Profender is a drug for de-worming cats. Also known as emodepsid, praziquantel. Available in the form of drops on the withers for getting rid of worms in cats.
One ml of the drug Profender available: praziquantel is of 85.75 mg, emodepsid – 21.41 mg, butylhydroxyanisole – 5.4 mg, lactic acid – 21.6 mg, isopropylidene glycerol – 945 mg.
The drug is externally represented by a clear solution with a yellow or light brown color.
Available in the following amounts:
- 0.35 ml,
- 0.7 ml,
- 1.12 ml.
The tool in the plastic pipette with cap. In one box is sold by 2 pipettes the blister. Provender Stored in a closed box, protected from the sun. To avoid storing the drug near the food or animal feed. The drug withstands temperatures up to 30 degrees and does not deteriorate. Keep out of reach of children.
You cannot use the product after the expiration date. The shelf life given proper storage is 3 years.
Properties of the drug
Profender for cats in the form of drops is a combined medicinal product, which is used to rid the pet from worms. It is composed of components capable of providing a wide range of anthelmintic action of nature.
The drug acts on round and tape worms: Toxacara cati destroys the adults and the larval stage, Toxascaris leonine, Dipylidium caninum, Taenia taeniaeformis.
Emodepsid is a semi – synthetic compound of the group of depsipeptides. Has a strong nematocide properties. It affects the nervous cell of the parasite, causing paralysis.
Praziquantel is active against gastro-intestinal tistad, at any stage of their development. Affects muscle innervation of parasites, causing paralysis. Blocks glucose uptake from custod in a short time they die.
The tool is well absorbed into the body and stored for long periods of time, providing long-lasting therapeutic effect. The high concentration of Praziquantel in the blood within 2-4 days from the time of application. Means excreted from the body in 30 days. The effects on the body Profender is a drug of the moderate risk class III. Application of recommended dose does not cause irritation. The tool is well tolerated by cats.
Profender administered to cats for the prevention and treatment of worms.
Drops for external use. Before applying to the skin with a pipette, remove the protective cap and having vertically pierces protective membrane packing. It is necessary to push the hair on the withers, it is necessary to apply in places where the cat will not reach and will not lick the medication. The best place of application is area of the skin between the shoulder blades. In the treatment of large cats, the drug is applied to the neck in several places.
The minimum dosage of Profender is 0.14 ml per 1 kg of the mass of cats.
Prevention with use of the drug Profender you can start from 8 weeks of age the dosage:
- 0.5-2.5 kg Profender for kittens. The dosage of 0.35 ml.
- 2.6-5 kg – Profender for cats medium size. The dosage of 0.7 ml.
- 5.1-8 kg – Profender for the big cats. The dosage is 1.2 ml.
- 8 kg & more – use a combination of different packaging.
For cats weighing over 8 kg Profender is appointed with the expectation of 0.14 ml per kilogram of body weight. For the treatment of worms is a single application of a drug, but for prevention can be applied on a quarterly basis.
The drug is absorbed within 2 hours. After this time, the cat can be washed if necessary.
In case of overdose in cats, there is increased drowsiness, sometimes vomiting, tremor. If you find serious side effects the site of application tools should be washed with water.
In that case, if the drug is applied according to the instructions, side effects not observed. But in rare cases individual reactions: redness, itching. They pass on their own without requiring the intervention of drugs. In case of allergic reactions, you should carefully rinsing under running water. In case of strong reactions, you need to enter antihistamines. Application Profender together with other funds of worms is strictly prohibited.
While working with the drug Profender it is necessary to observe rules of personal hygiene and safety. Do not smoke while applying the product either to eat or to drink water. After application, thoroughly wash hands with soap and water. You should not touch the cat and stroke it within 24 hours.
Upon contact of the drug with the eyes, rinse with plenty of water. People with hypersensitivity to any component, which is part of Profender, avoid contact with the animal or not to participate in the application of the drug. In the case of contamination of the drug in the body, a person needs to go to a medical facility. It is advisable to take the drug for clarity and instruction.
Used packaging should not be used for any other purpose or stored. It needs to be disposed of.