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Moxidectin is a second generation macrocyclic lactone of the milbemycin family.
CYDECTIN 0.1% Oral Drench for Sheep is indicated for the treatment and prevention of infections caused by:
Mature (adult) and immature (L4) gastro-intestinal nematodes
Haemonchus contortus (including inhibited larvae)
Teladorsagia circumcincta (including inhibited larvae)
Ostertagia trifurcata
Trichostrongylus axei (including inhibited larvae)
Trichostrongylus colubriformis
Trichostrongylus vitrinus
Nematodirus battus
Nematodirus spathiger
Nematodirus filicollis (adults only)
Strongyloides papillosus (larval stages only)
Cooperia curticei (adults only)
Cooperia oncophora
Oesophagostomum columbianum
Oesophagostomum venulosum (adults only)
Chabertia ovina
Trichuris ovis (adults only)
Adult respiratory tract nematode
Dictyocaulus filaria
CYDECTIN 0.1% Oral Drench for Sheep has a persistent effect in preventing reinfection by Teladorsagia circumcincta and Haemonchus contortus for 5 weeks and Oesophagostomum columbianum for 4 weeks.
Clinical trials have shown that CYDECTIN 0.1% Oral Drench for Sheep is effective against certain benzimidazole resistant strains of Haemonchus contortus, Teladorsagia circumcincta, Trichostrongylus colubriformis and Cooperia curticei.