What age can you give Panacur for dogs?
When using this product: Panacur ® C is safe for use in puppies 6 weeks or older and adult dogs, including pregnant bitches. Do not deworm a dog or puppy that is sick. Consult your veterinarian for diagnosis of the illness.
How Long Can dogs stay on Panacur?
The most common drug used to kill Giardia is called fenbendazole (“Panacur”). It is normally given daily for 6 days.
Can you give a dog too much Panacur?
Its active ingredient has a selective affinity for parasitic tissue, which means it usually ignores your dog’s body tissues unless given in very high doses, and even then dogs can tolerate doses up to 100 times higher than recommended.
Is Panacur bad for dogs?
Fenbendazole, when used at labeled dosages, is generally well tolerated. Side effects that usually are not serious include: ► Dogs, cats: Vomiting, excessive salivation (drooling), or diarrhea. You don’t have to be overly concerned if you see any of these unless they are severe, worsen, or continue to be a problem.
When should a mother dog be dewormed?
Pups should be wormed for the first time at 2 weeks of age, then at 4, 6, 8, 10 and 12 weeks old (fortnightly until 12 weeks of age). After this they can be wormed monthly until they are 12 months old.
How do you give Panacur suspension to a dog?
Create a pouch along the side of the mouth by gently pulling the lip away from the teeth. Slowly squeeze the syringe to dispense the liquid medication. Make sure you do this slowly so the dog has time to swallow the liquid and breathe. Most dogs will spit out some of the medication.
How often can I give my dog panacur?
How is Panacur Administered? Panacur is packaged as a powder and needs to be given by mouth daily for 3-5 days. It is very important that the entire dose be consumed and that the treatments be given daily for consecutive days.
How quickly does panacur work for giardia?
This is the “off-label” medication prescribed by vets to treat Giardia (along with antibiotics sometimes). Treatment works pretty quickly, within a day or two, when the stool returns to normal.
How often can you give a dog Panacur?
How often should Panacur be given to dogs?
Should see results after give once per day for three consecutive days. Dogs over 6 months of age should be dewormed twice a year.
How often can you give a dog panacur?
How long does panacur last once opened?
Panacur® 10 % Oral Suspension Shelf-life of the veterinary medicinal product as packaged for sale: 3 years. Shelf-life after first opening of the immediate packaging: Liquid feed containing the product will remain stable for up to 3 months.
When to give Panacur to a puppy with Giardia?
The giardia alternates between an actively swimming trophozoite and an infective, resistant cyst. If I were you, I wouldn’t fool around with it, i would go ahead and give your pup a second round of panacur for 4 to 5 days, 10 to 14 days after the first round, even if your pup is no longer showing any symptoms.
What can I give my Dog to get rid of Giardia?
Panacur is a relatively very safe OTC intestinal dewormer that just so happens to also be the most effective thing for giardia, I believe. It’s an “off label” use of panacur for giardia. Your vet is right, it can be tricky to get rid of giardia, and can also be very difficult to detect in feces, as the giardia do not always shed cysts in feces.
How old was my dog when she got Giardia?
She was diagnosed carrying giardia (>30) when she was 11wks old. Vet gave her Panacur (1gram) for 3 days, went tested, came back positive (3-10), back on Panacur (1gram) for 5 days, test came back still positive (>30) again..
Are there any side effects to taking Panacur for Giardia?
Side Effects. Panacur is considered an extremely safe remedy for treatment of giardia and other intestinal infections. Side effects and overdose are rare and unlikely. This drug has been reported to be safe for use with pregnant and lactating dogs as well.
Can you give Panacur to a dog with Giardia?
At this time nothing else works for well for Giardia, but vets use Metronidazole and Flagyl which only stops it for a short time, then it returns. CAUTION: IF YOUR DOG HAS HEARTWORM, DO NOT WORM WITH PANACUR OR PGB-51 AS IT WILL ALSO KILL THE HEARTWORM, WHICH CAN CLOG THE HEART OF THE DOG AND CAN CAUSE DEATH.
Can you use fenbendazole on a dog with Giardia?
It is a common and accepted practice to use fenbendazole for the removal of other parasites in dogs including Giardia. I’ve had several dog owners contact me because it did not work for Giardia.
What happens if you give your dog Panacur?
If you have used Panacur/Fenbendazole and it didn’t do the trick (a common problem), head on over to my page on Giardia in Dogs because you need specific help and understanding how to get rid of this beast. If your dog has intestinal flatworm, the affects on the body are the same as giardia.
How often can you give Giardia to a dog?
The following instructions from the container are for Canine use of MSM. Give double amounts for 10 days then you can move down to once a day. Blackleaf use daily on their food, it will work on the giardia in the inbetween times. Take 3 days to ease into to the recommended dosage so they do not detoxify too fast and get lethargic and loose stools.