Ivermectin & Pyrantel Caplet
What is Wriggle ?
Wriggle chewable caplets provides protection against heartworms, and treats and controls roundworms and hookworms.
How it Works:Wriggle Chewables contains ivermectin, a broad-spectrum antiparasitic medication used to prevent heartworms. Ivermectin kills by interfering with nervous system and muscle function, in particular by enhancing inhibitory neurotransmission. Second active ingredient Pyrantel Pamoate, an anthelminthic, used to prevent roundworms and hookworms. Pyrantel pamoate acts as a depolarizing neuromuscular blocking agent, thereby causing sudden contraction, followed by paralysis, of the helminths.
Cautions when giving Wriggle Chewable caplets:
What happens if I miss giving a dose ?
Give the missed dose as soon as you remember. Do not give a double dose of the medication.
What should I do if an accidental overdose ?
Seek emergency veterinary medical treatment.
What should I avoid while giving Wriggle Chewables to my pet?
Because humans can contract hookworm from animals, it is important to maintain good personal hygiene. It is also important to eliminate fleas on your pet and in the household and to not feed your pet rodents or uncooked meat or fish. To prevent reinfection, daily cleanup of stools is recommended.
What are the possible side effects of Wriggle Chewables?
Side effects of Wriggle Chewable caplets are rare at the recommended heartworm prevention dose. Higher doses in dogs may cause tremors, dilated pupils, loss of body weight and death.
|Dog weight (kg)||Chewable tablet / month||Ivermectin (content)||Pyrantel(content)|
|Upto 11||1||68 mcg||57 mg|
|12 to 22||1||136 mcg||114 mg|
|23 to 45||1||272 mcg||227 mg|
For Small Dogs : (Upto 11 Kg)
|Pyrantel Pamoate equivalent to Pyrantel||57 mg|
For Medium Dogs : ( From 12 Kg to 22 Kg)
|Pyrantel Pamoate equivalent to Pyrantel||114 mg|
For Large Dogs : (from 23 Kg to 45 Kg)
|Pyrantel Pamoate equivalent to Pyrantel||227 mg|