Worms are one of the problems that quite often dog owners collide. Helminths adversely affect the health of the pet, and, in addition, is dangerous for the whole family. And in this a case such as Drontal Plus for dogs can help.
- 1. The composition of the funds
- 2. How does it work
- 3. In what cases is appointed
- 4. Dosage and methods of application
- 5. Contraindications and side effects
- 6. How to store the medicine
- 7. Reviews of Drontal Plus
The composition of the funds
This medicine is characterized by a wide range of effects, due to its constituent active components:
- praziquantel (50 mg);
- pyrantel embonate (144 mg);
- febanteloma (150 mg).
Drontal Plus is available in tablet form, in each packing includes 6 pieces.
How does it work
The active substances of the drug are fighting parasitic worms at all stages of their development. it greatly facilitates the process of healing the pet.
When the main substances of the drug enter the dog’s body, they act directly on parasites, disrupting transportation glucose and microtobular functions inhibit various processes. The neuromuscular innervation is disrupted, the helminth paralyzes, and it dies.
Drontal plus is characterized by low toxicity, does not affect development of embryos, does not have a sensitizing effect.
In what cases is appointed
The drug is prescribed both in therapeutic and prophylactic purposes. In the list of helminthic infestations, in which they recommend taking This remedy includes the following diseases:
- nematodes (infection with toxocara, toxocara leonin, Uncinariosis canum, hookworm, whipworm);
- cestodoses (infection with pork tapeworm, echinococcus larvae, cucumber tapeworm, a parasite, under the name of broad tape, biohelminths).
Dosage and Administration
The dose of the drug is calculated individually, based on the weight pet categories: 10 kg – 1 tablet. Reception is desirable exercise in the morning, giving the drug with a small amount of food. For puppies and small dogs that weigh from 500 grams to 2 kilogram, the dosage is 1/4 tablet, from 2 to 5 kg – half, from 6 to 10 kg – it is recommended to give a tablet. Further the following doses are used (weight is indicated in kilograms):
- 11-20 – 2 pcs;
- 21-30 – 3 pcs;
- 31-40 – 4 pcs;
- 41-50 – 5 pcs.
If the dog refuses to eat “stuffed” food, then the drug can be forced by placing tablets on the root of the tongue, and hold the jaws of the pet until it swallows. Also, the drug can grind, dilute in liquids and give the dog the resulting suspension. 1 tablet is taken per 10 ml of water, you can enter with a syringe without a needle.
Preliminary preparations (fasting, dieting and other) before deworming is not required. For prophylaxis Drontal plus helminthic infestations are given to dogs once every 3 months, also this must be done before mating and vaccination.
Contraindications and side effects
With increased sensitivity of the pet to existing and auxiliary components that are part of the drug, an allergic reaction is possible. If use means according to the instructions and observe the dosage, then the side actions do not occur.
You can not give a remedy if the dog has an individual intolerance to certain substances of the drug. Also from Drontal plus helminthization is better to refuse if the dog is in position – for a period of 1 or 2 thirds.
How to store medicine
The shelf life of the product is quite long – up to 5 years. Keep pills are better away from sunlight, children and animals. Air temperature should not be higher than 20 ° С and not lower than 5 ° С.
Drontal Plus Reviews
Anna Chumakova: I get Drontal Plus for my dog regularly, but not 4 times a year, but 2. Although the drug has meat smell, our pet still refuses to to take, one has to refine oneself by pushing pills, and to feed, mixing with sweets. But we have no worms, analyzes confirm this.
Victor Gavryushenko: Familiar, more experienced in keeping dogs, recommended from worms Drontal plus. We give constantly, and pleases, that there are no side effects.
Ekaterina Molchunova: I consider Drontal an effective tool, so as before, it was used only when our dogs appeared worms. The parasites disappeared. Now I’m doing better – I give in preventative purposes, and troubles no longer occur.