The de-worming of dogs can be carried out both with the appearance of parasites and as a preventive measure to protect the animal. There are many tools that can rid the pet of worms. Each of them has its pros and cons. The article will talk about the tablets "Azinoks Plus" for dogs, the instructions for which promises a high efficacy of the drug. Is it really so? Let's figure it out.
Antigelmintny means "Azinoks Plus" is issued in the form of flat tablets of yellow color with a specific smell. The drug goes on sale in blisters of 3 or 6 tablets. Each of them contains information about the name of the product, the name of the manufacturer, shelf life, dosage, series number. The blister is packed in a cardboard box, which additionally contains instructions with all the necessary information.
It is necessary to store tablets in a dry place protected from the sun, far from food, not more than three years from the moment of their manufacture at a temperature from -10 to +25 degrees.
How much does Azinox Plus anthelmintic peparat cost? Price may vary depending on the point of sale and is in the range of 15-30 rubles per pill.
The composition of the drug and its pharmacological properties
What components are included in the composition of the tablets "Azinoks Plus" for dogs? The instructions attached to the preparation provide the following information.
The main active substances of the agent are praziquantel and pyrantel pamoat. In addition, there are also auxiliary substances in the form of lactose and potato starch.
Tablets "Azinoks Plus" damage the outer and inner shell, as well as the muscle tissue of the parasite. This leads to the blocking of the neuromuscular innervation, paralysis and death of the helminth.
Indications for use
With my pills "Azinoks Plus" can be carried out as deworming dogs, and prevention of the appearance of parasites. The drug can be used in the case of:
The tool shows high efficiency in the fight with both adult worms and their eggs and larvae.
Contraindications and side effects
In what situations is the use of the drug "Azinoks Plus" for dogs prohibited? Instructions for use highlights the following cases:
- if the puppy is not 3 weeks old,
- if after giving birth to a nursing bitch less than 14 days have passed.
With proper observance of the doses indicated in the instructions, no side effects were identified. However, when a manifestation of hypersensitivity to the components of the product or the occurrence of allergic reactions is detected, the use of Azinox Plus tablets against the helminths should be abandoned.
Method and features of the application
How to use the drug "Azinoks Plus" for dogs? The instruction will once again come to the rescue to resolve this issue.
It is worth starting with the fact that the tablets are designed for a single use. It is necessary to give the drug in the morning, having mixed it with the food of the animal, or to do it by force. There is no need to use additional methods of therapy in the form of the use of laxative drugs or previous starvation diets.
The required dose of funds is determined based on the pet's body weight, at the rate of 1 tablet for every 10 kilograms of weight.
The use of tablets for prophylactic purposes involves taking them in the same doses as in previous cases, 1 time in 90 days (three months). At the same time, for animals that live with flocks or farms, the frequency of use of the agent is reduced to 45 days in the period December-April and to 30 days from May to November. Treatments should be carried out on special asphalted sites that have been pretreated with bleach solution.
What do pet owners say about the above described facility? Do they confirm the effectiveness declared by the manufacturer? To give an accurate answer to these questions, you need to read the reviews about this drug, left by the owners of animals.
Practically all words addressed to Azinox Plus tablets are positive. Dog owners are satisfied with the effectiveness of the drug and its safety for the pet. The tool showed quick action and long-term preservation of the achieved result. Also noted is the excellent efficacy of the drug when used for preventive purposes.
The next item is ease of use, as you can give the pills directly with food.
It can not but rejoice at the low cost of the drug in combination with its excellent characteristics and a sufficiently long shelf life.
The main disadvantage of funds is the impossibility of its use for puppies under three weeks of age.
Composition and pharmacological properties.
As an active ingredient in 1 tablet contains praziquantel - 50 mg and pyrantel pamoat - 150 mg, as well as auxiliary components.
Praziquantel, which is part of the drug, has a wide range of anthelmintic effects on all phases of the development of tapeworm, parasites in dogs and cats, causes paralysis and death of the helminth. Praziquantel is absorbed in the gastrointestinal tract of an animal, its maximum concentration in the blood plasma is reached in 30–60 minutes. Pyrantel pamoat - has a wide range of anthelmintic action against nematodes. Pyrantel pamoat is poorly absorbed, which ensures its prolonged effect on the worms in the intestine.
Doses and order of use.
“Azinox plus” for dogs is administered orally individually, once, in the morning feeding with a small amount of feed, or forcibly injected at a dose of 1 tablet per 10 kg of animal weight.
Pre-starvation diet and the use of laxatives before deworming animals is not required.
For therapeutic purposes, dogs are dewormed according to indications, for prophylactic purposes - quarterly at a therapeutic dose.
Preferred and auxiliary dogs against pathogens of tenioses are dewormed from December to April every 45 days, from May to November - every 30 days.
With increased individual sensitivity of the animal to the active components of the drug and the appearance of allergic reactions, the use of the drug is stopped.
“Azinoks plus” is kept for dogs in the closed packaging of the manufacturer, protected from light and moisture, separately from food and feed at temperatures from 0 ° C to 25 ° C in places inaccessible to children and animals.
Azinoks plus - a drug of a wide range of anthelmintic action. It affects all stages of development of tape and round worms.
The drug inhibits enzymes and damages the muscle tissue and the membrane of the parasite. This leads to paralysis and death of the helminth. It is prescribed for the prevention and treatment of nematosis, cestodosis, and multiceptse.
Azinoks plus is of low toxicity to warm-blooded animals and, in recommended doses, does not have a sensitizing, teratogenic and embryotoxic action. Well tolerated by dogs of different ages and breeds. The drug is available in the form of tablets that contain azinox and tetramisole hydrochloride.
