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Praziquantel (Droncit®, Drontal®, D-Worm™, Tradewinds™ Tape Worm Tabs)
Veterinary & Aquatic Services Department, Drs. Foster & Smith
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Praziquantel is used to treat tapeworm infestations. The dose varies with product used. Side effects are rare with the oral form, but may include vomiting, diarrhea, sedation, or staggering. Consult your veterinarian if your pet experiences these signs while being treated with praziquantel. 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 National Animal Poison Control Center

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 ($35.00 per incident). Staffed 24-hours a day.


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