Drontal for Dogs
Drontal for Dogs is available as Drontal Tasty Bone Tablets either sold individually or in packs and Drontal Plus XL Tablets for larger dogs, again either sold as individual tablets or as packets.
Drontal Tasty Bone Tablets are a brown, flavoured, round tablets that are cross scored on one side containing 50 mg praziquantel, 144 mg pyrantel embonate and 150 mg febantel whereas Drontal Plus XL Flavour Tablet is a brown oval shaped divisible tablet scored on both sides containing 175 mg praziquantel, 504 mg pyrantel embonate and 525 mg febantel.
Drontal Tasty Bone Tablet for Dogs contains 50mg Praziquantel, 144mg Pyrantel Embonate and 150mg Febantel. Drontal Tasty Bone Tablets have been developed specifically for efficient worm...[More info]
Drontal Plus XL for the control of gastrointestinal tapeworms and roundworms in larger dogs. Each Drontal Plus XL tablet contains 175mg Praziquantel, 504mg Pyrantel Embonate and 525mg...[More info]
Drontal Tasty Bone Tablet Packs for Dogs contains 50mg Praziquantel, 144mg Pyrantel Embonate and 150mg Febantel. Drontal bone tablets have been developed specifically for efficient worm...[More info]
Drontal Plus XL is for the control of gastrointestinal tapeworms and roundworms in larger dogs. Each Drontal Plus XL tablet contains 175mg Praziquantel, 504mg Pyrantel Embonate and 525mg...[More info]
Drontal Tasty Bone Tablets and Drontal Plus XL for Dogs Tablets Datasheet:
Drontal for Dogs is used in the control of Ascarids, Toxocara canis, Toxascaris leonina (adult and late immature forms), Hookworms, Uncinaria stenocephala, Ancylostoma caninum (adults), Whipworms, Trichuris vulpis (adults), Tapeworms, Echinococcus species, Taenia species, Dipylidium caninum (adults and immature forms).
For oral administration only; the recommended dose rates are: 15 mg/kg body weight febantel, 14.4 mg/kg pyrantel and 5 mg/kg praziquantel which is the equivalent of 1 Drontal Plus Flavour Tablet per 10 kg body weight; 1 Drontal Plus XL Flavour Tablet per 35 kg body weight. The tablets can be given directly to the dog or disguised in food. No starvation is needed before or after treatment. For routine treatment a single dose is recommended.
Puppies should be treated at 2 weeks of age and every 2 weeks until 12 weeks of age. Thereafter they should be treated at 3 month intervals. It is advisable to treat the bitch at the same time as the puppies. Not for use in dogs weighing less than 3 kg. For the control of Toxocara, nursing bitches should be dosed 2 weeks after giving birth and every two weeks until weaning.
For routine control adult dogs should be treated every 3 months. For routine treatment a single dose is recommended. In the event of heavy roundworm infestation a repeat dose should be given after 14 days.
Consult a veterinary surgeon before treating pregnant animals for roundworms, the product may be used during lactation. Do not exceed recommended dose when treating pregnant bitches and do not use simultaneously with piperazine compounds.
The product is well tolerated in dogs. In safety studies doses of 5 x or greater gave rise to occasional vomiting.