Each 1 ml contains:
Buparvaquone 50 mg
- Butex Inj. is indicated for the treatment of theileriosis (East Coast Fever, Corridor disease, Tropical theileriosis, etc) in cattle caused by Theileria parva, T. annulata, T. mutans, and T. orientalis.
- It is active against both the Schizonts and piroplasms stages of theileria and may be used during the incubation period of the disease or when clinical signs are apparent.
Administered by intramuscular injection into the neck muscles.
Butex Inj. is administered as a single dose at the rate of 1ml per 20kg bodyweight (equivalent to 2.5mg buparvaquone/ kg bodyweight).
- In severe and advanced cases, a second treatment may be required at 48-72 hours after the initial injection at the same dose rate.
- Avoid wet or dirty areas of the skin.
- Not more than 10 ml should be injected into a single site.
Butex Inj. should never be given by intravenous or subcutaneous injection.
- Animals should not be slaughtered for human consumption during treatment and within 42 days from the last treatment.
- Milk from treated cattle should not be used for human consumption during treatment and within 48 hours from the last treatment.
Store in a dark and dry place at a temperature below 30oC.