pet meds

Praziquantel (Tape Worm Tabs)

praziquantel for dogs and catsPraziquantel is well known for treating tapeworms in cats and dogs. It is also effective for treating roundworms, whipworms and hookworms. Praziquantel helps in fighting the tapeworms by reducing their digestion ability. Thus, the worms collapse providing relief to the pets. The drug is quite strong and a single dose is enough thus, veterinarian’s prescription is a must. The drug is to be taken through mouth and not chewed by the pet for the best of the results. Also, the drug is very bitter thus, you need to be careful.

 



 

Benefits of Praziquantel

  • Effectively treats parasitic infections like liver flukes and schistosoma.
  • Well known for treating tapeworm infections.
  • It also helps the pet get rid of the hookworms, roundworms and whipworms.
  • Easy to administer as it is one time dosage.

 

Side Effects

  • Drooling
  • Vomiting
  • Weakness
  • Rash
  • Seizures
  • Fever
  • Dizziness
  • Loss of appetite
  • Diarrhea
  • Lethargy
  • Muscle Pain
  • Stomach pain