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Interceptor Plus Soft Chews 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
  • Lifestage
    Puppy, Adult, Senior
  • Breed Size
    Extra Small & Toy Breeds
  • 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.

About Interceptor Plus

Upgrade Your Heartworm Protection

Interceptor Plus (milbemycine oxime/praziquantel) combines heartworm disease prevention with the treatment and control of adult hookworm, roundworm, whipworm and tapeworm infections. It’s a once-a-month, chicken-flavored chewable that’s safe for puppies 6 weeks and older, weighing over 2 pounds.

Upgrade Your Heartworm Protection
Broad Spectrum Protection

Broad Spectrum Protection

Protect your dog against five different parasites with just one chew. Interceptor Plus prevents heartworm disease and controls hookworm, roundworm, whipworm, and tapeworm threats for a full month to help give you peace of mind on all your adventures. Each box contains stick-on labels for your calendar, making reliable, year-round protection easy to remember with a monthly reminder.

5 Parasites, One Easy Dose

The two powerful active ingredients in Interceptor Plus, milbemycin oxime and praziquantel, when used according to the label, provides safe and effective broad-spectrum protection against five types of dangerous worms. Make parasite protection one and done every month.

5 Parasites, One Easy Dose
Tasty Chicken-Flavored Chew

Tasty Chicken-Flavored Chew

Interceptor Plus comes as a tasty, chicken-flavored chew, accepted by 96.6% of dogs in a field study, so you won’t have to battle to get your pup to take his medicine. Dogs love it and pet parents appreciate the ease.Simply give Interceptor Plus to your dog by hand or by adding it to a small amount of dog food, and make sure your dog chews up and swallows the complete dose.

Product Guide

Interceptor Plus offers protection for dogs in most sizes and weights. Choose the option best suited for your furry friend.

2 - 8 LBS
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8.1 - 25 LBS
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25.1 - 50 LBS
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50.1 - 100 LBS
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Indication

Interceptor Plus prevents heartworm disease and treats and controls adult roundworm, hookworm, whipworm, and tapeworm infections in dogs and puppies 6 weeks or older and 2 pounds or greater.

Important Safety Information

Treatment with fewer than 6 monthly doses after the last exposure to mosquitoes may not provide complete heartworm prevention. Prior to administration of Interceptor Plus, dogs should be tested for existing heartworm infections. The safety of Interceptor Plus has not been evaluated in dogs used for breeding or in lactating females. The following adverse reactions have been reported in dogs after administration of milbemycin oxime or praziquantel: vomiting, diarrhea, decreased activity, incoordination, weight loss, convulsions, weakness, and salivation. See Interceptor Plus product label for complete safety information.

About Interceptor Plus

Interceptor Plus was made to protect canine companions from five common parasitic health threats. Just one dose every month prevents heartworm disease and controls hookworms, roundworms, whipworms, and tapeworms in dogs. Dosing is easy with the chicken-flavored chews, and protection can be achieved year-round with monthly use. Give your dog Interceptor Plus to protect your best friend from these dangerous parasites. Interceptor is a trademark of Elanco or its affiliates. PM-US-20-1050

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Rating: 4.4 of 5 stars 42 Reviews 42 Reviews 4.4 out of 5 Stars

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  • 5 out of 5 stars

    no worms!!

    By happyhuman on Apr 8, 2021

    I began using this brand 4 years ago. Like Bravecto flea and tick, my dogs gobble it up with no issues at all. I'm not sure about heartworms, but we've had our share of gross-out worm issues in our 50 years of pet experience. Since beginning this product, WE HAVE NEVER SEEN ANY WORMS ON THE DOGS, IN THE YARD, OR EVEN WORSE--IN THE WATER/FOOD DISHES...yah that was really gross...but it was a terminally ill dog that never was healthy since puppyhood. We tried all the natural methods, all the orals, everything. Only this one has worked 100%. Anyway, we'll keep giving this to our animals as long as we have pets.

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  • 5 out of 5 stars

    Vet Recommended

    By Kat333 on Jan 31, 2021

    This is the only thing my vet recommends for my tiny Chi and she tolerates it well. Chewy has the best price as with everything else I buy from them.

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  • 5 out of 5 stars

    Great product!!

    By SusieQ on Jan 27, 2021

    I have used this product brand on my former dog. It is easy to use and it also takes care of more than just heart worms.

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  • 5 out of 5 stars

    Thorough and diligent

    By None on Mar 7, 2021

    The company performed their due diligence in efforts to contact the veterinarian.

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  • 5 out of 5 stars

    would recommend Interceptor

    By Kate on Oct 27, 2020

    I have been giving my toy dog Interceptor for years. It's a very small, chew. She's a very picky eater and has been known to "pick out" the unwanted medicine hidden in the treat. lol I usually don't have to do much "hiding" with this product, which I like.

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  • 5 out of 5 stars

    GREAT PREVENTION

    By AmazingGrace on Oct 29, 2020

    I've been using Interceptor now interceptor plus for tiny Yorkies, 2.5 lbs & mixed breeds up to 30# for YEARS! Negative heartworm tests always. Will continue to love my furbabies with Interceptor Plus as long as we live.

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  • 5 out of 5 stars

    Perfect for small dog

    By AbbyJ on Oct 6, 2020

    We have a 7 pound Alaskan Klee Kai mix and our vet was worried that heartgard was going to be too big and she might not eat it all. Our vet gave us Interceptor to try and our little girl eats it right up with no problems!

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  • 5 out of 5 stars

    Perfect for my boy!

    By jordyy on Aug 11, 2020

    I have a 6.5lb toy poodle mix. I give it to him as a pill because he plays with his treats and the other dog in the house uses Heart Guard—he doesn’t need two doses! I’ve never cared for the size of Heart Guard, or the texture. My last dog (passed away) was never on a heart worm preventative and my vet highly recommended this product. It’s worth it!

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  • 5 out of 5 stars

    GREAT! but...

    By LunasMom on Jul 9, 2020

    we didn't order this off of chewy but we received some from our vet and I decided to write a review because this is great! I did put "but" in the headline because like others said its pretty stiff but chewable but I still gave it five stars cause of what it does. Also, one of my dogs took it as a treat yet the other dog needed it shoved down there throat so I have mixed thoughts but I'll be giving this for as long as my vet recommends.

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  • 5 out of 5 stars

    Very easy process

    By Thea on Sep 3, 2020

    I elected to have Chewy call my vet for the prescription which they did and the product was mailed within a week and received timely. I have it set up for automatic shipment. So easy.

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