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  • Are C.E.T.® VEGGIEDENT® FR3SH® Tartar Control Chews for Dogs hypoallergenic?

    C.E.T.® VEGGIEDENT® FR3SH® Tartar Control Chews for Dogs are vegetable based chews and do not contain any animal proteins. C.E.T.®VEGGIEDENT® FR3SH® Chews do contain grain proteins.

  • Are CLINTABS® Tablets flavored?

    No. The tablets are not flavored.

  • Are CLINTABS® Tablets scored?

    The 25mg and 75mg CLINTABS Tablets are scored or bisected. The 150mg CLINTABS Tablet is not scored or bisected.

  • At what age can my dog start taking IVERHART MAX® (ivermectin/pyrantel pamoate/praziquantel) Soft Chew?

    IVERHART MAX Soft Chew is labeled for dogs and puppies 8 weeks of age and older.

  • Can CLINTABS® Tablets be used for cats?

    CLINTABS Tablets are labeled for use in dogs only. Virbac has not conducted any safety or efficacy studies for this product on cats.

  • Can CLINTABS® Tablets be used in pregnant or breeding dogs?

    The safety in pregnant females or breeding males has not been established.

  • Can a pregnant or lactating dog consume IVERHART MAX® (ivermectin/pyrantel pamoate/praziquantel) Soft Chew?

    The safe use of this drug has not been evaluated in pregnant or lactating dogs.

  • Do CLINTABS® Tablets need to be given with a meal?

    It is not necessary to give the tablet with a meal.

  • Does IVERHART MAX® (ivermectin/pyrantel pamoate/praziquantel) Soft Chew need to be chewed by a dog for it to be effective?

    It is important that the dog ingests the entire dose and care should be taken to ensure this happens. If it is suspected that any of the dose has been lost, redosing is recommended.

  • Does KETOCHLOR® shampoo have an expiration date?

    Yes; the expiration date is located on the lower part of the back label.

  • Does the KETOCHLOR® Shampoo have a fragrance?

    Yes; mountain flower is the fragrance.

  • How long should the KETOCHLOR® Shampoo have contact with the skin prior to rinsing?

    Shake well before use. Wet the hair coat with water. Apply a thin line of shampoo from the base of the neck to the base of the tail. Massage shampoo over the pet's body to ensure good contact with the skin. Allow to remain on hair coat for 5 to 10 minutes, then rinse thoroughly and repeat.

  • How many calories are in C.E.T.® VEGGIEDENT® FR3SH® Tartar Control Chews for Dogs?

    The calorie content varies on the size of the chew: Extra -Small: 23 kcal/chew, Small: 73 kcal/chew, Medium: 101.5 kcal/chew, Large: 101.5 kcal/chew.

  • How much EPA and DHA are in one ALLERDERM OMEGADERM® Essential Fatty Acids Supplement?

    The product is made up of 4.7% EPA and 3.3% DHA. For the 4mL packet: 179.2 mg EPA and 120 mg DHA. For the 8mL packet: 358.4 mg EPA and 240 mg DHA.

  • How often should KETOCHLOR® Shampoo be used?

    Always use as directed by your veterinarian. An initial frequency of 2 to 3 times per week for 4 weeks then once a week afterward, is a common frequency. Once again, follow your veterinarian's directions for use.

  • My dog is allergic to certain proteins. Can my dog take IVERHART MAX® Soft Chew (ivermectin/pyrantel pamoate/praziquantel)?

    IVERHART MAX Soft Chew contains poultry as the only animal protein. Although "bacon flavored" it does not contain any pork proteins. If your dog has an allergy to chicken, we recommend you consult with your veterinarian before use of this medication.

  • What are the common side effects associated with CLINTABS® Tablets?

    Vomiting and diarrhea were the most common side effects observed in either clinical trials or during clinical use.

  • What are the labeled indications for IVERHART MAX® Soft Chew (ivermectin/pyrantel pamoate/praziquantel)?

    IVERHART MAX Soft Chew prevents canine heartworm disease by eliminating the tissue stage of heartworm larvae (Dirofilaria immitis) for a month (30 days) after infection and for the treatment and control of roundworms (Toxocara canis, Toxascaris leonina), hookworms (Ancylostoma caninum, Uncinaria stenocephala, Ancylostoma braziliense), and tapeworms (Dipylidium caninum, Taenia pisiformis).

  • What is S-I-S SKIN INNOVATIVE SCIENCE® Technology?

    It is the combination of glycotechnology to provide anti-adhesive effects of micro-organisms through the use of structural sugars and the Defensin technology to promote natural skin bacterial defenses through the use of plant extracts.

