VarroMed (oxalic acid dihydrate / formic acid) - QP53AG

Updated on site: 09-Feb-2018

Medikamentets navn: VarroMed
ATC: QP53AG
Stoff: oxalic acid dihydrate / formic acid
Produsent: BeeVital GmbH

VarroMed

oxalic acid dihydrate / formic acid

This is a summary of the European public assessment report (EPAR) for VarroMed. It explains how the Agency assessed this veterinary medicine to recommend its authorisation in the European Union (EU) and its conditions of use. It is not intended to provide practical advice on how to use VarroMed.

For practical information about using VarroMed, animal owners or keepers should read the package leaflet or contact their veterinarian or pharmacist.

What is VarroMed and what is it used for?

VarroMed is a medicine used to treat varroosis in honey bee colonies. Varroosis is a disease of honey bees caused by infestation with a parasite called Varroa mite (Varroa destructor). The Varroa mite feeds on the haemolymph (blood) of adult bees and on brood (developing stages of the honey bee) resulting in damage and / or death of bees; the mite can also help spread of viruses and bacteria. A significant mite infestation can lead to the collapse of a honey bee colony. VarroMed can be used on colonies with and without brood.

VarroMed contains the active substances oxalic acid dihydrate and formic acid.

How is VarroMed used?

VarroMed is available as a bee-hive dispersion (a liquid for use inside the bee hive) and can be obtained without a prescription.



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