Pyrantel Pamoate Suspension
Pyrantel Pamoate is used in horses for the removal and control of mature infections of large strongyles; pinworms; large roundworms; and small strongyles in horses and ponies. Pyrantel Pamoate is a suspension and it comes in a palatable vanilla-flavored form. Each mL contains 50 mg of pyrantel base as pyrantel pamoate.
It should be administer 3 mg pyrantel base per pound of body weight. For maximum control of parasitism, it is recommended that foals in between 2-8 months of age be dosed every 4 weeks. To minimize potential hazard that the mare may pose to the foal, she should be treated 1 month prior to anticipated foaling date followed by re-treatment 10 days to 2 weeks after birth of foal. Horses over 8 months of age should be routinely dosed every 6 weeks.