Prevent heartworm disease and keep your dog healthy with Tri-Heart Plus Chewable Tablets. These easy-to-give tablets contain ivermectin and pyrantel, which work together to kill existing heartworm larvae and prevent future infestations. They also treat and control ascarids (roundworms) and hookworms, common parasites that can cause serious health problems in dogs. With regular use, Tri-Heart Plus Chewable Tablets help you provide complete protection for your furry friend.
Who is Tri-Heart Plus Chewable Tablets for Dogs for?
Dogs and puppies must be 6 weeks old or more.
Why use Tri-Heart Plus Chewable Tablets for Dogs?
Tri-Heart Plus Chewable Tablets are a product that uses two ingredients to prevent harmful parasites. These parasites can include heartworms. The tablets are easy to take, cost effective, and have been shown to be very successful.
How does Tri-Heart Plus Chewable Tablets for Dogs work?
These chewable tablets prevent heartworm disease in dogs. They contain ivermectin and pyrantel, which eliminate the tissue stage of heartworm larvae for one month after infection. The tablets also treat and control hookworms and ascaris/roundworms.
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How is Tri-Heart Plus Chewable Tablets for Dogs sold?
Sold in 6 or 12 month supplies based on your dog's weight. Boxes are color coded as follows: Blue: 1-25 lbs Green: 26-50 lbs Brown: 51-100 lbs
What are the side effects of Tri-Heart Plus Chewable Tablets for Dogs?
The most common side effects include depression, lethargy, vomiting, anorexia, diarrhea, mydriasis, ataxia, staggering, convulsions, or hypersalivation. A small fraction of treated dogs may experience digestive or neurological effects.
What special precautions are there?
It is important to test your dog for heartworms before starting treatment with Tri-Heart. This medication does not kill adult heartworms, so infected dogs must have treatment to remove any existing adult heartworms and microfilariae. If your dog accidentally swallows Tri-Heart, seek immediate medical care. Keep Tri-Heart out of reach of children.
Contact the closest veterinarian or animal hospital. You can also call, Merck Animal Health Pharmacovigilance: Companion Animal Technical Services, 800-224-5318.
How can I store Tri-Heart Plus Chewable Tablets for Dogs?
Keep product stored in a dry and cool environment.
Tri-Heart Plus Dosing: Dogs 25 Pounds or Less: 1 Tablet Monthly (blue packaging; 57mg of pyrantel and 68mcg of ivermectin) Dogs 26 to 50 Pounds: 1 Tablet Monthly (green packaging; 114mg of pyrantel and 136mcg of ivermectin) Dogs 51 to 100 Pounds: 1 Tablet Monthly (brown packaging; 227mg of pyrantel and 272mcg of ivermectin) Give your dog one beef-flavored chew on the same day every month.