Trifexis for Dogs is a once-monthly, chewable tablet that controls and treats adult roundworm, hookworm, and whipworm infections, prevents heartworms, and kills fleas.
Who is Trifexis Chewable Tablets for Dogs for?
Puppies and dogs 8 weeks old or more and weigh a minimum of 5lbs.
Why use Trifexis Chewable Tablets for Dogs?
Trifexis for Dogs Features: Fleas are killed before they may lay eggs Biting fleas are killed within 30 minutes of application Roundworms, hookworms, and whipworms are all treated and controlled using this product Heartworm disease is prevented by taking this medication Immature heartworms are effectively eliminated The most highly-recommended combination parasite preventative Beefy flavor is appealing to dogs
How does Trifexis Chewable Tablets for Dogs work?
Trifexis for Dogs Benefits: Works to prevent flea infestations Protects against parasites Once-monthly, convenient tablets are easy to administer Spinosad affects insects' nicotinic acetylcholine receptors (nAChRS) In about 30 minutes, it begins working Shown to eliminate all biting fleas Milbemycin oxime is a heartworm preventative that also destroys young heartworms Adult hookworms, roundworms, and whipworms are all killed by milbemycin oxime
Elanco Animal Health
Spinosad 140 mg, Milbemycin Oxime 2.3 mg
How is Trifexis Chewable Tablets for Dogs sold?
Trifexis cheweable tablets for dogs are sold in 1, 3, 6, or 12 month supplies based on your dog's weight. Boxes are color coded to weight. Trifexis Pink: 5-10 lbs Trifexis Orange: 10-20 lbs Trifexis Green: 20-40 lbs Trifexis Blue: 40-60 lbs Trifexis Brown: 60-120 lbs
What are the side effects of Trifexis Chewable Tablets for Dogs?
In clinical trials, the most common adverse reactions included: Vomiting Diarrhea Lethargy Pruritus (skin itch) If your dog vomits within an hour of taking this medication, you may safely administer another dose. Puppies under 14 weeks old are more prone to vomiting than dogs or older puppies.
What special precautions are there?
Exercise caution when administering to epileptic dogs. Get your dog tested for heartworms prior to treatment. Not confirmed safe for administration to breeding dogs.
If overdose occurs, please contact your local pet hospital or emergency pet clinic immediately.
How can I store Trifexis Chewable Tablets for Dogs?
Keep at room temperature between 68-77° F
Verify that your dog takes three monthly doses following the last mosquito encounter for total heartworm prevention. During therapy with this medicine, dogs do not need to be separated from other pets.
If you're using this medicine for heartworm prevention, make sure you use it throughout mosquito season and for 3 months afterward. If you have any issues regarding missing doses or suggested dosages, talk to your veterinarian. If you're not using this product all year, wait at least 3 months after the last mosquito bite before giving the final treatment. Consult a veterinarian if you're having problems giving this medicine. Use exactly as indicated. Each month, administer on the same day. Dosing Recommendations (for Use in Dogs Ages 8 Weeks and Older): Pink: 5 - 10 Lbs Orange: 10.1 - 20 Lbs Green: 20.1 - 40 Lbs Blue: 40.1 - 60 Lbs Brown: 60.1 - 120 Lbs Over 120 Lbs: Ask your veterinarian to prescribe the proper combination of doses