Milbemax for dogs weighing at least 5 kg, 12.5 / 125 mg, 2 tablets (milbemycin oxime + praziquantel)
Milbemycin oxime and praziquantel
One tablet (weighing 625 g) contains active ingredients:
praziquantel – 125 mg
milbemycinoxime – 12.5 mg
Auxiliary components: microcrystalline cellulose, croscarmellose sodium, povidone, lactose monohydrate, colloidal silicon and magnesium stearate.
2 tablets in a blister
Milbemax is prescribed for the treatment, deworming and prophylaxis of nematodes, cestodes and mixed nematodes-cestodes, which are caused by the following types of helminths:
cestodes – Dipylidium caninum, Taenia spp., Echinocoaus multilocularis, Mesocestoides spp.
nematodes – Ancylostoma caninum, Toxocara canis, Toxascaris leonina, Trichuris vulpis, Renosoma vulpis (reduces the intensity of infection), Angiostrongylus vasorum (reduces the intensity of infection), Dirofilaria immitis (for prophylactic purposes).
Doses and method of administration
Milbemax is administered orally to dogs once in a crushed form with a small amount of food (or forcibly giving the drug to the root of the tongue after ingestion of food) at the rate of 0.5 mg of milbemycin oxime (or 5 mg of praziquantel) per 1 kg of animal weight.
Depending on the body weight of the animals, the dosage is recommended:
|Body mass||Number of tablets|
|5 – 25 kg||1 tablet|
|25 – 50 kg||2 tablets|
|50 – 75 kg||3 tablets|
For pregnant and lactating bitches, use Milbemax under the supervision of a veterinarian.
Before deworming, a preliminary starvation diet and the use of laxatives are not required. For therapeutic deworming, the drug is used one-time according to indications, for prophylactic – once a quarter.
For deworming animals with invasion caused by Angiostrongylus vasorum, Milbemax is applied in the same dose four times with an interval of 7 days. In regions unfavorable for dirofilariasis, Milbemax is used for prophylaxis during the warm season (spring, summer, autumn) according to the following scheme: first, once before the beginning of the season of mosquitoes and mosquitoes, which are carriers of the pathogen D. immitis, then once a month and the last once a season after the end of the mosquito and mosquito season after 1 month. Before the deworming procedure, it is necessary to conduct an examination with a veterinary clinic to exclude the presence of microfilariae in the dog’s blood.
Milbemax in recommended doses is classified as moderately hazardous in terms of the degree of effect on the body of warm-blooded animals and does not have a sensitizing, embryotoxic, teratogenic effect. Well tolerated by dogs of different breeds and ages.
Contraindications to the use of Milbemax: increased individual sensitivity of the dog to the components of the veterinary medicine, kidney and liver diseases.
It is impossible to carry out deworming of emaciated and sick dogs with infectious diseases. The drug should not be used in dogs weighing less than 5 kg.
Collie, Bobtail and Sheltie dogs are given the drug under the strict supervision of a veterinarian. in dogs of these breeds, hypersensitivity to macrocyclic lactones. The use of Milbemax in conjunction with other macrocyclic lactones is prohibited.
With a significant overdose of the drug, some animals may experience the following symptoms: depression, salivation, muscle paresis, trembling, uneven gait. These symptoms go away on their own within 24 hours and the use of veterinary drugs is not required. In certain types of dogs, with increased individual sensitivity to the components of Milbemax, allergic reactions may develop, in these cases, desensitizing agents are prescribed to the dog.
When working with Milbemax, it is necessary to follow the general rules of personal hygiene and safety measures, as when working with medicines. In addition, when working with Milbemax, it is prohibited to drink, smoke or eat. After working with Milbemax, you should thoroughly wash your hands with soap and water. In case of accidental ingestion of Milbemax, you should immediately drink as much warm water as possible and, if necessary, seek medical help (it is advisable to have a container label or instructions for use). There are no antidotes (antidotes) for Milbemax. The term of use of products of animal origin after the application of Milbemax is not regulated. Toxic to fish and other aquatic animals as well as aquatic plants.
In sealed manufacturer’s packaging in a dry, dark place, out of reach of children and animals, separately from food and feed, at a temperature of 5 ° C to 25 ° C.
Shelf life of the drug
subject to storage conditions in unopened packaging – 3 years from the date of manufacture; after opening the blister – no more than 1 month.