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Cat Praziquantel Tapeworm Treatment

Profender is a topical dewormer with praziquantel and emodepside for cats and kittens 8 weeks of age and older. Profender deworming pet meds treat tapeworm, hookworm, and roundworm infestations.

Profender is the first topical dewormer for cats and kittens. It treats and controls roundworms, hookworms, and tapeworms with a single fast-acting, easily applied dose. Profender is a safe and effective alternative to internal medications.

Benefits of Profender:

  • Eradicates 3 common intestinal parasites: hookworms, roundworms, and tapeworms
  • Convenient topical application, no oral dosing
  • Works with one dose
  • Provides rapid results
  • Available in 3 doses for cats of different sizes
  • Prescription-strength treatment

Product Description:

Profender is a feline dewormer. This product is applied topically to eliminate intestinal hookworms, roundworms, and tapeworms. Profender is a safe, effective, and fast-acting one-dose treatment.

For Use On:  Cats and kittens at least 8 weeks of age and weighing at least 2.2 lbs.

Profender is only for use on cats. Do not use on dogs or other animals. Do not use on any cat for which this medication was not prescribed. Not for human use.

Read the instructions and precautionary statements from the manufacturer before use.

Follow the instructions provided by your veterinarian's prescription.


  1. Use Profender for Small Cats and Kittens on pets weighing 2.2-5.5 lbs.
  2. Use Profender for Medium Cats and Kittens on pets weighing 5.6-11 lbs.
  3. Use Profender for Large Cats on pets weighing 11.1-17.6 lbs.
  4. Consult your veterinarian about the appropriate combination of products for larger cats.
  5. Hold 1 tube upright and remove its cap.
  6. Turn the cap over and put the other end onto the tube.
  7. Twist the cap to break the seal, then remove the cap from the tube.
  8. Part the hair at the base of your cat's head on the back of the neck to reveal the skin.
  9. Place the tip of the tube on the skin and empty the contents of the tube.
  10. Pull the tip of the tube off the skin before you stop squeezing to ensure all medication is dispensed.

Frequency of Use:

Profender works with the application of one dose. If reinfection occurs, a second dose may be applied after 30 days.


Keep out of reach of children and animals.

Store at room temperature, between 59 and 86 degrees F. Protect from freezing.

It is a violation of Federal Law to use this product in a manner inconsistent with its labeling.

Profender for Small Cats and Kittens 2.2-5.5 lbs. Active Ingredients: praziquantel 30 mg, emodepside 7.5 mg

Profender for Medium Cats and Kittens 5.6-11 lbs. Active Ingredients: praziquantel 60.1 mg, emodepside 15 mg

Profender for Large Cats 11.1-17.6 lbs. Active Ingredients: praziquantel 96.1 mg, emodepside 24 mg


Keep Profender out of reach of children and animals. Do not use or store in or near open flame or heat.

Profender is only for use on cats and kittens at least 8 weeks old and weighing at least 2.2 lbs. that have a prescription. Do not use on dogs, other animals, or humans.

Use as prescribed by your veterinarian.

CAUTION: Do not apply Profender to broken skin. Do not apply when the coat is wet.

Avoid contact with the mouth and eyes. Prevent cats from licking the area of treatment for at least 1 hour. Ingestion may cause salivation or vomiting. Application at the base of the head on the back of the neck minimizes risk of ingestion during grooming. Keep other pets away from treated cats for at least 1 hour.

Keep children away from treated cats for 24 hours.

Refrain from bathing treated cats for 24 hours.

Pregnant women should avoid all contact with Profender. Avoid application, or use gloves if necessary.

Avoid contact with human skin and eyes. Wash exposed skin with soap and water. Flush eyes. If irritation persists, contact a physician. In the event of accidental human ingestion, contact your physician or a poison control center immediately. Have the package available. Use with caution if you are allergic to butylhydroxyanisole, emodepside, or praziquantel.

The safety of Profender in pregnant, lactating, and breeding cats has not been shown.

The hair may appear damp, become stiff, or have a powdery residue at the site of application. This is temporary and not cause for concern.

Profender side effects are rare at recommended doses, but may include licking or excessive grooming, itching at the site of application, salivation, lethargy, alopecia, agitation, vomiting, diarrhea, eye irritation, respiratory irritation, shaking, or tremors.

Use with caution on sick or debilitated pets and on those with a heartworm infection.

In the event of an overdose, contact your veterinarian right away. Signs may include salivation, tremors, or drowsiness.

Tell your veterinarian what supplements and medications your cat takes when receiving a prescription for Profender.

Seek emergency veterinary treatment of an allergic reaction. Signs may include facial swelling, difficulty breathing, hives, itching, rash, and other symptoms.

Warranty and Manufacturer Information:

Profender is protected by the following U.S. Patents: 5 514 773, 5 589 503, and other patents pending.

Made in Germany

NADA 141-275, Approved by FDA

©2007 Bayer HealthCare LLC

Bayer, the Bayer Cross and Profender are trademarks of Bayer.

03615026/03615034/03615042, R.0

April, 2007

Bayer HealthCare LLC, Animal Health Division, P.O. Box 390, Shawnee Mission, Kansas 66201 U.S.A.

Regulations for product use are established by country. Information contained on this site pertains only to the United States of America, and is not intended to provide adequate information for product use. Before using or dispensing any product, read and carefully observe the label directions.