Fenbendazole powder is the main ingredient in several common deworming medications. It treats and prevents a variety of intestinal parasites in dogs, cats, horses and other animal species. It is most often used to treat hookworm, roundworm and whipworm infections. It is also occasionally employed off-label to protect against giardia and lungworm infections in dogs.
This medication kills parasites by interfering with their ability to make energy. Specifically, it binds to tubulin, a protein that is essential for creating the microtubules that form the structure of the worm cell. This causes the worms to starve and die. It is a relatively fast acting medication and typically results in the shedding of the dead worms within 48 hours of administration.
Medications should always be prescribed by a licensed veterinarian. We encourage you to contact your vet with questions about how these products function, what species they are safe to use in and any other concerns or questions that you have.
Wedgewood Pharmacy’s fenbendazole powder comes in an easy-to-use resealable pouch and is available in three different strength combinations. It is used to top-dress feed and can be mixed in with food or water. It comes in a convenient scoop for measuring the dosage.
This deworming medication is safe for all dogs ages six weeks and older, including pregnant dogs. It is effective against four major types of internal parasites in dogs, including roundworms, hookworms, whipworms and taenia tapeworms. It is easy to administer–your dog simply eats the medication in its granule form. fenbendazole powder