do not dose in extremely hot, dry weather or treat stressed birds, or birds that are feeding young. Treatment during the breeding season or racing pigeons is not recommended. Vomiting may occur (see Adverse Reactions). To reduce the likelihood of vomiting, do not handle birds for at least ten minutes after treatment. If worm problems persist consult a veterinarian.
DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION: Administer orally directly into the throat at the rate of Levamisole hydrochloride 40mg/Kg bodyweight and Praziquantel 8mg/Kg bodyweight, as follows:
250 to500g bodyweight. ½ tablet.
500 to 750g body weight 1 tablet.
750g to 1Kg bodyweight. 1½ tablets.
Do not feed Birds for 24 hours before or three hours after treatment. All birds in the same loft or cage should be treated and the loft or cage cleaned and disinfected three days after treatment.