*Prescription Required: Vetsource®, our pharmacy provider, may need to contact your veterinary hospital for prescription verification.
ComboGuard® is a monthly, chewable tablet for dogs that kills fleas, prevents heartworm disease, and treats and controls adult hookworm, roundworm and whipworm infections. ComboGuard® combines two trusted active ingredients to provide protection for your dog against these dangerous parasites. ComboGuard® starts working within 30 minutes from administration of this medicine to kill fleas and has been proven to kill all biting fleas within 4 hours. ComboGuard® kills fleas before they can lay eggs. ComboGuard® comes in a tasty beef-flavored tablet (made from pork liver and hydrolyzed soy) for ease of administration to your dog. Each tablet contains spinosad and milbemycin oxime.
spinosad, milbemycin oxime
Side effects may include nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, loss of appetite, decreased activity, itching, redness and inflammation of the skin. Side effects may include nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, loss of appetite, decreased activity, itching, redness and inflammation of the skin. Serious adverse reactions have been reported following concomitant extra-label use of ivermectin with spinosad alone, a component of ComboGuard®.
Other side effects may occur. If you notice anything unusual, contact your veterinarian.
ComboGuard® is used to prevent heartworm disease, and treat and control adult hookworm, roundworm and whipworm infections.
ComboGuard® should be given orally as directed veterinarian. Give ComboGuard® with food for maximum effectiveness.
Treatment with fewer than three monthly doses after the last exposure to mosquitoes may not provide complete heartworm prevention. Prior to administration of ComboGuard®, dogs should be tested for existing heartworm infection. Use with caution in breeding females. The safe use of ComboGuard® in breeding males has not been evaluated. Use with caution in dogs with pre-existing epilepsy.
Make sure to tell your veterinarian what other medication you are giving to your pet. Quite often your veterinarian may prescribe two different medications, even if a drug interaction may occur. In this case, your veterinarian may vary the dose and/or monitor your pet more closely. This medication is generally well tolerated with other commonly prescribed medications. Contact your veterinarian if your pet experiences any unusual reactions when different medications are given together.
Allergic reactions to medications may occur. Be sure to inform VetSource and your veterinarian if your pet has any known drug sensitivities or allergies. If your pet displays symptoms of an allergic reaction, call your veterinarian immediately or go to a veterinary emergency clinic. Symptoms may include but are not limited to: swollen lips, tongue, face, airways; difficulty breathing; agitation; profuse salivation; vomiting; widespread hives and itching.