Is QUEST PLUS Gel ivermectin?
Description: Ivermectin 1.87%/praziquantel 14.03% – Anthelmintic and Boticide. A single dose of Equimax treats and controls roundworms, tapeworms, lungworms, and bots in horses.
What does QUEST PLUS treat?
DEWORM YOUR HORSE IN ONE DOSE WITH QUEST® or QUEST® PLUS Just one dose of QUEST® or QUEST® PLUS Gel treats and controls encysted small strongyles, bots and roundworms. QUEST PLUS contains an additional active ingredient — praziquantel — for efficacy against tapeworms.
When should I use QUEST PLUS?
FALL — QUEST® PLUS is the ideal deworming choice for late fall administration as it not only kills bots but contains an additional active ingredient – praziquantel – that specifically targets tapeworms.
Is QUEST Gel safe for horses?
QUEST (moxidectin) 2% Equine Oral Gel can be safely administered at the recommended dose of 0.4 mg – moxidectin/kg body weight to horses and ponies of all breeds at least 6 months of age or older depression, ataxia and recumbency may be seen when very young or debilitated animals are treated.
What is a good deworming schedule for horses?
ADULT HORSE SCHEDULE
- SPRING (March) – Ivermectin (Equell®, Zimectrin®, Rotectin®, IverCare, etc), moxidectin (Quest®)
- LATE SUMMER (July) – ivermectin.
- FALL (OCTOBER) – ivermectin w/praziquantel (Equimax®, Zimectrin Gold®) or moxidectin with praziquantel (Quest Plus®)
How often can I do QUEST PLUS?
once a year
4. Eliminate tapeworms from horses once a year with use of a dewormer containing praziquantel (Zimectrin Gold® or Quest Plus®).
How often should I deworm my horse?
Each horse should be dewormed every 6 months with an Ivermectin product (Spring and Fall). Ivermectin is a larvicidal (will kill parasite larvae), and if used every 6 months on each horse, large strongyles will be eliminated from your farm.
Is QUEST PLUS safe for lactating mares?
2, 2016 – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved QUEST® PLUS Gel from Zoetis for use in breeding, pregnant and lactating mares. With this latest approval, QUEST PLUS joins QUEST® Gel as approved for use in breeding mares.
How do you tell if a horse has worms?
Symptoms of worm infections in horses
- Weight loss.
- Diarrhea or constipation.
- Rough hair coat.
- Poor growth in foals.
- Respiratory problems. (nasal discharge, cough)
Can you over worm a horse?
While different parasites can be beneficial to keep the gut healthy, an overload of worms can cause a wide variety of potentially dangerous problems for your horse. Setting a proper deworming schedule can help keep horses healthy and minimize the risk of spreading worm contamination.
How many times a year should you deworm your horse?
What are the signs that a horse has worms?
Signs of worms include:
- loss of appetite.
- poor growth.
- weight loss.
- anaemia, caused by redworms, which damage the blood vessels and the gut.
- tail rubbing, due to irritation as pin worms crawl out to lay their eggs in the tail area. 1,2
- coughing in young foals.
What are the side effects of Quest Plus gel for horses?
Transient ataxia, incoordination, lethargy, depression and droopy lips and eyelids may be seen when very young or debilitated animals are treated. In these instances, supportive care may be advisable. QUEST PLUS Gel is safe for use in breeding, pregnant, and lactating mares.
Is Quest Gel safe for pregnant mares?
Animal Safety. QUEST PLUS Gel is safe for use in breeding, pregnant, and lactating mares. In a reproductive safety study, 10 mares received QUEST PLUS Gel at three times the recommended dosage, and 10 mares received tap water (control). Mares were dosed at least once a month from breeding through 30 days post-foaling,…
What is the weight capacity of Quest Plus gel syringe?
Each Quest Plus Gel sure-dial syringe is calibrated in 50 lb. increments, and treats up to 1500 lbs. body weight. Add $7 shipping, when cart product total is less than $49.
How old do horses have to be to take Quest Gel?
Animal Safety. QUEST PLUS Gel can be safely administered at the recommended dose to horses and ponies of all breeds at least 6 months of age and older. Transient ataxia, incoordination, lethargy, depression and droopy lips and eyelids may be seen when very young or debilitated animals are treated.