Elanco Dectomax Injection for Cattle and Sheep

Dectomax Injection for Cattle and Sheep

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Product Description

Only available in 200ml. Other sizes out of stock with no due date..


For treatment and control of the following harmful species of gastrointestinal roundworms, lungworms, eyeworms, warbles, lice and mange mites.

Gastrointestinal roundworms (adults and fourth stage larvae):

  • Ostertagia ostertagi (including inhibited larvae)
  • O. lyrata*
  • Haemonchus placei
  • Trichostrongylus axei
  • T. colubriformis
  • Cooperia oncophora
  • C. pectinata*
  • C. punctata
  • C. surnabada (syn. mcmasteri)
  • Nematodirus spathiger*
  • Bunostomum phlebotomum*
  • Strongyloides papillosus*
  • Oesophagostomum radiatum
  • Trichuris spp.*

* adults

Lungworms: (adults and fourth stage larvae)

  • Dictyocaulus viviparus
  • Eyeworms: (adults)
  • Thelazia spp.

Warbles: (parasitic stages)

  • Hypoderma bovis
  • H. lineatum

Sucking lice:

  • Haematopinus eurysternus
  • Linognathus vituli
  • Solenopotes capillatus

Mange mites:

  • Psoroptes bovis
  • Sarcoptes scabiei

May also be used as an aid in the control of Nematodirus helvetianus, biting lice (Damalinia bovis) and the mange mite Chorioptes bovis.


For treatment and control of Psoroptes ovis (sheep scab mite) and for the treatment and control of gastrointestinal roundworms and nasal bots.

Mange mites

  • Psoroptes ovis

Gastrointestinal roundworms (Adults and fourth stage larvae (L4) unless otherwise indicated):

  • Chabertia ovina (adults only)
  • Cooperia curticei (L4 only)
  • C. oncophora
  • Gaigeria pachycelis
  • Haemonchus contortus
  • Nematodirus battus (L4 only)1
  • Ostertagia (Teladorsagia) circumcincta *
  • Oesophagostomum columbianum
  • Strongyloides papillosus
  • Trichostrongylus axei
  • Trichostrongylus colubriformis
  • Trichostrongylus vitrinus
  • Trichuris spp (Adults only)

* Inhibited larval stages (L4) including strains that are benzimidazole resistant, are also controlled.

1 For effective treatment and control of both adults and L4 larvae of Nematodirus battus a dose rate of 300 mcg/kg is required.


  • Dictyocaulus filaria (Adults only)

Nasal bots (1st, 2nd and 3rd instar larvae)

  • Oestrus ovis

Dosage & Administration

To ensure administration of a correct dose, bodyweight should be determined as accurately as possible; accuracy of the dosing device should be checked.

In cattle:

  • A single treatment of 1 ml (10 mg doramectin) per 50 kg bodyweight, equivalent to 200 µg/kg bodyweight, administered in the region of the neck by subcutaneous injection.

In sheep:

  • A single treatment of 1 ml (10 mg doramectin) per 33 kg bodyweight, equivalent to 300 mcg/kg bodyweight, administered by intramuscular injection for the treatment and control of Psoroptes ovis (sheep scab mite) and adult Nematodirus battus.
  • In addition, adequate bio-security measures should be implemented to prevent re-infestation.
  • Ensure that all sheep which have been in contact with infested sheep are treated.
  • After treatment, contact between treated infected and untreated uninfected flocks must be avoided for at least 14 days.
  • A single treatment of 1 ml (10 mg doramectin) per 50 kg bodyweight, equivalent to 200 µg/kg bodyweight, administered by intramuscular injection for the control of certain other gastro-intestinal nematodes and nasal bots.



  • Meat and Offal: 56 days
  • Milk: Not permitted for use in lactating cows used to produce milk for human consumption.
  • Do not use in dry dairy cows including pregnant dairy heifers within 60 days prior to calving. 


  • Meat and offal: 63 days
  • Milk: Not permitted for use in dairy ewes producing milk for human consumption


Data Sheet

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Dectomax Injection for Cattle and Sheep


Delivery & Returns

With the Farmacy business moving from West Sussex to Cheshire over the Christmas and New Year break, we will be closed from midday on Friday 22nd December. Nothing will then be dispatched from that date until 2nd January 2024.

This makes it more important than ever to plan your ordering to ensure you are covered. For last delivery dates for Pre-Christmas delivery click here.





Non-refrigerated items

By 6pm


Refrigerated items

By 12am

£0 - £149.99



£150 - £299.99



£300 - £449.99



£450 or more



Delivery to United Kingdom only

Please note there is a small excess for despatch to Highlands and Islands and Isle of Wight as governed by your postcode.

  1. To keep our prices as low as possible, we do not hold stock of most products. We order stock from our wholesaler at 4.30 each day, so any orders received after this time will not be ordered until the following day. 
  2. Orders placed on a Thursday or Friday that have refrigerated items included will not be dispatched until the following Monday to ensure that the items are delivered to you under controlled conditions. This means that you should receive these items on a Tuesday by 12pm.
  3. We do not offer a Saturday or Sunday delivery service.
  4. Standard and Priority costs apply to the UK mainland only.
  5. Delivery to Scottish Highlands and Islands and Isle of Wight may incur an excess to cover additional carriage costs - this is dependent on your postcode. Full details can be found by clicking the link below.
  6. Customers who arrange to collect from Warnham should not arrive before 12pm.
  7. We are no longer able to ship to Northern Ireland due to extra administrative costs since January 2021. Any orders placed online will be cancelled and refunded.

For full delivery details click here 

Faulty Goods Returns

In the unlikely event that you receive faulty or damaged goods please call 01306 628215 within 72 hours of receipt of your goods. Please have your order reference to hand. You will be asked to provide evidence of the damaged goods if damaged in transit.

Restricted Goods Returns

We are unable to offer refunds on the following products.

  • Animal medicines - general & vaccines
  • Refrigerated/temperature sensitive products

Please contact the Farmacy Team before sending any returns on 01306 628215.

For full returns details click here

Product Species

  • Cattle - Dairy
    Cattle - Dairy
  • Cattle - Beef
    Cattle - Beef
  • Sheep
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