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Marilyn
Posted 1 week ago
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QUESTION
Does Milbeguard treat or prevent tapeworms?
ANSWERS (1)
There is no coverage for tapeworms with Milbeguard. Milbeguard covers Heartworms, roundworms, hookworms and whipworms.
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Lilli Rph
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Mickey
Posted 2 months ago
Posted 2 months ago
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You have two conflicting answers to the question, "Where is this made?" One answer says, Canada, the other says Kansas. Which is it?
ANSWERS (1)
Thank you for your question. Thank you for your question. This product is made by Ceva Animal Health . The company’s North American headquarters are located in Lenexa, Kansas. The global headquarters is located in Libourne, France. They are based in 46 countries supporting business in over 110 countries across the world.
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Kathryn
Posted 2 months ago
Posted 2 months ago
QUESTION
My dog is almost 11lbs. Which one should I use
ANSWERS (1)
Thank you for your question. The medication is to be administered based on your pets weight. Consult your veterinarian for the recommended dosage based on your pets current weight, breed and if your pets weight fluctuates.
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Kathy
Posted 2 months ago
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My lab puppy weighs 44 pounds at 6 months. If the Milbeguard is a 6 month supply, what happens if she outgrows the dosage?
ANSWERS (1)
Most veterinarians recommend purchasing single doses until the pet is fully grown. We do not offer generic Milbeguard in single doses; however, we do carry the brand name version which is Interceptor in single doses.
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I'm have an autoship for this prescription through my veterinarian presently. If I order from you, will you cancel my current autoship, or do I have to do it?
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Thank you for your question. You would be responsible for canceling your autoship you have setup with your veterinarian.
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Unfortunately, prescriptions cannot be faxed or emailed by law. Faxes and email prescriptions are only legal if sent directly from the doctor.
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Almostanark
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Where is this generic manufactured?
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This is manufactured in Canada
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Angie
Posted 5 months ago
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What does this product cover?
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Thank you for your question. MilbeGuard prevents heartworm disease, controls adult hookworm infection, and removes and controls adult roundworms and whipworms in dogs and puppies. It also prevents heartworm disease and removes adult roundworms and hookworms in cats and kittens.
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What is MilbeGuard - Generic to Interceptor?

MilbeGuard is a once-a-month tablet that prevents heartworm disease, controls adult hookworm infection, and removes and controls adult roundworms and whipworms in dogs and puppies. It also prevents heartworm disease and removes adult roundworms and hookworms in cats and kittens. MilbeGuard is a generic to Interceptor and requires a prescription from your veterinarian.

For:

Dogs and puppies (4 weeks of age or older, weighing 2 lbs or more), Cats and kittens (6 weeks of age or older, weighing 1.5 lbs or more)

Benefits:

  • Prevents heartworm disease in dogs and cats
  • Controls adult hookworm infection in dogs
  • Removes and controls adult roundworms and whipworms in dogs
  • Removes adult roundworms and hookworms in cats
  • Tasty, beef-flavored tablet
  • Monthly dosage

How does MilbeGuard work?

When administered orally according to the recommended dosage schedule, MilbeGuard eliminates the tissue stage of heartworm larvae and the adult stage of hookworm, roundworm, and whipworm infestations in dogs and eliminates the tissue stage of heartworm larvae, hookworms and roundworms in cats. The anthelmintic (antiparasitic) activity of milbemycin oxime is believed to be a result of interference with the invertebrates' neurotransmission.

Cautions:

Do not use in puppies less than 4 weeks of age or weighing less than 2 lbs. Do not use in kittens less than 6 weeks of age or weighing less than 1.5 lbs. The safety of MilbeGuard in heartworm positive cats hasn't been established. The safety of MilbeGuard in breeding, pregnant, and lactating cats hasn't been established.

Brand Name:

MilbeGuard (Ceva)

Generic Name:

milbemycin oxime

What is the most important thing I should know about MilbeGuard?

