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Cestex Tablet for Dogs & Cats

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Cestex is an oral medication prescribed by veterinarians to safely and effectively remove tapeworms in kittens, puppies, and adult dogs and cats. Best of all, your furry friend does not need to fast before being treated. Each tablet is coated with a film, making dosing easy, and Cestex will not leave an unpleasant taste in your pal’s mouth.


Cestex tablets are indicated for the removal of tapeworm.

Possible Side Effects

In very rare instances, vomiting or diarrhea may occur. Talk to your veterinarian about any side effects that seem unusual or bothersome to your pet.

Drug & Food Interactions

There are no known drug interactions while using Cestex.


Do not give Cestex to kittens and puppies less than 7 weeks of age. Because humans can contract tapeworm from pets, it's important to maintain good personal hygiene. To prevent reinfection, daily cleanup of stools is recommended.

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    Dogs & Cats
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    Small Breeds, Medium Breeds, Large Breeds, All Breeds
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Recommended Dosage

Administer orally for dogs and cats. Fasting is not necessary or recommended. Cats should receive 1.25 mg/lb of body weight; dogs should receive 2.5 mg/lb of body weight.

Storage Instructions

Store at controlled room temperatures 68° - 77°F.


What is Cestex?

An oral medication used to treat tapeworm infections in dogs and cats.

What are the benefits of Cestex?

  • Successfully removes tapeworms in cats and dogs.
  • Given as a single one-time dose.

How is this medication given?

Cestex can be given with or without food, and fasting is not necessary or recommended. Humans can contract tapeworms from pets so make sure you wash your hands thoroughly after giving your pet this medication.

How does this medication work?

Cestex is an anthelminthic (dewormer). It paralyzes the tapeworm which causes it to lose its grip on your pet's intestinal wall. The tapeworm is then digested with no sign of the parasite seen in the stool after treatment.

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    Like A Charm

    By Tshy on Jul 25, 2019

    This product worked like a charm. Easy to administer and very effective. Would recommend for anyone needing to rid their cat of pesky tapeworms.

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