Frequently Asked Questions
Find answers to common questions about ProHeart® 6 (moxidectin).
Who can purchase or administer ProHeart 6?
Veterinarians must be ProHeart 6 certified before they can purchase ProHeart 6. Only ProHeart 6–certified veterinarians and veterinary technicians and assistants can administer it. Veterinary technicians and assistants must be under the direction of a ProHeart 6–certified veterinarian. Veterinarians and veterinary staff can take the free 20-minute certification course at any time.
What is the efficacy of ProHeart 6?
What is the mode of action (MOA) of ProHeart 6?
ProHeart 6 has a unique MOA. Slow-dissolving microspheres contain and prolong the effects of moxidectin—which redistributes from plasma to adipose tissue. The adipose tissue acts as a reservoir, allowing six months of efficacy. See a video demonstrating the MOA.
Where can I find resources about ProHeart 6 to share with my staff and clients?
Our Practice Resources include guides and charts for your staff, plus the 6 Months 1 Dose Toolbox: materials for your social media pages and website, video loops and print items.
Are there any age restrictions for patients being administered ProHeart 6?
ProHeart 6 has been evaluated and found safe in puppies and dogs ≥6 months. There is no upper age restriction in healthy dogs. See the Prescribing Information.
Is ProHeart 6 safe in special populations?
ProHeart 6 has been evaluated and found safe in pregnant and lactating females and breeding males, ivermectin-sensitive Collies and puppies ≥6 months of age. Get more information about safety and ProHeart 6.
- Data on file. ProHeart 6 Freedom of Information Summary, NADA 141-189.
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