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This product is given to dogs once a month for the prevention of heartworm disease. This product also protects against hookworms and roundworms in dogs. It is recommended by the American Heartworm Society that heartworm prevention be used year round. This product may also be used for purposes other than those listed in this guide.
Give this product exactly as directed by the veterinarian. If you do not understand the directions ask the pharmacist or veterinarian to explain them to you
Because humans can contract hookworm from animals, it is important to maintain good personal hygiene. It is also important to eliminate fleas on the pet and in the household and to not feed the pet rodents or uncooked meat or fish. To prevent reinfection, daily cleanup of stools is recommended.
Side effects of this product are rare at the recommended heartworm prevention dose. Higher doses in dogs may cause tremors, dilated pupils, and loss of body weight and death.