|Active Ingredients by Weight|
Tapeworm Dewormer for Cats by Bayer
Each tablet contains 23 mg praziquantel.
It is a violation of Federal Law to use this product in a manner inconsistent with its labeling.
How To Open:
- Be sure tube is at bottom of pouch.
- Using scissors, cut the pouch across the top and remove tube.
How to Apply
- Remove one applicator tube from the package. See "HOW TO OPEN" section
- Hold application tibe in an upright position facing away from you and your pet's face and eyes. Pull cap of tube.
- Turn the cap around and place other end of cap back on tube.
- Twist cap to break seal, then remove cap from tube.
- Part the hair on the neck at the base of the skull until the skin is visible. Place the tip of the tube on the skin and squeeze the tube to expel the entire contents directly on the skin. Do not get this product in your catís eyes, or allow your cat to ingest this product. The product is bitter tasting and salivation may occur for a short time if the cat licks the product immediately after treatment. Treatment at the base of the skull will minimize the opportunity for the cat to lick the product. Do not allow the product to run off.
- Discard empty tube as described in Storage and Disposal.
- Under normal conditions this product is effective for a month. However, in cases of severe flea infestation, retreatment may be necessary earlier than four (4) weeks. Do not retreat more often than once every fourteen (14) days for kittens or once every seven (7) days for small and large cats. After flea control is attained, return to a monthly retreatment schedule.
- Use only on cats or kittens 8 weeks and older. Do not apply to cats or kittens weighing less than 9 lbs. Do not use on other animals.
- Do not apply more than one (1) tube per treatment, even for larger cats.
- Do not have contact or allow children to have contact with treated area until completely dry.
CAUTIONS: Harmful if swallowed. Causes moderate eye irritation. Avoid contact with eyes or clothing. Wash hands thoroughly with soap and warm watewr handling. Keep out of reach of children. Do not contaminate feed or food.
HAZARDS TO DOMESTIC ANIMALS
For external use only. Do not apply to cats or kittens 8 weeks of age or weighing less than 9 lbs. As with any product, consult your veterinarian before using this product on debilitated, aged, pregnant or nursing cats. Individual sensitivities, while rare, may occur after using ANY pesticide product for cats. If signs persist, or become more severe, consult a veterinarian immediately. If your cat is on medication, consult your veterinarian before using this or any other product.
Side Effects: Monitor your cat after application. Side effects, although very rare, may include signs of skin irritation such as redness, scratching, or other signs of discomfort. Gastrointestinal signs such as hypersalivation, vomiting or diarrhea have also been reported. If these or other side effects (such as lethargy) occur, consult your veterinarian or call 1-800-422-9874.
Tapeworm Dewormer for Cats by Bayer
Administer orally to cats and kittens* only as follows:
|Body Weight (lbs)||No. of Tablets|
|4 pounds and under||½ tablet|
|5-11 lbs||1 tablet|
|over 11 lbs||1 ½ tablets|
*Not intended for use in kittens less than 6 weeks of age.
FASTING IS NEITHER NECESSARY NOR RECOMMENDED
RETREATMENT: Steps should be taken to control fleas and rodents on the premises in order to prevent reinfection, otherwise, retreatment will be necessary. This is especially true in cases of tapeworms transmitted by fleas (Dipylidium caninum) where reinfection is almost certain to occur if fleas are not removed from the animal and its environment. If reinfection occurs, tapeworm segments may be observed within one month of the initial treatment.
WARNINGS: Consult youur veterinarian before adminsitering tablets to weak or debilitated animals. Consult your veterinarian for assistance in the diagnosis, treatment, and control of parasitism.
SIDE EFFECTS: Isolated incident of either salivation or diarrhea have been reported following treatment, but were considered non-significant. If these signs are observed and they persist, consult your veterinarian.