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Tapeworm Dewormer (praziquantel) Tablets for Cats

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Tapeworm Dewormer (praziquantel) Tablets for Cats

This treatment applies to the following species:

(praziquantel) Tablets for Cats

Manufacturer: 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.

Description

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 for cats will remove the common tapeworms, Dipylidium caninum and Taenia taeniaeformis, from cats and kittens.

Dosage and Administration

Tapeworm 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

1/2 tablet

5-11 pounds.

1 tablet

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 Effects

Isolated 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.

Warning

Keep out of the reach of children. Not for human use.

How Supplied

Bottle 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.

Made in Germany

Bayer and the Bayer Cross are registered trademarks of Bayer

©2016 Bayer

NADA 111-798, Approved by FDA

LV171

Regulations for product use are established by country. Information contained on this site pertains only to the United States of America, and is not intended to provide adequate information for product use. Before using or dispensing any product, read and carefully observe the label directions.

BAYER HEALTHCARE LLC
Animal Health Division

P.O. BOX 390, SHAWNEE MISSION, KS, 66201-0390
Customer Service Tel.:   800-633-3796
Customer Service Fax:   800-344-4219
Website:   www.bayer-ah.com
   
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