Trifexis, a chewable tablet administered monthly, is used for the treatment of flea infestations while protecting your dog against heartworms! Trifexis will also eliminate and control adult roundworm, whipworm, and hookworm infections. A prescription from your veterinarian is required to purchase Trifexis.
The first of Trifexis's two active ingredients, Spinosad, will kill adult fleas and aid in preventing future infestations by killing flea eggs. Milbemycin oxime, the other active ingredient, kills larvae before they can mature into adult heartworms and will eliminate the adult stages of roundworms, whipworms, and hookworms. Six monthly tablets of Trifexis will protect your animal for six months!
Trifexis is to be administered to dogs 8 weeks and older and weighing at least 5 lbs. Side effects vary and may include vomiting. Should vomiting occur within an hour of dosing, administer another full dose. Contact your veterinarian should your animal exprience lethargy, decreased appetite, cough, increased thirst, diarrhea, vocalization, increased appetite, hyperactivity, redness of the skin and excessive salivation. Contact your veterinarian about any side effect that seems unusual or botherome to your animal.