Tri-Heart Plus Chewable Tablets prevent canine heartworm disease resulting from Dirofilaria immitis. They also control and treat hookworms (Ancylostoma braziliense, Uncinaria stenocephala, and Ancylostoma caninum) and roundworms/ascarids (Toxascaris leonina and Toxocara canis). This medication and Heartgard Plus contain the same active ingredients (Pyrantel and Ivermectin).
Who is Tri-Heart Plus Chewable Tablets for?
For use in puppies (ages 6 weeks and up) and dogs.
Why use Tri-Heart Plus Chewable Tablets?
Tri-Heart Plus Chewable Tablets contain Pyrantel and Ivermectin to prevent heartworms, along with other harmful parasites. These tablets are proven, easily-administered, and cost-effective.
How does Tri-Heart Plus Chewable Tablets work?
These chewable Pyrantel and Ivermectin tablets prevent your dog from getting heartworm disease. They eliminate heartworm larvae (Dirofilaria immitis) in the tissue stage for a full month following infection. They also control and treat roundworms (ascarids - Toxascaris leonina and Toxocara canis) and hookworms (Ancylostoma braziliense, Uncinaria stenocephala, and Ancylostoma caninum).
Merck Animal Health
Active ingredient(s): Ivermectin/Pyrantel
How is Tri-Heart Plus Chewable Tablets sold?
Sold in 6 or 12 month supplies based on your dog's weight. Boxes are color coded as follows:
- Blue: 1-25 lbs
- Green: 26-50 lbs
- Brown: 51-100 lbs
What are the side effects of Tri-Heart Plus Chewable Tablets?
The most frequently reported adverse reactions include:
In a low percentage of treated dogs, neurological or digestive effects could occur.
What special precautions are there?
- Keep away from children.
- If accidental human ingestion occurs, seek emergency medical attention.
- Your dog should be tested for existing heartworms prior to Tri-Heart treatment. This medication is not effective against adult heartworms. Infected dogs should be treated to remove adult heartworms and their microfilariae prior to treatment with Tri-Heart.
What to do if overdose?
Contact your closest emergency animal hospital.
You may also contact Merck Animal Health Pharmacovigilance: Companion Animal Technical Services, 800-224-5318.
How can I store Tri-Heart Plus Chewable Tablets?
Store in a dry and cool environment.