Tapeworm: Echinococcus granulosus (hydatid tapeworm), Dipylidium caninum (common flea tapeworm), Taenia spp. Taenia ovis, T. pisiformis, T. hydatigena
Controls shedding of oocysts of the protozoan Giardia spp.
Does NOT control heartworm
Presented as a small round tablet
Easy to administer - feed directly or mix in with your dog’s food
Gentle, effective control of gastrointestinal worms
May be given safely to all dogs
1 tablet treats up to 10kg bodyweight
Not recommended for dogs in the 1st or 2nd stage of pregnancy. The use of Drontal in the 3rd trimester should be based on an assessment by a veterinarian
Do not give to puppies under 2 weeks of age
This medication should not be given to animals allergic to the ingredients
May be combined with other treatments, for example heartworm prevention, flea and tick treatment
Active Constituents per tablet:
Praziquantel 50 mg
Febantel 250 mg and
Pyrantel (Embonate) 49.8mg
Directions for Use
Weigh puppies/dogs before dosing
Fasting prior to dosing is not necessary
Give an individual measured dose, by mouth, to each dog
Dogs become reinfested with worms from larvae and eggs in their living environment, so dosing will need to be repeated through the entire life of the dog.
If worm problems persist, consult a veterinarian.
1 tablet treats up to 10 kg of dog bodyweight
1.5 – 2.5 kg
2.6 – 5 kg
5.1 – 10 kg
Over 10 kg
Dose by weight with the appropriate combination of tablets
Give an individual measured dose at 2, 4, 8 and 12 weeks of age.
Then give an individual measured dose at 16, 20 and 24 weeks of age.
After 6 months of age, give an individual measured dose every 3 months.
In environments where whipworm or hydatid tapeworm infestation is heavy, an individual measured dose should be given every 6 weeks.
Treat breeding bitches prior to mating then 10 days before whelping and 2 and 4 weeks after whelping.
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