ProHeart 12 Showed Complete Efficacy Against Dirofilaria immitis in 3 Well-Controlled Studies
One injection provided 12 MONTHS OF HEARTWORM* DISEASE PROTECTION and was 100% effective
ProHeart 12 was tested in a field study across 19 clinics, including 4 in the Lower Mississippi River Valley (LMRV)† region where resistant strains of heartworm disease have been identified, and was 100% effective.‡1
In 7 laboratory studies, ProHeart 12 also demonstrated ≥90% efficacy against hookworms§
The ProHeart 12 Mode of Action Works All Year Long for Dogs
And works continuously vs short-term monthly chewables
ProHeart 12 uses microspheres to prolong the effects of the active ingredient, moxidectin.
As the microspheres dissolve, moxidectin is absorbed and then redistributed from plasma to adipose tissue.
The adipose tissue acts like a reservoir, allowing for up to one year of protection‖ against heartworm disease and is the only year-long injectable continuous preventative, compared with the action of monthly macrocyclic lactones.
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IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION: Use PROHEART 12 in dogs 12 months of age or older. Do not administer to dogs that are sick, debilitated, underweight, have a history of weight loss, or to those previously found to be hypersensitive to the drug. Hypersensitivity reactions may occur in some dogs when PROHEART 12 is administered alone or with vaccines. Anaphylactic and anaphylactoid reactions can result in death and should be treated immediately with the same measures used to treat hypersensitivity reactions to vaccines and other injectable products. The most common reported side effects in clinical trials were vomiting, lethargy, diarrhea, and anorexia. People should avoid inhalation, contact with eyes, or accidental self-injection. Certification is required before veterinarians and staff administer PROHEART 12. See full Prescribing Information.
Reference: 1. Study A161C-US-13-330. Data on File. Zoetis Inc.
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