What is Immiticide 50 Mg 5 Vials? IMMITICIDE IS The only product currently available for the treatment of adult heartworms.
Who is Immiticide 50 Mg 5 Vials for? Dogs
How Immiticide 50 Mg 5 Vials work? IMMITICIDE Sterile Powder is indicated for the treatment of stabilized Class 1a, 2b, and 3c heartworm disease caused by immature (4 month-old, stage L5) to mature adult infections of Dirofilaria immitis in dogs.
Active ingredient(s): IMMITICIDE Sterile Powder contains 50.0 mg melarsomine dihydrochloride and 33.75 mg glycine USP.
How is Immiticide 50 Mg 5 Vials sold? 5 - 50 mg vials of lyophilized melarsomine dihydrochloride with accompanying 5 - 2 mL vials of sterile water for injection USP.
What are the side effects of Immiticide 50 Mg 5 Vials? Coughing/gagging, depression/lethargy, anorexia/inappetence, fever, lung congestion, and vomiting were the most common reactions observed in dogs treated with IMMITICIDE.
What special precautions are there? For use in dogs only. Safety for use in breeding animals and lactating or pregnant bitches has not been determined
What to do if overdose? Contact your nearest animal hospital.
How can I store Immiticide 50 Mg 5 Vials? Store upright at room temperature. After reconstitution, solutions should be stored under refrigeration and kept from light in the original packaging for 24 hours. Do not freeze reconstituted solution.
Helpful Tips: *** Only Sold to Licensed Veterinarians ***
IMMITICIDE should be administered ONLY by deep intramuscular injection in the epaxial (lumbar) muscles in the third through fifth lumbar region (see graphic).
DO NOT ADMINISTER AT ANY OTHER SITE.
Avoid superficial injection or leakage. Use a 23 gauge 1 inch needle for dogs equal to or less than 10 kg (22 lb) in weight. Use a 22 gauge 1 1/2 inch needle for dogs greater than 10 kg (22 lb).
Use alternating sides with each administration. If repeated administrations are warranted avoid injecting at the same lumbar location. Record the location of the first injection(s) in the patient’s medical record for future reference.