Virbantel Tablets are not a substitute for Drontal Plus (praziquantel/pyrantel pamoate/febantel)
One tablet with two medications to treat three harmful parasites in dogs -- you get it all at a great price with Virbantel.
• Treats and controls the most common types of roundworms, hookworms and tapeworms
• Effective, affordable protection
• Flavored chewables dogs love
Virbantel combines the effective dewormer Praziquantel and Pyrantel pamoate to protect your dog from dangerous internal parasites. One tablet treats and controls two types of roundworms, three kinds of hookworms and two types of tapeworms. Dosing is easy, just give your dog the tablet directly or mix it with food.
• Safe for breeding and pregnant dogs
• Follow dosing directions exactly - don’t give your dog more medication than directed and don’t skip doses.
• Read the label carefully for information about storage, possible side effects, and drug interactions.
Body Weight 30mg Tablet 114mg Tablet
6-12 lbs. 1
12.1-25 lbs. 2
25.1-50 lbs. 1
50.1-100 lbs. 2
100.1 -150 lbs. 3
150.1-200 lbs. 4
You can find a Client Information Sheet which provides a summary of information about Virbantel Flavored Chewables for Dogs by following the link below:
If you have questions or concerns about Virbantel for Dogs, or conditions related to its use, contact your pet's veterinarian or pharmacist.
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Virbantel includes the two drugs, pyrantel pamoate and praziquantel. The brand name Virbantel product is marketed by the manufacturer for dogs only, however both of the drugs individually or in combination with other drugs can be used in cats and are effective for deworming treatment.
Virbantel and Heartgard Plus are generally safe and would not cause poisoning separately or together. Both products contain pyrantel, which has a very wide margin of safety. Heartgard also contains ivermectin which is very safe. Virbantel also contains praziquantel which is also very safe. It is always a good idea to separate treatments like these by several days or weeks if possible. Any medicine can cause idiosyncratic (rare) reactions. Ask your pet's veterinarian about other questions regarding these medications.
I thought this med was now an over the counter med why can't I get it.
Virbantel is an OTC item and can be ordered without authorization from your pet's veterinarian.
Still, it is important to receive consultation from your pet's veterinarian before starting any OTC or prescription pet med.
Because Virbantel is not labeled as a prescription drug, authorization is not needed to purchase Virbantel.
But, it is very important to consult your pet's veterinarian for assistance in diagnosing and preventing infections of intestinal worms. For example, to prevent infection with tapeworms, fleas must to be removed from the pet and environment.