Sentinel Spectrum Chews (milbemycin oxime/lufenuron/praziquantel) for Large Dogs, 50-100 pounds, 6 doses
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SENTINEL SPECTRUM Chews (milbemycin oxime/lufenuron/praziquantel) gives protection against 6 different kinds of parasites including tapeworms. Powered by Lufenuron, SENTINEL SPECTRUM Chews stops flea eggsfrom hatching*, therefore controlling the development of flea populations. SENTINEL SPECTRUM offers protection against heartworms by eliminating the tissue stage of heartwormlarvae, while treating and controlling adult stages of tapeworms, hookworms, roundworms and whipworms. SENTINEL SPECTRUM does all this with convenient and effective once-a-month dosing with a soft beef and bacon flavored chew dogs love. Available by prescription only.
*Prevents flea eggs from hatching.
IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION:
Dogs should be tested for heartworm prior to use. Mild hypersensitivity reactions have been noted in some dogs carrying a high number of circulating microfilariae. Treatment with fewer than 6 monthly doses after the last exposure to mosquitoes may not provide complete heartworm prevention. For complete product information refer to the product insert.
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SENTINEL SPECTRUM Chews (milbemycin oxime/lufenuron/praziquantel) - Dogs should be tested for heartworm prior to use. Mild hypersensitivity reactions have been noted in some dogs carrying a high number of circulating microfilariae. Treatment with fewer than 6 monthly doses after the last exposure to mosquitoes may not provide complete heartworm prevention.
23 mg Milbemycin Oxime, 460 mg Lufenuron and 228 mg Praziquantel.
FAQs for Sentinel Spectrum Chews
1. What are Sentinel Spectrum Chews?
Sentinel Spectrum Chews are a broad-spectrum parasitic treatment for dogs. They are a once-a-month oral chewable medication that provides protection against fleas, heartworms, roundworms, hookworms, whipworms, and tapeworms.
2. How do Sentinel Spectrum Chews work?
These chews contain three key active ingredients: Milbemycin oxime, Lufenuron, and Praziquantel. Milbemycin oxime kills heartworm larvae and intestinal parasites, while Lufenuron prevents flea eggs from developing into adult fleas. Praziquantel targets and eliminates tapeworms.
3. Are Sentinel Spectrum Chews safe for my dog?
Yes, Sentinel Spectrum Chews are safe for most dogs when used as directed. However, it's essential to administer the correct dosage based on your dog's weight, and it's best to consult your veterinarian before starting any new medication.
4. At what age can I start giving Sentinel Spectrum Chews to my dog?
Sentinel Spectrum Chews can be given to puppies from 6 weeks of age or older and are safe for adult dogs as well.
5. How do I administer Sentinel Spectrum Chews to my dog?
These chews are designed to be given orally and are usually flavored to be palatable to dogs. You can offer it as a treat or mix it with your dog's food. Make sure your dog consumes the entire chew.
6. Do I need a prescription to purchase Sentinel Spectrum Chews?
Yes, Sentinel Spectrum Chews are a prescription medication, so you will need a prescription from your veterinarian to purchase them.
7. How often should I give Sentinel Spectrum Chews to my dog?
The chews should be given once a month, ideally on the same day each month, to maintain continuous protection against parasites.
8. Can I use Sentinel Spectrum Chews if my dog already has fleas or worms?
While Sentinel Spectrum Chews are effective in preventing certain parasites, they may not treat existing infestations. If your dog has fleas or worms, it's best to consult your veterinarian for appropriate treatment.
9. Can I use Sentinel Spectrum Chews on pregnant or nursing dogs?
It's essential to consult your veterinarian before using Sentinel Spectrum Chews on pregnant or nursing dogs to ensure it's safe for both the mother and her puppies.
10. Are there any side effects associated with Sentinel Spectrum Chews?
Side effects with Sentinel Spectrum Chews are rare but can include vomiting, diarrhea, or hypersensitivity reactions. If you notice any adverse reactions, contact your veterinarian promptly.
11. Can I use Sentinel Spectrum Chews for my other pets like cats or smaller animals?
No, Sentinel Spectrum Chews are formulated specifically for dogs and should not be used on other animals. Always use products designed for the specific species and follow the recommended guidelines.