  • What plant extracts are used in Defensin technology?

    Boldo extract and Meadowsweet extract.

  • How many calories are in one ALLERDERM OMEGADERM® Essential Fatty Acids Supplement?

    The calorie content varies depending on the size of each packet. Small: 31.3 kcal per 4 mL packet, Large: 62.6 kcal per 8 mL packet

  • What is the flavoring/protein source for ANXITANE® (L-Theanine) Chewable Tablets?

    It is chicken liver flavored.

  • Can ANXITANE® (L-Theanine) Chewable Tablets be used for separation anxiety?

    ANXITANE Tablets promote relaxation in dogs and cats that are exhibiting nervousness, environmentally induced stress and or are anxious. It is not intended for use in animals with severe phobias, separation anxiety, or in animals with a known history of aggression.

  • Can ANXITANE® (L-Theanine) Chewable Tablets be given with other medications?

    ANXITANE Tablets can be given for the life of your pet, as well as with other medications.

  • Can BIOMOX® (amoxicillin) Tablets and BIOMOX® (amoxicillin) Oral Suspension be used for cats?

    BIOMOX Tablets and BIOMOX Suspension are labeled for use in dogs only. Virbac has not conducted any safety or efficacy studies for this product on cats.

  • What is the flavor of BIOMOX® (amoxicillin) Oral Suspension?

    It is an artificial cherry flavor.

  • Where do the hides come from to make C.E.T.® Enzymatic Oral Hygiene Chews for dogs?

    The hides used to make our rawhide chews come from North American cattle.

  • How many calories are in C.E.T.® Enzymatic Oral Hygiene Chews for Dogs?

    The calorie content varies depending on the size of each chew. Petite: 27 kcal, Medium: 31 kcal, Large: 65 kcal and Extra-Large: 89 kcal

  • What is the protein source for C.E.T.® Enzymatic Oral Hygiene Chews for Dogs?

    The chews contain both beef and poultry proteins.

  • What is the difference between C.E.T.® Enzymatic Oral Hygiene Chews and C.E.T.® HEXTRA® Premium Chews for Dogs?

    C.E.T. Enzymatic Oral Hygiene Chews feature an exclusive Dual-Enzyme System, plus a coarse texture that works with the dog’s chewing action to reduce plaque and calculus. C.E.T. HEXTRA Premium Chews are made using the unique and proprietary binding-releasing system to ensure maximal release of chlorhexidine, which helps reduce plaque and calculus. Activity resulting from chlorhexidine release may be evident for up to 24 hours.1,2

    1. Pader, Morton. Oral Hygiene Products and Practice. New York: Marcel Dekker, Inc., 1988.
    2. Bonesvoll, P “Oral Pharmacology of Chlorhexidine.” Journal of Clinical Periodontology, 4.5(1977): 49-65.
  • I would like to begin a food allergy trial on one of my patients. Which C.E.T.® Enzymatic Toothpaste do you recommend?

    C.E.T. Enzymatic Toothpaste with vanilla-mint flavor does not contain any animal or grain proteins.

  • What is the protein source for C.E.T.® HEXTRA® Premium Oral Hygiene Chews for Dogs?

    The chews contain both beef and poultry proteins.

  • How many calories are in C.E.T.® HEXTRA® Premium Oral Hygiene Chews for Dogs?

    The calorie content varies depending on the size of each chew. Petite: 29 kcal, Medium: 30 kcal, Large: 63 kcal and Extra-Large: 86 kcal

  • Where do the hides come from to make C.E.T.® HEXTRA® Premium Oral Hygiene Chews for Dogs?

    The hides used to make our rawhide chews come from North American cattle.

  • How many calories are in C.E.T.® VEGGIEDENT® Tartar Control Chews for Dogs?

    The calorie content varies depending on the size of the chew.  Extra-Small: 23 kcal/chew, Small: 73 kcal/chew, Regular: 101.5 kcal/chew

  • Are C.E.T.® VEGGIEDENT® Tartar Control Chews for Dogs hypoallergenic?

    C.E.T. VEGGIEDENT Chews are vegetable-based chews and do not contain any animal proteins. C.E.T. VEGGIEDENT Chews do contain grain proteins.

  • Why should I use EPI-OTIC® Advanced Ear Cleanser?

    EPI-OTIC Advanced Ear Cleanser is a non-irritating cleanser.  It features innovative glycotechnology.

  • How long do I leave EPI-SOOTHE® Cream Rinse on my pet before washing it off?

    Leave the product on for 5-10 minutes, then lightly rinse.

  • Can I use EPI-SOOTHE® Shampoo on a pregnant or lactating animal?

