Dimmitrol Heartworm Tabs 400mg 1000's
Dimmitrol Tablets are indicated for the prevention of heartworm (Dirofilaria immitis) disease in dogs. This treatment is quickly cleared from a dog’s body. It must be given daily in order to be an effective heartworm preventative.
Warnings, Side Effects and Drug Interactions: Dogs older than 6 months of age should be tested for heartworm disease before commencing treatment with this medication. Dimmitrol tablets may be harmful to dogs infected with circulating microfilariae. It should not be used in these dogs until cleared by a veterinarian.
Dosage and Administration: Dose 5.5mg/kg bodyweight once daily.
Product contains: Diethylcarbamazine citrate
Storage: Store below 30 deg. C (room temperature).
|Indication||Canine heartworm disease prophylaxis.|
|Actions||The exact mode of action of diethylcarbamazine citrate is not fully understood, however current evidence suggests an immune system/drug interaction, although diethylcarbamazine citrate has shown cholinesterase effects. Diethylcarbamazine citrate is effective against the L4 larvae of Dirofilaria immitis as it moults within three months of infection by mosquitoes. Uptake from the gut is rapid and clearance is mostly as metabolites in the urine.|
|Warnings||Diethylcarbamazine citrate may be harmful to dogs infected with circulating microfilariae; do not use in these dogs until cleared by a veterinarian.|
|Precautions||Dogs older than 6 months should be tested before commencing diethylcarbamazine.|
|Dosage and Administration||Heartworm prophylaxis. 5.5 mg/kg bodyweight, given daily.|
|Storage||Store below 30°C (room temperature).|
|Manufacturer||Mavlab Pty Ltd|