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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
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
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
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
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
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