What is Drontal?
Drontal is a prescription medication used to remove tapeworms, hookworms and large roundworms in cats and kittens.
Who is it for?
Drontal is for cats and kittens over one month of age or weighing more than 1.5 pounds.
What are the benefits?
* An effective prescription approach to remove intestinal tapeworms, hookworms, and roundworms in cats
* Tablets are sized and scored for easy administration to cats or kittens
* Can be given directly by mouth or with food for easy administration
How does Drontal work?
Drontal contains the active ingredients praziquantel and pyrantel pamoate. These ingredients work by causing spasms and paralysis of the parasites. The parasite is either completely destroyed in the intestine or passed through your pet’s stool by natural processes.
Is there a generic equivalent available?
No, not in this combination.
How is it given?
Drontal tablets are given by mouth. Tablets may be crumbled and mixed with a small amount of food. Be sure the cat eats all of the food. Give Drontal exactly as directed by the veterinarian. If you have difficulty giving this medication, contact your veterinarian.
This medication should only be given to the pet for whom it was prescribed.
What results can I expect?
Drontal eliminates tapeworms, hookworms and roundworms in the intestinal tracts of cats and kittens. It may take several days of treatment to see the full effect of the medication. Drontal will only kill the adult worms that are present. It will not prevent reinfection.