Heartgard Plus Anti Worms Chewables for Dogs
Heartgard Plus is a monthly oral pet med used as a combination heartworm preventive and intestinal wormer
- Protect your dog from potentially deadly heartworm disease
- Treat and control hookworms and roundworms (which can cause disease in both pets and people)
- Delicious beef-flavored chewable is easy to administer
Most dogs like the taste of Heartgard Plus and will accept the chewable like a treat.
Your furry friend must have a current heartworm test result on file with your veterinarian in order to be prescribed heartworm medication. Please visit your veterinarian to have this test performed annually to protect your four-legged friend. Heartgard Plus is a heartworm preventative that kills heartworms and helps to control and treat hookworms for dogs 51 to 100 lbs. Given monthly, it comes in a chewable tablet that you can feed to your pal as a tasty, beef-flavored treat. Head back to the dog park, reassured that your dog is protected from nasty parasites.
For use in dogs to prevent canine heartworm disease by eliminating the tissue stage of heartworm larvae (Dirofilaria immitis) for a month (30 days) after infection and for the treatment and control of ascarids (Toxocara canis, Toxascaris leonina) and hookworms (Ancylostoma caninum, Uncinaria stenocephala, Ancylostoma braziliense).
Possible Side Effects
In clinical field trials with Heartgard Plus, vomiting or diarrhea within 24 hours of dosing was rarely observed (1.1% of administered doses). The following adverse reactions have been reported following the use of Heartgard: Depression/lethargy, vomiting, anorexia, diarrhea, mydriasis, ataxia, staggering, convulsions and hypersalivation.
Drug & Food Interactions
In clinical trials, many commonly used flea collars, dips, shampoos, anthelmintics, antibiotics, vaccines and steroid preparations have been administered with Heartgard Plus in a heartworm disease preventive program.
Heartgard Plus (ivermectin/pyrantel) is well tolerated. All dogs should be tested for heartworm infection before starting a preventive program. Following the use of Heartgard Plus, digestive and neurological side effects have rarely been reported. Heartgard Plus has shown a wide margin of safety at the recommended dose level in dogs, including pregnant or breeding dogs, stud dogs and puppies aged 6 or more weeks.
What's in the box:
Inside the box you will find 6 liver flavored Heartgard chewables and an instruction manual on everything you need to know about Heartgard Plus Anti Worms Chewables for Dogs and directions on how to use it.
Heartgard Plus must be administered monthly, preferably on the same date each month. If given seasonally, the first dose must be given within 30 days of the dog's first exposure to mosquitoes. The last dose must be given within 30 days after the dog's last exposure to mosquitoes.