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will roundworm meds (piperazine) also kill tapeworms

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will roundworm meds (piperazine) also kill tapeworms?
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Cat Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Lajos replied 7 years ago.
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Unfortunately it does not kill tapeworms. To do that you need to give a medicine called praziquantel (Droncit). It can be purchased over the counter in many areas, and is dosed by weight. Closely follow label instructions,

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