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, IR 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, NZ 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 AU Pyrantel + praziquantel
All-Wormer Paste Paste Ca Rw, Ho, Tw AU Pyrantel + niclosamide
Anthelmin Plus Tablets Do Rw, Ho, Tw UK, IR Febantel + pyrantel + praziquantel
Ari Multiwormer Tablets Do, Ca Rw, Ho, Tw AU Levamisole + niclosamide
Aushound Allwormer Tablets Do Rw, Ho, Ww, Tw AU 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 AU, NZ 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 AU Levamisole + niclosamide
Dolpac Tablets Do  Rw, Ho, Ww, Tw UK, NZ, CA 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 US 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  AU Febantel + pyrantel + praziquantel
Ezy-Dose Intest. Tablets Do Rw, Ho, Ww, Tw  AU Pyrantel + oxantel + praziquantel
Felex Plus Paste Ca Rw, Ho, Tw AU Pyrantel + niclosamide
Fenpral Dog Tablets Do Rw, Ho, Ww, Tw  AU, NZ Fenbendazole + pyrantel + praziquantel
Fenpral Cat Tablets Ca Rw, Ho, Tw AU, NZ Pyrantel + praziquantel
Fenpral Paste Paste Ca Rw, Ho, Tw AU Pyrantel + niclosamide
Granofen Oral gran. Do, Ca Rw, HoWw, Lw, Tw UK Fenbendazole
Ilium Pyraquantal Tablets Do Rw, Ho, Ww, Tw AU Pyrantel + oxantel + praziquantel
Intest. Allwormer Tablets Ca Rw, Ho, Tw  AU Pyrantel + praziquantel
Lopatol Tablets Do Rw, Ho, Tw Int. Nitroscanate
Love'em Allwormer Tablets Do Rw, HoWw, Lw, Tw AU Febantel + pyrantel + praziquantel
One Dose Easy Wormer Tablets Do Rw, Ho, Tw UK Nitroscanate
Palatable Alllwormer Tablets Ca Rw, Ho, Tw AU 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 Granules Oral gran. Do, Ca Rw, HoWw, Lw, Tw Int. Fenbendazole
Paragard Tablets Do Rw, Ho, Ww, Tw AU Oxibendazole + praziquantel
Popantel Tablets Do Rw, Ho, Ww, Tw AUNZ Pyrantel + oxantel + praziquantel
Popantel Cat Tablets Ca Rw, Ho, Tw AU Pyrantel + praziquantel
Popantel F Tablets Do Rw, Ho, Ww, Tw AUNZ Febantel + pyrantel + praziquantel
Prazitel Cats Tablets Ca Rw, Tw UK, IR Pyrantel + praziquantel
Prazitel Plus Tablets Do Rw, Ho, Ww, Tw  UK, IR 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 AU Pyrantel + praziquantel
RSPCA Allwormer D Tablets Do Rw, Ho, Ww, Tw AU Pyrantel + oxantel + praziquantel
Safe-Guard Oral gran. Do, Ca Rw, Ho, Ww, Tw US Fenbendazole
Tasty Allwormer Tablets Do Rw, Ho, Ww, Tw AU Oxibendazole + praziquantel
Tasty Intestinal W. Tablets Ca Rw, Ho, Tw AU Milbemycin oxime + praziquantel
Triple Wormer Tablets Do Rw, Ho, Tw US Pyrantel + praziquantel
Troscan Tablets Do Rw, Ho, Tw UK, IR Nitroscanate
Veloxa Tablets Do Rw, Ho, Ww, Tw UK, IR Febantel + pyrantel + praziquantel
Virbantel Tablets Do Rw, Ho, Tw US Pyrantel + praziquantel
Vitapet Allwormer Tablets Do Rw, Ho, Ww, Tw AU, NZ Pyrantel + oxantel + praziquantel
Worm Away 7 Tablets Do Rw, Ho, Tw US Pyrantel + praziquantel
Worm Free Tablets Do Rw, Ho, Ww, Tw AU 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 AU Pyrantel + oxantel + praziquantel
7 Way De-Wormer Tablets Do Rw, Ho, Tw US 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 AU Piperazine
Beaphar Worming Cream Oral cream DoCa Rw UK Piperazine
Beaphar Worming Syrup Syrup DoCa Rw UK Piperazine
Canex Puppy Liquid Do Rw, Ho AUNZ Pyrantel
D-Worm Tablets Do Rw, Ho US Pyrantel
Easy Wormer Granules Granules Ca Rw, Ho, Lw UK Fenbendazole
Happy Jack Liqui-Vict Liquid Do Rw, Ho US Pyrantel
Happy Jack ProDog Tablets Do Rw, Ho US Pyrantel
Liquid Wormer 2X Liquid Do Rw, Ho US Pyrantel
Nemex Tablets Do Rw, Ho US Pyrantel
Nemex-2 Liquid Do Rw, Ho US Pyrantel
Piperazine Wormer Tablets Do Rw UK Piperazine
RFD Liquid Wormer Liquid Do Rw US Pyrantel
Sentry HC WormX DS Liquid Do Rw, Ho US Pyrantel
Sure Shot Liquid Ca Rw US Piperazine
Sure Shot 2X Liquid Do Rw US Pyrantel
Rid Worm Paste Ca Rw US Piperazine
Troy Puppy & Kitten Syrup DoCa Rw AU Piperazine
Ultraguard Plus Rid Worm Tablets Do Rw, Ho US, CA Pyrantel
Ultraguard Worm Away Capsules Ca Rw US, CA Piperazine
Worm Protector 2X Liquid Do Rw, Ho US Pyrantel
WormEze Gel Oral Gel Do, Ca Rw US Piperazine
WormEze Liquid Liquid Do, Ca Rw US Piperazine
WormX Tablets Do Rw, Ho US Pyrantel

Control of only tapeworms

Brand Delivery Hosts Indications Count. Active ingredients
Cestex Tablets Do, Ca Tw US, CA 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 US Praziquantel
Popantel Tablets D, Ca Tw AU Praziquantel
Praziquantel Injection Do, Ca Tw US Praziquantel
Quantex Spot-on Ca Tw UK Praziquantel
Quantex Tablets Do, Ca Tw UK Praziquantel

 

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