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Heartworm medications (heartworm medicines) for dogs and cats

 
 
 
 

Heartworm Medications FOR DOGS — All Require a Prescription

 

Product

Active Ingredients

Minimum Age

Heartworm

Fleas

 

Ticks

Intestinal Worms

 

Ear Mites

Oral or

Topical

 

Tested as Safe for Pregnant or Breeding

Iverhart Plus

Ivermectin

Pyrantel

6 weeks

HW

 

 

Rounds

Hooks

 

Oral

Safe

Heartgard

 

Ivermectin

6 weeks

HW

 

 

 

 

Oral

Safe

Heartgard Plus

Ivermectin

Pyrantel

6 weeks

HW

 

 

Rounds

Hooks

 

Oral

Safe

Heartgard

Heartgard Chewables

Ivermectin

6 weeks

HW

 

 

 

 

Oral

Safe

Interceptor

Milbemycin

4 weeks

HW

 

 

Rounds

Hooks

Whips

 

Oral

Safe

Revolution

Selamectin

6 weeks

HW

Adult

Ticks

Ear Mites

Topical

Safe

Sentinel

Milbemycin

Lufenuron

4 weeks

2 pounds

HW

Eggs

 

Rounds

Hooks

Whips

 

Oral

Safe

 

Heartworm Medications FOR CATS — All Require a Prescription

 

Product

Active Ingredients

Minimum Age

Heartworm

Fleas

 

Ticks

Intestinal Worms

 

Ear Mites

Oral or

Topical

 

Tested as Safe for Pregnant or Breeding

Heartgard

Heartgard Chewables

Ivermectin

6 weeks

HW

 

 

Hooks

 

Oral

Safe

Interceptor

Milbemycin

6 weeks

HW

 

 

Rounds

Hooks

 

Oral

Safe

Revolution

Selamectin

8 weeks

HW

Adult

Egg

Ticks

Rounds

Hooks

Ear Mites

Topical

Safe

 
 

Check out our Heartworm disease FAQ section.

This information is for educational purposes only and is intended to be a supplement to, and not a substitute for, the expertise and professional judgment of your veterinarian. The information is NOT to be used for diagnosis or treatment of your pet. You should always consult your own veterinarian for specific advice concerning the treatment of your pet.

The information about medications is not intended to cover all possible uses, directions, precautions, warnings, allergic reactions, drug interactions or adverse effects, nor should it be construed to indicate that use of a particular drug is safe, appropriate or effective for your pet. It is not a substitute for a veterinary exam, and it does not replace the need for services provided by your veterinarian.

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