Since heartworm is transmitted via the bite of a mosquito, it is important to begin treatment with Interceptor® at least one month before mosquito season starts in your area.
Interceptor heartworm medication, or as it is commercially known, Interceptor® Flavor Tabs, is a once a month heartworm preventative medication for dogs.
Ivermectin is often given under the brand name Heartguard, and Milbemycin oxime is often prescribed under the brand names Interceptor and Sentinel.
Novartis and many dog owners in chat rooms across the web agree that getting a dog to take Interceptor® heartworm flavor tabs is not a problem.
According to the Novartis website, Interceptor® has been tested on over 70 breeds of dogs in all developmental stages of life.
Interceptor heartworm medication is a controlled medical substance and is obtainable only with a veterinarian's prescription.
Star Wars fans cheered when this bad guy died as a RZ-1 A-wing interceptor crashed purposefully into the Executor's bridge.
This effective sound came about by mixing recordings taken from a P-5 Mustang airplane and a P-38 Lockheed Interceptor.
In addition to preventing heartworm, Interceptor® also works to prevent roundworms and whipworm infections in dogs.
Interceptor® is made for and distributed by Novartis Animal Health US, Inc., of Greensboro, North Carolina.