Composition: Each 1 gm contains:
Amprolium HCl 226.2 mg.
(Equiv. to Amprolium base 200 mg.)
Properties: Amprolium competitively inhibits thiamine utilization by the parasite. Amprolium reportedly acts primarily upon the first generation schizont in the cells of the intestinal wall, preventing differentiation of the metrozoites. It may also suppress the sexual stages and sporulation of the oocysts.
Indications: Amproxin 20% is indicated for the treatment of:
- Coccidiosis in Broiler chickens caused by Eimeria tenella and E. acervulina.
- Coccidiosis in turkeys caused by Eimeria meleagrimitis and E. adenoeides.
- Coccidiosis In calves caused by Eimeria bovis and E. zurnii.
- Coccidiosis In lambs caused by Eimeria crandallis and E. ovinoidalis.
Target Species: Broiler chickens, turkeys, calves and lambs.
Dose: ( To be added to drinking water ).
- Broiler chicken & turkey: 250 gm Amproxin 20% per 200 liters of drinking water (1 g. Amproxin 20% per 8.3 kg. B.Wt) for 5 – 7 days.
- Calves: 1 gm Amproxin 20% per 20 kg. B.Wt. for 5 days.
- Lambs: 1 gm Amproxin 20% per 4 kg. B.Wt for 4 – 5 days.
Side effects: Prolonged high dosages cause thiamine deficiency.
Contra-indication & Warnings:
- It shouldn’t be used in calves processed for veal.
- Don’t administer to turkeys before the age of 8 – 10 weeks.
- Meat for calves & lambs: 5 days.
- Broiler chickens & turkeys: Nil.
Packs: 20, 100, 500 gm & 1 Kg.