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WormScreen Combo Tablets for Cats - PDSA Pet Store

WormScreen Combo Tablets for Cats

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WormScreen Tablets for Cats (2 tablets) treats mixed infections of both roundworms and tapeworms. Roundworms and tapeworms are parasites and live in the gut.  If left untreated they can cause your cat to become unwell.  Treating your cat regularly will reduce the risk of other animals and humans being exposed to worm infections such as Toxocara.

WormScreen Tablets for Cats are for oral use only and can be given with a small amount of food.

Please weigh your cat to ensure the correct dose for your cat:

Bodyweight

Tablets

1.0   - 2.0kg

2.1 – 4.0kg

4.1 – 6.0kg

6.1 – 8.0kg

½

1

1 ½

2

This dose is a single treatment. Regular treatment is necessary.

Active ingredients:  230mg Pyrantel embonate and 20mg Praziquantel

 Warnings: Do not use WormScreen for Cats in kittens less than 6 weeks or weighing less than 1kg as correct dosing may not be possible.  Do not use in animals that are shown to be allergic to any of the ingredients. Do not use in pregnant cats.  Do not use at the same time as other worming products or those that contain piperazine. Please weigh your cat, do not overdose.


 
How you can control worms

Intestinal worms in cats are very common and it is difficult to see if your cat has worms.  Worms can be picked up from many places, from hunting and eating rodents, other animals’ faeces, from grooming and ingesting fleas and also from humans entering the house, unwittingly carrying the odd flea or egg on clothing or shoes.  This wormer works by killing worms that are in your cats gut, so to prevent worm reinfection, it is recommended to worm your cat regularly for both tape and round worms every 3 months.  If your cat is a hunter, it is more at risk through eating infected rodents and you may wish to consider worming your cat more frequently as every month.

Kittens can contract worms from their mothers’ milk and require more frequent worming.  It is recommended that kittens are wormed every 2 weeks until they are 8 weeks old.  At 8 weeks they can be wormed monthly until 6 months and then this can be reduced to every 3 months.  For pregnant and nursing cats it’s recommended to worm at the end of the pregnancy and once during lactation with the kittens first worming treatment.

Controlling worms is only part of protecting your pet and your family against harmful parasites.  Provide your pet with effective flea and worm treatments regularly, to combat external parasites such as fleas and internal parasites like the roundworm Toxocara canis that can be passed to humans. Regular treatments help break the lifecycles of these parasites, helping to keep your pet and your family healthy and pest free.

Special instructions:  Always use as directed. Before use, read the package leaflet for full instructions and all warnings, including user warnings.  The tablets are to be given directly into the mouth but can be administered in a small amount of food if necessary.  Store unused parts of the halved tablets in the blister foil and below 250C.  These can be used within one month of opening. Keep out of sight and reach of children.