Agri-Mectin

Name: Agri-Mectin

Agri-Mectin Overview

Ivermectin lotion is a no-comb,10-minute prescription treatment used to treat head lice infestations in adults and children 6 months of age and older.

Ivermectin is also available in tablet form. It is a prescription medication used to treat two types of roundworm parasites. It is usually taken as a single dose on an empty stomach with water.

Ivermectin is also available in a topical cream that is used to treat rosacea.

Ivermectin belongs to a group of drugs called antihelmintics. It works by killing the target parasite.

Common side effects of ivermectin lotion include eye redness and irritation, dandruff, and dry skin.

Common side effects of ivermectin tablets include loss of appetite, nausea, vomiting, and dizziness. Do not drive or operate heavy machinery until you know how this medication affects you.

Manufacturer

  • Agri-Laboratories, Ltd.

Side Effects of Agri-Mectin

Oral:

The most common side effects of ivermectin tablets include:

  • dizziness
  • loss of appetite
  • nausea
  • vomiting
  • stomach pain or bloating
  • diarrhea
  • constipation
  • weakness
  • sleepiness
  • uncontrollable shaking of a part of the body
  • chest discomfort

Topical:

The most common side effects of ivermectin lotion include:

  • eye redness or soreness
  • eye irritation
  • dandruff
  • dry skin
  • burning sensation of the skin

Tell your healthcare provider if you have any side effect that bothers you or that does not go away.

These are not all the possible side effects of ivermection. For more information, ask your healthcare provider or pharmacist.

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

Agri-Mectin Food Interactions

Medicines can interact with certain foods. In some cases, this may be harmful and your doctor may advise you to avoid certain foods. In the case of ivermectin lotion and tablets, there are no specific foods that you must exclude from your diet.

Dosage

The dose rate is 1 mL for each 22 lb of body weight. The formulation should be applied along the topline in a narrow strip extending from the withers to the tailhead.

Precautions

Store away from excessive heat (104°F/40°C) and protect from light.

Use only in well-ventilated areas or outdoors.

Close container tightly when not in use.

Cattle should not be treated when hair or hide is wet since reduced efficacy may be experienced.

Do not use when rain is expected to wet cattle within six hours after treatment.

This product is for application to skin surface only. Do not give orally or parenterally.

Cloudiness in the formulation may occur when Agri-Mectin® (ivermectin) Pour-On is stored at temperatures below 32° F. Allowing it to warm at room temperature will restore the normal appearance without affecting efficacy.

Antiparasitic activity of ivermectin will be impaired if the formulation is applied to areas of the skin with mange scabs or lesions, or with dermatoses or adherent materials, e.g. caked mud or manure.

Ivermectin has been associated with adverse reactions in sensitive dogs; therefore, Agri-Mectin® Pour-On is not recommended for use in species other than cattle.

When to Treat Cattle with Grubs

Agri-Mectin® Pour-On effectively controls all stages of cattle grubs. However, proper timing of treatment is important. For the most effective results, cattle should be treated as soon as possible after the end of the heel fly (warble fly) season. While this is not peculiar to ivermectin, destruction of Hypoderma larvae (cattle grubs) at the period when these grubs are in vital areas may cause undesirable host-parasite reactions. Killing Hypoderma lineatum when it is in the esophageal tissues may cause bloat: killing H. bovis when it is in the vertebral canal may cause staggering or paralysis. Cattle should be treated either before or after these stages of grub development.

Cattle treated with Agri-Mectin® Pour-On at the end of the fly season may be re-treated with Agri-Mectin® during the winter without danger of grub-related reactions. For further information and advice on a planned parasite control program, consult your veterinarian.

Package Information

Agri-Mectin® Pour-On is available in a 33.8 fl oz/1 L collapsible pack for use with the dispensing cap provided, or in an 84.5 fl oz/2.5 L collapsible pack, in a 169 fl oz/5 L collapsible pack and a 676 fl oz/20 L container intended for use with appropriate automatic dosing equipment.

Restricted Drug - California. Use Only as Directed.

Manufactured for:
Agri Laboratories, Ltd.
St. Joseph, MO • USA 64503

® Registered Trademark of Agri Laboratories, Ltd.
Made in the UK
038107103

AgriLabs®

Principal Display Panel – 5 L Carton Label

Agri-Mectin®

(ivermectin)
POUR-ON FOR CATTLE

Contains: 5 mg ivermectin/mL

ANADA 200-272, Approved by FDA

PARASITICIDE

Kills: Roundworms, (including Brown

Stomach Worm), Lungworms, Grubs,

Sucking Lice, Biting Lice,

Mange Mites, Horn Flies

Contains: 200 x 550 lb Doses

Net Contents: 169 fI oz (5 L)

AgriLabs®

Making A Healthy Difference®

Agri-Mectin   POUR-ON FOR CATTLE
ivermectin solution
Product Information
Product Type OTC ANIMAL DRUG Item Code (Source) NDC:57561-007
Route of Administration TOPICAL DEA Schedule     
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient Name Basis of Strength Strength
ivermectin (ivermectin) ivermectin 5 mg  in 1 mL
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient Name Strength
isopropyl myristate  
trolamine  
FD&C Blue No. 1  
isopropyl alcohol  
Packaging
# Item Code Package Description
1 NDC:57561-007-06 1 CONTAINER (1 CONTAINER) in 1 CARTON
1 1000 mL in 1 CONTAINER
2 NDC:57561-007-07 1 CONTAINER (1 CONTAINER) in 1 CARTON
2 2500 mL in 1 CONTAINER
3 NDC:57561-007-08 1 CONTAINER (1 CONTAINER) in 1 CARTON
3 5000 mL in 1 CONTAINER
Marketing Information
Marketing Category Application Number or Monograph Citation Marketing Start Date Marketing End Date
ANADA ANADA200272 08/01/2007
Labeler - Agri-Laboratories, Ltd. (155594450)
Registrant - Norbrook Laboratories Limited (214580029)
Establishment
Name Address ID/FEI Operations
Armagh Road 232880554 MANUFACTURE, ANALYSIS
Establishment
Name Address ID/FEI Operations
Carnbane Industrial Estate 211218325 MANUFACTURE
Revised: 05/2010   Agri-Laboratories, Ltd.
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