Among the antiparasitic drugs used for the control of parasitic worms (anthelmintics) that affect dogs and cats, there are four major groups based on their spectrum of activity:


Active ingredients used in anthelmintic drugs

Wormers that control also external parasites (e.g. fleas) are shown in another section in this site (click here).

This section includes articles on the most popular heartworm preventatives and wormers used in major English-speaking countries.

You can select an article in the tables below or in the corresponding menu.


Heartworm preventatives (partly also roundworms and tapeworms)

Brand Delivery Hosts Indications Count. Active ingredients
Coraxis Spot-on Do Hw, Rw, Ho, Ww UK Moxidectin
Canimax Tablets Do HwRw, Ho, Ww, Tw AUS Abamectin + oxibendazole + praziquantel
Ezy-Dose Allwormer Tablets Do HwRw, Ho, Ww, Tw AUS Ivermectin + pyrantel + oxantel + praziquantel
Ezy-Dose Heartworm Tablets DoCa Hw AUS Ivermectin
Heartgard Tablets DoCa Hw Int. Ivermectin
Heartgard Plus Tablets Do Hw, Rw, Ho Int. Ivermectin + pyrantel
Heart Shield Plus Tablets Do Hw, Rw, Ho USA Ivermectin + pyrantel
Interceptor Tablets DoCa HwRw, Ho, Ww Int. Milbemycin oxime
Interceptor Plus Tablets Do HwRw, Ho, Ww, Tw USA Milbemycin oxime + praziquantel
Iverheart Max Tablets Do HwRw, Ho, Tw Int. Ivermectin + pyrantel + praziquantel
Iverheart Plus Tablets Do HwRw, Ho Int. Ivermectin + pyrantel + praziquantel
Milbactor Tablets DoCa HwRw, Ho, Ww, Tw UK Milbemycin oxime + praziquantel
Milbemax Tablets DoCa HwRw, Ho, Ww, Tw Int. Milbemycin oxime + praziquantel
Milbeworm Tablets DoCa HwRw, Ho, Ww, Tw UK Milbemycin oxime + praziquantel
Milprazon Tablets DoCa HwRw, Ho, Ww, Tw UK Milbemycin oxime + praziquantel
Milpro Tablets Do, Ca HwRw, Ho, Ww, Tw UK Milbemycin oxime + praziquantel
Milquantel Tablets DoCa HwRw, Ho, Ww, Tw UK Milbemycin oxime + praziquantel
Pettrust Plus Tablets Do  HwRw, Ho USA Ivermectin + pyrantel
Proheart Tablets Do Hw AUS Moxidectin
Proheart 6 Injectable Do HwHo Int. Moxidectin
Proheart SR-12 Injectable Do HwHo AUS Moxidectin
Tasty Heartwormer Tablets Do HwRw, Ho, Ww, Tw AUS Milbemycin oxime + praziquantel
Tri-Heart Plus Tablets Do HwRwHo USA Ivermectin + pyrantel

Additional heartworm preventatives are included in the section for drugs against both fleas and heartworms (click here)


Control of roundworms and tapeworms (excl. heartworms)

