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Each chewable tablet contains:
Praziquantel IP 175 mg
Pyrantel Pamoate IP 504 mg
Febantel 525 mg
KIWOF‚ PLUS XL Tablets contain three active ingredients having different modes of action and spectra of activity. Praziquantel is active against cestodes (tapeworms). Praziquantel is absorbed, metabolized in the liver and excreted in the bile. Upon entering the digestive tract from the bile, cestocidal activity is exhibited. Following exposure to praziquantel, the tapeworm loses its ability to resist digestion by the mammalian host. Because of this, whole tapeworms, including the scolices, are very rarely passed after administration of praziquantel. In many instances only disintegrated and partially digested pieces of tapeworms will be seen in the stool. The majorities of tapeworms are digested and are not found in the feces.
Pyrantel pamoate is active against hookworms and ascarids. Pyrantel pamoate acts on the cholinergic receptors of the nematode resulting in spastic paralysis. Peristaltic action of the intestinal tract then eliminates the parasite.
Febantel is active against nematode parasites including whipworms. Febantel is rapidly absorbed and metabolized in the animal.
Available information suggests that the parasite's energy metabolism is blocked, leading to energy exchange breakdown and inhibited glucose uptake.
KIWOF‚ PLUS XL Tablets are indicated for removal of Tapeworms (Dipylidium caninum, Taenia pisiformis, Echinococcus granulosus and removal and control of Echincoccus multilocularis). For removal of Hookworms (Ancylostoma caninum, Uncinaria stenocephala), Ascarids (Toxocara canis, Toxascaris leonina) and Whipworms (Trichuris vulpis) in dogs.
DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION:
For oral administration only.
The tablets can be given directly to the dog or disguised in food. No starvation is needed before or after treatment.
- For routine control adult dogs should be treated every 3 months. For routine treatment a single dose is recommended. In the event of heavy roundworm infestation a repeat dose should be given after 14 days.
17.5 kg body weight = ½ KIWOF‚ PLUS XL Tablet
Over17.5 kg upto 35 kg body weight = 1 KIWOF‚ PLUS XL Tablet
Over 35 kg upto 52.5 kg body weight = 1 ½ KIWOF‚ PLUS XL Tablets
Over 52.5 kg upto 70 kg body weight = 2 KIWOF‚ PLUS XL Tablets
- For routine treatment a single dose is recommended.
PREGNANCY AND LACTATION:
- Consult a veterinary surgeon before treating pregnant animals for roundworms.
- The product may be used during lactation.
- Do not exceed recommended dose when treating pregnant bitches.
CONTRA-INDICATIONS, WARNINGS, ETC:
Do not use simultaneously with piperazine compounds.
In the interests of good hygiene, persons administering the tablets directly to the dog, or by adding them to the dog's food, should wash their hands afterwards.
Any unused veterinary medicinal product or waste materials derived from such veterinary medicinal product should be disposed of in accordance with local requirements.