    The safe use of this product has not been evaluated in pregnant or lactating dogs.

  • What is the flavoring in IVERHART PLUS® (ivermectin/pyrantel) Flavored Chewables?

    It is pork liver flavored.

    IVERHART PLUS® (ivermectin/pyrantel) Flavored Chewables - For oral use in dogs only. All dogs should be tested for heartworm infection before starting a preventive program. In clinical trials with ivermectin/pyrantel, vomiting or diarrhea within 24 hours of dosing was rarely observed. Adverse reactions following the use of ivermectin include: Depression/lethargy, vomiting, anorexia, diarrhea, mydriasis, ataxia, staggering, convulsions and hypersalivation. Please see full product label.

  • What are the labeled indications for IVERHART PLUS® (ivermectin/pyrantel) Flavored Chewables?

    IVERHART PLUS Flavored Chewables prevent canine heartworm disease by eliminating the tissue stage of heartworm larvae (Dirofilaria immitis) for a month (30 days) after infection and for the treatment and control of roundworms (Toxocara canis, Toxascaris leonina) and hookworms (Ancylostoma caninum, Uncinaria stenocephala, Ancylostoma braziliense).

    IVERHART PLUS® (ivermectin/pyrantel) Flavored Chewables - For oral use in dogs only. All dogs should be tested for heartworm infection before starting a preventive program. In clinical trials with ivermectin/pyrantel, vomiting or diarrhea within 24 hours of dosing was rarely observed. Adverse reactions following the use of ivermectin include: Depression/lethargy, vomiting, anorexia, diarrhea, mydriasis, ataxia, staggering, convulsions and hypersalivation. Please see full product label.

  • What adverse reactions may be observed with use of IVERHART PLUS® (ivermectin/pyrantel) Flavored Chewables?

    IVERHART PLUS® (ivermectin/pyrantel) Flavored Chewables - For oral use in dogs only. All dogs should be tested for heartworm infection before starting a preventive program. In clinical trials with ivermectin/pyrantel, vomiting or diarrhea within 24 hours of dosing was rarely observed. Adverse reactions following the use of ivermectin include: Depression/lethargy, vomiting, anorexia, diarrhea, mydriasis, ataxia, staggering, convulsions and hypersalivation. Please see full product label.

     

  • At what age can my dog start IVERHART PLUS® (ivermectin/pyrantel) Flavored Chewables?

    IVERHART PLUS Flavored Chewables are recommended for dogs 6 weeks of age and older.

    IVERHART PLUS® (ivermectin/pyrantel) Flavored Chewables - For oral use in dogs only. All dogs should be tested for heartworm infection before starting a preventive program. In clinical trials with ivermectin/pyrantel, vomiting or diarrhea within 24 hours of dosing was rarely observed. Adverse reactions following the use of ivermectin include: Depression/lethargy, vomiting, anorexia, diarrhea, mydriasis, ataxia, staggering, convulsions and hypersalivation. Please see full product label.

  • Do IVERHART PLUS® (ivermectin/pyrantel) Flavored Chewables need to be chewed by a dog for it to be effective?

    Dogs can be dosed with IVERHART PLUS Flavored Chewables whole for swallowing or they may be chewed.  It is important that the dog ingests the entire dose and care should be taken to ensure this happens.  If it is suspected that any of the dose has been lost, redosing is recommended.

    IVERHART PLUS® (ivermectin/pyrantel) Flavored Chewables - For oral use in dogs only. All dogs should be tested for heartworm infection before starting a preventive program. In clinical trials with ivermectin/pyrantel, vomiting or diarrhea within 24 hours of dosing was rarely observed. Adverse reactions following the use of ivermectin include: Depression/lethargy, vomiting, anorexia, diarrhea, mydriasis, ataxia, staggering, convulsions and hypersalivation. Please see full product label.

  • Can dogs in active reproductive status be given IVERHART PLUS® (ivermectin/pyrantel) Flavored Chewables?

    Ivermectin/pyrantel has shown a wide margin of safety at the recommended dose level in dogs, including pregnant or breeding females and male dogs and puppies aged 6 or more weeks.

    IVERHART PLUS® (ivermectin/pyrantel) Flavored Chewables - For oral use in dogs only. All dogs should be tested for heartworm infection before starting a preventive program. In clinical trials with ivermectin/pyrantel, vomiting or diarrhea within 24 hours of dosing was rarely observed. Adverse reactions following the use of ivermectin include: Depression/lethargy, vomiting, anorexia, diarrhea, mydriasis, ataxia, staggering, convulsions and hypersalivation. Please see full product label.

  • Can KETOCHLOR® Shampoo be used on a pregnant or lactating animal?

