Use only as directed. Do not allow
children to handle or administer this medication.
The recommended dose of Tri-Heart Plus
is 2.72 mcg of ivermectin per pound of body weight, and 2.27 mg of pyrantel
per pound of body weight.
- Remove a single chewable
tablet from the blister card.
- Offer the tablet by hand.
If your dog rejects this method of administration, hide the whole tablet
in a small piece of dry food or place the tablet against the back of
your dog's mouth for forced swallowing.
- Give dogs weighing up to
25 lbs. one tablet of Tri-Heart Plus Blue.
- Give dogs weighing 26-50
lbs. one tablet of Tri-Heart Plus Green.
- Give dogs weighing 51-100
lbs one tablet of Tri-Heart Plus Brown.
- Consult your veterinarian
about the appropriate dose for dogs weighing more than 100 lbs.
- Watch your dog for several
minutes following administration of the tablet to ensure the entire
dose is swallowed. Redose if any of the tablet is rejected or lost.
Frequency of Use:
Tri-Heart Plus should be given every
month all year to fully protect against heartworm disease and infection
with hookworms and ascarids.
Prevention against heartworms requires
monthly treatment during mosquito season, with the first dose being
given within 30 days of mosquito exposure and the last dose being given
within 30 days of the dog's last exposure for the season.
Store Tri-Heart Plus at controlled
room temperature, away from sources of light.
It is a violation of Federal Law
to use this product in a manner inconsistent with its labeling.
Tri-Heart Plus Blue (Dogs up to
25 lbs.): Ivermectin 68 mcg, Pyrantel 57 mg
Tri-Heart Plus Green (Dogs 26-50
lbs.): Ivermectin 136 mcg, Pyrantel 114 mg
Tri-Heart Plus Brown (Dogs 51-100
lbs.): Ivermectin 272 mcg, Pyrantel 227 mg
Keep this product out of reach of children
and animals. Do not use or store in or near open flame or heat.
All dogs should undergo testing for
existing heartworm infection before beginning treatment with Tri-Heart
Tri-Heart Plus is intended for use
in dogs only. Do not give to humans or other animals.
CAUTION: Waiting too long between
doses can reduce the effectiveness of Tri-Heart Plus and leave your
pet vulnerable to heartworm disease.
In the event of human ingestion, seek
emergency medical attention or contact a poison control center immediately.
Tri-Heart Plus may cause lethargy,
depression, diarrhea, hypersalivation, ataxia, vomiting, anorexia, staggering,
mydriasis, and convulsions.
Collie breeds may be more sensitive
to elevated levels of ivermectin than other breeds.
Warranty and Manufacturer Information:
TRI-HEART® PLUS CHEWABLE TABLETS
Dogs Heartworm Treatment & Preventative
Intervet/Schering-Plough Animal Health
For technical assistance, call Schering-Plough
Animal Health Corp. 1-800-224-5318.
Manufactured for: Schering-Plough Animal
Health Corp., Union, NJ 07083
Manufactured by: Heska Corporation,
Des Moines, IA 50327
© 2005 Heska Corporation all rights
Tri-Heart is a registered trademark
of Schering-Plough Veterinary Corporation
ANADA 200-338, Approved by FDA.
NAC No.: 10472383