Prazikare (Praziquantel/Pyrantel Pamoate/Febantel)
What is Prazikare (Praziquantel/Pyrantel Pamoate/Febantel) used for?
Prazikare (Praziquantel/Pyrantel Pamoate/Febantel) is an anti-parasitic medication used to treat and control infections caused by various parasitic worms in dogs. This medication is a combination of ingredients, which target and neutralize different types of worms. Praziquantel kills tapeworms, which are then digested by the dog. Pyrantel pamoate treats hookworm and roundworm infections, by first paralyzing the worm, and then eliminating it. Febantel is quickly absorbed by the dog, and helps to rid its body of whipworms.
How should I use Prazikare (Praziquantel/Pyrantel Pamoate/Febantel)?
Prazikare (Praziquantel/Pyrantel Pamoate/Febantel) comes in the form of tablets. Owners should follow all instructions of the prescribing vet with regard to dosage, as dogs of different weights may require stronger doses. These tablets may be fed to the dog by hand. However, if your dog does not find the tablets palatable, it is possible to mix the medication in with the dog's food. It may be necessary to treat the dog again, after a specified period. The vet will advise you if this is required.
What are the side effects of Prazikare (Praziquantel/Pyrantel Pamoate/Febantel)?
Dogs who have been given Prazikare (Praziquantel/Pyrantel Pamoate/Febantel) may show signs of side effects, such as vomiting, bloody stools or diarrhea. It is important that all owners monitor their dog closely for signs of side effects, and that they immediately take their animal to a vet if it exhibits any signs of an adverse reaction.
These tablets are only to be given to dogs. Never give these tablets to humans.
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by the prescribing vet while administering Prazikare (Praziquantel/Pyrantel Pamoate/Febantel) to your dog. Optimum and safe dosage can differ based on the dog and the condition it is being treated for.
As this medication may be unsafe for certain dogs, it is essential you always inform the vet if your dog is used for breeding and is pregnant or lactating, as well as if it has any allergies, other illnesses, or ongoing health conditions, and if it is being given any other form of medication, supplements, or herbal products.
Immediately seek emergency veterinary care if your dog has any allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction in dogs include hives, swelling, skin rashes, chest pains, as well as trouble breathing or swallowing.