Tramisol® (Levamisole)

Product Description: This product comes as a oblet (tablet) and as a drench powder. It is an anthelmintic effective against stomach worms (Haemonchus spp., Trichostrongylus spp., and Ostertagia spp.), intestinal worms (Trichostrongylus spp., Cooperia spp., Nematodirus spp., Bunostomum spp., Oesophagostomum spp., and Chabertia spp.), and lungworms (Dictyocaulus spp.).

Dosage and Administration: A dose of 8 mg/kg (3.6 mg/lb) of body weight is recommended. When administering the boluses, give 1 (184 mg) tablet for every 50 lbs. of body weight. When using the powder, mix one 13 gram drench powder packet with 32 fl. oz. (1 quart) of water. Give 1/2 oz. of this solution for every 50 lbs. of body weight. To be effective, some veterinarians recommend giving 1.5 times this amount (12 mg/kg) in an extra label manner.

Not approved for use in goats. Refer to extra-label drug use.

Packaging: This product comes in 13 gram and 52 gram packets of powder. Each tablet or oblet contains 184 mg of levamisole and comes in bottles of 24 or 100 oblets.

Precautions and Side Effects: This product has a narrow margin of safety, so follow the recommended doses carefully. Some veterinarians recommend that levamisole should be avoided in pregnant does.

Milk Withholding: Not established

Meat Withholding: 72 hours in sheep when used at label doses.

Drug Type: O-T-C

Manufacturer: Schering-Plough