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Interceptor Plus
MilbeGuard - Generic to Interceptor
Prevents Heartworm Disease checkmark checkmark
Roundworms X mark checkmark
Hookworms checkmark checkmark
Whipworms checkmark checkmark
Tapeworms checkmark X mark
Fleas X mark X mark
Other Parasites X mark Removes and controls whipworms in dogs and puppies
Safe for Breeding, Pregnant or Nursing Pets The safety of Interceptor Plus has not been evaluated in dogs used for breeding or in lactating females. N/A
Age/Weight Requirements Over 6 weeks of age and weighing more than 2 lbs Dogs: 4 weeks of age or older, weighing 2 lbs or greater
Cats: 6 weeks of age or older, weighing 1.5 lbs or greater
Rx Prescription Required checkmark checkmark
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Usage Interceptor Plus Usage MilbeGuard - Generic to Interceptor Usage
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Veterinarian Review (Michael Dym, VMD) Interceptor plus ia a wonderful chewable monthly heartworm preventative pill that is easy to administer and comes in a convenient range of four weight categories. In recent years we have been seeing increasing amounts of beef allergies in our animal patients. Many of the heartworm preventative medications over the years have been made with beef flavoring, which can be a problem in many allergic dogs. There have been also increasing demands by clientele to include additional monthly protection against other intestinal worms, especially tapeworms, which are often carried by fleas and/or transmitted from the feces of other animals, and which may cause hidden digestive tract disease in affected animals. With the addition of praziquantel, this product provides this additional protection. The versatile main ingredient milbemycin, not only prevents heartworms, but treats, controls and prevents most other intestinal worms, including roundworms, hookworms, and whipworms, with the latter parasite, being very difficult to rid dogs of, making prevention a key for this pesky intestinal parasite. Most dogs readily accept this tasty chicken-flavored chew, with only a rare dog having a mild digestive tract reaction in my experience. Given the broad spectrum coverage and efficacy of this complete monthly worm preventative, I give this product an overall rating of a 4.5 (out of 5), with an ease of administering of 5 (out of 5). Coming soon
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