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Profender Topical Wormer for Cats

Deworming your cat has never been so easy with Profender. This is the first available dewormer that can be used topically in order to treat and control your cat’s common intestinal para... Learn More

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  • Profender Topical Wormer for Cats
  • Profender Topical Wormer for Cats
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Deworming your cat has never been so easy with Profender. This is the first available dewormer that can be used topically in order to treat and control your cat’s common intestinal parasites.

Profender is: a topical broad spectrum dewormer that treats and controls hookworms, roundworms, and tapeworms in cats.

What are the benefits? 1.Works with one dose; 2.Safe and effective;3.Applying topically (on the skin) treats and controls roundworms, hookworms, and tapeworms.

What outcomes can be expected? Profender should kill the intestinal worms that are present in the intestinal tract at the time of treatment after one application. In order to protect your cat from future infestations, apply Profender every 3 months. Kittens need treatment at 8 and 12 weeks followed by applications every 3 months in order to protect against future worm infections.

Who is it for: Profender can be given to cats over 8 weeks of age.

How is it given?

1. Use externally only on the skin. Apply all of the liquid in one tube. Dosing for your cat is determined by body weight.

2. In order to apply, twist the cap off the tube and empty the entire contents of one tube directly on your cat’s skin. Place the medication on the skin at the shoulder blade region. Part the hair coat in the desired area in order to visualize the skin.

3. Lift the tube away from the skin before releasing pressure on the tube. Make sure the hair coat is dry before applying.

4. Try to prevent your cat and other pets from licking the application site until it is completely dry.

How does it work? Once applied to your cat’s skin, Praziquantel and emodepside work together. Both ingredients enter the bloodstream and travel to the gastrointestinal tract where they kill hookworms, roundworms, and tapeworms on contact.

Profender is available as: liquid solution that is applied on the skin (topically).

Generic Name: emodepside + praziquantel (Common Drug Name)

Common Brand Name: Profender

Dose and Administration: Use only as directed on the skin. Never give by mouth (orally).

Apply directly on the skin as instructed. If the skin is broken or if the hair coat is wet, do not apply.

Your cat’s dose is determined by his/her body weight. Follow the manufacturer’s directions for application. It usually takes only one treatment to kill susceptible parasites. Profender can be used again after 30 days as necessary.

Uses: This medication controls and treats hookworm, roundworm, and tapeworm infections in cats.

Storage: Profender can be kept at room temperature out of reach from children and pets.

Possible Side Effects: Side effects including excessive grooming, salivation, hair loss, vomiting, diarrhea, lethargy, and tremors may occur. Other side effects are possible.

If your cat appears ill in any way after being treated with Profender, contact your veterinarian immediately.

Precautions: Kittens less than 8 weeks old and 2.2 lbs. should not receive Profender. Safety studies have not been conducted in breeding, pregnant, or lactating pets.

Avoid use or use cautiously in sick or debilitated animals.

If you are pregnant or may become pregnant, wear disposable gloves and avoid direct contact with Profender.

Drug and Food Interactions: Discuss all medications and supplements your pet is taking with your veterinarian in order to ensure your cat can receive Profender safely.

A prescription from your veterinarian is required to purchase Profender.



For Kittens and Small Cats 2.2-5.5 lbs: Praziquantel (30 mg), Emodepside (7.5 mg)

For Medium Cats 5.6-11 lbs: Praziquantel (60.1 mg), Emodepside (15 mg)

For Large Cats 11.1-17.6 lbs: Praziquantel (96.1 mg), Emodepside (24 mg)


About Bayer Animal Health

As a leading global animal health company, we provide innovative solutions that promote the health and well-being of companion animals and livestock and help protect them from disease and pests.

We have a strong and consistent scientific commitment to finding solutions for current challenges and to anticipating future needs in the area of animal health. In fact, we invest about ten percent of our sales directly into research and development.

Our products are an expression of our deep commitment to science and our dedication to protecting, curing and caring.

Our Commitment to Companion Animals

Dogs, cats and horses are human companions, and the part they play as they accompany us through life is growing in significance. Keeping this close relationship healthy is not just an obligation to our animal companions. Bayer is constantly developing new products and forms of administration. But we don't stop at companion animals: for millions of farm animals as well, we offer extensive protection in the form of effective and safe health care products.

Prescription Required

A prescription is required for this product. Once we receive your order, we’ll quickly contact your vet and ship your prescription within one business day of receiving approval.* If you have a prescription in hand, select the "mail my prescription" option during checkout.

*UPS doesn’t ship on Saturday, Sunday, and most holidays. Note: If you are ordering medication, shipping is not available in the following states: LA

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