Closantel Sodium Injection (box of 1 vial)
Closantel Sodium Injection (box of 1 vial)
*Packaging color and/or animals may vary according to distribution region.

Closantel Sodium Injection

Closantel Sodium Injection is parenteral antiparasitic drug for cattle and sheep. A wide range of veterinary injections are produced by AdvaCare Pharma, a leading manufacturer of quality pharmaceutical and veterinary medicines.



What is Closantel Sodium?

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Active Ingredients: Closantel Sodium

Closantel Sodium Injection is an anthelmintic drug used to treat different types of parasitic infections in livestock animals like cows and sheep. It is effective against parasites like liver flukes, gastrointestinal roundworms like Trichostrongylus, screwworms, sheep nasal bots, and sheep keds.

Closantel belongs to the salicylanilide class of anthelmintics. It is a synthetic anti-parasitic agent that is thought to work by inhibiting ATP synthesis.

It is important to note that this drug is for veterinary purposes only. Closantel Sodium Injections should be prescribed by a veterinary doctor or animal care specialist for an animal.

AdvaCare is a GMP manufacturer of Closantel Sodium Injections. This medication is produced in our factories in China, India, and the USA. We routinely inspect our production facilities to ensure our products meet quality and safety standards.

Why are we a trusted Closantel manufacturer?

Closantel Injection is manufactured and globally distributed by AdvaCare Pharma, a leading manufacturer of veterinary injections in the pharmaceutical industry. We have been committed to distributing high-quality, GMP-certified veterinary medications for the global market for the past 20 years. To ensure that our products meet and surpass our distributors' requirements, we carry out routine internal and third-party facility audits.


What is Closantel Sodium used for?

It's used to treat parasitic infections, including those caused by:

  • liver flukes (both adults and larvae)
  • gastrointestinal roundworms (including Bunostomum, Haemonchus, Strongyloides, and Trichostrongylus)
  • screwworms (Cochliomyia spp and Chrysomya spp)
  • sheep nasal bots (Oestrus ovis)
  • sheep keds (Melophagus ovinus)

What animals can be treated with Closantel Sodium Injection?

It's recommended for cows and sheep.

How is a Closantel Sodium Injection used?

This medication has been manufactured as a liquid, which is packaged in a vial. It is intended to be administered by subcutaneous injection. Closantel Sodium Injection is intended for veterinary use only.

Closantel Sodium Injection may cause irritation to human skin and eyes, so it is best to avoid contact. The solution of Closantel is flammable.

How should Closantel Sodium Injection be stored?

This medication should be stored in a dark, dry location under 30°C. The vial should be sealed tightly.

What is the withdrawal period for Closantel Sodium?

For meat, it ranges between 29-67 days. The withdrawal period varies according to region.


How much Closantel Sodium Injection should be given to cows?

For gastrointestinal roundworms, the usual dose is 2.5-5mg/kg, given by subcutaneous injection.

How much Closantel Sodium Injection should be given to sheep?

For gastrointestinal roundworms, the usual dose is 5-10mg/kg, given by subcutaneous injection.

Side Effects

As with all pharmaceuticals, some unwanted effects can occur from the use of Closantel Sodium Injection.

Serious side effects may include:

Signs of an overdose include:

  • reduced vision or blindness
  • anorexia
  • lack of coordination
  • general weakness

For a comprehensive list of all possible side effects of this medication, consult a veterinary physician.


Do NOT use Closantel Sodium Injection for an animal that:

  • has a known allergy or hypersensitivity to any of the ingredients.
  • is heifer in the last trimester of pregnancy.
  • is producing milk for human consumption.

This product is very toxic to aquatic organisms and dung insects.

Do not administer this medication by the intravenous or intramuscular route.

*Regulatory compliance may vary according to production standard, import requirements and/or manufacturing origin.

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