Pyrantel pamoate

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Dog over dose

My daughters dog chewed open the bottle of Worm medicine containing: Active ingredient: 4.54 mg of pyantel base as pyrantel pamoate pr mL.   Will he be OK without medical treatment?  
by Pamela in Pennsylvania, 01/03/2008

Deworming with Pyrantel

I need to know the dosage instructions for 6 week old puppies.  I know it is by weight but how many ml per how many pounds? I have the yellow pyrantel paste.   Thank you.   Barbara
by Barbara in South Carolina, 07/15/2007

Longevity of Treatment with Pyrantel Pelmoate

I've recently adopted a pet from the pound for a friend. That did not work out due to the worm infestation, so I got him. I did the suggested treatment of worm medicine and that was for a 7lb dog @ 1ml of Pyrantel Pelmoate once every week for thre...
by Doreen in USA, 12/30/2006

dosage timing

I am pretty sure I am afflicted w/morgellons disease, but the pyrantel pamoate suspension seems to help for awhile, I am wonderfing how often I can safely take a two and one half teaspoon dose.
by Tarilyn R Boardman in USA, Wisconsin, 11/09/2006

Side effects of Pyrantel if overdose

What are the side affects if my puppy was over dose on pyrantel pamoate the maker is lambert kay bought at walmart .my puppy is 8 weeks and the 2nd time wormed in 2 weeks i gave them a teaspoon each time now they are moaping around diarrhea with blood...
by angelia in tennessee, 07/22/2006

Pyrantel pamoate
Pyrantel pamoate (Antiminth)
Pyrantel pamoate
(pie- RAN-tell)
Pregnancy Category: C Antiminth Combantrin Pin-Rid Pin-X Reese's Pinworm (OTC)

Classification: Anthelmintic

Action/Kinetics: Has neuromuscular blocking effect which paralyzes the helminth, allowing it to be expelled through the feces. Also inhibits cholinesterases. Poorly absorbed from GI tract. Peak plasma levels: 0.05-0.13 mcg/mL after 1-3 hr. Partially metabolized in liver. Fifty percent is excreted unchanged in feces and less than 15% excreted unchanged in urine.

Uses: Pinworm (enterobiasis) and roundworm (ascariasis) infestations. Multiple helminth infections, as it is also effective against roundworm and hookworm.

Contraindications: Pregnancy. Hepatic disease.

Special Concerns: Use with caution in presence of liver dysfunction. Safe use in children less than 2 years of age has not been established.

Side Effects: GI (most frequent): Anorexia, N&V, abdominal cramps, diarrhea. Hepatic: Transient elevation of AST. CNS: Headache, dizziness, drowsiness, insomnia. Miscellaneous: Skin rashes.

Drug Interactions: Use with piperazine for ascariasis results in antagonism of the effect of both drugs.

How Supplied: Suspension: 144 mg/30 mL, 720 mg/5 mL; Tablet: 180 mg

?Liquid Oral Suspension, Tablets
Adults and children: One dose of 11 mg/kg (maximum). Maximum total dose: 1.0 g.

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