DRONTAL CAT XL TABLETS (ELLIPSOID)
Dosage: One Drontal Cat XL Tablet per 6 kg body weight
Drontal Cat Tablets are scored coated white to yellowish ellipsoid, biconvex tablets that can be divided into equal halves. Each tablet contains 230 mg pyrantel embonate and 20 mg praziquantel.
Drontal Cat XL Film-coated Tablets are unscored coated white to yellowish, ellipsoid, biconvex tablets, each containing 345 mg pyrantel embonate and 30 mg praziquantel.
For the treatment of gastrointestinal roundworms and tapeworms of cats (see also &lsquo further information&rsquo ). Ascarids: Toxocara cati, Toxascaris leonina Tapeworm: Dipylidium caninum, Taenia taeniaeformis
The recommended dose rates are 57.5 mg/kg pyrantel embonate and 5 mg/kg praziquantel. This is equivalent to one Drontal Cat Tablets per 4 kg body weight and 1 Drontal Cat XL Film-coated Tablets per 6 kg body weight.
See dosage chart below for examples:
Weight of Cat No of Drontal Cat Tablets No of Drontal Cat XL Film-coated Tablets
2 kg ½ - 4 kg 1 -
6 kg 1½ or 1
8 kg 2 - 10 kg 1 plus 1
Administration and Duration of Treatment
For single oral administration. The tablets should be given directly to the animal, but if necessary can be disguised in food.
Use During Pregnancy and Lactation
Not to be used during pregnancy but may be used during lactation.
Contra-indications, warnings, etc
Not intended for use in kittens less than 6 weeks of age. Do not use simultaneously with piperazine compounds. Until sufficient studies have been performed with this combination, do not use during pregnancy.
In the interests of good hygiene, persons administering the tablets directly to a cat, or by adding them to the cat&rsquo s food, should wash their hands afterwards.
For animal treatment only. Keep out of the reach of children
Unused product should be disposed of in accordance with any guidance from an appropriate waste regulation authority. Pharmaceutical precautions Do not store above 25° C. Do not remove tablets from strip packing until required for use. Any part-used tablets should be discarded.
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