Wagg & Purr Praziquantel Tablets

Country: Australia

Language: English

Source: APVMA (Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority)

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Active ingredient:

PRAZIQUANTEL

Available from:

AVET HEALTH LIMITED

Pharmaceutical form:

ORAL TABLET

Composition:

PRAZIQUANTEL ANTHELMINTIC Active 50.0 mg/Tb

Units in package:

20 tablets; 40 tablets; 50 tablets

Class:

VM - Veterinary Medicine

Therapeutic area:

PARASITICIDES

Product summary:

Poison schedule: 0; Withholding period: ; Host/pest details: CAT: [TAPEWORM - DIPYLIDIUM CANINUM, TAPEWORM - TAENIA TAENIAEFORMIS, ZIPPER TAPEWORM - SPIROMETRA ERINACEI]; DOG: [FALSE HYDATID TAPEWORM-TAENIA HYDATIGENA, HYDATID TAPEWORM, SHEEP MEASLES TAPEWORM - TAENIA OVIS, TAPEWORM - DIPYLIDIUM CANINUM, TAPEWORM - TAENIA PISIFORMIS, ZIPPER TAPEWORM - SPIROMETRA ERINACEI]

Authorization status:

Registered

Authorization date:

2023-07-01

Patient Information leaflet

                                Product Name:
APVMA Approval No:
Wagg & Purr Praziquantel Tablets
93245/138470
Label Name:
Wagg & Purr Tapeworm Tablet for Dogs and Cats
Signal Headings:
FOR ANIMAL TREATMENT ONLY
Constituent
Statements:
Each tablet contains 50 mg PRAZIQUANTEL
Claims:
For the control of tapeworms in dogs and cats including the hydatid
tapeworm in dogs.
Wagg & Purr Tapeworm Tablet for Dogs and Cats is recommended for the
control of
tapeworms in dogs and cats including:
Dogs
Common flea tapeworm (Dipylidium caninum)
Hydatid tapeworm (Echinococcus granulosus)
Sheep measles tapeworm (Taenia ovis)
False hydatid tapeworm (Taenia hydatigena)
Rabbit tapeworm (Taenia pisiformis)
Zipper tapeworm (Spirometra erinacei)
Cats
Common flea tapeworm (Diplyidium caninum)
Cat tapeworm (Taenia taeniaeformis)
Zipper tapeworm (Spirometra erinacei)
Resistance may develop to any chemical. If worm problems persist,
consult a veterinarian.
Net Contents:
20 tablets, 40 tablets, 50 tablets
Directions for Use:
Restraints:
Contraindications:
Precautions: RLP APPROVED
Side Effects:
Dosage and
Administration:
Wagg & Purr Tapeworm Tablet for Dogs and Cats should be given as a
single dose by
mouth. Fasting prior to dosing is NOT necessary. Weigh animals before
treatment.
Dosage for tapeworms (except Spirometra erinacei): 5 mg/kg
Dogs: 1 tablet per 10 kg bodyweight.
Cats: ½ tablet per 5 kg bodyweight
Dosage for Spirometra erinacei: 20 mg/kg
Dogs and Cats: 1 tablet per 2.5 kg bodyweight.
Hydatid tapeworm: Dogs should not be fed, or allowed to feed on, offal
from any species.
Dogs in hydatid areas should be treated every 6 weeks. It is important
to ensure that the
dog does not eat offal in order to break the life cycle of the Hydatid
Tapeworm. Do not allow
access to the carcase of any dead animals.
Other tapeworms: Treat every 3 months.
Note:
If the animal is still passing segments after a routine treatment of 5
mg/kg dose rate, it is
likely to harbour Spirometra erinacei which come from a different
family of tapeworms.
Removal for such worms requires four times th
                                
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