MilbeGuard is a generic to Interceptor and requires a prescription from your veterinarian. Prior to using MilbeGuard, dogs should be tested for existing heartworm infections. MilbeGuard is an oral medication that should be administered monthly.

What should I discuss with my veterinarian before giving MilbeGuard to my pet?

Tell your veterinarian if your cat is breeding, pregnant, or lactating. Let your veterinarian know if your pet is currently using another heartworm preventive product.

How should MilbeGuard be given?

Give your pet MilbeGuard exactly as directed by your veterinarian. MilbeGuard should be given orally, once a month, preferably on the same date each month. MilbeGuard can be given with food. The tablets can be broken for easier administration. Watch your pet closely to make sure the entire dose has been consumed. If it isn't entirely consumed, redose once with the full recommended dose as soon as possible.

What are the potential side effects of MilbeGuard?

Adverse reactions of MilbeGuard in dogs can include depression/lethargy, vomiting, ataxia (impaired balance or coordination), anorexia, diarrhea, convulsions, weakness and hypersalivation. There are no reported adverse reactions of MilbeGuard for cats.

What happens if I miss giving a dose of MilbeGuard?

If a dose is missed and a 30-day interval between dosing is exceeded, administer MilbeGuard immediately and resume the monthly dosing schedule.

What happens if I overdose my pet on MilbeGuard?

If an overdose is suspected, contact your veterinarian immediately.

What other drugs will affect MilbeGuard?

Consult with your veterinarian before giving your pet any other medications while using MilbeGuard.

MilbeGuard Directions:

  • Administer MilbeGuard exactly as directed by your veterinarian.
  • MilbeGuard can be given with food.
  • The tablet can be broken for ease of administration.
  • Watch your pet closely to make sure the entire dose has been consumed.
Tip:

Always provide your pet with fresh drinking water.

MilbeGuard Dosage:

MilbeGuard Dosage for Cats
Weight Dosage
1.5-6 lbs Give one tablet by mouth once a month (Blue)
6.1-12 lbs Give one tablet by mouth once a month (Purple)
12.1-25 lbs Give one tablet by mouth once a month (Red)
Over 25 lbs Give the appropriate combination of tablets by mouth
MilbeGuard Dosage for Dogs
Weight Dosage
2-10 lbs Give one tablet by mouth once a month (Yellow)
11-25 lbs Give one tablet by mouth once a month (Blue)
26-50 lbs Give one tablet by mouth once a month (Purple)
51-100 lbs Give one tablet by mouth once a month (Red)
Over 100 lbs Give the appropriate combination of tablets by mouth
MilbeGuard Dosage for Horses
Horses
Do not use!

Storage:

Store at room temperature. Keep out of the reach of children and pets.

MilbeGuard Ingredients:

MilbeGuard (Yellow)
Active Ingredients (per tablet) Amount
milbemycin oxime 2.3 mg
MilbeGuard (Blue)
Active Ingredients (per tablet) Amount
milbemycin oxime 5.75 mg
MilbeGuard (Purple)
Active Ingredients (per tablet) Amount
milbemycin oxime 11.5 mg
MilbeGuard (Red)
Active Ingredients (per tablet) Amount
milbemycin oxime 23.0 mg

What is MilbeGuard - Generic to Interceptor?

MilbeGuard is a once-a-month tablet that prevents heartworm disease, controls adult hookworm infection, and removes and controls adult roundworms and whipworms in dogs and puppies. It also prevents heartworm disease and removes adult roundworms and hookworms in cats and kittens. MilbeGuard is a generic to Interceptor and requires a prescription from your veterinarian.

For:

Dogs and puppies (4 weeks of age or older, weighing 2 lbs or more), Cats and kittens (6 weeks of age or older, weighing 1.5 lbs or more)

Benefits:

  • Prevents heartworm disease in dogs and cats
  • Controls adult hookworm infection in dogs
  • Removes and controls adult roundworms and whipworms in dogs
  • Removes adult roundworms and hookworms in cats
  • Tasty, beef-flavored tablet
  • Monthly dosage

How does MilbeGuard work?

