Paramectin® Injection
Abamectin 10 mg/mL

Paramectin® Injection

Paramectin® Injection contains abamectin, a member of the avermectin family of compounds which have a unique mode of action unrelated to that of other products used to control parasites of cattle in Australia. It provides a broad spectrum of efficacy against the species of internal and external parasites listed in the indications.

Safety Data Sheet
Paramectin Injection SDS

Active Constituents

  • Abamectin 10 mg/mL


Gastrointestinal roundworms
Ostertagia ostertagi - adult and immature Small Brown Stomach Worm (including inhibited immatures)
Ostertagia lyrata - Brown Stomach Worm
Haemonchus placei - Barber’s Pole Worm
Trichostrongylus axei - Stomach Hair Worm
Trichostrongylus colubriformis - Intestinal Hair Worm
Cooperia spp. - Small Intestinal Worm
Bunostomum phlebotomum – Hookworm
Oesophagostomum radiatum - Nodule Worm
Chabertia ovina – adult stages of Large Mouth Bowel Worm
Nematodirus spathiger - Thin-necked Intestinal Worm
Strongyloides papillosus - Intestinal Threadworm
Controls infection with Haemonchus placei, Ostertagia spp., Cooperia spp. and Oesophagostomum radiatum acquired up to 7 days after treatment.

Dictyocaulus viviparus- adult and immature.
Controls infection with Dictyocaulus viviparus acquired up to 14 days after treatment.

Sucking Lice
Linognathus vituli
Does not provide full control of the cattle biting louse Damalinia bovis.

Cattle Tick
When used as directed for control of the internal parasites of cattle, Paramectin Injection concurrently aids in control of cattle tick (Boophilus microplus). 

Withholding Periods

Meat: DO NOT USE less than 30 days before slaughter for human consumption.

Milk: DO NOT USE less than 30 days before the collection of milk for human consumption or processing.

Trade Advice

Export Slaughter Interval (ESI):

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


1 mL per 50 kg bodyweight

Subcutaneous injection only. Do not administer intravenously or intramuscularly.

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

Caution is advised in the treatment of severely stressed or debilitated animals.

Pack Sizes

503840 500 mL