• My dog’s physical was on October and I just found the second Pyrantel Pamoate syringe in the pack. I forgot to give it to him at the 3 week mark. I gave it to him today as soon as I found it but I’m worried I waited too long and Buddy will have an adverse effect. Should I bring him in for a check up and/or another dose? Please help.

    Hi Nydia,
    I recommend that you call and talk to your local Banfield hospital about this question. The pyrantel is a dewormer that can be used either to treat intestinal parasites or as a preventive for certain worms. The needs for repeating another dose will depend on if this was being used as treatment or prevention as well as the risk of the parasites in the area where you live. Your vet knows your pet’s medical history so they will be able to give you the best advice on this.

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