Panacur® Pet Paste

For the treatment of infections with gastrointestinal nematodes in kittens, cats, puppies and adult dogs. In dogs Panacur® Pet Paste can additionally be used for the treatment of infections with Giardia spp.

FOR ANIMAL USE ONLY

PANACUR® PET PASTE             2*

Reg. No. G3614 (Act 36/1947)
Namibia Reg. No. V06/18.1.1/134 NS0

This product may only be used by or under the supervision of persons registered in terms of or authorised in terms of section 23 (1) (c) of the Veterinary and Para-veterinary Professions Act, 1982 (Act 19 of 1982).

INDICATIONS

For the treatment of infections with gastrointestinal nematodes in kittens, cats, puppies and adult dogs. In dogs Panacur® Pet Paste can additionally be used for the treatment of infections with Giardia spp.

Kittens and adult cats

Infection with the following nematodes:

  • Toxocara cati (adult stages)
  • Ancylostoma tubaeforme (immature and adult stages)

Puppies and adult dogs up to 6 kg body weight

Infection with the following nematodes:

  • Toxocara canis (adult stages)
  • Ancylostoma caninum (adult stages)
  • Uncinaria stenocephala (immature and adult stages)

And for Giardia spp.

COMPOSITION

Each 1 g paste contains: Fenbendazole 187,5 mg

* Benzimidazole

STORAGE

Do not store above 25 °C.

WARNINGS

  • Do not use in pregnant queens.
  • If you notice any other side effects please inform your veterinary surgeon or pharmacist.
  • Dispose of any unused product or waste material according to local waste disposal regulations.
  • KEEP OUT OF 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

  • Read the package insert before use.
  • Do not use after expiry date stated on the label and outer package.
  • After first opening of the injector use up contents within 28 days.

DIRECTIONS FOR USE – USE ONLY AS DIRECTED

Each injector contains 4,8 g paste, equivalent to 900 mg fenbendazole. The plunger has 18 graduations, each unit corresponding to 50 mg fenbendazole. The desired number of units is selected by turning a ring on the plunger.

Adult cats

The dose is 75 mg fenbendazole per kg body weight per day on 2 successive days. A daily dose for 2 kg body weight corresponds to 3 graduations on the plunger. The resulting dosage schedule is as follows:

    up to 2 kg body weight       3 graduations of the injector daily for 2 days.
    2,1 to 4 kg body weight      6 graduations of the injector daily for 2 days.
    4,1 to 6 kg body weight      9 graduations of the injector daily for 2 days.
    etc.

Kittens, puppies and adult dogs up to 6 kg body weight

The dose is 50 mg fenbendazole per kg body weight per day on 3 successive days. A daily dose for 1 kg body weight corresponds to 1 graduation on the plunger. The resulting dosage schedule is as follows:

    up to 1 kg body weight      1 graduation of the injector for 3 days.
    1,1 to 2 kg body weight     2 graduations of the injector for 3 days.
    2,1 to 3 kg body weight     3 graduations of the injector for 3 days
    etc.

With infections of the Ancylostoma tubaeforme in adult cats and of Giardia spp.in dogs, a control examination and if necessary a re-treatment should be conducted within the required interval.
In ascarid infections, especially of puppies and kittens, additional repeat treatments may be necessary to fully eradicate the infections.

Advice on correct administration

The body weight of an animal to be treated should be determined as accurately as possible for the purpose of calculating the required dose.

Panacur® Pet Paste should be administered straight into the mouth after feeding by squeezing the paste from the injector onto the base of the tongue. Alternatively, the paste can also be mixed into the food.

PRESENTATION
1 injector or 10 injectors each containing 4,8 g paste in an outer carton.

REGISTRATION HOLDER
Intervet South Africa (Pty) Ltd. 
20 Spartan Road, Spartan
1619, RSA
Tel: +27 (0) 11 923 9300
Fax: +27 (0) 11 392 3158
www.msd-animal-health.co.za

MANUFACTURER
Intervet Productions S.A
Rue de Lyons
Igoville, France

DATE OF PUBLICATION OF PACKAGE INSERT

23 January 2007