Heartgard is a monthly pet medication for the prevention of heartworm disease. Heartgard is 100% effective against heartworms; and it controls roundworms and hookworms. Heartgard treats and controls more effectively than the next leading brand and is veterinarian recommended. Heartgard is approved for puppies and kittens as young as 6 weeks of age.
StorageStore this product at room temperature. Keep out of reach of children.
What happens if I miss giving a dose: Give the missed dose as soon as you remember. Do not give a double dose of the medication.
What happens if I overdose the pet: Seek emergency veterinary medical treatment. In cats, symptoms of overdose may include disorientation, tremors, incoordination, and blindness.
What should I avoid while giving Heartgard to my pet: 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 house and to not feed the pet rodents or uncooked meat or fish. To prevent reinfection, daily cleanup of stools is recommended.
What are the possible side effects of Heartgard: Side effects of Heartgard are rare at the recommended heartworm prevention dose. Side effects that may occur in cats include agitation, loss of appetite, staggering, dilated pupils, tremors, blindness and disorientation.
What other drugs will affect Heartgard: Do not give Heartgard to your pet if already taking another heartworm medication.