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Drontal wormers for cats and dogs Dosing Instructions

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

Medium Dogs:

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

Large Dogs:

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

Nursing Bitches

For the control of Toxocara, nursing bitches should be dosed 2 weeks after giving birth and every 2 weeks until weaning.

Puppies

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.

Routine Intervals

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.



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If you are in any doubt about the health of your pets always consult your veterinary surgeon