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Virbac has developed a range of products to help prevent heartworms, control roundworms, hookworms, whipworms and tapeworms, and kill and repel fleas, ticks and mosquitoes. If you have questions about any of these products, be sure to talk with your veterinarian. As with any product you use on your pet, always follow your veterinarian’s instructions and read the product label.

Virbac does not sell direct and products must be purchased through a licensed veterinarian or retailer.
 

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  • 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.

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

    IVERHART MAX Chewable Tablets is labeled for dogs and puppies 8 weeks of age and older.

    IVERHART MAX® (ivermectin/pyrantel pamoate/praziquantel) Chewable Tablets - For use in dogs only.  All dogs should be tested for heartworm infection before starting a preventive program. Use with caution in sick, debilitated, or underweight animals and dogs weighing less than 10 lbs. The safe use of this drug has not been evaluated in pregnant or lactating bitches. Adverse reactions following the use of ivermectin include: Depression/lethargy, vomiting, anorexia, diarrhea, mydriasis, ataxia, staggering, convulsions and hypersalivation.  For complete product information refer to the product insert.

  • How often do I give my dog SENTINEL® SPECTRUM® (milbemycin oxime/ lufenuron/ praziquantel)?

    For optimal flea and heartworm protection, you should give your dog SENTINEL SPECTRUM every 30 days.

    SENTINEL® SPECTRUM® (milbemycin oxime/lufenuron/praziquantel) - Dogs should be tested for heartworm prior to use. Mild hypersensitivity reactions have been noted in some dogs carrying a high number of circulating microfilariae. Treatment with fewer than 6 monthly doses after the last exposure to mosquitoes may not provide complete heartworm prevention. Please see full product label.

  • How often do I give my dog SENTINEL® (milbemycin oxime/lufenuron) FLAVOR TABS®?

    For optimal protection against 5 kinds of parasites, including fleas and heartworms, you should administer SENTINEL FLAVOR TABS every 30 days.

    SENTINEL® (milbemycin oxime/lufenuron) FLAVOR TABS® - Dogs should be tested for heartworm prior to use. In a small percentage of treated dogs, digestive, neurologic, and skin side effects may occur. 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.

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