Never worry about heartworm infection in your dog again. Heartgard Plus Chewable Tablets for Dogs used monthly can help your dog avoid the risk, stress, and long periods of confinement that go along with treatment for canine heartworm disease while protecting against some intestinal parasites too! What is Heartgard Plus? Heartgard Plus contains Ivermectin and Pyrantel pamoate which are powerful worming medications that work to prevent heartworm disease in your dog while working to treat and control hookworms and roundworms at the same time. What are the Benefits of Heartgard Plus? Highly effective in preventing heartworm disease in dogs. Unique combination of worming medications also assists in the control and treatment of certain intestinal parasites (roundworms and hookworms) which can be a danger to other pets and humans. Most dogs adore the beefy taste. Chewable tablets administered monthly make it easy to give. Formulated for canines (dogs) older than 6 weeks and can be safely given to pregnant/breeding females as necessary. How is this medication given? Heartgard Plus is given every 30 days as a chewable tablet. The tablets need to be chewed and may need to be broken in small pieces if your dog has the tendency to swallow without chewing. Some veterinarians may recommend giving tablets only during the mosquito season(spring/summer) although others recommend using tablets year-round. Check with your veterinarian regarding his/her specific recommendations. 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. A blood test to check for heartworm disease is necessary before starting Heartgard Plus. The frequency of testing should take into account variables such as prevalence of heartworm disease in the area, missed or late doses of heartworm preventative, and your dogs lifestyle. Your veterinarian will determine the exact frequency of testing for your dog. This medication should only be given to the dog for which it has been prescribed. Tablets should not be split and should be given exactly as directed. Never give two doses at once and always check with your veterinarian if a dose has been missed. How does this medication work? Monthly administration of Heartgard Plus Chewable Tablets for Dogs as directed by your veterinarian should effectively kill immature heartworms introduced to the dog within 30 days. Killing heartworms in the immature stage will prevent the development of adult heartworms which are difficult to treat and can be deadly if your dog becomes infected. Ivermectin and Pyrantel pamoate can also effectively kill and prevent certain intestinal worms (roundworms and hookworms). What results can I expect? You can expect Heartgard Plus to kill heartworm larvae (immature heartworms) which will prevent the formation of adult heartworms that can be problematic and sometimes life-threatening to your dog. Roundworms and hookworms can also be prevented and controlled with the active ingredients in this medication. What form(s) does Heartgard Plus come in? Heartgard Plus tablets for dogs under 25 lbs come in beefy, chewable tablets. This item is a great replacement option for Interceptor, which has been discontinued by the manufacturer.
What is Iverhart Plus? Iverhart Plus is a chewable medication that is given monthly or as directed by your veterinarian. It acts as a heartworm preventative and as a dewormer so it works to control and treat common intestinal parasites (roundworms and hookworms) in addition to providing adequate protection against heartworms. Tablets are flavored with pork and liver. This is a generic alternative to Heartgard Plus. Formulated for: Dogs and puppies can take this medication but the need to be over 6 weeks of age before initiating treatment. You can give Iverhart Plus to pregnant/breeding females. How is this medication given? Give Iverhart Plus to your dog once a month (every 30 days) or as directed by your veterinarian. Give this medication orally (by mouth). Tablets can be chewed as a treat, crumbled in food, or given whole directly into your dogs mouth. Each dose should be given on the same day every month. Always watch your dog carefully after giving each dose of medication to make sure the entire tablet has been swallowed. If your dog spits out a dose of medication, go ahead and give another dose as soon as possible. Iverhart Plus can be given every month of the year or seasonally during mosquito season depending on the recommendation of your veterinarian. If you use this medication seasonally, give the first dose within 30 days of your dog's first exposure to mosquitoes. The last dose should be given within 30 days after the last exposure to mosquitoes. Each monthly dose is effective in killing parasites your dog was exposed to in the previous month. If using this medication seasonally, heartworm testing may be necessary before giving a new dose to make sure your dog can take this medication safely. Your veterinarian will let you know how often heartworm testing should be performed. The proper dose of medication is based on your dogs body weight. Your veterinarian will provide you with the proper instructions on how to use this medication. Do not split tablets and remember to give this medication only to the pet for which it was prescribed for. Contact your veterinarian with further questions regarding the use of this medication. How does this medication work? Iverhart Plus works due to the action of Ivermectin and pyrantel pamoate which are the primary ingredients in this medication. Ivermectin causes paralysis and eventual death of heartworm larvae (Dirofilaria immitus) before adult heartworms have the chance to develop. Pyrantel pamoate also works by causing paralysis and eventual death of susceptible parasites. This ingredient is effective against hookworms(Ancylostoma caninum, A. brasiliense, Uncinaria stenocephala) and roundworms(Toxocara canis, Toxascaris leonina). What results can I expect? Each tablet kills heartworm larvae that your dog was exposed to in the preceding month. This medication also protects your dog from common intestinal parasites (hookworms and roundworms). What Form(s) does Iverhart Plus come in? Iverhart Plus comes in tablet form. Tablets are flavored and chewable. This size of medication can be administered safely to dogs weighing 26-50 lbs. More Info: Generic Name: Ivermectin and pyrantel Pamoate (Common Drug Name). These are the same active ingredients that are in Heartgard Plus. Common Brand Name: Iverhart Plus (Virbac) Uses: Iverhart Plus is used as a preventative medication. It protects against heartworm disease in dogs and also works to control and treat common intestinal parasites (hookworms- Ancylostoma caninum, A. brasiliense, Uncinaria stenocephala and roundworms- Toxocara canis, Toxascaris leonina).
