Pour-On for Cattle

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A broad spectrum anthelmintic for the treatment and control of internal and external parasites of cattle. 

Safety Data Sheet
Paramectin Pour On

Active Constituents

  • Abamectin 5 mg/mL


Abamectin is a member of the avermectin family of compounds. It provides a broad spectrum of efficacy against sensitive strains of the following adult and immature internal and external parasites of cattle.

Adult and immature gastrointestinal roundworms:
Haemonchus placei - barber's pole worm
Ostertagia ostertagi - small brown stomach worm (including inhibited L4 stage); controls infection acquired up to 14 days after treatment
Trichostrongylus axei - stomach hair worm
Trichostrongylus colubriformis - intestinal hair worm
Cooperia oncophoraC. punctata - small intestinal worm
Nematodirus spathiger - thin necked intestinal worm
Oesophagostomum radiatum - nodule worm
Oesophagostomum venulosum - large bowel worm
Trichuris spp. - whipworm
Strongyloides papillosus - intestinal threadworm

Dictyocaulus viviparus - large lungworm; controls infection acquired up to 28 days after treatment.

Sucking lice and biting lice:
Linognathus vituli - long nosed sucking louse 
Haematopinus eurysternus - short nosed sucking louse
Bovicola bovis - biting louse
Solenopotes capillatus - little blue sucking louse

Cattle tick
Boophilus microplus 

Buffalo fly
Controls buffalo fly (Haematobia irritans exigua) and protects cattle from re-infestation for up to 14 days after treatment.

Withholding Periods

Meat: DO NOT USE less than 35 days before slaughter for human consumption.

Milk: Zero (0) days

Trade Advice

Export Slaughter Interval (ESI):

DO NOT USE less than 42 days before slaughter for export. 


Dose: 1 mL per 10 kg bodyweight

Dose the mob according to the heaviest animal by liveweight in the group (bulls, cows, steers, calves etc.) Do not underdose. A representative sample of animals should be weighed before treatment either with scales or a weighband.

This product is contraindicated for use in calves under 16 weeks of age or less than 50 kg of bodyweight.


Pack Sizes

501740 1 L
501745 2.5 L
501750 5 L
502720 20 L


  • Parasite Update - Central Victoria and Tasmania

  • Parasite Update - NSW Central and South Coast

  • Parasite Update - NSW North Coast

  • Parasite Update - NSW Northern Tablelands

  • Parasite Update - NSW S & C Slopes & Tablelands

  • Parasite Update - Subtropical Coastal Queensland

  • Parasite Update - Western Vic & SA

  • Parasite Update - WA South West