Milbemax for cats is indicated for the treatment and control of gastrointestinal nematodes such as roundworms (Toxocara cati, Toxascaris leonina) and hookworms (Ancylostoma tubaeforme) and for the treatment and control of cestodes (Dipylidium caninum, Joyeuxiella pasqualei, Taenia spp., Echinococcus spp., Mesocestoides spp.).
This is a POM-V Product.
In cats Milbemax is used for the treatment of mixed infections by immature and adult cestodes and nematodes of the following species:
Cestodes: Dipylidium caninum, Taenia spp., Echinococcus multilocularis
Nematodes: Toxocara cati, Ancylostoma tubaeforme
Prevention of heartworm disease (Dirofilaria immitis) if concomitant treatment against cestodes is indicated.
Milbemycin Oxime and Praziquantel.
Helps in prevention of Heart worm diseases.
Milbemax tablets are administered at a minimum recommended dose rate of 2 mg milbemycin oxime and 5 mg praziquantel per kg body weight, given orally as a single dose.
The product should be administered with or after some food. Doing so ensures optimum protection against heartworm disease.
Depending on the bodyweight of the cat, the practical dosing is as follows:
Weight MILBEMAX* tablets for Small cats and kittens MILBEMAX* tablets for Cats
0.5 – 1 kg ½ tablet
> 1 – 2 kg 1 tablet
> 2 – 4 kg ½ tablet
> 4 – 8 kg 1 tablet
> 8 – 12 kg 1 ½ tablets
MILBEMAX can be inserted into a programme for prevention of heartworm disease if at the same time treatment against tapeworms is indicated. MILBEMAX has a duration of heartworm prevention of one month. For regular prevention of heartworm disease the use of a monosubstance is preferred.
Do not use the ‘tablets for Small cats and Kittens’ in cats of less than 6 weeks of age and/or weighing less than 0.5 kg
Do not use the ‘tablets for Cats’ in cats weighing less than 2 kg.
The product should not enter water courses as this may be dangerous for fish and other aquatic organisms.
Pregnancy and lactation
MILBEMAX can be used in breeding cats including pregnant and lactating queens.
As per good veterinary practice, animals should be weighed to ensure accurate dosing.