|Product Name:||Panacur 10% Suspension - 100ml bottle for Dogs & Cats|
|Target Animal:||Dogs and Cats|
|Pet Prescription Required?:||No|
A white oral suspension of fenbendazole as a ready to administer oral anthelmintic for domestic dogs cats puppies and kittens. 1 ml contains 100 mg active ingredient fenbendazole.
Panacur is a broad spectrum anthelmintic for the treatment of domestic dogs and cats infected with immature and mature stages of nematodes of the gastro-intestinal and respiratory tracts. Adult dogs and catsFor the treatment of adult dogs and cats infected with gastro-intestinal nematodes and cestodes:Ascarid spp. (Toxocara canis Toxocara cati and Toxascaris leonina)Ancylostoma spp.Trichuris spp.Uncinaria spp.Taenia spp.Puppies and kittensFor the treatment of puppies and kittens infected with gastro-intestinal nematodes and puppies infected with protozoa (Giardia spp.).Pregnant dogsFor the treatment of pregnant dogs to reduce prenatal infections with Toxocara canis and the transfer of T. canis and Ancylostoma caninum to the pups via the milk.OtherAlso for the treatment of dogs infected with lungworm Oslerus (Filaroides) osleri or protozoa Giardia spp. and cats infected with lungworm Aelurostrongylus abstrusus.Also has an ovicidal effect on nematode eggs.
Dosage and administration
Routine treatment of adult cats and dogs1 ml per 1 kg bodyweight as a single oral dose (= 100 mg fenbendazole/kg bodyweight).For dogs weighing over 64 kg an extra 1 ml is required for each additional 1 kg bodyweight.The dose should be mixed with feed or administered orally directly after feeding.Treatment should 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 per year. More frequent treatment at 6 to 8 weekly intervals is advisable for dogs in kennels.Puppies and kittens under six months of age0.5 ml per kg bodyweight daily for 3 consecutive days given by mouth after feeding to unweaned animals or mixed with food for weaned animals (= 50 mg fenbendazole/kg bodyweight daily for 3 days).Practical dosage recommendations:For puppies weighing over 10 kg an extra 0.5 ml is required daily for each additional kg bodyweight.Puppies should be treated at 2 weeks of age 5 weeks of age and again before leaving the breeders` premises.Treatment may also be required at 8 and 12 weeks of age. Thereafter frequency of treatment can be reduced unless the pups remain in kennels where reinfestation occurs more readily.Pregnant dogs1 ml per 4 kg bodyweight daily from day 40 of pregnancy continuously to 2 days post-whelping (approximately 25 days) (= 25 mg fenbendazole/kg bodyweight daily).Practical dosage recommendations:4 kg1 ml daily for approx. 25 days8 kg2 ml daily for approx. 25 days12 kg3 ml daily for approx. 25 days20 kg5 ml daily for approx. 25 days40 kg10 ml daily for approx. 25 daysFor dogs weighing over 40 kg an extra 1 ml is required daily for each additional 4 kg bodyweight.As treatment of pregnant dogs is 98% effective puppies from these dogs should themselves be treated with a three day course at 2 and 5 weeks of age.Pregnant catsPregnant cats can be safely treated with this product but only require a single treatment at the routine adult dose rate. Administer 1 ml per 1 kg bodyweight as a single dose (=100 mg fenbendazole/kg bodyweight).Increased dosing for specific infectionsFor the treatment of clinical worm infestations in adult dogs and cats or Giardia spp. infections in dogs administer 1 ml per 2 kg bodyweight daily for 3 consecutive days (= 50 mg fenbendazole/kg bodyweight daily for 3 days).For the control of lungworm Oslerus (Filaroides) osleri in dogs administer 1 ml per 2 kg bodyweight daily for 7 consecutive days (= 50 mg fenbendazole/kg bodyweight daily for 7 days).A repeat course of treatment may be required in some cases.For the control of lungworm Aelurostrongylus abstrusus in cats administer 1 ml per 2 kg bodyweight daily for 3 consecutive days (= 50 mg fenbendazole/kg bodyweight daily for 3 days).Benzimidazoles have a wide safety margin and even overdose is unlikely to cause reactions.
Contra-indications warnings etc
Direct contact with the skin should be kept to a minimum. Wash hands after use.Assess bodyweight as accurately as possible before calculating the dosage.For animal treatment only. Keep out of reach and sight of children.Pharmaceutical precautionsDo not freeze. Shake container well before use.Wear impermeable rubber gloves.Dispose of empty packaging and any remaining product in the household refuse.