MilbeGuard is a parasite prevention and treatment product for dogs and cats that acts to prevent and treat a variety of parasite infestations. This medicine fights Trichuris vulpis (whipworm), Toxascaris leonina (roundworms), Toxocara canis (roundworms), and Ancylostoma caninum (hookworms) cats over the age of 6 weeks and dogs over the age of 4 weeks. Every treatment provides a month of protection.
Who is MilbeGuard Flavored Tablets for Dogs and Cats, 6 Month Supply for?
Puppies and dogs: Must weight at least 2lbs or more and are 4 weeks of age. Cats and Kittens: Must be at least 6 weeks old or more and weigh a minimum of 1.5lbs
Why use MilbeGuard Flavored Tablets for Dogs and Cats, 6 Month Supply?
MilbeGuard is an FDA-approved medicine that is effective and safe for cats and dogs of any age. The active components in this solution have been used in veterinary medicine for over 30 years. This medicine fights roundworms, hookworms, and heartworms in dogs and cats, along with whipworms in dogs, and comes in beef-flavored, meat-free, delicious tablets.
How does MilbeGuard Flavored Tablets for Dogs and Cats, 6 Month Supply work?
Milbemycin oxime is the main component in this medication. This component is believed to inhibit invertebrate neurotransmission because of its anthelmintic action. It has been shown to inhibit tissue stage heartworms, as well as adult whipworm, roundworm, and hookworm infections, when taken at the prescribed dose.
How is MilbeGuard Flavored Tablets for Dogs and Cats, 6 Month Supply sold?
Sold as 6 Flavored Tablets/6 Month Supply in four color coded packages depending on your pets weight as follows : Yellow : Dogs 2-10 lbs Blue : Dogs 11-25 lbs / Cats 1.5-6 lbs Purple : Dogs 26-50 lbs / Cats 6.1-12 lbs Red : Dogs 51-100 lbs / Cats 12.1-25 lbs
What are the side effects of MilbeGuard Flavored Tablets for Dogs and Cats, 6 Month Supply?
Depression Lethargy Vomiting Ataxia Anorexia Diarrhea Convulsions Weakness Hypersalivation
What special precautions are there?
Not proven safe for use in heartworm-positive cats or in lactating, pregnant, or breeding cats. Never use on kittens under 1.5 pounds or less than 6 weeks old. Hypersensitivity responses, such as lethargy, salivation, vomiting, and difficulty breathing, have been observed in dogs with high levels of microfilariae. This response is most likely caused by microfilariae protein that are dying or dead. Before using this medication, infected dogs should receive heartworm treatment. Before using this product, make sure pet has received a heartworm test. Never use on kittens under 2 pounds or less than 4 weeks old. Keep away from children and animals.
If overdose occurs, please contact your local pet hospital or emergency pet clinic immediately.
How can I store MilbeGuard Flavored Tablets for Dogs and Cats, 6 Month Supply?
Keep between 68° to 77° Fahrenheit (20° to 25° Celsius), which is considered room temp.
Give this medicine within 30 days following the last dosage of DEC (diethylcarbamazine) for heartworm therapy. If the animal is still young, apply this product within one month after the initial encounter and then every month after that. Administer on the same day monthly for optimal results. Give another complete dose as soon as feasible if the whole dose was not swallowed. The animal should be watched after the medication has been given to ensure that the complete amount has been eaten. This item can be broken and delivered by hand, or it can be served with food.
Package Color: Yellow Dogs Weighing: 2-10 lbs Milbemycin Oxime: 2.3 mg Package Color: Blue Dogs Weighing: 11-25 lbs Milbemycin Oxime: 5.75 mg Package Color: Purple Dogs Weighing: 26-50 lbs Milbemycin Oxime: 11.5 mg Package Color: Red Dogs Weighing: 51-100 lbs Milbemycin Oxime: 23.0 mg