Panacur (fenbendazole) is used to treat hookworms, roundworms, tapeworms, and whipworms in dogs. Panacur is to treat other parasites as well. Panacur is available as 1gm, 2gm and 4gm powder packets. The usual dose is one packet, based on weight, once a day for 3 consecutive days.
Panacur can be mixed with a small amount of the animals usual food.
Fenbendazole is FDA approved for use in dogs only. The usual dose for dogs, based on weight using the chart below, is given once a day for 3 consecutive days. The medication can be mixed with a small amount of your pet's usual food. Dry dog food may require slight moistening to allow for proper mixing. Medicated food must be fully consumed to be effective. Dog Weight Packet Size: 10 pounds 1 gram, 20 pounds 2 gram, 30 pounds 1 gram + 2 gram, 40 pounds 4 gram, 50 pounds 1 gram + 4 gram, 60 pounds 2 gram + 4 gram, 80 pounds Two 4 gram, and over 80 pounds Use combinations to obtain recommended dose. The dog must be treated with this dose for 3 days in a row.
Side effects are rare, but may include loose stools. Since humans can contract roundworms, hookworms, and tapeworms from pets, it's important to maintain good personal hygiene. It's also important to eliminate fleas and to not feed your pet uncooked meat or fish. To prevent re-infection, clean up stools on a daily basis.
This medication should not be used in animals allergic to it. Because humans can contract roundworm, hookworm and tapeworm from pets, it is important to maintain good personal hygiene. It is also important to eliminate fleas on the pet and in the household and to not feed the pet rodents or uncooked meat or fish. To prevent re-infection, daily cleanup of stools is recommended. Store this medication at controlled room temperature (59-86 F). Keep out the reach of children.