Vetrimec Paste is used to treat parasites in horses. Consults your veterinarian before using. All horses should be included in a regular parasite control program with particular attention being paid to mares, foals and yearlings. Foals should be treated initially at 6 to 8 weeks of age, and routine treatment repeated as appropriate. Consult your veterinarian for a control program to meet your specific needs. Vetrimec Paste effectively controls gastrointestinal nematodes and bots of horses. Vetrimec Paste provides effective treatment and control of the following parasites in horses.
Strongylus vulgaris (also early forms in blood vessels)
S. edentatus (also tissue stages)
Triodontophorus spp. including T.
brevicauda and T. serratus, and Craterostomum
Large Strongyles (adults)
Small Strongyles(adults, including those resistant to some benzimidazole class compounds)
Coronocyclus spp. including
C. coronatus, C. labiatus and C. labratus;
Cyathostomum spp. including C. catinatum
and C. pateratum;
Cylicocyclus spp. including
C. insigne, C. leptostomum, C. nassatus and
Cylicostephanus spp. including C. calicatus,
C. goldi, C. longibursatus and C. minutus, and
Small Strongyles Fourth-stage larvae;
Pinworms (adults and fourth-stage larvae) – Oxyuris equi;
Ascarids (adults and third- and fourth-stage larvae)
– Parascaris equorum;
Hairworms (adults) –
Large-mouth Stomach Worms (adults) – Habronema muscae;
Bots (oral and gastric stages) – Gasterophilus
spp. including G. intestinalis and G. nasalis;
Lungworms (adults and fourth-stage larvae) –
Intestinal Threadworms (adults) – Strongyloides westeri;
Summer Sores caused by Habronema and Draschia spp.
cutaneous third-stage larvae;
Dermatitis caused by Neck Threadworm microfilariae, Onchocerca sp.