Drontal Dosage and administration
Dosing rates for Drontal Cat
The recommended dose rates are 57.5 mg/kg pyrantel embonate and 5 mg/kg praziquantel. This is equivalent to one Drontal Cat Film-coated Tablet per 4 kg body weight and 1 Drontal Cat XL Film-coated Tablet per 6 kg body weight.
up to 2 kg 0.5 - Drontal Cat Tablet
2 kg up to 4 kg 1 - Drontal Cat Tablet
4 kg up to 6 kg - 1 Drontal Cat XL Tablet
6 kg up to 8 kg 2 Drontal Cat Tablet
8 kg up to 10 kg 1 Drontal Cat Tablet plus 1 Drontal Cat XL Tablet
Dosing rates for Drontal Dog
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.
1 Drontal Plus Tablet per 10 kg (22 lbs) body weight.
1 Drontal Plus XL Tablet per 35 kg (77lbs) body weight.
Drontal Dog Tasty Bone Tablets
Puppies and Small Dogs:
3-5 kg body weight = ½ tablet
5-10 kg body weight = 1 tablet
10-15 kg body weight = 1 ½ tablets
15-20 kg body weight = 2 tablets
22-25 kg body weight = 2 ½ tablets
25-30 kg body weight = 3 tablets
30-35 kg body weight = 3 ½ tablets
35-40 kg body weight = 4 tablets
Dosing Intervals for Drontal Dog XL
17.5 kg body weight = ½ tablet
17.5 - 35 kg body weight = 1 tablet
35 - 52.5 kg body weight = 1 ½ tablets
52.5 - 70 kg body weight = 2 tablets
For the control of Toxocara, nursing bitches should be dosed 2 weeks after giving birth and every 2 weeks until weaning.
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 routine control adult dogs should be treated every 3 months. In the event of a heavy roundworm infection, a repeat dose should be given after 14 days.
For more information on the types of worms click here
If you are in any doubt about the health of your pets always consult your veterinary surgeon