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Old June 2nd, 2008, 02:33 PM
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My 11 week kitten has giardia parasites. He is otherwise very healthy, eating drinking and very active. What is the best treatment for a kitten this young and is it safe?
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Old June 2nd, 2008, 04:17 PM
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I would ask your veterinarian but likely she or he will recommend fendbendazole (panacur) Which is very safe. metronidazole (flagyl) is also a common medication for giardia. Be sure to wash them daily as self re-infection is one of the most common causes for persistent giardiasis post therapy. Good luck!
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