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Release 2.81
Panacur Rabbit 18.75 % Oral Paste
 
Species: Rabbits
Therapeutic indication: Pharmaceuticals: Endoparasiticides: Anthelmintics for Rabbits, Antiprotozoals
Active ingredient: Fenbendazole
Product:Panacur® Rabbit 18.75 % Oral Paste
Product index: Panacur Rabbit
Notes: Small Animal Exemption Scheme (SAES) product
Presentation
Syringes containing 5 g of an 18.75% oral paste formulation of fenbendazole as a ready to administer oral anthelmintic and anti-protozoal for domestic rabbits. 1 g contains 0.187 g active ingredient fenbendazole.
Uses
A broad spectrum anthelmintic as an aid in the control and treatment of Encephalitozoon cuniculi (E. cuniculi) and intestinal worms in domestic rabbits.
Dosage and administration
Panacur Rabbit should be administered orally by squeezing the paste from the syringe into the side of the mouth.
Preventative regime
Administer 1 syringe graduation per 2.5 kg bodyweight (20 mg/kg fenbendazole) daily for 9 consecutive days.Description: h-356Routine dosing of rabbits is recommended 2-4 times yearly.
Dosing should also be considered during periods of higher risk, such as when the rabbit is acquired, prior to mating and when mixing with other rabbits.
Treatment regime
For rabbits with clinical signs associated with E. cuniculi a treatment course of 20 mg/kg (1 syringe graduation per 2.5 kg bodyweight) daily for 28 days is recommended.
For single treatment course only.
Contra-indications, warnings, etc
Direct contact with the skin should be kept to a minimum. Wash hands after use.
Assess body weight as accurately as possible before calculating the dosage.
For animal treatment only. Keep out of the sight and reach of children.
Pharmaceutical precautions
Do not store above 25°C. Dispose of empty packaging and any remaining product in the household refuse.
Legal category
Legal category: SAES
Legal category description:(This veterinary medicine is marketed in accordance with the Small Animal Exemption Scheme.)
Packaging quantities
5 g syringes and packs of 10 x 5 g syringes.
Further information
Encephalitozoon cuniculi is an intracellular protozoan parasite which can cause a range of clinical signs including hind limb paresis, head tilt, collapse, urinary incontinence, cataract formation and lens-induced uveitis and death. Transmission is primarily via ingestion of spores shed in the urine contaminating food and/or water.
A 2006 UK study showed a seroprevalence of 52 % in domestic rabbits indicating the widespread nature of the parasite.
Panacur Rabbit is an aid in the control of E. cuniculi and it is recommended that additional preventative measures are taken such as ensuring that food and water are placed appropriately to prevent urine contamination.
E. cuniculi has zoonotic potential and infection has been reported in immunosuppressed people.
Marketing Authorisation Number
V 1356/93
Significant changes
GTIN
GTIN description:Panacur Paste for Rabbits 10x5gr:
GTIN:08713184058942