Panacur C Canine Dewormer Pet Medication
- Availability: OTC
- Active Ingredient(s):
- What is Panacur C Canine Dewormer used for?
Fenbendazole is an anthelminthic (dewormer) used in the treatment of certain types of roundworm, hookworm, whipworm and tapeworm infections in dogs.
- How Panacur C Canine Dewormer should be used?
Fenbendazole is FDA approved for use in dogs only. The usual dose for dogs, based on weight using the chart below, is given once a day for 3 consecutive days. The medication can be mixed with a small amount of the animal’s usual food. Dry dog food may require slight moistening to allow for proper mixing. Medicated food must be fully consumed to be effective.
- What are the side effects?
Side effects of fenbendazole are rare but may include loose stools.
- What special precautions are there?
This medication should not be used in animals allergic to it. Because humans can contract roundworm, hookworm and tapeworm from pets, it is important to maintain good personal hygiene. It is also important to eliminate fleas on the pet and in the household and to not feed the pet rodents or uncooked meat or fish. To prevent reinfection, daily cleanup of stools is recommended.
- In the event of overdose?
Contact your veterinarian or veterinary emergency room.
- How should I store Panacur C Canine Dewormer?
Store this medication at controlled room temperature (59-86ºF).
Disclaimer: The information on this site is for educational purposes only and should NOT be considered veterinary advice. Any veterinary questions should be referred to your veterinarian. This information is NOT to be used for diagnosis or treatment of your pet. Please make your own inquiries with your veterinarian for the suitability of a product for your pet.