Brand Delivery Hosts Indications Count. Active ingredients
Allwormer Paste Paste Ca Rw, Ho, Tw AUS Pyrantel + praziquantel
All-Wormer Paste Paste Ca Rw, Ho, Tw AUS Pyrantel + niclosamide
Anthelmin Plus Tablets Do Rw, Ho, Tw UK Febantel + pyrantel + praziquantel
Ari Multiwormer Tablets Do, Ca Rw, Ho, Tw AUS Levamisole + niclosamide
Aushound Allwormer Tablets Do Rw, Ho, Ww, Tw AUS Pyrantel + oxantel + praziquantel
Beaphar Onde Dose Tablets Do Rw, Ho, Tw UK Nitroscanate
Beaphar Worming Granules Oral gran. Do, Ca Rw, HoWw, Lw, Tw UK Fenbendazole
Canex Multispectrum Tablets Do Rw, Ho, Ww, Tw AUS Pyrantel + oxantel + praziquantel
Cazitel Tablets Ca Rw, Ho, Tw UK Pyrantel + praziquantel
Cazitel Plus Tablets Do  Rw, Ho, Ww, Tw Int. Febantel + pyrantel + praziquantel
Cestem Tablets Do Rw, Ho, Ww, Tw UK Febantel + pyrantel + praziquantel
Clear Wormer Tablets Do Rw, Ho, Tw UK Nitroscanate
Clear Wormer Granules Oral gran. Do, Ca Rw, HoWw, Lw, Tw UK Fenbendazole
Clear 3 in 1 Wormer Tablets Do Rw, Ho, Ww, Tw UK Febantel + pyrantel + praziquantel
Closasole Tablets Do Rw, Ho, Tw AUS Levamisole + niclosamide
Dolpac Tablets Do  Rw, Ho, Ww, Tw UK Oxantel + pyrantel + praziquantel
Drontal Tablets Ca Rw, Ho, Tw Int. Pyrantel + praziquantel
Drontal Plus Tablets Do Rw, Ho, Ww, Tw Int. Febantel + pyrantel + praziquantel
D-Worm Combo Tablets Do Rw, Ho, Tw USA Pyrantel + praziquantel
Easymax Plus Tablets Do w, Ho, Ww, Tw UK Febantel + pyrantel + praziquantel
Endogard Plus Tablets Do Rw, Ho, Ww, Tw  Int. Febantel + pyrantel + praziquantel
Entera Tablets Do Rw, Ho, Ww, Tw  AUS Febantel + pyrantel + praziquantel
Ezy-Dose Intest. Tablets Do Rw, Ho, Ww, Tw  AUS Pyrantel + oxantel + praziquantel
Felex Plus Paste Ca Rw, Ho, Tw AUS Pyrantel + niclosamide
Fenpral Dog Tablets Do Rw, Ho, Ww, Tw  AUS Fenbendazole + pyrantel + praziquantel
Fenpral Cat Tablets Ca Rw, Ho, Tw AUS Pyrantel + praziquantel
Fenpral Paste Paste Ca Rw, Ho, Tw AUS Pyrantel + niclosamide
Granofen Oral gran. Do, Ca Rw, HoWw, Lw, Tw UK Fenbendazole
Ilium Pyraquantal Tablets Do Rw, Ho, Ww, Tw AUS Pyrantel + oxantel + praziquantel
Intest. Allwormer Tablets Ca Rw, Ho, Tw  AUS Pyrantel + praziquantel
Lopatol Tablets Do Rw, Ho, Tw Int. Nitroscanate
Love'em Allwormer Tablets Do Rw, HoWw, Lw, Tw AUS Febantel + pyrantel + praziquantel
One Dose Easy Wormer Tablets Do Rw, Ho, Tw UK Nitroscanate
Palatable Alllwormer Tablets Ca Rw, Ho, Tw AUS Oxibendazole + praziquantel
Panacur 10% Oral Susp DoCa Rw, HoWw, Lw, Tw UK Fenbendazole
Panacur 2.5% Oral Susp DoCa Rw, HoWw, Lw, Tw UK Fenbendazole
Panacur C Oral gran. Do, Ca Rw, HoWw, Lw, Tw Int. Fenbendazole
Paragard Tablets Do Rw, Ho, Ww, Tw AUS Oxibendazole + praziquantel
Popantel Tablets Do Rw, Ho, Ww, Tw AUS Pyrantel + oxantel + praziquantel
Popantel Cat Tablets Ca Rw, Ho, Tw AUS Pyrantel + praziquantel
Popantel F Tablets Do Rw, Ho, Ww, Tw AUS Febantel + pyrantel + praziquantel
Prazitel Cats Tablets Ca Rw, Tw UK Pyrantel + praziquantel
Prazitel Plus Tablets Do Rw, Ho, Ww, Tw  UK Febantel + pyrantel + praziquantel
Profender Spot-on Ca Rw, Ho, Tw Int. Praziquantel + emodepside
Profender Tablets Do Rw, Ho, Ww, Tw Int. Praziquantel + emodepside
RSPCA Allwormer C Tablets Ca Rw, Ho, Tw AUS Pyrantel + praziquantel
RSPCA Allwormer D Tablets Do Rw, Ho, Ww, Tw AUS Pyrantel + oxantel + praziquantel
Safe-Guard Oral gran. Do, Ca Rw, Ho, Ww, Tw USA Fenbendazole
Tasty Allwormer Tablets Do Rw, Ho, Ww, Tw AUS Oxibendazole + praziquantel
Tasty Intestinal W. Tablets Ca Rw, Ho, Tw AUS Milbemycin oxime + praziquantel
Triple Wormer Tablets Do Rw, Ho, Tw USA Pyrantel + praziquantel
Troscan Tablets Do Rw, Ho, Tw UK Nitroscanate
Veloxa Tablets Do Rw, Ho, Ww, Tw UK Febantel + pyrantel + praziquantel
Virbantel Tablets Do Rw, Ho, Tw USA Pyrantel + praziquantel
Vitapet Allwormer Tablets Do Rw, Ho, Ww, Tw AUS Pyrantel + oxantel + praziquantel
Worm Away 7 Tablets Do Rw, Ho, Tw USA Pyrantel + praziquantel
Worm Free Tablets Do Rw, Ho, Ww, Tw AUS Pyrantel + oxantel + praziquantel
Wormclear for Cats Tablets Ca Rw, Tw UK Pyrantel + praziquantel
Wormclear for Dogs Tablets Do Rw, Ho, Ww, Tw UK Febantel + pyrantel + praziquantel
Wormex Tablets Do Rw, Ho, Ww, Tw AUS Pyrantel + oxantel + praziquantel
7 Way De-Wormer Tablets Do Rw, Ho, Tw USA Pyrantel + praziquantel

