Nuheart Heartworm Tablets for Dogs (Ivermectin) is a monthly tablet used for the prevention of heartworm disease in dogs. It is a generic version of the Heartgard tablets. The active ingredient - Ivermectin - is exactly the same as in Heartgard and each tablet contains exactly the same amount of ingredient. The tablets are meat flavored and are readily accepted by dogs. For difficult dogs Nuheart tablets can be dissolved in a small amount of water and mixed in the pet's food.
Nuheart Heartworm tablets for Dogs are given once a month for the prevention of heartworm disease caused by the parasitic worm Dirofilaria Immitis in dogs. Nuheart eliminates the heartworm larvae that infect the dog during the previous month. Heartworm is spread by infected mosquitoes. Heartworm disease is very serious and can cause death. Treatment is very involved, complex and expensive, therefore prevention is preferable to the cure.