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Pyratape P Horse Wormer

Pyratape P Horse Wormer
Pyratape P (Treats 600kg Horse) » Single Syringe

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  • Pyratape P (Treats 600kg Horse) » Single Syringe £7.99


Pyratape P Horse Wormer is a broad spectrum, highly effective wormer using the active ingredient Pyrantel Embonate. Destroying and controlling adult infections of large and small Redworms, Ascarids, Pinworms and Tapeworms found within equine gastro-intestinal tracts. Suitable on horses, ponies and foals (POM-VPS).

Please note that a double dose is required for the treatment of Anoplocephala (tapeworm). For example, a 500kg horse would need to be given enough product to dose 1000kg bodyweight, and you would need to purchase two syringes. Always fully read the data sheet before treating your horse or pony and feel free to contact us if you have any questions.

The presence of worms can be checked in your horse using a Worm Testing Kit.

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Medication Datasheets

Pyratape P (Treats 600kg Horse) » Single Syringe

Pyratape P Horse Wormer 40% w/w Oral Paste


A ready to administer, light yellow coloured, oral anthelmintic paste for horses and other equines. Each 28.5g syringe contains 11.4g pyrantel embonate as active ingredient.


A broad spectrum anthelmintic for the treatment of adult infections of large and small redworms, Ascarids and Pinworms found in the gastro-intestinal tract of horses, ponies and foals. Pyratape P also treats and controls tapeworm infection.

The broad spectrum activity includes:

Dosage and administration

Administer orally, one syringe per 600 kg body weight as a single dose (=19 mg pyrantel embonate per kg body weight).

Control and treatment of Strongyles, Oxyuris and Parascaris:

Pyratape P should be used at a dose rate of 19 mg pyrantel embonate per kg body weight. The dosing programmes are as follows:

Control and treatment of Anoplocephala (Tapeworm):

Pyratape P should be used at a dose rate of 38 mg pyrantel embonate per kg bodyweight (i.e. twice the dose used for strongyles). The need for re-treatment may vary, but if considered necessary, should be carried out after an interval of 6 weeks.

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

Contra-indications, warnings, etc

Not for use in foals less than 4 weeks of age.

Do not use in animals with known sensitivity to pyrantel and in severely debilitated animals.

The same syringe should only be used to dose two animals if they are both healthy and are either running together, or are on the same premises and in direct contact with each other.

Pyrantel embonate is safe for horses and ponies of all ages, including sucklings, pregnant mares and studs. Impaction of the small intestine may occur in foals, infected with high numbers of Parascaris equorum. Symptoms (colic) may be seen as soon as 30 minutes after treatment. Combined administration of pyrantel and levamisole or piperazine is not recommended.

It is safe to give the product to pregnant and lactating mares provided the recommendations are followed.

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

Operator warnings: Direct contact with the skin should be avoided. Wash hands and any other parts of the body which comes into contact with the product after use. Avoid handling the product if you know you are hypersensitive to pyrantel.

Withdrawal periods:

Not to be used in horses and ponies intended for human consumption.

Treated horses may never be slaughtered for human consumption.

The horse must have been declared as not intended for human consumption under national horse passport legislation.

For animal treatment only. Keep out of the sight and reach of children.

Pharmaceutical precautions

Do not store above 25 °C. Protect from direct sunlight. Keep syringe in outer carton.

Disposal advice:

Dispose of any unused product and empty containers in accordance with guidance from your local waste regulation authority.

Legal category

Packaging quantities

Packs of 20 syringes.

White, low density polyethylene syringe with a low density polyethylene cap. The syringe is fitted with a screw ring on a graduated plunger allowing adjustment of 1 to 6 doses of the product. Graduations on syringe at 100 kg bodyweight intervals.

Further information


Marketing Authorisation Holder (if different from distributor)

Cross VetPharm Group Ltd, Tallaght, Dublin 24

Marketing Authorisation Number

Vm 12597/4013

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

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How do I cancel or return an order?

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Reviews (17)

Q & A

Below are some recent questions we've received regarding Pyratape P Horse Wormer, including answers from our team.

17 September 2014 at 7:35pm

Is this safe for a lactating mare with a foal?


Is this wormer ok to use on mare with month old foal at foot.

  • Brand Manager

Yes, Pyratape P is safe for use in a lactating mare with a foal providing the dosage guidelines are followed correctly. If you would like any advice on dosing your horse or calculating their weight, feel free to contact us on [email protected]