Additional wormers are included in the section for drugs against both fleas and heartworms (click here)


Control of only roundworms (excl. heartworms)

Brand Delivery Hosts Indications Count. Active ingredients
Aristopet Worming Syrup Syrup Do, Ca Rw AUS Piperazine
Beaphar Worming Cream Oral cream DoCa Rw UK Piperazine
Beaphar Worming Syrup Syrup DoCa Rw UK Piperazine
Canex Puppy Liquid Do Rw, Ho AUS Pyrantel
D-Worm Tablets Do Rw, Ho USA Pyrantel
Easy Wormer Granules Granules Ca Rw, Ho, Lw UK Fenbendazole
Happy Jack Liqui-Vict Liquid Do Rw, Ho USA Pyrantel
Happy Jack ProDog Tablets Do Rw, Ho USA Pyrantel
Liquid Wormer 2X Liquid Do Rw, Ho USA Pyrantel
Nemex Tablets Do Rw, Ho USA Pyrantel
Nemex-2 Liquid Do Rw, Ho USA Pyrantel
Piperazine Wormer Tablets Do Rw UK Piperazine
RFD Liquid Wormer Liquid Do Rw USA Pyrantel
Sentry HC WormX DS Liquid Do Rw, Ho USA Pyrantel
Sure Shot Liquid Ca Rw USA Piperazine
Sure Shot 2X Liquid Do Rw USA Pyrantel
Rid Worm Paste Ca Rw USA Piperazine
Troy Puppy & Kitten Syrup DoCa Rw AUS Piperazine
Ultraguard Plus Rid Worm Tablets Do Rw, Ho USA Pyrantel
Ultraguard Worm Away Capsules Ca Rw USA Piperazine
Worm Protector 2X Liquid Do Rw, Ho USA Pyrantel
WormEze Gel Oral Gel Do, Ca Rw USA Piperazine
WormEze Liquid Liquid Do, Ca Rw USA Piperazine
WormX Tablets Do Rw, Ho USA Pyrantel

Control of only tapeworms

Brand Delivery Hosts Indications Count. Active ingredients
Cestex Tablets Do, Ca Tw USA Epsiprantel
Clear Wormer Spot-on Ca Tw UK Praziquantel
Droncit Tablets Ca Tw Int. Praziquantel
Droncit Injection Do, Ca Tw Int. Praziquantel
Droncit Spot-on Ca Tw Int. Praziquantel
Expert Care Tablets Do, Ca Tw USA Praziquantel
Popantel Tablets D, Ca Tw AUS Praziquantel
Praziquantel Injection Do, Ca Tw USA Praziquantel
Quantex Spot-on Ca Tw UK Praziquantel
Quantex Tablets Do, Ca Tw UK Praziquantel

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