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Sentinel Spectrum Soft Chews for Dogs, 25.1-50 lbs, (Yellow 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. Sentinel Spectrum is a monthly oral preventive prescription that guards against heartworms, adult roundworms, adult hookworms, whipworms, and prevents the development of flea eggs. It protects your dog against heartworm disease and intestinal worms, all in a palatable, beef-flavored chewable.

Uses

Sentinel Spectrum is indicated for the prevention of heartworm disease. It is also formulated to help prevent and control flea populations, and for the treatment and control of adult roundworm, hookworm, whipworm, and tapeworm infections in dogs and puppies six weeks of age and older and weighing at least two pounds.

Possible Side Effects

The following adverse reactions have been reported in dogs after administration of milbemycin oxime, lufenuron, or praziquantel: vomiting, depression/lethargy, pruritus, urticaria, diarrhea, anorexia, skin congestion, ataxia, convulsions, salivation, and weakness.

Drug & Food Interactions

There are no known contraindications to the use of Sentinel Spectrum. 

Precautions

Treatment with fewer than 6 monthly doses after the last exposure to mosquitoes may not provide complete heartworm prevention. Prior to administration of Sentinel Spectrum, dogs should be tested for existing heartworm infections. At the discretion of the veterinarian, infected dogs should be treated to remove adult heartworms. This medication is not effective against adult D. immitis. Mild, transient hypersensitivity reactions, such as labored breathing, vomiting, hypersalivation, and lethargy, have been noted in some dogs treated with milbemycin oxime carrying a high number of circulating microfilariae. These reactions are presumably caused by release of protein from dead or dying microfilariae. Do not use in puppies less than six weeks of age. Do not use in dogs or puppies less than two pounds of body weight. The safety of this medication has not been evaluated in dogs used for breeding or in lactating females. Studies have been performed with milbemycin oxime and lufenuron alone. 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, 46 mg Lufenuron & 22.8 mg PraziquantelAdminister orally once a month✓-Click Here
Green8.1-25 lbs5.75 mg Milbemycin Oxime, 115 mg Lufenuron & 57 mg PraziquantelAdminister orally once a month✓-Click Here
Yellow25.1-50 lbs11.5 mg Milbemycin Oxime, 230 mg Lufenuron & 114 mg PraziquantelAdminister orally once a month✓-Click Here
Blue50.1-100 lbs23 mg Milbemycin Oxime, 460 mg Lufenuron & 228 mg PraziquantelAdminister orally once a month✓-Click Here
  1. Prescribing Information

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  • Item Number
    146444
  • Generic Name
    Milbemycin Oxime, Lufenuron, Praziquantel
  • Common Brand Name(s)
    Sentinel Spectrum
  • For Use With
    Dogs
  • Administration Form
    Oral
  • Breed Size
    Small Breeds, Medium Breeds
  • Product Form
    Chewable Tablet
  • Strength
    11.5 mg Milbemycin Oxime, 230 mg Lufenuron and 114 mg Praziquantel
  • Health Condition
    Heartworms, Hookworms, Roundworms, Whipworms, Tapeworms, Fleas
  • Drug Type
    Parasiticide
Ingredients
Ingredients

11.5 mg Milbemycin Oxime, 230 mg Lufenuron and 114 mg Praziquantel.

Instructions
Recommended Dosage

Sentinel Spectrum should be administered orally, once every month, at the minimum dosage of 0.23 mg/lb (0.5 mg/kg) milbemycin oxime, 4.55 mg/lb (10 mg/kg) lufenuron, and 2.28 mg/lb (5 mg/kg) praziquantel. For heartworm prevention,ngive once monthly for at least 6 months after exposure to mosquitoes.

Storage Instructions

Store in a dry place at controlled room temperature between 59° - 77°F.

FAQ

How are Sentinel Spectrum and Sentinel Flavor Tabs different from other heartworm medications?

Not all heartworm medicines provide the same spectrum of parasite protection. Sentinel Flavor Tabs are chewable tablets that protect dogs against fleas, heartworms, roundworms, hookworms, and whipworms. Sentinel Spectrum is a soft, beef and bacon flavored chew that adds tapeworm protection to offer the broadest coverage available.

My dog weighs more than 100 pounds. Are Sentinel Specturm or Sentinel Flavor Tabs a good option for him?

Yes. Talk to your veterinarian about the appropriate dose for your pet.

