DRONTAL PLUS XL TABLETS
Dosage: 1 Drontal Plus XL Flavour Tablet per 35 kg body weight
Drontal Plus Flavour Tablet is a pale brown to brown flavoured round tablet cross scored on one side containing 50 mg praziquantel, 144 mg pyrantel embonate and 150 mg febantel.
Drontal Plus XL Flavour Tablet is a pale brown to brown oval shaped divisible tablet scored on both sides containing 175 mg praziquantel, 504 mg pyrantel embonate and 525 mg febantel.
For the control of the following gastrointestinal roundworms and tapeworms of dogs and puppies. Ascarids: Toxocara canis, Toxascaris leonina (adult and late immature forms). Hookworms: Uncinaria stenocephala, Ancylostoma caninum (adults). Whipworms: Trichuris vulpis (adults). Tapeworms: Echinococcus species, Taenia species, Dipylidium caninum (adults and immature forms).
Dosage and administration
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 Flavour Tablet per 10 kg body weight 1 Drontal Plus XL Flavour Tablet per 35 kg body weight. The tablets can be given directly to the dog or disguised in food. No starvation is needed before or after treatment.
Dosage Guide: Puppies and small dogs
3– 5 kg body weight = &frac;12 Drontal Plus Flavour Tablet
6– 10 kg body weight = 1 Drontal Plus Flavour Tablet
Dosage Guide: Medium dogs
11– 15 kg body weight = 1½ Drontal Plus Flavour Tablet
16– 20 kg body weight = 2 Drontal Plus Flavour Tablet
21– 25 kg body weight = 2½ Drontal Plus Flavour Tablet
26– 30 kg body weight = 3 Drontal Plus Flavour Tablet
Dosage Guide: Large dogs
Dogs of 35 kg bodyweight1 Drontal Plus XL Flavour Tablet
Dogs of >35 kg body weight 1 Drontal Plus XL Flavour Tablet plus the appropriate quantity of Drontal Plus Flavour Tablets equivalent to 1 tablet per 10 kg body weight.
For routine treatment a single dose is recommended. 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 the control of Toxocara, nursing bitches should be dosed 2 weeks after giving birth and every two weeks until weaning.
For routine control adult dogs should be treated every 3 months.
For routine treatment a single dose is recommended.
In the event of heavy roundworm infestation a repeat dose should be given after 14 days.
Use During Pregnancy and Lactation
Consult a veterinary surgeon before treating pregnant animals for roundworms. The product may be used during lactation. Do not exceed recommended dose when treating pregnant bitches.
Contra-indications, warnings, etc
Do not use simultaneously with piperazine compounds. The product is well tolerated in dogs. In safety studies doses of 5 x or greater gave rise to occasional vomiting.
In the interests of good hygiene, persons administering the tablets directly to the dog, or by adding them to the dog' s food, should wash their hands afterwards.
Do not store above 25° C. Protect from light. Do not use after the expiry date. Any part used tablets should be discarded. Any unused or waste material should be disposed of in accordance with local requirements.
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