Interceptor Flavor Tabs helps control adult hookworms, prevent heartworm disease and removes adult roundworms and whipworm infections in dogs. What is Interceptor Flavor Tabs? Interceptor Flavor Tabs are a palatable once-a-month tablet that prevents heartworm disease, controls adult hookworms, and removes and controls adult roundworms and whipworm infections in dogs. Interceptor for cats is the only oral monthly preventative that protects against heartworms and removes adult roundworms and adult hookworms. What are the benefits of Interceptor Flavor Tabs? Prevents heartworm disease in dogs and cats Controls adult hookworm Removes and controls adult roundworm and whipworm infections Once-a-month tablet Formulated for: Dogs and cats How is this medication given? Use as directed by your veterinarian. How does this medication work? Eliminates the tissue stage of heartworm larvae and the adult stage of hookworm (Ancylostoma caninum), roundworms (Toxocara canis, Toxascaris leonina) and whipworm (Trichuris vulpis) infestations when administered orally according to the recommended dosage schedule. The anthelmintic activity of milbemycin oxime is believed to be a result of interference with invertebrate neurotransmission. What form(s) does Interceptor Flavor Tabs come in? Tablet Common Brand Name: Interceptor Generic Name: Milbemycin Oxime Dose and Administration: Use according to your veterinarian's instructions. Possible Side Effects: Side effects of Interceptor are rare although some animals may exhibit depression, drowsiness, vomiting, loss of appetite, diarrhea, hyper salivation, seizures and weakness. If these or other symptoms develop contact your veterinarian. Drug and Food Interactions: While Interceptor is safe to use in dogs at risk for MDRI-allele mutation (Australian Shepherds, Collies, Shelties, etc.), unless tested normal, caution is advised if your pet is also being given amiodarone (Cordarone), azole antifungals such as ketoconazole, carvedilol (Coreg), cyclosporine (Atopica), diltiazem (Cardizem), erythromycin (Ery-Tabs) or clarithromycin (Biaxin), quinidine, spironolactone (Aldactone), tamoxifen, and verapamil (Calan). Do not give Interceptor to your pet if your pet is already taking an alternate heartworm medication. Precautions: Since humans can contract hookworm and roundworm from animals, you should maintain good personal hygiene. To prevent reinfection, cleaning up stool daily is recommended. Don't give your pet Interceptor if you are already administering another heartworm preventative. Storage: Keep in a cool, dry place. A prescription from your veterinarian is required to purchase Interceptor Flavor Tabs. Size: 2-10 lbs.
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