Marquis paste is indicated for the treatment of equine protozoal myeloencephalitis (EPM) caused by Sarcocystis neurons.
Marquis Paste For Horses
Marquis Antiprotozoal Oral Paste is supplied in ready-to-use syringes containing 127 grams of paste. Each gram of paste contains 150 mg of ponazuril (15% w/w). Marquis (ponazuril) is designed to be delivered as an orally administered paste.
Marquis Paste Dosage
The plunger contains a dosage ring calibrated for a dose rate of 5 mg/kg (2.27 mg/lb) body weight and marked for horse weight from 600 to 1,200 lbs (272 to 544 kg).
The syringe barrels are packaged in units of 4 with four reusable plungers. This package provides sufficient paste to treat one 1,200 lb (544 kg) horse for 28 days at a dose rate of 5 mg/kg (2.27 mg/lb) body weight. Ponazuril is an anticoccidial (antiprotozoal) compound with activity against several genera of the phylum Apicomplexa.