Generic alternative to Heartgard Plus so each dose is more economical. Works to protect your dog from heartworm infection plus it helps to prevent and treat roundworms and hookworms(common intestinal parasites). Tablets are highly palatable so most dogs accept them readily. One dose once a month is all it take to keep your dog protected! Tablets contain pork and liver flavoring so dogs who have allergies to beef can take this medication safely. Possible Side Effects: Most dogs tolerate Iverhart Plus well if it is given at the recommended dose. Side effects can sometimes occur and include vomiting, diarrhea, incoordination, convulsions, and drooling. Some dogs can be truly allergic to this medication or to the parasites dying off. Symptoms of an allergic reaction include facial swelling, hives, scratching, sudden onset of diarrhea, vomiting, shock, seizures, pale gums, cold limbs, and coma. If you notice any of these signs, call your vet or the local veterinary emergency center as this requires immediate treatment. If your dog is acting unusual in any way after giving this medication, contact your veterinarian immediately for further instructions. Drug and Food Interactions: No drug or food interactions have been reported with Iverhart Plus. Make sure you tell your veterinarians about any other medications, vitamins, or supplements your dog is taking before starting Iverhart Plus. If you are giving any other preventative medications to your dog, tell your veterinarian before giving this one. Precautions: Puppies under 6 weeks of age should not take this medication. Pregnant and nursing dogs can generally take this medication safely but always check with your veterinarian before using it. Certain breeds can be sensitive to the Ivermectin in Iverhart Plus. These breeds include Collies and other herding breeds. Ivermectin sensitivity is more common when higher doses are given but it is important to discuss the safety of this medication with your veterinarian if you own one of these breeds of dog. Your dog will need a blood test to look for heartworm disease before starting. Size: 1-25 lbs.
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