There are about 8 different types of intestinal worm that can infect cats in the UK. It is not always easy to spot the symptoms, and as your vet will tell you, that is why it's best to use Drontal at least every three months to prevent any serious worm infection.
Drontal is the only wormer to kill every type of intestinal worm commonly found in UK cats which is why vets prescribe it more often than all other wormers put together!
The unique combination of proven active ingredients in both of the Drontal Cat formulations, enables it to tackle tapeworms, roundworms and hookworms in fact, every type of intestinal worm your cat could normally get in the UK.
The recommended dose rates are 57.5 mg/kg pyrantel embonate and 5 mg/kg praziquantel. This is equivalent to one Drontal Cat Tablets per 4 kg body weight and 1 Drontal Cat XL Film-coated Tablets per 6 kg body weight.
See dosage chart below for examples:
Weight of Cat
2kg - 1/2 Drontal Cat Tablet
4kg - 1 Drontal Cat Tablet
6kg - 1 1/2 Drontal Cat Tablet OR 1 Drontal Cat XL Tablet
8kg - 2 Drontal Cat Tablets
10kg - 1 Drontal Cat Tablet AND 1 Drontal Cat XL Tablet
Your cat must take the whole tablet for the treatment to work best. The easiest way to ensure your cat takes the whole tablet is by putting it well-hidden in some food or a treat.
Great product for Ā“large catsĀ“, instead of having to cut tablets. Good value for money.
Very effective treatment and excellent value for money.So nice to be able to buy the exact quantity you actually required.