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Heartgard Plus Chewables prevent canine heartworm disease by eliminating the tissue stage of heartworm larvae up to one month (30 days) after infection. Heartgard Plus is also used for the treatment and control of ascarids (roundworms) and hookworms. See the Allivet Heartworm Comparison chart to find which heartworm prevention is best for your pet.

What is Heartgard Plus Chewables For Dogs?

Heartgard Plus is a monthly chewable tablet that prevents canine heartworm disease and treats parasites such as roundworms and hookworms in dogs.

Who is Heartgard Plus Chewables For Dogs for?

Heartgard Plus Chewables are for dogs and puppies over 6 weeks of age. These tablets are also safe for pregnant or breeding females.

Why use Heartgard Plus Chewables For Dogs?

Protect your dog from Heartworm disease with Heartgard Plus chewable tablets. The delicious beef flavored tablets also treat and control intestinal worms.

How does Heartgard Plus Chewables For Dogs work?

Heartgard Plus's two active ingredients Ivermectin and Pyrantel Pamoate interfere with parasite nerve transmission, causing death and paralysis to intestinal worms.


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Active ingredient(s):

Ivermectin and Pyrantel Pamoate

How is Heartgard Plus Chewables For Dogs sold?

Heartgard Plus is sold in either a 6 or 12 month supply. Each packet is color coded for your dog's weight. Blue: 1-25 lbs Green: 26-50 lbs Brown: 51-100 lbs

What are the side effects of Heartgard Plus Chewables For Dogs?

In rare instances, vomiting or diarrhea within 24 hours of dosing was observed (1.1% of administered doses). The following adverse reactions have been reported following the use of Heartgard: - Hypersalivation - Convulsions - Depression/lethargy - Vomiting - Staggering - Anorexia - Mydriasis - Ataxia - Staggering - Diarrhea

What special precautions are there?

Don't give Heartgard Plus to your pet if they're already taking a different heartworm medication. All dogs should be tested for heartworms before beginning preventative heartworm medication.

What to do if overdose?

In case of Heartgard Plus overdose, contact the closest emergency animal hospital.

How can I store Heartgard Plus Chewables For Dogs?

Store Heartgard Plus between 68°F - 77°F (20°C - 25°C) and protect from light. Excursions between 59°F - 86°F (15°C - 30°C) are permitted.

Helpful Tips:

Remember to not only eliminate fleas from your dog, but to treat other animals in the house as well as treat areas such as carpets and yards for flea infestations. It's advised to not feed your dog rodents or uncooked meat or fish. To prevent reinfection, daily cleanup of stools is recommended.

Pharmacists are standing by to offer Pet Parent counseling regarding prescription medication purchased from Allivet before and after dispensing. Pharmacists on duty are available Monday-Friday, 9:30AM - 5:30PM EST and will be on call Saturday 12:00PM - 4:00PM EST for consultation.

Heartgard Plus should be administered orally at monthly intervals at the recommended minimum dose level of 6 mcg of ivermectin per kilogram (2.72 mcg/lb) and 5 mg of pyrantel (as pamoate salt) per kg (2.27 mg/lb) of your dog's body weight. The recommended dosing schedule for prevention of canine heartworm disease and for the treatment and control of ascarids and hookworms is as follows:                                                                                                                                             

 Dog's                        Chewables            Ivermectin            Pyrantel                Color Coding on Foil Backing
Weight                        Per Month              Content                Content                             and Carton

Up to 25 lb                         1                        68 mcg                   57 mg                                     Blue

26 to 50 lb                          1                       136 mcg                114 mg                                   Green

51 to 100 lb                        1                       272 mcg                227 mg                                   Brown


Heartgard Plus Chewables are manufactured by Merial and contain the active ingredients ivermectin and pyrantel:

Active Ingredients/Amount per Tablet:

-Heartgard Blue Chewables (1 - 25 lbs) - 68 mcg ivermectin 57 mg pyrantel
-Heartgard Green Chewables (26 - 50 lbs) - 136 mcg ivermectin 114 mg pyrantel
-Heartgard Brown Chewables (51 - 100 lbs) - 272 mcg ivermectin 227 mg pyrantel

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