Characteristics of the drug
This veterinary medicine is available in pill form. The weight of each tablet is 0.55 grams. Its components are praziquantel and tetramisole hydrochloride.
Azinoks plus is a drug with a wide range of anthelmintic action. He destroys the tape and round worms at all stages of their development.
Pharmacological action of the drug is based on the inhibition of enzymes in the bodies of parasites, damage to their membranes, muscle tissue. This violates the neuromuscular innervation, contributes to the rapid killing of worms.
Veterinary medicine belongs to the category of low-toxic. At recommended dosages, it does not have an embryotoxic and sensitizing effect on domestic animals.
Pharmacological (biological) properties and effects
Antihelminthic drug cestocidal action.
Praziquantel possesses a wide range of anthelmintic action on all phases of development of tape worms, parasitic in dogs and cats, incl. Echinococcus granulosus, Echinococcus multilocularis, Mesocestoides spp., Taenia spp., Dipylidium caninum and Diphyllobothrium latum.
The mechanism of action of praziquantel is to inhibit the activity of fumarate reductase, impaired permeability of cell membranes and muscle innervation, which leads to paralysis and death of the helminth.
Praziquantel is rapidly absorbed from the gastrointestinal tract, the maximum plasma concentration is reached in 30-60 minutes. Excreted mainly in the urine within 24 hours.
Azokino for dogs and cats according to the degree of impact on the body belongs to low-hazard substances (4 hazard class according to GOST 12.1.007-76), in recommended doses does not have embryotoxic, teratogenic and sensitizing effects. Well tolerated by dogs and cats of different breeds and ages.
The drug is administered orally individually, once, in the morning feeding with a small amount of feed, or forcibly injected at a dose of 1 tablet per 10 kg of animal weight.
Cats and dogs weighing less than 5 kg the preparation is used in the form of an aqueous suspension, for the preparation of which 1 tablet is crushed, suspended in 10 ml of water, shaken vigorously and immediately injected into the animal with a syringe without a needle at the rate of 1 ml of suspension per 1 kg of animal weight.
Pre-starvation diet and the use of laxatives before deworming animals is not required.
WITH therapeutic purpose dogs and cats dewormed according to indications, withprophylactic - quarterly in therapeutic dose.
Symptoms of overdose not identified.
About the symptoms of helminthiasis in dogs
Inexperienced breeders should be aware of the signs of infection of a pet with parasites.
So, the presence of helminths in the body is indicated, first of all, by changes in the behavior of the animal. Active and vigorous dogs become lethargic, lethargic, drowsy. They may not listen to the host commands. And this is not just disobedience. The dog is sick, she is sick, she has no strength, because they are picked up by actively growing worms.
They eat proteins, carbohydrates, vitamins, which are designed for the body of the animal. As a result, the dog receives less vital energy, and his behavior changes radically. The waste products of parasites enter the dog’s bloodstream, poison its body - this is intoxication.
If there are worms in the body, the dog begins to eat poorly. He is rapidly losing weight. Even his favorite food makes him indifferent, disgusted.
If helminthiasis in a dog is started, then he may suffer from digestive disorders. Vomiting and alternating constipation and diarrhea on the background of weight loss is a clear sign of the presence of worms in the body.
Azinox plus is a combination of two antiparasitic drugs.that damage the lining and muscle tissue, causing paralysis and death of parasites. Affects all types of round and tape worms.
The composition of the drug:
- Praziquantel (50 mg), detrimental effect on worms in all phases of their development.
- Pyrantel pamoat (150 mg) has a prolonged effect, ensuring the complete destruction of the remaining nematodes as they mature.
Additional substances: potato starch (50 mg), lactose (250 mg).
- nematosis - toxascaridosis, toxocarosis, ankilostomiasis, uncinaria,
- Cestodosis - diphyllobotriosis, dipilidiosis, mesocestitis, echinococcosis, teniasis.
Azinoks plus belongs to low-toxic substances of the fourth hazard class (GOST 12.1.007-76). Subject to the instructions for use does not cause complications and side effects on the animal's body. In the recommended doses, it does not have resorptive-toxic and local-irritant actions. And also does not show teratogenic and embryotoxic properties.
Individual intolerance to the drug and allergic reactions to the components.
Mode of application
It is recommended to apply Azinoks plus in the morning. It is administered once, at a rate of 0.55 g (1 tablet) per 10 kg of body weight.
The drug has unsatisfactory tastetherefore, it should be mixed with a small amount of food or dissolved in 10-20 ml of water and forcibly introduced using a syringe without a needle. Compliance with previous or subsequent diets, as well as taking laxatives is not required. For preventive purposes Azinoks plus is used once every three months.
Farm and auxiliary dogs solder:
- from May to November every 30 days,
- from December to April every 45 days.
At the same time, sanitation of enclosures and dog habitats with a 2.7% bleach solution per 1 l / sq. M of hard surface area is carried out.
Side effects and complications when using the drug in accordance with the instructions, as a rule, are not observed.
With increased individual sensitivity of the animal to the active ingredients of the drug and the appearance of allergic reactions, the use of Azinox plus is stopped and desensitization therapy is carried out.
Symptoms of overdose not identified.
Special instructions and measures for personal prevention
Personal preventive measures
When carrying out treatment-and-prophylactic measures with the use of Azinoks plus, one should follow the general rules of personal hygiene and safety precautions provided for when working with medications.
During work with the drug is prohibited to smoke, drink and eat. At the end of the work, wash your hands with warm water and soap.