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Droncit Tablets

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Tablets for Cats or Dogs » Pack of 20 Tablets

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  • Tablets for Cats or Dogs » Pack of 20 Tablets £36.49
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Reviews (79)

Summary of Reviews for Droncit Tablets

Overall 5
Effectiveness
Ease Of Use
Value For Money
Absence Of Side Effects
78 out of 79 (99%) customers would recommend this product.
5 stars (71 reviews)
4 stars (6 reviews)
3 stars (2 reviews)
2 stars (0 reviews)
1 stars (0 reviews)

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55 Using it for a long time

By Christoph Berendes on 17 July 2019

and we are satisfied and there is no point to bother around: Thanks for shipping it to Germany

Customer recommends this product

55 Easy peasy
Verified Purchase

By Donna Shields on 18 May 2019

So easy to use, will be using it from now on

Customer recommends this product

55 Droncit for Dogs and Cats
Verified Purchase

By Tracey Moir on 16 May 2019

Also bought for Millie my cat.

Customer recommends this product

55 easy purchase quick servu=ice
Verified Purchase

By Norma Balfour on 28 March 2019

excellent

Customer recommends this product

55 Cat Protection
Verified Purchase

By Sharon Killick on 2 March 2019

Great way to administer product as Sophie is quite feisty and it was so easy to do.

Customer recommends this product

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Q & A

Below are some recent questions we've received regarding Droncit Tablets, including answers from our team.

16 October 2018 at 10:42am

Presciption required?

Natalie

Hi, is a prescription from my vet required to purchase Droncit?

  • Customer Service Advisor

Hello,

Thank you for your question.

You do not need a prescription for Droncit.

VioVet.

9 September 2017 at 10:43pm

Droncit Wormer for cats

Janet Harris

  • VioVet customer since 2017
  • From: Pen-y-bont ar Ogwr, United Kingdom

Will this product treat roundworm as well as tapeworm?

  • Veterinary Advisor

This product is effective only against tapeworm. Drontal is effective against both roundworm and tapeworm though.

23 July 2017 at 7:15pm

How often

Samantha Knox

  • VioVet customer since 2017
  • From: Tyne and Wear, United Kingdom

How often do you worm the cat with droncit spot on please

  • Veterinary Advisor

For most cats once every 3 months should be sufficient. However if they are hunters and catch lots of mice etc then application once a month is advised.

25 April 2016 at 8:03am

Scalibor collar and other treatments

Justine Rogers

  • VioVet customer since 2016
  • From: Matera, Italy

My dog lives in Italy where there is leishmaniasis and a Scalibor collar is imperative. Although it should alleviate fleas, I initially need another effective one-time treatment. What other flea treatment is safe alongside Scalibor. Also a wormer... is Droncit ok...a lot of strong treatments! What would you suggest?

  • Non-Executive Director

Droncit is just for tapeworms. Drontal Plus is a multi-wormer which is effective against tapeworms and round worms too. This is safe to use with all the other products you are talking about using. If you want to give a one-off treatment for fleas, then you can use a spot-on product like Frontline or Advantage, or give a tablet such as Capstar.

31 August 2015 at 11:13pm

Treating for tapeworms

VioVet Visitor

My dog has advocate as he will not take worming tablets. Iv crushed them, hidden them in cheese, wrapped them in meat, and he still knows they are there and refuses to take them. Im concerned about tape worm and thought about droncite spot on but cant find anything for a 20k dog

  • Non-Executive Director

Droncit (or any other brand of the drug praziquantel) is perfect for treating tapeworms in a dog which is also receiving Advocate. However there are no spot-on forms of this drug for use in dogs, they are just for cats. Dogs can be given tablets (which is extremely difficult for you) or can be given an injection by your vet. I do not think you have any other choice, apart from not treating for tapeworms at all. Usually in dogs you know if your dog has a tapeworm because segments of worm are seen near the anus. If you do not see these, then your dog is almost certainly clear of them. Diligent flea control (they can carry tapeworms), avoiding feeding fresh offal and not allowing scavenge of wild animal carcasses will normally control tapeworms anyway.

27 July 2015 at 7:52pm

Kitten

Kay

Can I administer to a 9wk old kitten? How much of tablet? How often?

  • Non-Executive Director

This tablet treats just tapeworms, it is not a general multi-wormer. It is very unusual for a 9 week old kitten to get tapeworms, so I wonder if you have the correct tablet. You might intend to give Drontal which has a similar name but is the usual multi-wormer. If you do indeed need to give Droncit, the dose is one tablet per 10kg bodyweight. You would have to weight the kitten and see how much it weighs. It would then be a matter of dividing up the tablet as needed, though it might be quite tricky to do. One eighth of a tablet would be the correct dose for 1.25kg which might be about the weight of your kitten.

If you want to give Drontal then there is a liquid which is easier to give in smaller doses. Otherwise the dose for the cat tablets is one tablet per 4kg, or a quarter tablet per kg.

28 March 2015 at 3:05pm

Salivating cat

sarah

Iv applied the droncit spot on,is it normal 4 the cat 2 dribble lots

  • Brand Manager

If your cat has managed to lick the application site soon after application, this can cause excessive salivation but this should stop within a few hours. The product is bitter tasting but not harmful despite causing dribbling and shouldn't need treatment. For future applications, it might be worth trying to apply it while your cat is asleep or distracted with a meal, to give the product time to dry. If you have more than one cat, prevent them from grooming each other until the area has dried.

If your cat is still dribbling after a few hours and you are concerned, you should get in touch with your vet.

10 March 2015 at 2:22pm

Advocate and Droncit

Pernille

Hi, I gave my adult cat Advocate 3 days ago. I have just discovered she has tapeworms. Is it ok for me to give Droncit now or do I need to leave a time-gap? Thanks in advance!

  • Non-Executive Director

It is perfectly OK to give these two treatments at the same time, or at different times. They work independently of each other and do not react adversely if given at or near the same time.

15 February 2015 at 6:29pm

Droncit tablets and effipro flea and tick drops

VioVet Visitor

Can I give my 10 month old dog effipro flea and tick drops the same day as I give him droncit tablets?

  • Non-Executive Director

Yes this is perfectly OK (but note that Droncit is just for tapeworms. Drontal is also safe to give with Effipro and is a multi-wormer which treats roundworms as well as tapeworms).

19 February 2014 at 9:59am

Use on pregnant cat

sharon

Can this spot on wormer be used for pregnant cat?

  • Brand Manager

Yes, this wormer can be used on a pregnant cat. There are no contra-indications against using Droncit Spot On during pregnancy and lactation.