    Virbac does not have any safety studies for use of KETOCHLOR Shampoo on pregnant or lactating animals.

  • Does KETOCHLOR® Shampoo have any age restrictions?

    Virbac does not have any age restrictions for use of KETOCHLOR Shampoo.

  • Can MOVOFLEX® Soft Chews be given to dogs of any size?

    MOVOFLEX Soft Chews are available in 3 sizes: Small-sized dogs up to 40 lbs. (<18 kg) Medium-sized dogs >40–80 lbs. (>18–36 kg) Large-sized dogs over 80 lbs. (>36 kg).  MOVOFLEX Soft Chews are packaged in jars containing 60 soft chews.

  • How often do I give my dog MOVOFLEX® Soft Chews?

    MOVOFLEX Soft Chews should be administered once daily and can be given during or after a meal.

  • What is the flavoring of RILEXINE® (cephalexin tablets) Chewable Tablets?

    It is a poultry liver flavor.

    RILEXINE® (cephalexin tablets) Chewable Tablets - Contraindicated in dogs with a known allergy to penicillins or cephalosporins. For oral use in dogs only. Not for use in humans. Individuals sensitive to penicillins or cephalosporins should avoid contact of the product with the skin and mucous membranes. Do not prescribe in the absence of a proven or strongly suspected bacterial infection. Safety in breeding, pregnant, or lactating bitches has not been evaluated. The most common adverse reactions in dogs include vomiting, diarrhea, anorexia and lethargy. Please see full product label.

  • Can RILEXINE® (cephalexin tablets) Chewable Tablets be used in cats?

    RILEXINE Tablets are labeled for use in dogs only.

    RILEXINE® (cephalexin tablets) Chewable Tablets - Contraindicated in dogs with a known allergy to penicillins or cephalosporins. For oral use in dogs only. Not for use in humans. Individuals sensitive to penicillins or cephalosporins should avoid contact of the product with the skin and mucous membranes. Do not prescribe in the absence of a proven or strongly suspected bacterial infection. Safety in breeding, pregnant, or lactating bitches has not been evaluated. The most common adverse reactions in dogs include vomiting, diarrhea, anorexia and lethargy. Please see full product label.

  • What is the flavoring of TUMIL-K® (potassium gluconate) Powder?

    It is a pork liver flavor.

  • Are TUMIL-K® (potassium gluconate) Tablets flavored?

    TUMIL-K Tablets are not flavored.

  • What is the fiber source for VETASYL® Fiber Capsules?

    Psyllium husks are the source of fiber.

  • Is the fiber in VETASYL® Fiber Capsules soluble or insoluble?

    The fiber is soluble.

  • How many calories are in one capsule of VETASYL® Fiber Capsules?

    Each capsule contains 0.4 kcal.

  • Can VIRBANTEL® (pyrantel pamoate/praziquantel) Flavored Chewables be given to cats?

    VIRBANTEL Chewables are labeled for use in dogs only. Virbac does not have any safety or efficacy studies for use in cats. Virbac recommends that pet owners contact their veterinarian regarding appropriate parasite control for their cats.

    VIRBANTEL® (pyrantel pamoate/praziquantel) Flavored Chewables - For use in puppies and dogs 12 weeks of age or older. Do not use in sick animals. Vomiting, loose stools (with or without blood), and decreased activity have been reported with use. Safety in breeding dogs and pregnant bitches has not been evaluated.  Please see full product label.

  • Do VIRBANTEL® (pyrantel pamoate/praziquantel) Flavored Chewables have any age restrictions?

    VIRBANTEL® (pyrantel pamoate/praziquantel) Flavored Chewables - For use in puppies and dogs 12 weeks of age or older. Do not use in sick animals. Vomiting, loose stools (with or without blood), and decreased activity have been reported with use. Safety in breeding dogs and pregnant bitches has not been evaluated.  Please see full product label.

  • What does one dose of VIRBANTEL® (pyrantel pamoate/praziquantel) Flavored Chewables do for dogs?

    VIRBANTEL Chewables treat and control the adult stages of roundworms (Toxocara canis, Toxascaris leonina), hookworms (Ancylostoma caninum, Uncinaria stenocephala, Ancylostoma braziliense) and tapeworms (Dipylidium caninum, Taenia pisiformis).

    VIRBANTEL® (pyrantel pamoate/praziquantel) Flavored Chewables - For use in puppies and dogs 12 weeks of age or older. Do not use in sick animals. Vomiting, loose stools (with or without blood), and decreased activity have been reported with use. Safety in breeding dogs and pregnant bitches has not been evaluated.  Please see full product label.