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Exitel Plus & Exitel Plus XL - Dewormer for dogs

Exitel Plus & Exitel Plus XL - Dewormer for dogs

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For the treatment of mixed infections by nematodes and cestodes of the following species in dogs:

Nematodes 
Ascarids:Toxocara canis, Toxascaris leonina (adult and late immature forms).  

Hookworms:Uncinaria stenocephala, Ancylostoma caninum (adults).  
Whipworms:Trichuris vulpis (adults).  

Cestodes 
Tapeworms:Echinococcus species, (E. granulosus, E. multilocularis), Taenia species (T. hydatigena, T. pisiformis, T. taeniformis), Dipylidium caninum (adult and immature forms). 

 

Compostion

Each Exitel Plus Tablet contains:

  Exitel Plus Exitel Plus XL
Praziquantel 50mg 175mg
Pyrantel 50mg equivalent to 144 mg pyrantel embonate)  175mg (equivalent to 504 mg pyrantel embonate)
Febantel 150mg 525mg

 

Directions for use: (use only as directed, for oral administration only)

Recommended dosage of Exitel Plus: 

The recommended dose rates are 15 mg/kg body weight febantel, 5 mg/kg pyrantel (equivalent to 14,4 mg/kg pyrantel embonate) and 5 mg/kg praziquantel.  
This is equivalent to one Exitel Plus tablet per 10 kg body weight.

Dosage table:

Body Weight (kg)

Tablets

0,5 – 5

½  Exitel Plus tablet

5 – 10

Exitel Plus tablet

11 – 20

Exitel Plus tablets

21 – 30

Exitel Plus tablets

31 – 40

Exitel Plus tablets

41 - 50

Exitel Plus tablets

Puppies should be dewormed every 2 weeks from the age of 2 to 12 weeks and at regular intervals of 3 to 6 months thereafter to control worm infestation. 
If there is a risk for reinfestation, the advice of a veterinarian should be sought regarding the need for and the frequency of repeat administration. 
The tablets can be given directly to the dog or disguised in food.  No starvation is needed before or after treatment.  

Tablets are scored and meat flavoured for easy and accurate dosing.

Recommended dosage of Exitel Plus XL: 

The recommended dose rates are 15 mg/kg body weight febantel, 5 mg/kg pyrantel (equivalent to 14,4 mg/kg pyrantel embonate) and 5 mg/kg praziquantel.  
This is equivalent to one Exitel Plus XL tablet per 35 kg body weight.  

Dosage table:

Body Weight (kg)

Tablets

Approx. 17,5 kg

½ Exitel Plus XL tablet

31 - 35 kg

Exitel Plus XL tablet

36 - 40 kg

Exitel Plus XL tablet and ½ Exitel Plus tablet

41 - 45 kg

Exitel Plus XL tablet and 1 Exitel Plus tablet

46 - 50 kg

Exitel Plus XL tablet and 1½ Exitel Plus tablets

51 - 55 kg

Exitel Plus XL tablet and 2 Exitel Plus tablets

56 - 60 kg

Exitel Plus XL tablet and 2½ Exitel Plus tablets

61 - 65 kg

Exitel Plus XL tablet and 3 Exitel Plus tablets

66 - 70 kg

Exitel Plus XL tablets

Dogs of more than 35 kg body weight should be given one Exitel Plus XL tablet plus the appropriate quantity of Exitel Plus (G4226) tablets equivalent to one tablet per 10 kg body weight (please refer to below table). 
The tablets can be given directly to the dog or disguised in food.  No starvation is needed before or after treatment.  If there is a risk for reinfestation, the advice of a veterinarian should be ought regarding the need for and the frequency of repeat administration.

Tablets are scored and meat flavoured for easy and accurate dosing.

OVERDOSE 
The combination of praziquantel, pyrantel embonate and febantel is well tolerated in dogs. In safety studies, a single dose of 5 times the recommended dose or greater gave rise to occasional vomiting. 

CONTRA-INDICATIONS 
Do not use simultaneously with piperazine compounds.  

Do not use in animals with a known sensitivity to the active ingredients or to any of the excipients. 

SIDE EFFECTS 
None known. 

PREGNANCY AND LACTATION 
Teratogenic effects can be caused by high doses of febantel and was reported in sheep and rats. 

No studies were done in dogs during early pregnancy. Use of the product during pregnancy should be in accordance with a benefit-risk assessment done by the responsible veterinarian. 
It is recommended that the product is not used during the first 4 weeks of pregnancy. Do not exceed the prescribed dose when pregnant bitches are treated. 

INTERACTION WITH OTHER MEDICINAL PRODUCTS AND OTHER FORMS OF INTERACTION 
Do not use simultaneously with piperazine compounds as the anthelmintic effects of pyrantel and piperazine may be antagonised. 

Concurrent use with other cholinergic compounds can lead to toxicity. 

WARNINGS 
Special warnings for each target species  
Fleas serve as intermediate hosts for one common type of tapeworm – Dipylidium caninum.  Tapeworm infestation is certain to reoccur unless control of intermediate hosts such as fleas, mice, etc. is undertaken.  

Tapeworm infestation is unlikely in pups less than 6 weeks of age. 
Parasite resistance to any particular class of anthelmintic may develop following frequent, repeated use of an anthelmintic of that class. 
KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN, UNINFORMED PERSONS AND ANIMALS. 
Although this remedy has been extensively tested under a large variety of conditions, failure thereof may ensue as a result of a wide range of reasons. If this is suspected, seek veterinary advice and notify the registration holder. 

PRECAUTIONS 
Special precautions for use in animals 
To ensure administration of a correct dose, body weight should be determined as accurately as possible. 

 

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