When administered orally according to the recommended dosage schedule, MilbeGuard eliminates the tissue stage of heartworm larvae and the adult stage of hookworm, roundworm, and whipworm infestations in dogs and eliminates the tissue stage of heartworm larvae, hookworms and roundworms in cats. The anthelmintic (antiparasitic) activity of milbemycin oxime is believed to be a result of interference with the invertebrates' neurotransmission.

Cautions:

Do not use in puppies less than 4 weeks of age or weighing less than 2 lbs. Do not use in kittens less than 6 weeks of age or weighing less than 1.5 lbs. The safety of MilbeGuard in heartworm positive cats hasn't been established. The safety of MilbeGuard in breeding, pregnant, and lactating cats hasn't been established.

Brand Name:

MilbeGuard (Ceva)

Generic Name:

milbemycin oxime

What is the most important thing I should know about MilbeGuard?

MilbeGuard is a generic to Interceptor and requires a prescription from your veterinarian. Prior to using MilbeGuard, dogs should be tested for existing heartworm infections. MilbeGuard is an oral medication that should be administered monthly.

What should I discuss with my veterinarian before giving MilbeGuard to my pet?

Tell your veterinarian if your cat is breeding, pregnant, or lactating. Let your veterinarian know if your pet is currently using another heartworm preventive product.

How should MilbeGuard be given?

Give your pet MilbeGuard exactly as directed by your veterinarian. MilbeGuard should be given orally, once a month, preferably on the same date each month. MilbeGuard can be given with food. The tablets can be broken for easier administration. Watch your pet closely to make sure the entire dose has been consumed. If it isn't entirely consumed, redose once with the full recommended dose as soon as possible.

What are the potential side effects of MilbeGuard?

Adverse reactions of MilbeGuard in dogs can include depression/lethargy, vomiting, ataxia (impaired balance or coordination), anorexia, diarrhea, convulsions, weakness and hypersalivation. There are no reported adverse reactions of MilbeGuard for cats.

What happens if I miss giving a dose of MilbeGuard?

If a dose is missed and a 30-day interval between dosing is exceeded, administer MilbeGuard immediately and resume the monthly dosing schedule.

What happens if I overdose my pet on MilbeGuard?

If an overdose is suspected, contact your veterinarian immediately.

What other drugs will affect MilbeGuard?

Consult with your veterinarian before giving your pet any other medications while using MilbeGuard.

MilbeGuard Directions:

  • Administer MilbeGuard exactly as directed by your veterinarian.
  • MilbeGuard can be given with food.
  • The tablet can be broken for ease of administration.
  • Watch your pet closely to make sure the entire dose has been consumed.
Tip:

Always provide your pet with fresh drinking water.

MilbeGuard Dosage:

MilbeGuard Dosage for Cats
Weight Dosage
1.5-6 lbs Give one tablet by mouth once a month (Blue)
6.1-12 lbs Give one tablet by mouth once a month (Purple)
12.1-25 lbs Give one tablet by mouth once a month (Red)
Over 25 lbs Give the appropriate combination of tablets by mouth
MilbeGuard Dosage for Dogs
Weight Dosage
2-10 lbs Give one tablet by mouth once a month (Yellow)
11-25 lbs Give one tablet by mouth once a month (Blue)
26-50 lbs Give one tablet by mouth once a month (Purple)
51-100 lbs Give one tablet by mouth once a month (Red)
Over 100 lbs Give the appropriate combination of tablets by mouth
MilbeGuard Dosage for Horses
Horses
Do not use!

Storage:

Store at room temperature. Keep out of the reach of children and pets.

