Popantel Tapeworm Tablets For Dogs and Cats
Popantel Tapeworm Tablets for Dogs and Cats are used for the control and treatment of tapeworms in dogs and cats.
Praziquantel 50 mg per tablet
Control of tapeworms (Dipylidium caninum, Taenia pisiformis, T. ovis, T. hydatigena and Spirometra erinacei) in dogs and cats, and the hydatid tapeworm (Echinococcus granulosus) in dogs.
Due to the nature of praziquantel, some cats may salivate after treatment; this is transient.
Dosage and Administration
- Weigh animal before treatment. Administer 1 tablet/10 kg bodyweight (for S. erinacei give 1 tablet/2.5 kg bodyweight).
- Hydatid tapeworm in dogs: Treat every six weeks; dogs should not be allowed to feed on offal from any species.
- Other tapeworms: Treat every three months, and treat pet regularly for fleas.
- Pregnant bitches, queens: Treat prior to mating, ten days prior to and four weeks after birth, and then every three months.