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Nuheart Ivermectin for Dogs
Nuheart Heartworm tablets for Dogs with active ingredient Ivermectin is a monthly tablet used for the prevention of heartworm disease in dogs. It is a generic version of the Heartgard tablets. The active ingredient - Ivermectin is exactly the same as in Heartgard and each tablet contains exactly the same amount of ingredient. The tablets are meat flavored and are readily accepted by dogs. For difficult dogs Nuheart tablets can be dissolved in a small amount of water (or pounded into fine powder) to mix in the pet's food. Nuheart Heartworm tablets for Dogs are given once a month for the prevention of heartworm disease caused by the parasitic worm Dirofilaria Immitis in dogs. Nuheart eliminates the heartworm larvae that infect the dog during the previous month. Heartworm is spread by infected mosquitoes and the one of the most common to dog since its birth. Treatment should start, young and early, by the first assessment by the your local vet to ascertain the appropriate age to start heartworm control.
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Directions for Use
Nuheart Heartworm tablets for Dogs (Ivermectin) is given once a month year round for the prevention of heartworm disease. The usual dose of ivermectin in dogs up to 11 kg is 68mcg – 1 tablet from blue pack, for 12 to 22 kg is 136mcg – 1 tablet from green pack and for 23 to 45 kg is 272mcg – 1 tablet from the red pack. Dogs over 45 kg are given a combination of the tablets.
This medication should not be used in animals allergic to it. Heartworm testing should be performed prior to the start of prevention therapy. If the animal is off ivermectin for 6 months or less, start the medication and test after 6 months since microfilaria, which take 6 months to mature, may result in a positive test result.
Possible Side Effects
The side effects of Ivermectin are rare at the recommended dosage. Nuheart has a wide margin of safety for all sizes and breeds of dogs. It is approved for use in puppies as young as 6 weeks, small dogs regardless of weight, pregnant or breeding bitches and stud dogs. Transient diarrhea has been observed in clinical trials after treatment of some dogs that have high circulating microfilariae.