HEARTGARD PLUS and your Dog:
HEARTGARD PLUS is a beef flavored chewable used to prevent heartworm disease, and for the treatment and control of ascarids and hookworms in dogs.
To be Used in:
Advantage of HEARTGARD PLUS:
Is a chewable, beef-flavored tablet.
Easy to give, with no messy applications.
You can give HEARTGARD PLUS chewable tablet to your dog with or without food.
HEARTGARD PLUS may be administered againts heartworm all year round without interruption.
HEARTGARD PLUS treat and control hookworms, and ascarids throughout the year, regardless of season or climate
How HEARTGARD PLUS works:
HEARTGARD PLUS eliminate the tissue stage of the heartworm larvae (Dirofilaria immitis) for a month after infection.
Please consult your veterinarian or pharmacist before your dog takes any other Prescription, Over-the-counter, vitamins or Herbal Medications.
HEARTGARD PLUS Label:
What is HEARTGARD PLUS:
HEARTGARD PLUS Is a combination of ivermectin and pyrantel presented in a beef flavored chewable recommended for the prevention of heartworm disease in dogs, and for the treatment and control of ascarids and hookworms also in dogs.
What I need to know about HEARTGARD PLUS:
Before you start using HEARTGARD PLUS, your dog should be tested for existing heartworm infection. In he case your dog is infected with heartworms, adult heartworms must be removed before you start prevention treatment with HEARTGARD PLUS.
What I need to tell and ask my veterinarian if HEARTGARD PLUS is prescribe to my dog:
If your veterinarian prescribe HEARTGARD PLUS to your dog, comment with your veterinarian about any negative reaction your dog may have to Ivermectin. Also make sure if your dog live in the outdoor and is expose to mosquitoes, get tested for heartworms.
Indications for this drug:
Follow strictly the indications as your veterinarian gives on your prescription. HEARTGARD PLUS is indicated to prevent canine heartworm disease, for the control of ascarids and hookworms.The recommended dosage of HEARTGARD PLUS is 6 mcg of ivermectin per kg (2.72 mcg/lb) and 5 mg of pyrantel (as pamoate salt) per kg (2.27 mg/lb) of your dog body weight orally every 30 days.
What I should do if 1 dose is skipped:
Continue with the following dose, do not give two doses at once.
What I should do if my pet suffer an overdose:
Call or Visit your nearest veterinary emergency center immediately.
During the treatment:
Call your veterinarian about any other medication you may want to give to your dog. Keep your dog hydrated, Store HEARTGARD PLUS at room temperature, between 59Â°-86Â° F (15Â°-30Â° C).
Side Effects of HEARTGARD PLUS:
Your dog may experience vomiting or diarrhea within 24 hours of dosing, depression/lethargy, vomiting, anorexia, ataxia, staggering, convulsions and hypersalivation.
If during the treatment you have additional questions or concerns about your pet and HEARTGARD PLUS please contact your veterinarian or pharmacist and they will assist you with the accurate answer.