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Interceptor Plus Chewable Tablets for Dogs, 2-8 lbs (Orange Box)

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Description

Your furry friend must have a current heartworm test result on file with your veterinarian in order to be prescribed heartworm medication. Please visit your veterinarian to have this test performed annually to protect your four-legged friend. Interceptor Plus is a monthly, broad-spectrum parasiticide prescribed by your vet to help prevent heartworm disease. Plus, it treats and controls adult roundworm, adult hookworm, adult whipworm and adult tapeworm. It comes in a tasty, chewable tablet, making dosing easy for you and your pet.

Uses

This broad-spectrum parasiticide medication is formulated for the prevention of heartworm disease and for the treatment and control of common intestinal parasites. Some of these parasites may include adult roundworms, hookworms, whipworms, and tapeworms.

Possible Side Effects

Please contact your veterinarian if the following adverse reactions occur: vomiting, diarrhea, depression/lethargy, ataxia, anorexia, convulsions, weakness, and salvation.

Drug & Food Interactions

Talk to your veterinarian about any other drugs your pet is taking before starting this medication.

Precautions

Treatment with fewer than six monthly doses after the last exposure to mosquitoes may not provide complete heartworm prevention. Please consult your veterinarian for use in pets used for breeding or in lactating females. Not for use in humans. Keep this and all drugs out of the reach of children.

Dosage Chart

Color on BoxWeight RangeStrengthDosageProduct Page
Orange2-8 lbs2.3 mg Milbemycin Oxime & 22.8 mg PraziquantelAdminister orally once a month✓-Click Here
Green8.1-25 lbs5.75 mg Milbemycin Oxime & 57 mg PraziquantelAdminister orally once a month✓-Click Here
Yellow25.1-50 lbs11.5 mg Milbemycin Oxime & 114 mg PraziquantelAdminister orally once a month✓-Click Here
Blue50.1-100 lbs23 mg Milbemycin Oxime & 228 mg PraziquantelAdminister orally once a month✓-Click Here
  1. Prescribing Information

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  • Item Number
    146136
  • Common Brand Name(s)
    Interceptor Plus
  • For Use With
    Dogs
  • Generic Name
    Milbemycin Oxime, Praziquantel
  • Administration Form
    Oral
  • Brand
    Elanco
  • Breed Size
    Extra Small & Toy Breeds
  • Lifestage
    Puppy, Adult, Senior
  • Product Form
    Chewable Tablet
  • Strength
    2.3 mg Milbemycin Oxime and 22.8 mg Praziquantel
  • Health Condition
    Heartworms, Hookworms, Roundworms, Whipworms, Tapeworms
  • Drug Type
    Parasiticide
Ingredients
Ingredients

2.3 mg Milbemycin Oxime and 22.8 mg Praziquantel.

Instructions
Recommended Dosage

Administer orally, once a month. Consult your veterinarian for proper dosing instructions.

Storage Instructions

Store at room temperature, between 59° - 77°F. .

FAQ

How To Give Your Dog Interceptor Plus

Interceptor Plus (milbemycin oxime/praziquantel) is a chewable tablet flavored with real chicken that you give to your dog once a month, every month. Its overall acceptability is 96.6%, which makes dosing easy.

You can give Interceptor Plus to your dog by hand or add it to a small amount of dog food. Administer the chewables in a manner that encourages your dog to chew, rather than to swallow without chewing. If your dog normally swallows treats whole, you may break the chewables into pieces and feed them to your dog.

Make sure that your dog consumes the complete dose, and observe your pet for a few minutes after administration to ensure that no part of the dose is lost or rejected. If you suspect that any of the dose has been lost, redosing is recommended.

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  • 5 out of 5 stars

    Perfect for toy-small breeds

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    I started using this appx. 5 years ago. First attraction was the limited weight class. I have a 7lb min pin & just wasn't comfortable using a heartworm prevention that went as high as 25lb weight class. Bonus is that it gives protection against various worms as well. It's chewable and my dog has no issue eating it. Very well tolerated too.

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  • 5 out of 5 stars

    ONLY HEARTWORM TREATMENT THAT TAKES CARE OF TAPE WORMS TOO

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    If you dog is an outdoor dog like mine are, this is the best heart worm med for you. If your dogs catch squirrels, rabbits, groundhogs etc, they will get tapeworm. Interceptor Plus get those as well.

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  • 4 out of 5 stars

    She likes them

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    We were having trouble getting her heart gard down her, she didn’t like them. We would chop it into little pieces tried putting peanut butter on it, but that didn’t work. The vet gave us a sample of interceptor plus and she eat it with no problem.

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  • 5 out of 5 stars

    It really works!

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    I have tried others and my girls had adverse reactions...no issues with the Interceptor. It’s nice to know they are protected.

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  • 5 out of 5 stars

    Vet recommended

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    We give this to our toy poodle mix based on our vet's recommendation. So far no heartworm problems.

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  • 5 out of 5 stars

    Needed additional Interceptor Plus

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    After going to my vet for her annual checkup I found out she grew and gain weight so I had to order the 2-8lbs of Interceptor. You called my vet and the Interceptor was delivered no problem Great service thank you

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  • 5 out of 5 stars

    Fast and great products

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    I never have to constantly check my email for arrival. Shipping is fast and I especially love the discount for automatic shipping.

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  • 5 out of 5 stars

    Good for Sam GI sensitive

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    This works well for Sam. I am very happy with this Heart worm medicine. This medicine he doesn't throw up. and it doesn't make him sick for two days as some other heartworm medicines do. and It controls/prevents more types of worms: Heartworm. hookworm, roundworm, whipworm, tapeworm.

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  • 5 out of 5 stars

    Easy, peasy.

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    I really appreciate Chewy, but especially NOW!! Please keep safe everyone.

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  • 5 out of 5 stars

    Vet recommended, Picky puppy approved

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    My vet recommended this product for my puppy. He is really picky with food and treats so I was not sure how I would get him to take this. He loved it!!! The pill is a little chewy treat and not only did he gobble it up he was looking for more ( I told him he would have to wait until next month, lol)

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