Heartguard Plus provides protection against heartworms, and helps treat roundworms and hookworms. They come in chewables that are made with real beef, making it easier to administer to your dog. The dosage is given monthly and requires a prescription from your veterinarian.
For dogs over six weeks of age between 1-25 lbs.
There are rarely any side effects if the medication is taken at the recommended dose. However:
Ivermectin, pyrantel pamoate
Inform your veterinarian if your pet has ever had an allergic reaction the medication (if they took it before), or any of the individual ingredients (such as beef).
They should be given as per the directions of your veterinarian. The chewables should not be swallowed whole, so if needed make sure to cut the medication into pieces for your pet.
Give the missed dose as soon as possible. If it is close to the time of the next dose, just give it then, but do not do a double dose. Follow as scheduled.
Get emergency veterinarian treatment.
If you have given your pet an alternative form of medicine that is used to treat heartworms do not give them Heartguard Plus.