Interceptor Spectrum for Dogs 2-8 lbs (up to 4 kg) - Orange 3 Chews (01/2021 Expiry)
Interceptor™ Spectrum (milbemycin oxime and praziquantel)
This is an Australian labelled pack (made in the United States) and due to a manufacturer restriction can't be shipped to the United States
Regular monthly dosing with Interceptor™ Spectrum protects against all nasty worm types†
Regular monthly dosing with Interceptor™ Spectrum protects against all nasty worm types
Regular monthly dosing with Interceptor™ Spectrum protects against heartworm in dogs and puppies as young as 2 weeks of age, plus prevents infestation from intestinal worm, including roundworm, whipworm and hookworm. Importantly Interceptor™ Spectrum also protects against Hydatid tapeworm which is potentially lethal to humans.
Giving tablets to dogs can be frustrating, however, Interceptor™ Spectrum comes in a tasty chew made with real chicken that dogs love. In fact 94% of dogs like the taste of Interceptor so much, they’ll eat it straight from the hand.*
Important Safety Information
Interceptor™ Spectrum Tasty Chews can be safely used in puppies from 2 weeks of age, breeding males and females, pregnant and lactating females, and in Collies sensitive to ivermectin.
If an animal with adult heartworm infection (and therefore circulating microfilariae) is given Interceptor™ Spectrum Tasty Chews, a transient shock-like reaction can occur. To avoid this, dogs should be tested for adult heartworm and treated if necessary, before starting Interceptor™ Spectrum Tasty Chews.
Studies have confirmed safety at up to 10 times the recommended dose.
Interceptor™ Spectrum Tasty Chews active ingredients are milbemycin oxime and praziquantel.
Milbemycin oxime interferes with nerve transmission in invertebrates, which helps protect against heartworm, roundworm, hookworm and whipworm (minimum dose rate: 0.5mg/kg).
Praziquantel causes muscle spasm in tapeworm, which are then attacked by enzymes and disintegrate (minimum dose rate: 5mg/kg). It is effective against both flea and hydatid tapeworm.
Directions For Use
Interceptor™ Spectrum can be added to a small meal or placed directly in the mouth, similar to tablet dosing.
Dosage should be once a month, ideally on the same date.
If a dose is overdue by <15 days, treat immediately and resume monthly dosing.
If a dose is missed by 15-30 days, heartworm prevention can be maintained if treated immediately and monthly dosing resumes for at least the next 2 months.
If a dose is missed by >60 days, a veterinarian must be consulted in case the animal has contracted heartworm. Dosing may be recommenced, and a blood test for adult heartworm must be performed after 6 months.
*Novartis AH. NAH- 02 -0054. 2002. Data on file
† Interceptor™ Spectrum protects against heartworm, tapeworm, whipworm, hookworm and roundworm