Drontal Oral Suspension for Puppies is a worming treatment designed to be given to puppies under 12 months of age. The pale red suspension helps to control roundworms that have been caused by whipworms (Trichuris Vulpis), hookworms (Uncinaria Stenocephala, Ancylostoma Caninum) and Ascarids (Toxocara Canis and Toxascaris Leonina).
Each ml of Drontal Oral Suspension for Puppies contains 15mg Febantel and 5.0 mg Pyrantel (as Pyrantel Embonate 14.4 mg). Drontal Oral suspension for puppies also contains 2.05 mg sodium propionate (E281), 2.05 mg sodium benzoate (E211) and 0.25 mg Ponceau 4R (E124).
The dose is 1 ml suspension/kg body weight for each puppy given directly into the mouth or mixed with food. No special dietary measures are necessary.
This product is contra-indicated for pregnant and lactating bitches.
Do not use simultaneously with compounds containing piperazine.
The safety of the product has not been assessed in puppies younger than 2 weeks and weighing less than 0.6 kg.
Doses of up to 5 times the therapeutic level of the product have been administered to puppies and young dogs without clinical signs of intolerance arising. At 10 times the recommended dose the first sign of intolerance – vomiting – was evident.
Wash hands after use.
Avoid direct contact with the skin and eyes.
In case of accidental spillage wash the affected area immediately with clean running water.
Shelf-life after first opening the immediate packaging: 12 weeks.
After opening, store the product at a temperature not exceeding 25 ºC.
Please see our full Pet Healthcare Centre Article on Worming Your Dog for expert advice on how to worm a puppy.
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