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Pyrantel pamoate (Nemex™, ProWormer-2™, Strongid-T®)
Veterinary & Aquatic Services Department, Drs. Foster & Smith
Wormers & Anti-parasitics
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Pyrantel pamoate is a safe oral wormer used to treat roundworm and hookworm infections in many species of animals. Dose varies with the species and the product used. Many liquid forms taste good to animals, which makes administration easier. Multiple doses several weeks apart are often used to treat or prevent parasite infestations. Elimination of parasites must also include sanitation and prevention measures to ensure the pet does not become reinfected.


Keep this and all other medications out of the reach of children and pets.


If you think your pet has been poisoned...

Contact your veterinarian or one of the Animal Poison Hotlines (listed below) if you think your pet may have accidentally received or been given an overdose of the medication.

**ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center - 24-hour service available throughout North America.
www.aspca.org/apcc

1-888-4ANI-HELP (1-888-426-4435). $65.00 per case, billed to caller's credit card.

Follow-up calls can be made for no additional charge by dialing 888-299-2973.

There is no charge when the call involves a product covered by the Animal Product Safety Service.

**Pet Poison Helpline - 24-hour service available throughout North America for pet owners and veterinary professionals who require assistance with treating a potentially poisoned pet.

1-800-213-6680 ($59.00 per incident). Staffed 24-hours a day.

Updated 6/20/17


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