Pet Medication 101: FenbendazoleIt’s important to understand a medication’s uses and side effects before giving it to your pet. This medication info sheet is meant to give you a good understanding of what fenbendazole (Panacur) is used for, how it works, and potential side effects in cats and dogs. Always consult a veterinarian before giving your pet any medication.Are you concerned about your pet?Book a video consultation with an experienced veterinarian within minutes. Rating: 4.9 - more than 1600 reviewsRating: 4.9 - more than 1300 reviewsRating: 4.9 - more than 1600 reviews Download app 1. Drug Name:fenbendazole2. Brand Names:Panacur, Safe Guard3. How Dispensed:Over the counter and prescription4. Forms:Granules, suspension, paste, pellets, premix5. Drug Type/Class:Anthelmintic (dewormer)6. Uses in Dogs and Cats:Broad-spectrum dewormer used against roundworms, hookworms, whipworms, and tapeworms7. How it Works:Disrupts the parasite’s metabolism which eliminates its energy stores and its ability to produce protection from within its cells.8. Side Effects and/or Signs of Overdose:Vomiting can occur, hypersalivation, diarrhea, lethargy, loss of appetite9. Drug Interactions:Praziquantel (another dewormer)Dexamethasone10. Cautionary Statements:Do not give to sick dogs or puppiesDo not give to pregnant or lactating petsUse only in pets over 6 weeks of ageRead more:Hookworms in Dog and CatsRoundworms in Dogs and CatsTapeworms in Dogs and CatsNeed to speak with a veterinarian regarding your pet's medication or another condition?Click here to schedule a video consult to speak to one of our vets. You can also download the FirstVet app from the Apple App Store and Google Play Stores.