Protazil®

Horses

Therapeutic Class

1.56% diclazuril


Indications:
Protazil® (1.56% diclazuril) is the first and only alfalfa-based top-dress, antiprotozoal pellet indicated for the treatment of equine protozoal myeloencephalitis (EPM) caused by Sarcocystis neurona (S.Neurona) in horses.

Administration and Dosage:
Protazil® (1.56% diclazuril) is administered as a top dress in the horses’ daily grain ration at a rate of 1 mg diclazuril per kg (0.45 mg diclazuril/lb) of body weight for 28 days. The quantity of Protazil necessary to deliver this dose is 64 mg pellets per kg (29 mg pellets/ lb) of body weight. To achieve this dose, weigh the horse (or use a weigh tape)). Scoop up Protazil to the level (cup mark) corresponding to the dose for the horse’s body weight using the following chart:

Weight Range of Horse (lb)mLs of PelletsWeight Range of Horse (lb)mLs of Pellets
275 - 524201275 - 152460
525 - 774301525 - 177470
1025 - 1274401775 - 207480
1025 - 127450--

One 2-lb bucket of Protazil will treat one 1,100 lb-horse for 28 days. One 10-lb bucket will treat five 1,100-lb horses for 28 days.

Contraindications:
Use of Protazil® (1.56% diclazuril) Antiprotozoal Pellets is contraindicated in horses with known hypersensitivity to diclazuril.

Warnings:
For use in horses only. Do not use in horses intended for human consumption. Not for human use. Keep out of reach of children.

Precautions:
The safe use of Protazil® (1.56% diclazuril) Antiprotozoal Pellets in horses used for breeding purposes, during pregnancy, or in lactating mares has not been evaluated. The safety of Protazil® (1.56% diclazuril) Antiprotozoal Pellets with concomitant therapies in horses has not been evaluated.

Supplied:
10 lb. Pail
2 lb. Pail

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