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IVERHART MAX® (ivermectin/pyrantel pamoate/praziquantel) Chewable Tablets

Heartworm infection is now found in all 50 states and prevalence is on the rise,1-3 so it’s more important than ever to encourage your clients to keep their dogs protected. Fortunately, IVERHART® Brand Products offer an effective, convenient, and affordable defense against parasites.

IVERHART MAX Tablets - The first heartworm preventative approved to treat and control tapeworms.

  • Prevent heartworm infection
  • Treat and control roundworms, hookworms, and even tapeworms
  • Available in 4 convenient tablet sizes that make it easy to prescribe the correct dose based on the dog’s weight
  • Offer broader coverage at a better value than other well-known heartworm preventatives

The IVERHART MAX® Chewable Tablets Guarantee

In the unlikely event that a dog tests positive for heartworms, roundworms, hookworms, or tapeworms while taking IVERHART MAX® Chewable Tablets according to label directions, Virbac will cover reasonable treatment costs.  For a positive heartworm case, Virbac will also provide a 1-year supply of IVERHART MAX Chewable Tablets at no cost.* 

*To be eligible for the guarantee, IVERHART MAX Chewable Tablets must be used according to label directions and the dog must meet certain criteria for approval.  Contact Technical Services at 1-800-338-3659 for further details.

For use in dogs only. All dogs should be tested for heartworm infection before starting a preventive program. Use with caution in sick, debilitated, or underweight animals and dogs weighing less than 10 lbs. The safe use of this drug has not been evaluated in pregnant or lactating bitches. Adverse reactions following the use of ivermectin include: Depression/lethargy, vomiting, anorexia, diarrhea, mydriasis, ataxia, staggering, convulsions and hypersalivation. For complete product information refer to the product insert.

References:

  1. Line S. Vet’s advice: Beware the rising risk of heartworms in dogs. Available at: http://usatoday30.usatoday.com/life/lifestyle/pets/2009-08-19-heartworms_N.htm. Accessed April 29, 2014.
  2. American Heartworm Society. Summary of the current canine guidelines for the prevention, diagnosis, and management of heartworm (Dirofilaria immitis) infection in dogs. Available at: https://heartwormsociety.org/images/pdf/Canine-Guidelines-Summary.pdf. Accessed January 26, 2015.
  3. Companion Animal Parasite Council (CAPC). Canine heartworm. Available at: http://www.capcvet.org/capc-recommendations/canine-heartworm. Accessed January 26, 2015.

Available Sizes

Description Product Number
6-mo prescription for dogs 6 to 12 lbs 0196DT
6-mo prescription for dogs 12.1 to 25 lbs 0196DS
6-mo prescription for dogs 25.1 to 50 lbs 0196DM
6-mo prescription for dogs 50.1 to 100 lbs 0196DL
IVERHART MAX<sup>®</sup> (ivermectin/pyrantel pamoate/praziquantel) Chewable Tablets

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IVERHART MAX<sup>®</sup> (ivermectin/pyrantel pamoate/praziquantel) Chewable Tablets
FAQs

What is the flavor source in IVERHART MAX® (ivermectin/pyrantel pamoate/praziquantel) Chewable Tablets?

IVERHART MAX Tablets contain an artificial beef flavoring made from pork liver powder.

Does an IVERHART MAX Tablet need to be chewed by a dog for it to be effective?

IVERHART MAX Tablets can be offered to the dog by hand or be added intact to a small amount of dog food.  Care should be taken that the dog consumes the complete dose, and the dog should be observed for a few minutes after administration to ensure that part of the dose is not lost or rejected. If it is suspected that any of the dose has been lost, redosing is recommended.

What are the labeled indications for IVERHART MAX Tablets?

IVERHART MAX Tablets prevent canine heartworm disease by eliminating the tissue stage of heartworm larvae (Dirofilaria immitis) for a month (30 days) after infection and for the treatment and control of roundworms (Toxocara canis, Toxascaris leonina), hookworms (Ancylostoma caninum, Uncinaria stenocephala, Ancylostoma braziliense), and tapeworms (Dipylidium caninum, Taenia pisiformis).

For use in dogs only.  All dogs should be tested for heartworm infection before starting a preventive program. Use with caution in sick, debilitated, or underweight animals and dogs weighing less than 10 lbs. The safe use of this drug has not been evaluated in pregnant or lactating bitches. Adverse reactions following the use of ivermectin include: Depression/lethargy, vomiting, anorexia, diarrhea, mydriasis, ataxia, staggering, convulsions and hypersalivation.  For complete product information refer to the product insert.

Can a pregnant or lactating dog consume IVERHART MAX Tablets?

The safe use of this drug has not been evaluated in pregnant or lactating dogs.

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