Praziquantel Injection is a clear solution formulated for use in dogs and cats for the removal of tapeworms. Effective against Echinococcus multilocularis in dogs and safe for use in breeding and pregnant dogs and cats. Safe to use: no toxicity demonstrated in dogs or cats at 5x dosage rates and no known contraindications.
Praziquantel Injection is indicated for the removal of the
following canine and/or feline cestodes: Dogs: Dipylidium caninum,
Taenia pisiformis, Echinococcus granulosus and for the removal and
control of Echinococcus multilocularis. Cats: Taenia taeniaeformis and
Possible Side Effects
Side effects may include: Brief pain responses, mild vomiting and/or drowsy staggering gait, diarrhea, weakness, vomition, salivation, sleepiness, burning on injection and/or temporary lack of appetite. Local irritation or swelling at the site of subcutaneous injections have been reported.
Drug & Food Interactions
There are no known contraindications to the use of praziquantel.
Strict hygienic precautions should be taken when handling dogs or feces suspected of harboring E. multilocularis. Infected dogs treated for the first time with Praziquantel Injection solution and dogs treated at intervals greater than 28 days may shed eggs in the feces after treatment.
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