Ethidium is based on the active ingredient Homidium Bromide, is indicated for the treatment and subsequent prevention of bovine Trypanosomiasis caused by Trypanosoma congolense and Trypanosoma vivax. A single dose of Ethidium rapidly clears (72 hours) the bloodstream of parasites and, in addition, provides up to six weeks’ protection against further infection.
Securidium is an Isometamidium with antipyrine activity that is indicated as both curative and preventive treatment of Trypanosomiasis caused by Trypanosoma congolense, T. vivax, T. brucei, and T. evansi. in Cattle (taurin, zebu), buffaloes, sheep, goats, camels, horses, donkeys and dogs .The duration of preventive effect of Securidium® varies from 2 to 4 months according to the local epidemiological situation.
Survidim is a Diminazene diaceturate, that has a curative activity on trypanosomiasis and babesiosis. It has the B group vitamins (vitamins B12 and B6) that allow a quick recovery of the animal. The anemia caused by the red blood cells lysis in case of trypanosomiasis is deteriorated by a rumen stasis which reduces the synthesis of these vitamins by the bacteria. This makes it very important to provide the above two vitamins.