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QUINOSAN®

Insoluble in water
QUINOSAN®
Active substance —

powder for oral administration

Description

Cream-colored or yellowish -white powder..

Composition

1 g of the drug contains:

active ingredient: decoquinate – 60 g;

Excipient: semolina.

powder for oral administration

Description

Cream-colored or yellowish -white powder..

Composition

1 g of the drug contains:

active ingredient: decoquinate – 60 g;

Excipient: semolina.

Pharmacological properties

ATCvet QP51A, antiprotozoals (ATCvet QP51AX14, decoquinate).

Decoquinate is an antiprotozoal compound, belonging to the group of 4-hydroxyqionoline, effective against Eimeria spp.  and Toxoplasma spp. Decoquinate inhibits eimeria growth in the beginning of their development cycle, resulting in decrease in morbidity and mortality rates among animals. The exact mechanism of action is unknown.

If administered orally, the drug makes effect primarily in digestive tract. It poorly absorbs and is excreted primarily unchanged in feces. Therefore, the drug residues in blood are minor and are quickly excreted.

Administration

Treatment and prevention of cattle (calves), sheep (lambs), hens (broiler chickens) with the following types of eimeria:

cattle (calves): Eimeria bovis, E. zuernii, E. ellipsoidalis, E. cylindrical;

sheep (lambs): Eimeria arloingi, E. ninaekohljakmovae, E. intricate, E. faurei;

hens (broiler chickens): Eimeria acervulina, E. maxima, E. tenella, E. necatrix, E. brunetti, E. mivati.

Prevention of abortions and prenatal losses associated with toxoplasmosis of ewes.

Dosage

Treatment and prevention of eimeriosis in lambs and calves.

The drug is mixed with ready-made feed and fed to animals.

The dose of decoquinate is 1.67 kg of Quinosan per 1 t of feed, corresponding to 1 mg of decoquinate per 1 kg of body weight per day. The drug is fed with feed for 28 days. If necessary, the treatment period can be longer.

Prevention of abortions and prenatal losses associated with toxoplasmosis of ewes.

Administration in ewes during pregnancy. The dose is 0.33 g of Quinosan per 10 kg of body weight per day. The drug shall be fed during the last two trimesters of pregnancy (last 14 weeks).

Prevention of eimeriosis in broiler chickens.

The dose of decoquinate is 0.333-0.667 kg of Quinosan per 1 t of feed. The drug with feed is fed to broiler chickens throughout the fattening period (from the first day of life), stop feeding 3 days before slaughter.

Contraindications

Do not use in females whose milk is used for human consumption.

Precautions

Excretion (withdrawal) period: cattle and sheep meat - 0 days, broiler chicken meat - 3 days. The personnel, using feed additives, shall follow basic hygiene and safety regulations for veterinary products.

Packaging

Packages of film materials of 1000 g, paper bags of 25 kg.

Storage

Store in original packaging in a dry, dark place out of the reach of children and animals at 15-30 °C. Shelf life - 1 year, after original package opening - 3 months. Shelf life in finished feed - 3 months.

For veterinary use only!