Droncit Feline 23 mg (praziquantel) per tablet

Droncit Feline 23 mg (praziquantel) per tablet
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What is Droncit?

Droncit is available by prescription only. Droncit includes the active ingredient praziquantel, a parasite-control drug with strong activity against a number of different tapeworms. Droncit works by impairing the function of the tapeworm’s sucker. Droncit dislodges the parasite’s attachment to the intestinal tract.

For:

Cats (over 6 weeks of age), Dogs (over 4 weeks of age)

Benefits:

  • Tablets can be crumbled and mixed with food
  • Single-dose formula makes for easy oral administration

How it works?

Praziquantel is a cestocide. Praziquantel works by damaging the parasite's skin internally so the parasite disintegrates and is removed by the pet's immune system.

Storage:

Should be stored at room temperature, away from moisture and heat.

  • Because humans can contract tapeworms from animals, it is important to clean up after your pet and to wash your hands thoroughly.
  • Droncit may be crumbled and mixed with food, or given by mouth.
  • Fasting is neither necessary nor recommended while treating the pet.
  • A second treatment may be necessary.
Pet Weight range Dosage
Dogs(4 weeks of age or older) Under 5lbs (2.7kg) 0.5 tablet as a single dose
6-10lbs (2.8-4.5kg) 1 tablet as a single dose
11-15lbs (2.9-6.8kg) 1.5 tablets as a single dose
16-30lbs (6.9-13.6kg) 2 tablets as a single dose
31-45lbs (13.7-20.4kg) 3 tablets as a single dose
46-60lbs (20.5-27.2kg) 4 tablets as a single dose
Over 60lbs (Over 27.2kg) 5 tablets maximum as a single dose
Cats(over 6 weeks of age) Under 4lbs (1.8kg) 0.5 tablet as a single dose
5-11lbs (1.9-2.9kg) 1 tablet as a single dose
Over 11lbs (Over 2.9kg) 1.5 tablets as a single dose

Cautions

Keep out of the reach of children and pets. Do not use in pets with known allergies to Droncit. Do not use in pregnant animals. Do not use in kittens less than 6 weeks old. Do not use in puppies less than 4 weeks old. Store at room temperature. Store protected from light and moisture.

Possible side effects:

Side effects of Droncit are rare but may include vomiting, loss of appetite, drowsiness, or diarrhea in dogs and increased salivation and diarrhea in cats. Other side effects may also occur. Talk to your veterinarian about any side effect that seems unusual or bothersome to the animal.