Drontal Flavoured Deworming Tablet for Large Dogs

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One of the most trusted and effective dewormers prescribed by vets in South Africa. Drontal works against every type of intestinal worm commonly found in dogs. Drontal for Large dogs is a tasty beef flavoured tablet that can be given straight to your dog or crush and mix it with the food at mealtime. 

  • Effective against Tapeworm, Roundworm, Hookworm, Whipworm and Giardia
  • To protect the health of your pets and family, deworm at least every 3 to 6 months
  • If your pet has had a worm infestation, more regular deworming will be needed. Speak to your vet about dosage
  • Beef flavoured for easy and tasty dosing
  • Drontal is available for Small and Medium dogs
  • Size of tablet is 24 x 16 mm

VET TIP

Did you know that some Hookworm species that are found in dogs & cats can be transmitted to humans? Deworm your pets every 3 months with a reputable deworming product to prevent this from becoming a problem in your home.

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Dosage

1 tablet per 35 kg body weight, plus half a tablet for every additional 17 kg body weight

Giardiasis (Giardia): administer at the recommended dosage for 2 consecutive days

DOG WEIGHT DOSE
20 - 35 kg 1 tablet
36 - 52 kg 1 1/2 tablets
53 - 70 kg 2 tablets
71 - 87 kg 2 1/2 tablets
Over 87 kg 3 tablets

 

Praziquantel 175 mg

Febantel 525 mg

Pyrantel Embonate 504 mg

 

Directions for use

 

  • Can be given with or without food
  • No need for starvation before or after treatment
  • Puppies should be dewormed every 2 weeks from the age of 2 to 12 weeks and at regular intervals of 3 to 6 months thereafter
  • Speak to your vet before treating sick or recovering dogs
  • Safe to treat young pups, old and pregnant dogs (especially 10 days before whelping)

 

Please Live Chat us (bottom right corner of screen) if you need help working out the correct dose

Dosage

1 tablet per 35 kg body weight, plus half a tablet for every additional 17 kg body weight

Giardiasis (Giardia): administer at the recommended dosage for 2 consecutive days

DOG WEIGHT DOSE
20 - 35 kg 1 tablet
36 - 52 kg 1 1/2 tablets
53 - 70 kg 2 tablets
71 - 87 kg 2 1/2 tablets
Over 87 kg 3 tablets
 

What is Hookworm

Hookworm is a parasitic worm which inhabits the intestines of dogs and cats. It has hook-like mouth-parts with which it attaches itself to the wall of the gut, puncturing blood vessels and feeding on the blood.

Symptoms of a Hookworm Infestation

 

  • Diarrhoea
  • Bloody Diarrhoea
  • Weight Loss
  • Anaemia

 

What is Tapeworm

Tapeworm is a parasitic flatworm, the adult of which lives in the intestines. It has a long ribbon-like body with many segments that can become independent, and a small head bearing hooks and suckers. Dogs and cats usually get Tapeworms by swallowing a Tapeworm infected flea.

Symptoms of a Tapeworm Infestation

 

  • Dried, white, grain-like segments visible in faeces
  • Biting, licking or dragging of hind quarters/bottom

 

What is Roundworm

Roundworm is a round-bodied, unsegmented worm that hatches and live in the intestines. The eggs of the roundworm usually enter the body through contaminated water or food.

Symptoms of a Roundworm Infestation

 

  • Swollen belly
  • Weakness
  • Dull coat
  • Vomiting

 

What is Whipworm

Whipworm looks like a whip with wider ‘handles’ at the end. They live in the caecum and large intestine of dogs and cats where they cause severe irritation to the lining of those organs. It is generally transmitted by ingesting contaminated food, water or faeces.

Symptoms of Whipworm

 

  • Bloody Diarrhoea
  • Faecal incontinence
  • Weight loss
  • Malnutrition

 

What is Giardia

Giardia is a single-celled parasite that lives in the small intestine of your dog or cat. Before pooing, they become encased within hard shells called cysts, which allows them to survive outside the intestines for months. Once inside your dog or cat, the cysts dissolve and the parasites are released.

Symptoms of Giardia

 

  • Dehydration
  • Upset stomach or nausea
  • Abdominal discomfort
  • Flatulence

 

 

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