API GENERAL CURE- metronidazole praziquantel powder 
MARS FISHCARE NORTH AMERICA, INC.

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Drug Label

Active Ingredients: 250 mg Metronidazole and 75 mg Praziquantel per packet.

Directions for Use:

For best results, remove activated carbon or filter cartridge from filter and continue aeration.

For each 10 gallons (38 L) of water, empty one packet directly into aquarium.

Repeat dose after 48 hours.

Wait another 48 hours then change 25% of the aquarium water and add fresh activated carbon or replace filter cartridge.

This package treats up to 100 gallons.

Two doses required for full course of treatment.

Will not discolor water

Safe for use with live plants.


Diagnostic Chart

Gill and Skin Flukes:

Very common fish parasite. Can be found on the gills, scales or skin. Not visible without the aid of magnification. Symptoms may include: darkening of skin, clamped fins, excess mucous. Fish may also swim erratically or become emaciated.

Hole-in-the-Head Disease:

Symptoms include pitting and erosion of skin and muscle tissue around the face and side of body. Many infected fish exhibit poor appetite, weight loss and nervousness.

Wasting Disease:

Fish parasites transmitted from fish to fish cause emaciation, anemia and lethargy. Tissue damage leading to subsequent ulceration of the gastrointestinal tract. Excess mucus and white stringy feces are often produced as a result of parasitic invasion.

Swollen Abdomen:

Fish infected with tapeworms (cestodes), often have an extended or swollen abdomen. Internal areas of attachment results in damaged tissue. Fish normally show signs of reduction in growth and general malaise.

KEEP OUT OF THE REACH OF CHILDREN.

For aquarium use only.

Not for human consumption or for the treatment of fish intended for human consumption.

Avoid contact with skin and eyes.

May cause irritation.

! WARNING:

This product can expose you to chemicals including Metronidazole, which is known to the State of California to cause cancer.

For more information go to www.P65Warnings.ca.gov.

Diagnostic Chart

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Powder

Packets

Use In Fresh and Saltwater Aquariums

API

GENERAL CURE

TREATS PARASITIC FISH DISEASE

Eliminates a wide variety of parasites

Fast acting

Gill and Skin Flukes

Hole-in-the-Head

Swollen Abdomen

Wasting Disease

GUIDE

Fish Problem

Solving

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API GENERAL CURE 
metronidazole praziquantel powder
Product Information
Product TypeOTC ANIMAL DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:17163-015
Route of AdministrationTOPICAL
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
METRONIDAZOLE (UNII: 140QMO216E) (METRONIDAZOLE - UNII:140QMO216E) METRONIDAZOLE250 mg  in 2 g
PRAZIQUANTEL (UNII: 6490C9U457) (PRAZIQUANTEL - UNII:6490C9U457) PRAZIQUANTEL75 mg  in 2 g
Packaging
#Item CodePackage DescriptionMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
1NDC:17163-015-1610 in 1 BOX
12 g in 1 PACKET
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
unapproved drug other01/03/2011
Labeler - MARS FISHCARE NORTH AMERICA, INC. (049630700)
Establishment
NameAddressID/FEIBusiness Operations
MARS FISHCARE NORTH AMERICA, INC.049630700manufacture, relabel, repack

Revised: 12/2021
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