BUTAJECT . (Injection)
Each 1 ml contains: Buparvaquone: 50 mg
- Butaject is indicated for the treatment of theileriosis (East Coast fever, Corridor disease, Tropical theileriosis etc.) in Cattle caused by Theileria annulata and T. orientalis (sergenti).
- It is active against both the schizont and piroplasm stages of Theileria and may be used in the incubation period of the disease, or when clinical signs are apparent.
It is administered by I.M. injection.
Cattle: A single injection of 1 ml Butaject /20 kg B.Wt. is usually sufficient.
In severe cases a further treatment with Butaject, at the same dose rate of 1 ml per 20 kg bodyweight, may be given within 48-72 hours of the initial injection.
It must be not given by I.V or S.C. injection.
Localized painless edematous swelling may occasionally be seen at the injection site.
Theileriosis causes immune suppression so any vaccination is better to be delayed until the animal has recovered.
Milk: 2 days.
Meat: 42 days.
20 ml, and 40 ml vials