VetriShield Max is a prescription, parasite preventative for dogs that protects against heartworm disease and intestinal worms. It kills heartworm larvae and treats hookworm, tapeworm, and roundworm infections. VetriShield Max is a flavored, chewable tablet that contains the anti-parasitic medications ivermectin, pyrantel, praziquantel. It provides 30 days of parasite protection for your dog. This medication is for use in dogs eight weeks of age and older. Available in four sizes for dogs 6-12lbs, 12-25lbs, 25.1-50lbs, and 50.1-100lbs.
Used to prevent heartworm disease by eliminating the tissue stage of heartworm larvae for a month (30 days) after infection and for the treatment and control of roundworms, hookworms, and tapeworms.
Possible Side Effects
Please contact your veterinarian if the following adverse reactions occur: depression/lethargy, vomiting, anorexia, diarrhea, mydriasis, ataxia, staggering, convulsions, and hypersalivation.
Drug & Food Interactions
Talk to your veterinarian about any other drugs your pet is taking before starting this medication.
All pets should be tested for existing heartworm infection before starting treatment, which is not effective against adult heartworm. Infected pets must be treated to remove adult heartworms and microfilariae before initiating a program with this medication. While some microfilariae may be killed, this medication is not effective for microfilariae clearance. Keep this and all drugs out of the reach of children. In case of ingestion, contact your physician immediately. Physicians may contact a Poison Control Center. Keep this and all drugs out of the reach of children.