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Prazitel

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Each pork-flavoured tablet contains Praziquantel 50.0 mg, Pyrantel embonate 144.0 mg and Febantel 150.0 mg.

Equivalent of well known Drontal products

Flavoured tablets which treat roundworms, hookworms, whipworms and tapeworms in dogs and puppies. Suitable for the Pet Travel Scheme.

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Product Description

Description

  • Prazitel Tablet for Cats
  • Prazitel Plus Tablets for Dogs
  • Prazitel Plus XL Tablets for Dogs

Prazitel Plus Tablets For Dogs

Presentation

A pale yellow pork flavoured tablet with a cross breakline on one side containing 50mg praziquantel, 144mg pyrantel embonate and 150mg febantel.

Tablets can be divided into equal halves or equal quarters.

Uses

In cats – for the treatment of mixed infections caused by the following gastrointestinal roundworms and tapeworms:

 

Roundworms: Toxocara cati, Toxascaris leonina

 

Tapeworms: Dipylidium caninum, Taenia taeniaeformis, Echinococcus multilocularis.

 

For the treatment of dogs with mixed infections of nematodes and cestodes of the following species

Nematodes:

Ascarids: Toxocara canis, Toxascaris leonina (adult and late immature forms).

Hookworms: Uncinaria stenocephala, Ancylostoma caninum (adults).

Whipworms: Trichuris vulpis (adults).

Cestodes:

Tapeworms: Echinococcus species, (E. granulosus, E. multilocularis), Taenia species,

(T. hydatigena, T. pisiformis, T. taeniformis)

Dosage and administration

For oral administration.

The recommended dose rates are: 15 mg/kg bodyweight febantel, 5 mg/kg pyrantel (equivalent to 14.4 mg/kg pyrantel embonate) and 5 mg/kg praziquantel. 1 Prazitel Plus tablet per 10 kg (22 lbs) bodyweight. The tablets can be given directly to the dog or disguised in food. No starvation is needed before, or after, treatment.

Dosage table

Bodyweight (kg) Tablets
½ -2 ¼
3 – 5 ½
6 – 10 1
11 – 15 1 ½
16 – 20 2
21 – 25 2 ½
26 – 30 3
31 – 35 3 ½
36 – 40 4
> 40 1 tablet per 10kg

If there is a risk for re-infestation, the advice of a veterinarian should be sought regarding the need for and the frequency of repeated treatment.

To ensure administration of a correct dose, body weight should be determined as accurately as possible

Discard any unused divided tablets.

Contra-indications, warnings, etc

Do not use in animals with a known sensitivity to the active ingredients or to any of the excipients.

Do not use simultaneously with piperazine compounds as the anthelmintic effects of pyrantel and piperazine may be antagonized.

Concurrent use with other cholinergic compounds can lead to toxicity.

Tapeworm infestation is certain to re-occur unless control of intermediate hosts such as fleas, mice etc. is undertaken.

Tapeworm infestation is unlikely in pups less than 6 weeks of age.

Teratogenic effects attributed to high doses of febantel have been reported in sheep and rats. No studies have been performed in dogs during early pregnancy. Use of the product during pregnancy should be in accordance with a benefit risk assessment by the responsible veterinarian. It is recommended that the product is not used in dogs during the first 4 weeks of pregnancy. Do not exceed the stated dose when treating pregnant bitches.

Parasite resistance to any particular class of anthelmintic may develop following frequent, repeated use of an anthelmintic of that class.

User Precautions

In case of accidental ingestion, seek medical advice and show the package leaflet to the physician.

In the interests of good hygiene, persons administering the tablets directly to a dog or adding them to the dog’s food should wash their hands afterwards.

For animal treatment only.

Pharmaceutical precautions

Do not use after expiry date stated on the label.

This veterinary medicinal product does not require any special storage conditions

Keep out of the reach and sight of children.

Legal category

NFA-VPS

 

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Additional Information

Species and size

Cat, Dog, Dog XL