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Dosage and administration
Single dose: For oral administration only.
To ensure administration of a correct dose, body weight should be determined as accurately as possible. The recommended dose rates are: 15mg/kg bodyweight febantel, 5 mg/kg pyrantel (equivalent to 14.4 mg/kg pyrantel embonate) and 5 mg/kg praziquantel. This is equivalent to 1 tablet per 10 kg (22 lbs) bodyweight. It is important to follow the treatment recommendations as presented here. Do not deviate from the recommendations without the advice of your veterinary surgeon.
Puppies and Small Dogs:
3-5 kg bodyweigh
½ tablet
Greater than 5 up to 10 kg bodyweight
1 tablet
Medium Dogs:
Greater than 10 up to 15 kg bodyweight
1 ½ tablets
Greater than 15 up to 20 kg bodyweight
2 tablets
Greater than 20 up to 25 kg bodyweight
2 ½ tablets
Greater than 25 up to 30 kg bodyweight
3 tablets
Large Dogs:
Greater than 30 up to 35 kg bodyweight
3 ½ tablets
Greater than 35 up to 40 kg bodyweight
4 tablets
Not for use in dogs weighing less than 3 kg.
Puppies should be treated at 2 weeks of age and every 2 weeks until 12 weeks of age. Thereafter they should be treated at 3 month intervals. It is advisable to treat the bitch at the same time as the puppies. For the control of Toxocara, nursing bitches should be dosed 2 weeks after giving birth and every two weeks until weaning. For routine worm control adult dogs should be treated every 3 months.
For routine treatment a single dose is recommended. In case of suspected heavy roundworm infestation, please contact your veterinary surgeon for diagnosis and treatment recommendation.