Panacur Oral Suspension for Cats and Dogs
Panacur Oral Suspension is a broad spectrum wormer for the treatment of roundworms, tapeworms and lung worms in dogs, cats, puppies and kittens from 2 weeks of age. It comes in 100 ml bottles of oral suspension. It is also utilized as an ovicidal to kill nematode eggs. This treatment can be dosed into the mouth or mixed in the food. Each bottle of the product comes with a plastic measuring cup for easy dose measuring. This treatment is recommended for large litters and daily dosing of pregnant bitches. It is recommended that pregnant bitches are regularly treated with this product to reduce the prenatal infections of roundworms. This treatment should be repeated when natural re-infestation with parasitic worms occurs.
Panacur Oral Suspension assists in treating adult dogs and cats with gastrointestinal nematodes and cestodes including: Ascarid spp. (Toxocara canis, Toxocara cati and Toxascaris leonina), Ancylostoma spp., Trichuris spp., Uncinaria spp. and Taenia spp. This treatment assists in treating dogs infected with lungworm Oslerus (Filaroides) osleri or protozoa Giardia spp., and cats infected with lungworm Aelurostrongylus abstrusus.
It contains Fenbendazole as the active ingredient. It has a very gentle action starving the worms by preventing them absorbing glucose. There is no effect on the pets. Then the dead worms are digested. Fenbendazole is highly safe for dogs and cats and so it is impossible to give a large dose that can harm puppies or kittens.
For Adult Dogs and Cats:
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
No contraindications found.
I bought this product my dog was suffering from lung worm.It was very easy to administer it is supplied with a measuring cup and put in to daily feed.I was dispatched and arrived with in day of ordering. The package does need to signed for.
Have used panacur for all my dogs both small and large for over 10 years and have found it an excellent product.
kin takes it easily without any fuss. Happy that it is palatable and cant find any issues in dosing them.