An important tip to know when using any medicated or surgical scrub shampoo is “time.” Micro-organisms are not usually killed on contact for only a few moments. Therefore, allowing 5 - 10 minutes of direct contact with the skin before rinsing the particular shampoo will improve your results dramatically. This is especially true with contaminated skin wounds.
For use in dogs to prevent canine heartworm disease by eliminating the tissue stage of heartworm larvae (Dirofilaria immitis) for a month (30 days) after infection and for the treatment and control of roundworms (Toxocara canis, Toxocaris leonina) and hookworms (Ancyclostoma caninum, Uncinaria storocepala, Ansylostoma braziliense).
HEARTGARD PLUS has shown a wide margin of safety at the recommended dose level in dogs, including pregnant or breeding bitches, stud dogs and puppies aged 6 or more weeks.