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Removes tapeworms safely and effectively in kittens, puppies, and adult dogs and cats


CESTEX (epsiprantel) tablets are indicated for the removal of tapeworms in the cat (Dipylidium caninum and Taenia taeniaeformis) and dog (Dipylidium caninum and Taenia pisiformis).

Single-dose treatment is suitable for use in puppies, kittens, and adult dogs and cats.

In the case of D. caninum, an effective flea control program should be instituted.

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    • Fasting prior to administration is neither necessary nor recommended
    • No known contraindications; can be dispensed with confidence
    • Film-coated tablets are easy to swallow and leave no unpleasant taste
    • Dispensing is easy with color-coded bottles and tablets in 4 strengths
    • Safe and effective
    • Minimally absorbed following administration; remains within the gastrointestinal tract at the site of infection

  • Cestex tablets should be administered orally.

    The recommended dosage of epsiprantel is: cats, 1.25 mg/lb of body weight; dogs, 2.5 mg/lb of body weight. The following table may be used as a guide:

    Fasting is not necessary or recommended.

    Unless exposure to the infected intermediate hosts is controlled, reinfection is likely and retreatment may be required. In the case of D. caninum, an effective flea control program should be instituted.

Use only in cats and dogs 7 weeks and older.

For additional safety information, please refer to the full Prescribing Information.




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