Marquis is an antiprotozoal orally-administered paste that treats equine protozoal myeloencephalitis (EPM). Treatment is normally administered for a course of 28 days, and each 127-gram tube contains enough paste to treat a 1,200 pound horse for seven days.
What is Marquis 127 gm tube?
Marquis (Ponazuril) Paste is used to treat Equine Protozoal Myeloencephalitis. The active ingredient is ponazuril, an anticoccidial compound with cidal activity against Sarcocystis neurona, the protozoal parasite that causes equine protozoal myeloencephalitis (EPM).
Who is Marquis 127 gm tube for?
For use in horses.
Why use Marquis 127 gm tube?
Features of Marquis:
- Offers effective equine protozoal treatment
- Kills many life stages of parasites
- Reaches the central nervous system
- Protects horses from sarcocystis neurona, which leads to equine protozoal myeloencephalitis (EPM)
How does Marquis 127 gm tube work?
Marquis contains an active ingredient called ponazuril, which fights against several life stages of parasites. It passes the blood/brain barrier, then reaches the horse's CNS (central nervous system), where it effectively kills parasites.
15% w/w ponazuril
How is Marquis 127 gm tube sold?
Sold as individual 127 gram tube
What are the side effects of Marquis 127 gm tube?
Certain horses have experienced:
- Mild cases of colic
- Loose stools (only during treatment)
- Hives, skin rash, mouth blisters, or nose blisters for as many as 18 days
What special precautions are there?
Safety for use in breeding, pregnant, or lactating mares has not been demonstrated.
What to do if overdose?
Contact your closest emergency pet hospital.
How can I store Marquis 127 gm tube?
Store in a dry and cool environment. 15-30° C (59-86° F).
Marquis is incredibly effective in clearing Sarcocystis neurona in horses, but could have no effect on pre-existing, irreparable central nervous system damage that protozoal parasites cause before treatment.
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