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Elanco Dectomax Pour On

Elanco Dectomax Pour On
1 litre Bottle

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  • 1 litre Bottle £154.00


Doramectin in a pour on. For treatment against endo- and ectoparasites of cattle. Gives 49 days protection for sucking lice and 42 days for biting lice. POM-VPS.

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Medication Datasheets

1 litre Bottle

Dectomax Pour-On Solution for Cattle 5 mg/ml


0.5% pour-on solution for cattle (5mg/ml).

Product description

Dectomax Pour-On for Cattle is a ready-to-use, clear colourless, solution containing 0.5% w/v doramectin (5 mg/ml).


Dectomax Pour-On for Cattle is indicated for the treatment of the following species of gastrointestinal roundworms, lungworms, eyeworms, warbles, sucking and biting lice, mange mites and hornfly in cattle.

O. lyrata1

Haemonchus placei

Trichostrongylus axei

T. colubriformis

Cooperia oncophora

C. punctata1

C. surnabada (syn. mcmasteri)1

Bunostomum phlebotomum1

Oesophagostomum radiatum

Trichuris spp1

1 adults only

H. lineatum

Linognathus vituli

Solenopotes capillatus

Chorioptes bovis

Psoroptes bovis

Duration of activity

Dectomax Pour-On protects cattle against infection or reinfection with the following parasites for the periods indicated.

Species Days
Ostertagia ostertagi 35
Cooperia oncophora 28
Dictyocaulus viviparous 42
Oesophagostomum radiatum 21
Trichostrongylus axei 28
Damalinia (Bovicola) bovis 42
Linognathus vituli 49
Solenopotes capillatus 35

Dectomax Pour-On for Cattle also controls horn flies (Haematobia irritans) for at least 42 days after treatment.

Dosage and administration

To ensure administration of a correct dose, bodyweight should be determined as accurately as possible; accuracy of dosing device should be checked.

A single treatment of 1ml (5mg doramectin) per 10 kg bodyweight, equivalent ot 500mcg/kg bodyweight, applied topically along the mid-line of the back in a narrow strip between the withers and tailhead.

If animals are to be treated collectively rather than individually, they should be grouped according to their bodyweight and dosed accordingly, in order to avoid under- and overdosing.

Contra-indications, warnings, etc

The product has been formulated for topical application specifically for cattle. It should not be administered to other species as severe adverse reactions may occur. Cases of intolerance with fatal outcome have been reported in dogs, especially Collies, Old English Sheepdogs and related breeds or crosses, and also in turtles/tortoise. Care should be taken to avoid ingestion of spilled product or access to containers by these other species.

Do not use in cases of hypersensitivity to the active substance or any of the excipients.

For external use only.

This product is to be applied to skin surface only.

Do not administer orally or parenterally.

Do not apply to areas of skin which are contaminated with mud or manure.

As is the case with similar products, in rare cases small skin lesions may occur at the administration site.

Dectomax Pour-On for Cattle may be irritating to human skin and eyes and users should be careful not to apply it to themselves or to other persons. Operators should wear rubber gloves and boots with a waterproof coat when applying the product. Protective clothing should be washed after use. If accidental skin contact occurs, wash the affected area immediately with soap and water. If accidental eye exposure occurs, flush the eyes immediately with water and get medical attention.

Do not smoke or eat while handling the product. Wash hands after use.

Highly Flammable - Keep away from heat, sparks, open flame or other sources of ignition.

Environmental Safety

Extremely dangerous to fish and aquatic life. Do not contaminate ponds, waterways or ditches with the product or used container. Any unused product or waste materials should be disposed of in accordance with national requirements.

Care should be taken to avoid the following practices because they increase the risk of development of resistance and could ultimately result in ineffective therapy:

To avoid secondary reactions due to death of Hypoderma larvae in the oesophagus or spine, it is recommended to administer Dectomax Pour-On at the end of the period of warble fly activity and before the larvae reach their resting sites. Consult your veterinary surgeon on the correct timing of treatment.

Withdrawal Period

Pharmaceutical precautions

Do not store above 30°C. Do not refrigerate. Protect from light.

If stored at temperatures below 4°C Dectomax Pour-On for Cattle may appear cloudy. Allowing to warm at room temperature will restore the normal appearance without affecting efficacy.

For animal treatment only.

Keep out of reach and sight of children.

Legal category

Packaging quantities

Dectomax Pour-On for Cattle is available in 250 ml, 1 litre, 2.5, 3 and 5 litre multi-dose dispensers. Not all pack sizes may be marketed.

Further information

Therapeutic efficacy for internal and external parasites is not affected by heavy rainfall (2 cm in 1 hour) either before (20 minutes) or after (20 and 40 minutes) treatment. The influence of extreme weather conditions on efficacy is unknown.

Marketing Authorisation Number

Vm 00006/4122

Delivery Information

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What do you charge for delivery?

For UK delivery, we charge the following:

Order Total Weight Delivery
£0-£28.99 Under 2kg £2.99
2kg+ £4.99
£29-£38.99 Under 2kg Free
2kg+ £4.99
£39+ Under 2kg Free
2kg+ Free

Prices quoted are for delivery to all parts of mainland UK except certain Scottish postcodes (where the price is higher for items sent by courier. Delivery of food abroad (including Channel Islands, N. Ireland and other islands around the UK) is charged at a higher price and free delivery is not available. Temperature controlled products, such as Insulin, are also not always subject to the standard and/or free delivery options.

For full information on our delivery charges, including prices on heavy deliveries to Scotland and abroad, see our delivery information page.

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Delivery of aerosols

Due to restrictions aerosols can't be sent by Royal Mail. We appreciate your understanding.

Delivery of temperature controlled items

Some products, such as insulin and frozen food, need to be delivered in insulated packaging to prevent them from getting too warm (or too cold) during transit from us to you. Purchasing any of these items in your order will result in a £1.99 charge being added to the total to cover the high cost of the insulated packaging materials. You only pay the £1.99 once per order, regardless of how many temperature controlled items you purchase in that order.

How do I cancel or return an order?

Please call us as soon as possible if you need to amend or cancel an order on 01582 842096. If your order has been processed for dispatch we will be unable to cancel or amend the order. You will however be able to return your product for a full refund*.

To return an item, you must contact us by phone or email to arrange this BEFORE posting any product back to us. We will explain the process at this stage for you.

*For full details on returns, see our terms and conditions page.


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