My dog is a toy breed. Are Sentinel Specturm or Sentinel Flavor Tabs okay for his small size?

Yes. Both Sentinel Specturm and Sentinel Flavor Tabs offer a size that can be given to small dogs. Sentinel Spectrum has a size available for dogs weighing from 2–8 lbs and Sentinel Flavor Tabs has a size available for dogs weighing from 2–10 lbs.

I see a few fleas on my dog. Is the medication working?

You may see an occasional “hitchhiker” adult flea that your dog has picked up at the dog park or in the yard or other infested environments where 95% of the flea population lives in the form of eggs, maggot-like larvae, and pupae. Sentinel Specturm and Sentinel Flavor Tabs put an end to fleas before they become adults. You may need an adulticide, such as Effitix Topical Solution for Dogs, to treat occasional adult fleas.

Can I give either Sentinel Spectrum or Sentinel Flavor Tabs to my cat?

No, both Sentinel Spectrum and Sentinel Flavor Tabs are only approved for use in dogs.

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  • 5 out of 5 stars

    Just like a treat!

    By RemusandCo on Apr 9, 2021

    Remus thinks these are a treat! I usually break them in half so that he can chew them easier. I've been using this brand for over a year and am happy with them!

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  • 5 out of 5 stars

    Safer for Herding Breeds

    By FurbabyMama on Jan 25, 2021

    I chose Sentinel instead of ivermectin because herding breeds are sensitive to ivermectin and may have an allergic reaction that could cause death. I did not want to take the risk, so I have been giving my cattle dog Sentinel Spectrum for her whole life (7 years now). The product works just fine no heartworms, roundworms, and hookworms, flea populations, whipworms, and tapeworms. I am a satisfied HuMom.

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  • 5 out of 5 stars

    My dog like the taste

    By Pepper on Apr 30, 2021

    Sentinel Spectrum heartworm chewy tablets are easy to add to your dogs food. My dog eats them without any issues.

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  • 5 out of 5 stars

    Dog Likes Them

    By ShadowSpaniel on Dec 2, 2020

    Sometimes its hard to find something that the dog will eat without having to cover it with a pound of peanut butter... my dog loves these, and will eat them without a problem. They also do their job well, and I have never seen fleas on my dog since using this product, and he spends a lot of time out in the backyard, which backs up to a large field. Good product, I highly recommend.

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  • 4 out of 5 stars

    Great Preventative

    By DogslikeBonito on Nov 26, 2020

    I’ve been giving this fir more than 1 year and I have not had a problem with heartworms or any gastrointestinal worms. My only problem is that Harley does not like it. She hasn’t from day 1. Pill pockets helped until they didn’t. I’m now using roasted chicken to disguise it. Clearly a terrible taste, but effective at its job, which is why I go through the monthly struggle.

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  • 5 out of 5 stars

    My dog loves these!

    By JeanL on Jan 2, 2021

    I bought these at my vet's recommendation, and my dog loves them! Could not be easier to get him to eat them. He thinks they are a treat.

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  • 5 out of 5 stars

    A SOLUTION FOR ALLERGIC DOGS

    By Linda on Sep 19, 2020

    Sentinel Spectrum is the heartworm/flea medication my veterinarian recommended for my dog who is allergic to most everything. We had tried other products without success. Sentinel works and also comes in a pill form. She takes it year round and has never had a problem.

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  • 5 out of 5 stars

    Best product

    By bestlitter1 on Aug 1, 2020

    This product has a different approach to fleas than normal and I love it. Instead of killing them immediately it prohibits them from reproducing. Which is honestly better in my opinion. You wont have to keep fighting fleas in your environment, if the fleas are bad in your area you can use this in conjunction with another flea product like bravecto. I like that sentinel spectrum has heart worm and intestinal parasite protection as well.

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  • 5 out of 5 stars

    Using this for years

    By ChewyMom on Oct 9, 2020

    My dog has been on this for 4 years and he is healthy and happy. Easy to give...just a special treat to him!

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  • 5 out of 5 stars

    Sentinel Spectrum Chewable Tablets for Dogs, 25.1-50 lbs (Yellow Box)

    By Doc1 on Aug 29, 2020

    this Sentinel Spectrum Chewable Tablets for Dogs, 25.1-50 lbs (Yellow Box) seems to be working , at least according to my yearly dog check up this month :-)

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