Brand Names:
Levacide, Ripercol-L

Drug Type: Antiparasitic

Levamisole (Ripercol-L, Levacide)

Levamisole (Ripercol-L, Levacide) is an antiparasitic drug, traditionally used as a deworming medication in poultry against gastrointestinal parasites. It specifically targets large Roundworm (Ascaridia galli), Caecal Worm (Heterakis gallinae), and the Hairworm (Capillaria spp.). It is currently only marked for use in Australia.

Egg Withdrawal Period: 7 day withdrawal period for eating eggs.
  • Given orally: 20-50 mg/kg, single dose
  • Added to Drinking Water: 5-15 ml/gallon, for 1-3 days
  • IM/SC: 5 mg/kg, repeat in 10-14 days.