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Side Effects & Adverse Reactions

For use in cats and dogs only. Safety of use in pregnant or breeding animals has not been determined. Keep out of reach of children. Not for use in humans.

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Other Information

Cestex tablets are film-coated and contain 12.5 mg, 25 mg, 50 mg or 100 mg of epsiprantel per tablet.

Epsiprantel is an anthelmintic that is active as a single dose against the common tapeworms of cats and dogs. Epsiprantel has a molecular weight of 326 and is chemically 2-(cyclohexyl-carbonyl)-4-oxo 1,2,3,4,6,7,8,12b-octahydropyrazino[2,1-a][2]benza-zepine. It is a stable white solid which is sparingly soluble in water. Its chemical structure is presented below.

Chemical Structure

Cestex Manufacturers

  • Pfizer Animal Health
    Cestex (Epsiprantel) Tablet, Film Coated [Pfizer Animal Health]
  • Zoetis Inc.
    Cestex (Epsiprantel) Tablet, Film Coated [Zoetis Inc.]

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