Help improve your pet's quality of life if he/she suffers from heartworms using Iverhart Max Chewable Tablets. What is Iverhart Max Chewable Tablets? Heartgard Plus Chewables provides protection against heartworms, and treats and controls roundworms and hookworms. These tasty chewables are made with real beef, making them easy to give your dog like a treat. Heartgard Plus Chewables is given monthly and requires a prescription from your veterinarian. What are the benefits of Iverhart Max Chewable Tablets? Effectively prevents heartworms. Treats and controls roundworms & hookworms. Only given once a month. Only given once a month. Formulated for: dogs How is this medication given? Give Heartgard Plus Chewables once a month on the same day of each month year round. How does this medication work? Heartgard Plus Chewables contains ivermectin, a broad-spectrum antiparasitic medication used to prevent heartworms. It also contains Pyrantel Pamoate, an anthelminthic, used to prevent roundworms and hookworms. What results can I expect? Heartgard Plus will kill the immature heartworms the dog was exposed to in the preceding month. It will treat an intestinal infection with adult hookworms and roundworms. What form(s) does Iverhart Max Chewable Tablets come in? chewable tablet. Dose and Administration: Heartgard Plus must be administered monthly, preferably on the same date each month. Drs. Foster and Smith recommends (and our guarantee requires) that Heartgard Plus be given year round, although some veterinarians may recommend giving it only during the mosquito season. 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. Most dogs like the taste of Heartgard Plus and will accept the chewable like a treat. The chewable should be administered in a manner that encourages the dog to chew, rather than to swallow without chewing. Heartgard Plus Chewables may be broken into pieces and fed to dogs that normally swallow treats whole. Care should be taken that the dog consumes the complete dose, and treated animals should be observed for a few minutes after administration to ensure that part of the dose is not lost or rejected. If not entirely consumed, give another full recommended dose as soon as possible. Possible Side Effects: Side effects of Heartgard Plus are very rare, but may include vomiting and diarrhea. Even more uncommon are incoordination, convulsions, or drooling. Contact your veterinarian immediately if you observe any of these side effects. Drug and Food Interactions: Although there are no known drug or food interactions with this medication, consult with your veterinarian before using Heartgard Plus with any other medications, including vitamins and supplements, since interactions may occur. Precautions: Do not use in puppies less than 6 weeks of age. Considered to be safe to use in pregnant and lactating animals (female animals nursing their young). Collies and herding breeds may have a reaction to Heartgard Plus. This medication should only be given to the pet for which it was prescribed. Storage: Protect product from light. The chewable form of the drug is appealing to pets and children. Store in a secure area to prevent an accidental overdose. Keep out of reach of children and pets. A prescription from your veterinarian is required to purchase Iverhart Max Chewable Tablets. Size: 50.1-100 lbs.
Iverhart Plus generic of Heartgard Plus is an effective chewable heartworm prevention medication that also works to prevent roundworm and hookworm The ingredients Ivermectin and Pyrantel Pamoate kill the parasites but are safe for dogs and pups 6 weeks and older Iverhart Plus is available in delicious pork liver flavored chewable tablets your dog will love and comes in monthly doses