Tapeworm Dewormer (praziquantel tablets) for catsThis page contains information on Tapeworm Dewormer (praziquantel tablets) for cats for veterinary use.
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Tapeworm Dewormer (praziquantel tablets) for catsThis treatment applies to the following species:
(praziquantel tablets) for catsCompany: Bayer Animal Health
Consult your veterinarian for assistance in the diagnosis, treatment and control of parasitism. Consult your veterinarian before administering the tablets to weak or debilitated animals.
Each tablet contains 23 mg praziquantel.
Tapeworm Dewormer (praziquantel tablets) are sized for easy oral administration to either adult cats or kittens. The tablets may be crumbled and mixed with the feed.
USES: TAPEWORM DEWORMER (praziquantel tablets) will remove the common tapeworms, Dipylidium caninum and Taenia taeniaeformis, from cats and kittens.
Dosage and AdministrationTapeworm Dewormer (praziquantel tablets) may be given directly in the mouth or crumbled and mixed with the food. Administer to cats and kittens* only as follows:
Body Weight (lbs)
No. of Tablets
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 incident 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.
Questions? For questions or to report a suspected side effect, call Bayer at 1-855-886-7971.
WarningKeep out of the reach of children. Not for human use.
How SuppliedBottle of 3 scored tablets. Each scored tablet contains 23 mg praziquantel.
STORAGE CONDITIONS: Store at less than or equal to 25°C (77°F).
Bayer HealthCare LLC, Animal Health Division, Shawnee Mission, Kansas 66201 U.S.A.
NADA 111-798, Approved by FDA
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