HEARTGARD PLUS CHEWABLES FOR DOGS 51-100 LBS – BROWN 6 PACK
What is Heartgard Plus for dogs?
Heartgard Plus Chewables for Dogs is a monthly meaty chew used for the prevention of heartworm disease and for the control of roundworms and hookworms in dogs.#1 Choice of Vets
For Dogs (6 weeks of age or older and no weight requirement)
Heartgard Plus for Dogs Benefits:
• Considered the tastiest heartworm chewable tablet (beef flavor)
• Effectively controls heartworms, roundworms & hookworms
• Only given once a month
Kills heartworm larvae. Plus treats and controls roundworms and hookworms.
HEARTGARD Plus for dogs treats and controls 3 species of hookworms and 2 species of roundworms. It kills heartworms in the larvae stage and prevents possible serious damage to your dog.
How Heartgard Plus for dogs works:
Heartgard Plus for dogs contains ivermectin, a broad-spectrum antiparasitic medication used to prevent heartworms. Heartgard Plus also contains Pyrantel Pamoate, an anthelminthic, used to prevent roundworms and hookworms.
Directions for Use for the Heartgard brown
Heartgard (Ivermectin) is given once a month year round for the prevention of heartworm disease. The usual dose of ivermectin in dogs up to 25 lb is 68mcg – 1 tablet from blue pack, for 26-50 lb is 136mcg – 1 tablet from green pack and for 51-100 lb is 272mcg – 1 tablet from the brown pack. Dogs over 100 lb are given a combination of the tablets.
Cautions for Heartgard Plus for dogs:
This medication should not be used in animals allergic to it. Heartworm testing should be performed prior to the start of prevention therapy. If the animal is off ivermectin for 6 months or less, start the medication and test after 6 months since microfilaria, which take 6 months to mature, may result in a positive test result.
Possible Side Effects of Heartgard Plus
The side effects of ivermectin are rare at the recommended dosage. Heartgard Plus Tablets has a wide margin of safety for all sizes and breeds of dogs. It is approved for use in puppies as young as 6 weeks, small dogs regardless of weight, pregnant or breeding bitches, stud dogs, and Collies.
For more information on Heartgard Plus, contact your veterinarian or click here for full prescribing information.
IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION:
HEARTGARD Plus 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.