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Interceptor

  • Uses for Interceptor

    The primary use of Interceptor Rx in dogs and cats is to prevent a heartworm infestation
    It is important for pet owners to have pets tested for heartworm before administering this medication to avoid problems that can occur
    In addition to using this medication as a preventive measure, your veterinarian may also prescribe it if your pet has problems with various types of worms, including hookworm, roundworm and whip worm


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  • Conditions Treated

    Prevents heartworm disease
    In Dogs: controls hookworms, removes and controls roundworms and whipworms
    In Cats: removes roundworms and hookworms
    For dogs 4 weeks of age and weighing over 2 lbs, or cats 6 weeks of age and weighing over 1.5 lbs

    Please Note: EntirelyPets.com does not carry Interceptor. The content on this page is for information and education purposes only. Consult with your Veterinarian for more information on Interceptor.

  • Dosing

    The prescribed dosage will be based upon the size of your dog
    This medication comes in several different strengths
    Getting your dog weighed at the veterinarian will help you choose the right one
    Interceptor is available for dogs 4 weeks of age and weighing over 2 lbs, or cats 6 weeks of age and weighing over 1.5 lbs

    Please Note: EntirelyPets.com does not carry Interceptor. The content on this page is for information and education purposes only. Consult with your Veterinarian for more information on Interceptor.

  • Administration

    Give Interceptor exactly as directed by the veterinarian
    Heartworm testing should be performed prior to the start of prevention therapy
    Give Interceptor Flavor Tabs once a month on the same day of each month year round
    Watch pet closely following dosing to be sure the entire dose has been swallowed. If it is not completely swallowed, give one more full recommended dose as soon as possible


    Please Note: EntirelyPets.com does not carry Interceptor. The content on this page is for information and education purposes only. Consult with your Veterinarian for more information on Interceptor.

  • Side Effects

    Any time you give your pet medication, there is a chance of side effects
    Some of the possible side effects include loss of appetite, diarrhea, vomiting, seizures, lethargy and excessive saliva
    These side effects are rare, however, so if your pet experiences any of these problems after taking Interceptor Rx, it is important to take your pet to the veterinarian as soon as possible






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