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Heartgard Plus Chewable Tablets for Dogs 51-100 lbs

Since heartworm disease can be deadly, it is important to keep your pet protected with Heartgard Plus. Heartgard Plus for Dogs 51-100 lbs. helps to prevent heartworm infection before it... Learn More

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Since heartworm disease can be deadly, it is important to keep your pet protected with Heartgard Plus. Heartgard Plus for Dogs 51-100 lbs. helps to prevent heartworm infection before it becomes a problem for your dog. The combination of heartworm preventative and intestinal wormer helps to protect against heartworm disease and some intestinal parasites which will help keep your dog healthy and happy.

Heartgard Plus is: a heartworm preventative and worming medication. It contains Ivermectin and Pyrantel pamoate. These active ingredients prevent heartworm infection in dogs plus they are effective in controlling and treating certain intestinal parasites (roundworms and hookworms).

What are the benefits?

    1.Beef flavored chewy tablets allow for easy administration;2.The combination of worming medications prevent heartworm in dogs and helps to control and treat certain intestinal parasites;3.Once a month administration is all it take to keep your dog protected.

    What outcomes can be expected?

    Your dog should be adequately protected from heartworm disease if he/she receives Heartgard Plus once a month as directed by your veterinarian. The active ingredients (Ivermectin and Pyrantel pamoate).

    Heartgard Plus also acts as an intestinal dewormer that treats and protects against roundworms and hookworms which have the potential to cause health problems for your dog.

    Flavored tablets are chewable which allows for stress-free administration every month.

    Who is it for: Puppies under 6 weeks of age should not take this medication although it is considered safe for pregnant/breeding dogs.

    How is it given?

    1. Give one chewable tablet given by mouth on a monthly basis.

    2. A small blood test to check for heartworm disease is required prior to starting this medication. Your veterinarian can run this test in the office.

    3. Retesting may also be needed if more than one monthly treatment has been missed.

    4. Never double dose.

    5. Heartgard Plus should be chewed and should never be given to any dog other than the one it has been prescribed for.

    6. Always follow your veterinarian’s instructions and contact him/her with any questions regarding the use of this medication.

    How does it work? Heartgard Plus prevents adult heartworm (Dirofilaria immitis) infection in dogs, which is transmitted by mosquitoes. It also works to control and treat hookworms (Ancylostoma caninum, A. brasiliense, and Uncinaria stenocephala) and roundworms (ascarids - Toxocara canis, Toxascaris leonina) which are intestinal parasites that can cause illness in dogs and humans. The two active ingredients are Ivermectin and Pyrantel pamoate which cause an interruption in the parasite's nerve transmission, causing paralysis and death of immature heartworms (larvae) and intestinal worms.

    Heartgard Plus for Dogs 51-100 lbs. (large dogs) is available as: a chewable tablet containing beef flavoring.

    Generic Name: Ivermectin, Pyrantel Pamoate. Tri-heart Plus is a branded, generic alternative.

    Common Brand Name: Heartgard Plus (Merial)

    Dose and Administration: Heartgard Plus is given once a month as a chewable tablet based on your dog’s body weight. Each tablet should be chewed or broken into pieces.

    Administer Heartgard Plus only to the dog for which it has been prescribed for. If you skip more than one dose of medication, contact your veterinarian as retesting may be necessary. Never give two doses at once.

    The efficacy of the drug may be reduced if the interval between doses is longer than one month.

    Uses: Heartgard Plus is used to prevent heartworm disease and to control and treat common intestinal parasites (roundworms and hookworms).



    Storage: Keep Heartgard Plus at room temperature out of reach from children and pets.

    Possible Side Effects: Heartgard Plus is usually tolerated very well and side effects are very rare. Possible side effects may include vomiting and diarrhea. Higher doses may cause incoordination, convulsions, or drooling. Call your veterinarian immediately if any side effects are observed.

    Precautions: Use Heartgard Plus cautiously in Collies and other herding breeds. Observe your pet for at least 8 hours if he/she is one of these breeds. Look for signs of weakness, staggering, dilated pupils, trembling, drooling, or head pressing. Contact your veterinarian immediately if your dog exhibits any of these symptoms.

    This medication should not be given to puppies under 6 weeks of age.

    All dogs should be tested for heartworm disease prior to starting Heartgard Plus. Check with your veterinarian regarding his/her testing recommendations.

    Drug and Food Interactions: There have been no reported drug or food interactions with this medication. You should always tell your veterinarian about any other medications, vitamins, or supplements your dog is taking prior to starting Heartgard Plus since interactions are always a possibility.

    A prescription from your veterinarian is required to purchase Heartgard Plus.

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Heartgard Plus Chewable Tablets for Dogs 51-100 lbs
 
4.8

(based on 87 reviews)

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99%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Effective (66)
  • No side effects (46)
  • Easy to use (37)
  • Gentle (35)
  • Long-lasting (34)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Larger pets (18)
    • Older pets (9)
    • Daily care (8)
    • Younger pets (6)
    • Monthly (3)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Long-time pet owner (79), New pet owner (5)

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    4.0

    Cost was not what they claimed!

    By super14

    from Hubertus, WI

    About Me Long-Time Pet Owner

    Pros

    • Effective

    Cons

    • Cost Was More

    Best Uses

    • Larger Pets

    Comments about Heartgard Plus Chewable Tablets for Dogs 51-100 lbs:

    The discount was not apply and was changed more than the totals said. Very disappointing!

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    5.0

    I Buy Heartgard all the time.

    By no nickname

    from Cypress, Tx

    About Me Long-Time Pet Owner

    Pros

    • Effective
    • Gentle
    • Good Value
    • Long-Lasting
    • No Side Effects

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Larger Pets

      Comments about Heartgard Plus Chewable Tablets for Dogs 51-100 lbs:

      The product is very easy to give to my dogs and they like the taste of it.

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      5.0

      HEARTGARD PLUS CHEWABLE TABLETS

      By Teddy

      from Whitmore Lake, MI

      About Me Long-Time Pet Owner

      Pros

      • Effective
      • Gentle
      • Good Value
      • No Side Effects

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Guards Against Heartworm

        Comments about Heartgard Plus Chewable Tablets for Dogs 51-100 lbs:

        My Labrador Retriever thinks these Heartgard chewable tablets are special treats! He loves the flavor of them.

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        5.0

        great!

        By V

        from MD

        Comments about Heartgard Plus Chewable Tablets for Dogs 51-100 lbs:

        great service!

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        5.0

        I will buy this again

        By Ray

        from Lake Ariel Pa

        About Me Long-Time Pet Owner

        Pros

        • Effective
        • Gentle
        • Good Value
        • Long-Lasting
        • No Side Effects

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Larger Pets
          • Older Pets

          Comments about Heartgard Plus Chewable Tablets for Dogs 51-100 lbs:

          This product works well

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          Ingredients



          Active Ingredients: Ivermectin, Pyrantel Pamoate

          Prescription Required

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