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Tape Worm Tabs for Cats and KittensThis page contains information on Tape Worm Tabs for Cats and Kittens for veterinary use.
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Tape Worm Tabs for Cats and KittensThis treatment applies to the following species:
Tapeworm tablets for cats and kittens
For removal of tapeworms (Dipylidium caninum and Taenia taeniaeformis) from cats and kittens.
Each Tablet Contains 23 mg Praziquantel.
Tape Worm Tabs® (praziquantel) tapeworm tablets for cats and kittens are sized for easy oral administration to either adult cats or kittens. The tablets may be given directly in the mouth or crumbled and mixed with the food. If given with food, mix the tablet(s) with a small amount of the animal’s usual ration. If all of the tablet(s) is/are not eaten, Tape Worm Tabs® tapeworm tablets may not remove all tapeworms.
USES: Tape Worm Tabs® (praziquantel) tapeworm tablets will remove the common tapeworms, Dipylidium caninum and Taenia taeniaeformis, from cats and kittens.
Directions For Use
Tapeworm infection is one of the most common internal parasite problems actually observed by cat owners. The presence of tapeworms is indicated by the presence of tapeworm segments passed with the feces. Tapeworm segments are white, pinkish-white or yellow-white and similar in size and shape to flattened grains of rice. The segments are most frequently observed lying on the animal’s droppings or, less often, moving across a freshly passed stool. Segments are also found on the hair around the anus of the animal, or occasionally on the animal’s bedding. Cats become infected with tapeworms after eating fleas or small rodents (rats, mice) which are infected with tapeworm larvae. Consult your veterinarian for assistance in the diagnosis, treatment and control of parasitism.
Dosage and AdministrationAdminister to cats and kittens* only as follows:
4 pounds and under
Over 11 pounds
1 1/2 tablets
*Not intended for use in kittens less than 6 weeks of age.
FASTING IS NEITHER NECESSARY NOR RECOMMENDED
RETREATMENT: Steps should be taken to control fleas and rodents on the premises in order to prevent reinfection; otherwise, retreatment will be necessary. This is especially true in cases of tapeworms transmitted by fleas (Dipylidium caninum) where reinfection is almost certain to occur if fleas are not removed from the animal and its environment. If reinfection occurs, tapeworm segments may be observed within one month of the initial treatment.
Side EffectsIsolated incidents of either salivation or diarrhea have been reported following treatment, but were considered non-significant. If these signs are observed and they persist, consult your veterinarian.
WarningConsult your veterinarian before administering tablets to weak or debilitated animals.
WarningKeep out of the reach of children. Not for human use.
Manufactured for: ProLabs® Ltd., PO Box 3103, St. Joseph, MO 64503
NAC No.: 1386039.0
c/o Agri Laboratories, Ltd.
20927 STATE ROUTE K, P.O. BOX 3103 (64503), ST. JOSEPH, MO, 64505
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