Elanco Animal Health

Droncit® Canine Tablets

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Description
Product 
Droncit® Canine Tablets
Product Information
Droncit® is a broad-spectrum dewormer for dogs to prevent and eliminate tapeworms in a convenient single-dose tablet. 
For
Dogs (at least 4 weeks of age)
Generic Name
Praziquantel
Brand Names
Droncit®
Drug Class
Anticestodal Antiparasitic
Manufacturer
Elanco
Product Description & Form
Droncit® 34 mg Tablets 1 ct & 5 ct: 13 mm, white (white to off-white), round tablet, scored in half, imprinted with Droncit;34. (NDC 58198-033-01)
Benefits
  • Used to kill 100% of adult tapeworms in dogs (D. caninum, T. pisiformis, E. granulosus, E. multiocularis) with one dose
  • Tablets may be crumbled and mixed with food
Active Ingredients
Praziquantel
Usage
Droncit® should be given orally as directed by your veterinarian as a single oral treatment, unless otherwise directed.
Manufacturers Dosing Recommendations
Dogs (at least 4 weeks of age)
0-5 lbs: 1/2 tablet (17 mg)
6-10 lbs: 1 tablet (34 mg)
11-15 lbs: 1.5 tablets (51 mg)
16-30 lbs: 2 tablets (68 mg)
31-45 lbs: 3 tablets (102 mg)
46-60 lbs: 4 tablets (136 mg)
Over 60 lbs: 5 tablets MAX (170 mg)
Missed Doses
Quite often, a single dose of this medication is effective. Measures should be taken to prevent re-infection.
Side Effects
Side effects may include loss of appetite, vomiting, drowsiness, diarrhea.
Other side effects may occur. If you notice anything unusual, contact your veterinarian.
Drug & Food Interactions
Make sure to tell your veterinarian what other medication you are giving to your pet. Quite often your veterinarian may prescribe two different medications, and a drug interaction may be anticipated. In this case, your veterinarian may vary the dose and/or monitor your pet more closely. Contact your veterinarian if your pet experiences any unusual reactions when different medications are given together.
Cautions
Droncit® has been tested in breeding and pregnant dogs and cats. No adverse effects were noted.
Allergic reactions to medications may occur. Be sure to inform VetSource and your veterinarian if your pet has any known drug sensitivities or allergies. If your pet displays symptoms of an allergic reaction, call your veterinarian immediately or go to a veterinary emergency clinic. Symptoms may include but are not limited to: swollen lips, tongue, face, airways; difficulty breathing; agitation; profuse salivation; vomiting; widespread hives and itching.
Adverse Reactions
If you are concerned that your pet has experienced an adverse reaction to this medication, please contact the manufacturer Elanco at 888-545-5973 or contact Vetsource customer service at 877-738-4443.
Storage
Store at 77°F in controlled room temperature. Keep this medicine out of reach of children. Store in a childproof container. Store this medicine in a cool, dry place at room temperature. Store away from heat and direct sunlight. Do not store this medicine in the bathroom, near the kitchen sink or in damp places. The medicine may break down if exposed to heat or moisture.
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