MilbeGuard Ingredients:

MilbeGuard (Yellow)
Active Ingredients (per tablet) Amount
milbemycin oxime 2.3 mg
MilbeGuard (Blue)
Active Ingredients (per tablet) Amount
milbemycin oxime 5.75 mg
MilbeGuard (Purple)
Active Ingredients (per tablet) Amount
milbemycin oxime 11.5 mg
MilbeGuard (Red)
Active Ingredients (per tablet) Amount
milbemycin oxime 23.0 mg
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Great product
Dogs do great on it, works well,and saves me Money for my Fur Babies
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Marilyn
Posted 1 week ago
Posted 1 week ago
QUESTION
Does Milbeguard treat or prevent tapeworms?
ANSWERS (1)
There is no coverage for tapeworms with Milbeguard. Milbeguard covers Heartworms, roundworms, hookworms and whipworms.
Author avatar
Lilli Rph
Posted 1 week ago
Posted 1 week ago
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Mickey
Posted 2 months ago
Posted 2 months ago
QUESTION
You have two conflicting answers to the question, "Where is this made?" One answer says, Canada, the other says Kansas. Which is it?
ANSWERS (1)
Thank you for your question. Thank you for your question. This product is made by Ceva Animal Health . The company’s North American headquarters are located in Lenexa, Kansas. The global headquarters is located in Libourne, France. They are based in 46 countries supporting business in over 110 countries across the world.
Author avatar
Crystal RPTechnician
Posted 4 weeks ago
Posted 4 weeks ago
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Author avatar
Kathryn
Posted 2 months ago
Posted 2 months ago
QUESTION
My dog is almost 11lbs. Which one should I use
ANSWERS (1)
Thank you for your question. The medication is to be administered based on your pets weight. Consult your veterinarian for the recommended dosage based on your pets current weight, breed and if your pets weight fluctuates.
Author avatar
Crystal RPTechnician
Posted 4 weeks ago
Posted 4 weeks ago
Helpful?

Author avatar
Kathy
Posted 2 months ago
Posted 2 months ago
QUESTION
My lab puppy weighs 44 pounds at 6 months. If the Milbeguard is a 6 month supply, what happens if she outgrows the dosage?
ANSWERS (1)
Most veterinarians recommend purchasing single doses until the pet is fully grown. We do not offer generic Milbeguard in single doses; however, we do carry the brand name version which is Interceptor in single doses.
Author avatar
Lisa M
Posted 2 months ago
Posted 2 months ago
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DebbieH
Posted 2 months ago
Posted 2 months ago
QUESTION
I'm have an autoship for this prescription through my veterinarian presently. If I order from you, will you cancel my current autoship, or do I have to do it?
ANSWERS (1)
Thank you for your question. You would be responsible for canceling your autoship you have setup with your veterinarian.
Author avatar
Crystal RPTechnician
Posted 2 months ago
Posted 2 months ago
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Rachel
Posted 3 months ago
Posted 3 months ago
QUESTION
Do I have to mail my prescription? Is there a way to fax it or email it instead?
ANSWERS (1)
Unfortunately, prescriptions cannot be faxed or emailed by law. Faxes and email prescriptions are only legal if sent directly from the doctor.
Author avatar
Lisa M
Posted 4 weeks ago
Posted 4 weeks ago
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Almostanark
Posted 3 months ago
Posted 3 months ago
QUESTION
Where is this generic manufactured?
ANSWERS (1)
This is manufactured in Canada
Author avatar
Kelly Paterson PharmD
Posted 3 months ago
Posted 3 months ago
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Author avatar
Angie
Posted 5 months ago
Posted 5 months ago
QUESTION
What does this product cover?
ANSWERS (1)
Thank you for your question. MilbeGuard prevents heartworm disease, controls adult hookworm infection, and removes and controls adult roundworms and whipworms in dogs and puppies. It also prevents heartworm disease and removes adult roundworms and hookworms in cats and kittens.
Author avatar
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Posted 5 months ago
Posted 5 months ago
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