Vecoxan (diclazuril), an oral suspension indicated for the treatment and prevention of coccidial infections in lambs and to aid in the control of coccidiosis in calves.
Vecoxan is effective against coccidiosis caused by Eimeria crandallis and Eimeria ovinoidalis in lambs; and by Eimeria bovis and Eimeria zuernii in calves.
- Can be used in any weight of calf, indoors or out.
- No meat withdrawal period – for market flexibility.
- No need to dilute manure from treated animals before spreading as Vecoxan has no adverse effects on fish and insect populations in the natural environment.1
- A single oral dose – easy to administer.
- Allows natural immunity of youngstock to develop.2,3
Oral suspension; white, homogeneous suspension
Diclazuril 2.5 mg/ml
Sheep & Cattle
Indications for use
For the treatment and prevention of coccidial infections in lambs caused in particular by the more pathogenic Eimeria species, Eimeria crandallis and Eimeria ovinoidalis, and to aid in the control of coccidiosis in calves caused by Eimeria bovis and Eimeria zuernii.
Lambs - meat and offal 0 days
Calves - meat and offal 0 days
Supplied as l litre, 2.5 litre and 5 litre high density polyethylene bottle with high density polyethylene cap (screw fit, tamper evident) with white PVDC coated paper insert.
For full information please refer to the product data sheet. Further information is available on request.
If you are not the prescribing veterinary surgeon, advice should be sought from the medicine prescriber.
Use Medicines Responsibly.
Date of preparation: March 2021
1. Van Leemput L, Louineau J. Diclazuril for coccidiosis in ruminants: safe for the environment? Poster at the 21st International Conference of the World Association for the Advancement of Veterinary Parasitology (WAAVP), Ghent, Belgium, August 19-23, 2007.
2. Taylor MA, Marshall RN, Marshall JA, Catchpole J, Bartram D (2011). Dose-response effects of diclazuril against pathogenic species of ovine coccidia and the development of protective immunity. Veterinary Parasitology, 178 48-57.
3. Agneessens J et al. Build-up of immunity after a diclazuril (Vecoxan) treatment in calves. Poster at the World Buiatrics Congress, Nice, France, October 15-19, 2006.