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Cestex 5 6
WORKS! The last time I got this pill from the vet and it was very expensive. I was pleased to find it here on pet meds! The tape worm is gone and Hazel is great! Thank you 1800 pet meds! 07/16/2012
Cestex better than Drontil I love Cestex because it is so tiny. I can easily hide it in a Pill Pocket or a chunk of fresh chicken and my cat will eat it as if it is a treat and not even know it is in there. I've had good luck with it working the first time on my cats. One pill is all I need. And from what I've read it is a relatively safe drug. Drontil is about the size of an adult round aspirin and the thought of some vet cramming that down my pet's throat just makes me ill. I do not understand why people do this to their animals when they could easily give them something tiny and hide it in their food. As long as the animal will take it this way, it is a much, much better option than Drontil for me. 02/26/2011
Did not work at all I gave this to both my cats and it did not work at all they still have worms after two doses...Very disappointed. 01/13/2011
Cestex Meds I took my 9 week old puppy to the animal clinic yesterday for puppy shots and possible tapeworm. We brought our sample of stool and they told me thats what she had, in my opinion it worked well I have not seen any traces of the tape worms and her stool has been a little loose and as far as her taste for it the vet assistant put it into her mouth and held it closed for a few seconds and rubbed her throat and she swallowed it. But they sent me home with a second pill to give her in two to three weeks and the mg was 50.. 08/15/2009
Gone within 24 hours We were given Cestex by our vet, and within 24 hours the tapeworms that my dog had were completely gone. It did give him a little bit of diaheria but only in place of his normal nightly poo. The next morning everything was fine, and no more worms! Our vet gave us just one 50mg tablet (it is gray coloured, and not orange). He is only a small dog- 15lbs- and so I would say a lot more than the 12.5mg tablet would be needed for a bigger dog. 10/03/2008
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I have had to use this on my pet before...the vet gave her a 25mg. Would I have to give my pet 2 of these tablets or would that cause an overdose? Does 1 tablet work just as good?
cat which is 2 years old and weighs 14 lbs ?
Answer:¬†on line info on CESTEX says 1.5 mg per pound, 12.5 mg pill seems correct to me. Keep in mind I am not a vet.
Answer:¬†For your 8 lb dog, you should give 2 of the 12.5 mg tablets for a dose of 25mg. Your 14 lb cat would get the exact same dose. Cestex is given based on the weight of the pet, not the age (as long as the pet is over 7 weeks).
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