Give this medication as directed by your veterinarian. Fenbendazole is often given once daily for 3 consecutive days and then again in another round 2-3 weeks later. It is important that your pet receives all of the doses recommended by your veterinarian for best results.
How much Fenbendazole can I take?
Treatment. Fenbendazole is a safe broad-spectrum anthelminthic. The drug is administered at 50 mg/kg PO every 24 hours for 5 consecutive days, and the regime is repeated at 3 weeks and 3 months after initiation of therapy.
Can you overdose on fenbendazole?
Recently, evidence of fenbendazole overdose has been reported in individuals of a small snake species given an exceedingly large dose of the drug. Four adult Feas vipers (Azemiops feae) died after being administered single doses of fenbendazole ranging from 428 mg/kg to 1064 mg/kg.
How effective is Fenbendazole for dogs?
In dosage titration and confirmational studies, using worm counts in naturally infected dogs, the drug was 98%-100% effective at a dosage of 50 mg/kg of body weight/day for 3 days against the commonly occurring nematodes of dogs (ascarids, hookworms, and whipworms) and against Taenia tapeworms.
What does fenbendazole do in humans?
Results suggested that fenbendazole inhibits tumour cell growth in vivo by inducing apoptosis of tumour cells. Cancer cells are known to show increased glucose uptake for their energy requirements. So, researchers tested the effect of fenbendazole on glucose uptake in human cancer cells.