Indicated for the treatment of tapeworms (Dipylidium caninum, Taenia spp., Spirometra erinacei) in dogs and cats including hydatids (Echinococcus granulosus) in dogs.
Active Constituents: 50mg Praziquantel.
Directions for Use
All animals should be treated for tapeworm control at three monthly intervals (every six weeks in dogs in Hydatid areas) commencing at three months of age.
In addition, breeding females should be treated at mating; approximately one week before birth and thereafter every three months.
Virbac Tapewormer for dogs and cats is to be used as a single dose treatment. Tablets may be administered whole or crushed and put in food.
1 tablet/10kg bodyweight
1/4 tablet under 1.5kg bodyweight
1/2 tablet from 1.6 to 5kg bodyweight
3/4 tablet over 5kg bodyweight
If your animal is still passing segments after the above treatment, these probably belong to a little known tapeworm (Spirometra erinacei) which belongs to a different family. It will be removed by giving one tablet of Virbac Tapewormer for dogs and cats for every 2.5kg of body weight.
Do not feed offal of any species to dogs.
Pack size: 100 tablets, 250 tablets