Virbantel is for the treatment and control of: Roundworms (Toxocara canis, Toxascaris leonina); Hookworms (Ancylostoma caninum, Ancylostoma braziliense, and Uncinaria stenocephala); Tapeworms (Dipylidium caninum, Taenia pisiformis).
Virbantel contains the powerful ingredients of pyrantel pamoate and praziquantel to treat and control roundworms, hookworms and tapeworms. Virbantel is easy to administer to puppies at least 12 weeks of age, and adult dogs because it comes in a flavored, chewable tablet that most pets love. Although Virbantel is a convenient remedy for worms, it is recommended that you consult your vet before administration.
For the treatment and control of:
Each flavored chewable contains 30 mg of pyrantel pamoate and 30 mg of praziquantel. The dose for each drug is 2.27 mg per pound of body weight (5 mg/kg). Please refer to the following dose table for help finding the right dose for your dog.
|Number of Chewables
|6.0 to 12 pounds
|12.1 to 25 pounds
|More than 25 pounds
|Use 114 mg size
Keep this and all medication out of the reach of children. To obtain product information, including a Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS), call 1-800-338-3659.
Consult your veterinarian for assistance in the diagnosis, treatment, and control of parasitism. De-worming shcedules amy vary depending on the climate where you live and the activity of your dog.
Re-treatment of your dog may be nexessary as determined by laboratory fecal examination and/or if your dog is living where re-infections are likely to occur. Consult our veterinarian for assistance in the diagnosis and prevention of re-infection. In case of re-infection with tapworms (Dipylidium caninum), consult your veterinarian for advice on how to remove fleas from the dog and the environment.
Store at controlled room temperature of 59-96°F (15-30°C).
Vomiting, loose stools (with or without blood) and decreased activity following treatment. If you notice these signs, contact a veterinarian.