Fenbendazole powder is a broad-spectrum anthelmintic compound that belongs to the family of benzimidazoles. It has a potent effect on a range of parasites and worms including gastrointestinal nematodes, lungworms and certain tapeworms. It works by disrupting the cellular structure of these parasites which causes their expulsion or death.
This medication can be used for the deworming of cattle, horses, sheeps, goats, pigs, carnivora, fur game and poultry infected by nematodes(mature and immature forms), some types of cestodes, trematodes and their eggs. It is an easy-to-use granular form of drug and is easily mixed with feed. Homogeneous white or gray powder with specific odor and insoluble in water.
Your veterinarian may have prescribed a compounded formulation of fenbendazole for your pet. This is a medication that has not been FDA approved and is created by your vet or a pharmacist on an individual basis to meet your pet’s unique needs. Follow the storage recommendations provided by your vet.
No monitoring is needed while on fenbendazole, although your veterinarian may recommend routine testing depending on your pets’ individual health status, other medications they are taking and the problem that initially caused them to be placed on this medication. fenben powder