Popantel for Dogs 40 kg (88 lbs) Description
Popantel Allwormer Tablets for Dogs is a tablet for the control of all gastrointestinal worms in dogs including roundworm, hookworm, whipworm and tapeworm (including hydatid tapeworm).
Directions for Use
Weigh dogs before treatment. Dogs are treated by weight with the appropriate sized tablet or combination of tablets. Popantel is given as a single dose by mouth. Fasting prior to dosing is not necessary. Popantel is available in two sizes. One 22 lbs tablet for puppies and dogs up to 22 lbs and one 88 lbs tablet for dogs up to 88 lbs. Dogs over 88 lbs and other weights are given a combination of the tablets. A common regime for treatment is to worm puppies every 2 weeks from 2 weeks old until 12 weeks, monthly from 3 months until 6 months then every 3 months as an adult dog. Treat breeding bitches prior to mating then 10 days before whelping and 2 and 4 weeks after whelping.
Do not use in puppies under 2 weeks of age. This medication should not be used in animals allergic to it.
Possible Side Effects
The side effects of Popantel are rare at the recommended dosage. Popantel has a wide margin of safety for all sizes and breeds of dogs. It is approved for use in puppies as young as 2 weeks, old animals, greyhounds, working dogs, pregnant females, breeding bitches and stud dogs. Popantel may be combined with other treatments, for example heartworm prevention, flea and tick treatments and vaccination.
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