Iverhart Max Soft Chews (also known as pyrantel pamoate/ praziquantel / ivermectin/) is a bacon flavored soft chew for dogs. It should be administered monthly and is ivermectin-based. It is used to prevent heartworm disease from Dirofilaria immitis.
It controls and treats:
- Tapeworms (Dipylidium caninum, Taenia pisiformis)
- Hookworms (Ancylostoma caninum, Uncinaria stenocephala, Ancylostoma braziliense)
- Roundworms (Toxocara canis, Toxascaris leonina)
Depending on the weight of your dog, it comes in a supply of 6 soft chews to last 6 months or 12 soft chews to last 12 months.
What is Iverhart Max Soft Chews?
Iverhart Max Soft Chews are monthly soft chews for dogs for the prevention of heartworm disease and for the treatment and control of roundworms, hookworms, and tapeworms.
Who is Iverhart Max Soft Chews for?
Iverhart Max Soft Chews are intended for use in dogs only, aged 8 weeks or older.
Why use Iverhart Max Soft Chews?
Iverhart Max Soft Chews are:
- Used to prevent heartworm disease in dogs
- Effective in controlling and treating tapeworms, hookworms, and roundworms
- Available in a monthly dose
- FDA approved
- Made without beef but comes in a bacon flavored soft chew, safe for dogs with beef allergies
How does Iverhart Max Soft Chews work?
Iverhart Max Soft Chews' active ingredients include Praziquantel, Pyrantel Pamoate, and Ivermectin. This works by eliminating tapeworms, roundworms, and hookworms in the adult stage and prevents heart worms in tissue larval stage as shown in lab studies.
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- Pyrantel Pamoate
How is Iverhart Max Soft Chews sold?
Sold in 6 month supply (6 soft chews) or 12 month supply (12 soft chews) depending on your dogs weight as follows : Toy (Purple) 6.0-12 lbs, Small (Blue) 12.1-25 lbs, Medium (Green) 25.1-50 lbs, or Large (Brown) 50.1-100 lbs
What are the side effects of Iverhart Max Soft Chews?
Iverhart Max Chews had the following side effects in a field study:
- Difficulty swallowing
- Excessive salivation
- Water consumption increase
- Lip licking
- Decrease in appetite
What special precautions are there?
Keep this and all medication away from animals and children. For dogs weighing less than 10 pounds who are underweight, debilitated or sick, use caution. This medication has not been tested in lactating or pregnant bitches. Before beginning treatment with this medication, your dog should be tested for heart worm. This medication is not effective in adult heart worms.
What to do if overdose?
Contact your closest emergency pet hospital.
How can I store Iverhart Max Soft Chews?
Store in a dry and cool environment. 20°C - 25°C (68°F - 77°F).
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