Safe-guard: Product Information

SAFE-GUARD- fenbendazole granule
Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.

Directions: The daily dose for Safe-Guard® Canine is 50 mg/kg (22.7 mg/lb) of body weight. You should weigh your dog to make sure you are using the right dose; i.e. correct gram amount and appropriate number of pouches.

Your dog must be treated with the following dose for 3 days in a row.

Dog Weight
(lbs)
Pouch Size
(Daily Dose)
*
Combine pouches to obtain recommended daily dosage.
101 gram
11 to 20 2 gram
21 to 30*1 gram + 2 gram
31 to 40 4 gram
41 to 50*1 gram + 4 gram
51 to 60*2 gram + 4 gram
61 to 80*Two 4 gram
Over 80*
Mix daily dose with a small amount of the usual food. Make sure your dog eats all the medicated food. You may need to moisten dry dog food to aid mixing.
Repeat the dose for 3 days in a row.

Figure

Recommended Deworming Schedule:

Schedule may vary depending on the climate where you live and the activity of your dog. The following schedule should be used as a general guideline.

  • Weaned pups (6-8 weeks of age) should be dewormed at 6, 8, 10 and 12 weeks of age.
  • Treat the dam at the same time as the puppies.
  • Dogs over 6 months of age should be dewormed at least twice each year.

Diagnosis of Parasites: Consult your veterinarian for help in the diagnosis, treatment and control of parasitism. Specific diagnoses require laboratory testing. Dogs can become infected with several different kinds of tapeworms. Safe-Guard® Canine only kills Taenia species of tapeworms. If you continue to see tapeworm segments in your dog’s stool after treatment with Safe-Guard® Canine, consult your veterinarian.

Roundworms and hookworms may pose serious human health risks; regular deworming may help reduce those risks.

Product Use: Safe-Guard® Canine is safe for use in puppies 6 weeks or older and adult dogs, including pregnant bitches. Do not deworm a dog or puppy that is sick. Consult your veterinarian for diagnosis of the illness.

Adverse Reactions: In U.S. clinical studies 3 of 240 dogs (about 1% of the treated dogs) had vomiting associated with the use of the product.

Storage: Store at controlled room temperature 68-77°F (20-25°C).

Questions? Comments?

To obtain product information including material safety data sheets (MSDS) or to report a suspected adverse reaction, call 1-800-441-8272.

Distributed by:
Intervet Inc (d/b/a Merck Animal Health)
Summit, NJ 07901

NADA #121-473, Approved by FDA

Made in Austria

www.Safe-Guard.com

PRINCIPAL DISPLAY PANEL — 3 Pouch Carton

MERCK
Animal Health

safe-guard ®
(fenbendazole)

Canine Dewormer

For dogs only, 6 weeks and older.

Drug Facts: Active ingredients (in each dosage unit): Fenbendazole Granules 22.2% (222 mg/g)

Uses: For the treatment and control of:

  • Tapeworms
    (Taenia pisiformis)
  • Roundworms
    (Toxocara canis, Toxascaris leonina)
  • Hookworms
    (Ancylostoma caninum, Uncinaria stenocephala)
  • Whipworms
    (Trichuris vulpis)

Consult your veterinarian for assistance in the diagnosis, treatment and control of parasitism.

HUMAN WARNING: KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN.

PRINCIPAL DISPLAY PANEL -- 3 Pouch Carton
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SAFE-GUARD
fenbendazole granule
Product Information
Product Type OTC ANIMAL DRUG Item Code (Source) NDC:57926-483
Route of Administration ORAL DEA Schedule
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient Name Basis of Strength Strength
FENBENDAZOLE (FENBENDAZOLE) FENBENDAZOLE 222 mg in 1 g
Packaging
# Item Code Package Description Multilevel Packaging
1 NDC:57926-483-01 3 POUCH in 1 CARTON contains a POUCH
1 1 g in 1 POUCH This package is contained within the CARTON (57926-483-01)
2 NDC:57926-483-02 3 POUCH in 1 CARTON contains a POUCH
2 2 g in 1 POUCH This package is contained within the CARTON (57926-483-02)
3 NDC:57926-483-04 3 POUCH in 1 CARTON contains a POUCH
3 4 g in 1 POUCH This package is contained within the CARTON (57926-483-04)
Marketing Information
Marketing Category Application Number or Monograph Citation Marketing Start Date Marketing End Date
NADA NADA121473 01/05/1979
Labeler — Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp. (001317601)
Establishment
Name Address ID/FEI Operations
Zhejiang Apeloa Kangyu Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. 420823163 API MANUFACTURE

Revised: 05/2020 Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.

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