QUANTEL® TABLETS

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Product Details - QUANTEL® TABLETS



Reg.no.G2717 (Act 36 /1947)


ONLY AVAILABLE THROUGH VETERINARIANS

Indication:
Controls Roundworms, Hookworms, Whipworms and Tapeworms in dogs and cats.

Storage instructions:
Store below 25°C

Composition:
Praziquantel (isoqinoline) 50 mg/tablet
Fenbendazole (benzimidazole) 500 mg/tablet


Warnings:

Keep out of the reach of children, uninformed persons and animals.

Although this remedy has been extensively tested under a large variety of conditions, failure thereof may

ensue as a result of a wide range of reasons. If this is suspected, seek veterinary advice and notify the

registration holder.

Precautions:

Do not exceed the stated dose when treating pregnant bitches and queens.

Safe for use in lactating animals.

Directions for use: USE ONLY ASDIRECTED

Quantel tablets are administered orally either directly or mixed with a portion of meat or sausage or mixed with the daily diet. Dietary measures or fasting are not necessary.

Routine Treatment of Adult Dogs

Quantel should be administered as a single treatment at a dose rate of 5 mg praziquantel and 50 mg fenbendazole per kg bodymass (equivalent to 1 tablet per 10 kg):

Small dogs and puppies over 6 months of age:

0.5 to 2.5 kg bodymass ¼ tablet

2.6 to 5 kg bodymass ½ tablet

6 to 10 kg bodymass 1 tablet

Medium sized dogs

11 to 15 kg bodymass 1½ tablets

16 to 20 kg bodymass 2 tablets

21 to 25 kg bodymass 2½ tablets

26 to 30 kg bodymass 3 tablets

Large dogs
31 to 35 kg bodymass 3½ tablets
36 to 40 kg bodymass 4 tablets

Routine Treatment of Adult Cats

Quantel should be administered as a single treatment at a dose rate of 5 mg praziquantel and 50 mg fenbendazole per kg bodymass (equivalent to ½ tablet per 5 kg):

0.5 to 2.5 kg bodymass ¼ tablet

2.6 to 5 kg bodymass ½ tablet

For routine control adult dogs and cats should be treated once every 3 months.

Weaned Puppies and Kittens under 6 months of age
Quantel should be administered as a single treatment at a dose rate of 5 mg praziquantel and 50 mg fenbendazole per kg bodymass (equivalent to ½ tablet per 5 kg). Treatment should be repeated on three consecutive days.

For the control of Toxacara, it is important to worm young puppies very regularly with Quantel at 2 weekly intervals from the age of 2 weeks for pups less than 12 weeks of age. It is then recommended that Quantel be administered at intervals of 3 months.

Nursing bitches should be treated at the same time and as frequently as the puppies up to 12 weeks of age. Thereafter the adult worming regime of once every three months is recommended.

Increased Dosing for Specific Infections

For the treatment of Clinical worm infestations in adult dogs administer Quantel at the dose rate of 5 mg praziquantel and 50 mg fenbendazole per kg bodymass daily for two consecutive days (equivalent to 1 tablet per 10 kg for 2 days).

For the treatment of Clinical worm infestations in adult cats administer Quantel at the dose rate of 5 mg praziquantel and 50 mg fenbendazole per kg bodymass daily for three consecutive days (equivalent to ½ tablet per 5 kg for 3 days).

Efficacy:

Highly effective against ascarid ( Toxacara canis, Toxascaris leonina), hookworm (Ancylostoma caninum), tapeworms (Dipylidium caninum, Echinococcus spp, Taenia hydatagena). Effective against whipworm (Trichuris vulpis).

Presentation:
Plastic containers containing 100, 500 and 1000 tablets

Registration holders:

BURKE ANIMAL HEALTH (Pty) Ltd

Co. Reg. No. 1996/000721/07

Schering-Plough Animal Health
Co. Reg. No. 1934/005207/07