Panacur Oral Suspension is a broad spectrum wormer for the treatment of roundworms, tapeworms, and lungworms in dogs and puppies. It is also utilized as an ovicidal to kill nematode eggs. Moreover, this treatment should be repeated when natural re-infestations with parasitic worms occurs. Lastly, Panacur Oral Suspension is highly safe to use on dogs and puppies over 2 weeks of age.
Panacur Oral Suspension - How it works?
Panacur Oral Suspension contains Fenbendazole as the active ingredient. It has a very gentle action that starves the worms by preventing them from absorbing glucose. The starvation then leads to the ultimate death of such parasites. The ingredient also helps in the thorough protection of such worms.
1 ml per 2.2 lbs. bodyweight as a single oral dose which equals to 100 mg Fenbendazole/lbs. bodyweight.
Practical dosage recommendations:
4.4 to 8.8 lbs. 4 ml dosage
8.8 to 17.6 lbs. 8 ml dosage
17.6 to 35.3 lbs. 16 ml dosage
35.3 to 52.9 lbs. 24 ml dosage
52.9 to 70.5 lbs. 32 ml dosage
70.5 to 140.0 lbs. 64 ml dosage
For dogs weighing over 140 lbs. an extra ml is required for each additional 2.2 lbs. bodyweight.
Treatment needs to be repeated when natural reinfestation with parasitic worms occurs. Routine treatment of adult animals with minimal exposure to infection is advisable 2 to 4 times every year. If the dog is living in kennels then you can go for more frequent treatment at 6 to 8 weekly interval.
For Puppies and Kittens Under 6 Months of Age
Give 0.5 ml per 2.20 lbs. bodyweight on a daily basis for 3 consecutive days. You can give this treatment after feeding to unweaned animals or mix it with the food. This equals to 50 mg Fenbendazole/lbs. bodyweight daily for three days.
Practical dosage recommendations:
Up to 2.2 lbs. 0.5 ml daily for 3 days
2.2 to 4.4 lbs. 1 ml daily for 3 days
4.4 to 8.8 lbs. 2 ml daily for 3 days
8.8 to 13.2 lbs. 3 ml daily for 3 days
13.2 to 17.6 lbs. 4 ml daily for 3 days
17.6 to 22.0 lbs. 5 ml daily for 3 days
For puppies weighing over 22 lbs., give an additional 0.5 ml on a daily basis per additional lbs. bodyweight.
Puppies should be treated at 2 weeks of age, 5 weeks of age and again before leaving the breeder's premises.
Treatment may also be required at 8 and 12 weeks of age. Thereafter, the frequency of the treatment can be reduced unless the pups stay in the kennel where reinfestation occurs more readily.
For Pregnant Dogs
1 ml per 8.8 lbs. bodyweight daily from day 40 of pregnancy continuously to 2 days post-whelping (about 25 days which means 25 mg Fenbendazole/lbs. bodyweight daily.)
Practical Dosage recommendations:
8.8 lbs. 1 ml daily for roughly 25 days
17.6 lbs. 2 ml daily for roughly 25 days
26.5 lbs. 3 ml daily for roughly 25 days
44.1 lbs. 5 ml daily for roughly 25 days
88.2 lbs. 10 ml daily for roughly 25 days
For dogs weighing more than 88.2 lbs., an extra ml is required daily for each additional 8.8 lbs. bodyweight.
This treatment is effective on 98% pregnant bitches. The puppies from these dogs should be treated with three day course at 2 and 5 weeks of age.
For Pregnant Cats
Pregnant cats need only a single treatment at the routine adult dose rate. As a rule, administer 1 ml per 2.2 lbs. bodyweight as a single dose while equals to 100 mg Fenbendazole/lbs. bodyweight.
Increase the Dosage As Per the Infection In the Pet