• Tapeworms are almost always contracted through fleas. Fleas will consume tapeworm eggs, which will grow inside the flea's body. When a dog or cat eats a flea larvae or eggs, the flea's body is digested. The tapeworm is then freed from the flea and migrates to the intestines where it begins to drain nutrients from its host. A vet can prescribe medication for the problem.

    Tape Worm Tabs

    Tape Worm Tabs are made by a company called Tradewinds, and they come in packages of three tablets for cats and kittens. Each tab contains 23 mg of Praziquantel. Cats 4 lbs. and under receive a half tablet, while cats 5 to 11 lbs. take one tablet and cats more than 11 lbs. take one and one half tablets.

    Droncit Tapeworm Medication

    Droncit is a tapeworm medicine manufactured by Bayer Corporation. It comes in packs of 4, 8, 10 and 100 tablets for dogs and cats. It is a medication that you can give safely even to pregnant cats or dogs.


    Drontal Feline Tablets come in a 50-count bottle. The medication deworms cats and kittens. It is effective against tapeworms, hookworms and large roundworms.


    Cestex, or epsiprantel, is an oral medication treating tapeworms in cats and dogs. It is available in 12.5 mg tablets. The usual dose is 1.25 mg per pound.


    Profender, also known as emodepside and praziquantel, is a topical solution that deworms cats. It comes in small, medium and large sizes. The small size is for cats 2.2 to 5.5. lbs, the medium size is for cats 5.5 to 11 lbs. and the large size is for cats 11 to 17.6 lbs.

    Source: Tape Worm Tabs By Trade Winds

    Pets Megastore: Tapeworm Medication Information

    Lambert Vet Supply

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