Why has my veterinarian prescribed Acarexx®?
Ivermectin is an intestinal de-wormer and is prescribed as a preventative for heartworm. It is also prescribed to treat various types of mites.
How do I give Acarexx®?
If I miss a dose, what do I do?
If you miss a dose, give it to your pet as soon as possible. If it is almost time for the next dose, skip the missed dose, then continue with the regular dosing schedule. Do not give your pet two doses at once.
How do I store Acarexx®?
Keep this medicine out of reach of children.
Store this medicine at room temperature in a dry, cool place. Keep this medicine away from heat and direct sunlight.
Do not store this medicine in damp places, in the bathroom, or near the kitchen sink. This medication can break down when exposed to moisture or heat.
What are the potential side effects of Acarexx®?
Use this medication with caution in collie or collie-cross breeds and observe them closely for adverse effects.
There are very few side effects when this medication is given at the usual dose.
Ivermectin may cause a shock-like reaction in dogs. If this occurs, notify your veterinarian.
Other side effects may occur. If you notice anything unusual, contact your veterinarian.
What about possible drug interactions?
Be sure to tell your veterinarian about any other medications you are giving to your pet.
It’s not uncommon for your veterinarian to prescribe two different medications, which may cause a drug interaction to occur. If this happens, your veterinarian may change the dose and/or monitor your pet more closely.
Contact your veterinarian if your pet experiences any unusual reactions when different medications are given together.
You can find a Client Information Sheet which provides a summary of information about Acarexx Otic Suspension by following the link below:
If you have questions or concerns about Acarexx, or conditions related to its use, contact your pet's veterinarian or pharmacist.
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