Heartgard for Dogs - Heartworm Medicine
CanadaVet does not stock Heartgard in the tablet form at this time. We do have the Heartgard in the chewable version. Some alternatives to Heartgard Tabs are:
- Heartgard Plus for dogs - Heartguard Plus is a meat flavored chewable for the control of heartwormas well as intestinal worms in dogs.
- Generic Heartgard Tab ( Nuheart ) - these tablets contain exactly the same active ingredient as Heartgard tablets - Ivermectin, for the control of heartworm in dogs. They are an economical alternative to Heartgard Tablets.
- Proheart tabs for Dogs - Proheart tablets contain Moxidectin. These tablets are given monthly to prevent heartworm.
- Dimmitrol for dogs - Dimmitrol is a daily tablet containing the active ingredient Diethycarbamazine or DEC,for the prevention of heartworm disease in dogs. DEC is also effective against lungworm in dogs. DEC was sold in the US under the brand names Filaribits and Nemacide.