Product Description:This is a chewable tablet that contains ivermectin. Heartgard for cats comes in 2 different dosage strengths.
Indications for Use: This product is used for the prevention of heartworm disease caused by Dirofilaria immitis. The tablets are also effective for the control and removal of adult and immature hookworms. This product can be used in pregnant/breeding cats and in kittens over 6 weeks old.
Dosage and Administration: For cats weighing 5 lbs. or less, one 55 mcg tablet should be given. Cats that weigh 5-15 lbs. should receive one 165 mcg tablet. Cats weighing over 15 lbs. should receive a combination of the above. All animals should receive Heartgard tablet(s) once a month at approximately the same time every month. Only animals over six weeks of age should receive the product.
Any animal that has missed the proper monthly dosing or has gone off the product for longer than one month should be retested prior to receiving additional tablets (see precautions below).
Precautions and Side Effects: All adult animals should be blood tested before any preventative measures are taken.
If this product is consumed by a human, contact a physician immediately!
Packaging: Heartgard comes in boxes appropriate for different weights.
Storage: Keep at room temperature and out of direct sunlight.
Product Type: Rx