You are buying a 6 pack of Nuheart for Small Dogs up to 25 lbs (up to 11 kgs). Nuheart is for the prevention of heartworm disease in dogs. This 6 pack (6 month supply) of Nuheart comes in a blue packet which represents small dogs up to 25 lbs (up to 11 kgs). Each tablet contains 68ug Ivermectin. Nuheart should be given to your dog in monthly intervals.
Treatment for heartworm should occur regularly at monthly intervals. If worm problems persist, consult a veterinarian.
Give your dog one tablet once a month on the same day or within a few days of the same day. If you miss giving a tablet in any month the prevention program may not be effective. If this happens, contact your veterinarian immediately for advice. To administer, remove one tablet from the blister card then return the card to it's container and store in a cupboard or drawer to protect the tablets from light. Give the tablet by placing it on the back of the dog's throat on top of the tongue and pushing it down the throat with your index finger. Alternatively dissolve the tablet in 5-10mls of warm water or other fluid and add to your pet's food. Ensure your pet consumes the entire dose. If the entire dose is not taken, give another tablet to ensure protection against heartworm infection. It is important to give Nuheart Tablets every month, preferably on the same date. if a tablet is missed by not more than 7 days, give a tablet immediately and resume the monthly dosing program.
If the dog is infested with adult heartworm and microfilariae when the treatment with Nuheart Tablets is commenced, adverse reactions may result. It is important to have your dog checked by your veterinarian prior to treatment with Nuheart Tablets. Nuheart Tablets have a wide margin of safety for most dogs but in particular breeds especially with Collie dogs and Border Collies some adverse reactions may occur. If, after treatment with Nuheart Tablets, the dog develops some untoward effects immediately contact your local veterinarian for advice.