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Solantel Drench
Oral Suspension » 1 Litre Bottle

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  • Oral Suspension » 1 Litre Bottle £50.50
  • Oral Suspension » 2.5 Litre Bottle £95.50
  • Oral Suspension » 5 Litre Bottle £166.99

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Solantel Oral Suspension for Sheep is a closantel drench for the treatment of chronic and subacute fasciolosis (due to Fasciola hepatica). The product is effective against mature and immature flukes (from 5 weeks immature), Oestrus ovis (sheep nasal bot fly)and inhibited, L4 and adult stages of Haemonchus contortus.

Active Ingredient

One ml contains: Closantel 50.0 mg (as Closantel Sodium Dihydrate 54.375mg

Pharmaceutical Form

Oral suspension Off-white to yellow suspension.


For the treatment of chronic and subacute fasciolosis (due to Fasciola hepatica). The product is effective against mature and late immature flukes (from 5 weeks immature). For the treatment of Oestrus ovis (Sheep Nasal Bot Fly). For the treatment of inhibited, L4 and adult stages of Haemonchus contortus.


Give orally as a drench. 10 mg of closantel per kg bodyweight (i.e. 1 ml of product per 5 kg bodyweight). For example: Bodyweight: Dose Up to 5 kg: 1 ml, 10 kg: 2 ml, 20 kg: 4 ml, 30 kg: 6 ml, 40 kg: 8 ml, 50 kg: 10 ml, 60 kg: 12 ml, 70 kg: 14 ml, 80 kg: 16 ml. To ensure administration of a correct dose, bodyweight should be determined as accurately as possible- accuracy of the dosing device should be checked. If animals are to be treated collectively rather than individually, they should be grouped according to their body weight and dosed accordingly in order to avoid under- or over-dosing. The timing for treatment should be based on epidemiological factors and should be customised for each individual farm. As with other anthelmintics, veterinary advice should be sought on appropriate dosing programmes and stock management to achieve adequate parasite control and reduce the likelihood of resistance developing. Suitable for use with most types of standard drenching equipment. Shake well before use.


Do not use in animals with known hypersensitivity to the active substance or to any of the excipients.

Special Warnings

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: - Too frequent and repeated use of anthelmintics from the same class, over an extended period of time. - Underdosing, which may be due to underestimation of body weight, misadministration of the product, or lack of calibration of the dosing device (if any). Suspected clinical cases of resistance to anthelmintics should be further investigated using appropriate tests (e.g. Faecal Egg Count Reduction Test). Where the results of the test(s) strongly suggest resistance to a particular anthelmintic, an anthelmintic belonging to another pharmacological class and having a different mode of action should be used. Resistance to closantel has been reported in Haemonchus species outside the EU. The use of this product should be based on local (regional, farm) epidemiological information about susceptibility of nematodes and recommendations on how to limit further selection for resistance to anthelmintics. i. Special precautions for use in animals When using a drenching gun, take care not to injure the mouth or pharynx. Do not exceed the stated dose. The product can be used in all age groups of sheep and lambs. ii. Special precautions to be taken by the person administering the veterinary medicinal product to animals This product may be irritating to skin and eyes and users should be careful not to accidentally splash it on themselves or others. Wear nitrile rubber gloves when applying the product. In case of accidental spillage onto skin or into eyes, rinse the affected area with large amounts of clean water. If irritation persists, seek medical advice immediately and show the package leaflet or label to the physician. Wash hands after use. Do not eat, drink or smoke while handling the product. iii. Other precautions Closantel is very toxic to dung fauna. The risk to dung fauna can be reduced by avoiding too frequent and repeated use of closantel (and products of the same anthelmintic class) in sheep and lambs. Animals should not normally be treated in excess of three times a year with closantel.

Adverse Reactions

None known.

Withdrawal Period

Meat and offal: 42 days. Not authorised for use in ewes producing milk for human consumption including during the dry period. Do not use within 1 year prior to the first lambing in ewes intended to produce milk for human consumption.

Packaging Size

1L, 2.5L, 5L

Shelf Life

2 years. Shelf-life after first opening the immediate packaging: 28 days.

VM Number


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Delivery Information

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Under almost all products on our website is an Estimated dispatch time, check this for a delivery prediction specific to the item you are looking to purchase. These badges are updated live based on the stock levels we have and also those of our suppliers - so are usually very accurate, but cannot be guaranteed. In more general terms, we aim to dispatch all orders within 1 working day of receiving payment (and a prescription if required). If we cannot do so within 3 working days we will contact you by email.

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 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 non-ambient items 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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