Example of Packaging

Example of the Packaging

Sentinel can be prescribed by your veterinarian as a preventive in fighting off heartworms, adult roundworms, adult hookworms and whipworms for your dog.

Sentinel also prevents the development of flea eggs on your pet by breaking the flea life cycle. Sentinel can be taken along with Capstar for a more thorough flea treatment program.  Sentinel requires a prescription from a veterinarian in order to be dispensed to your pet. Benefits of Using Sentinel: One tasty, beef-flavored tablet administered once a month.

Safe enough for puppies 4 weeks or older weighing more than 2 lbs. Gives double protection against heartworm disease and intestinal worms. Contains monthly reminder stickers to place on your calendar.

Four doses available according to four different weight categories. Dosage Information: Dosage available in four color-coded packages for dogs 2-10 lbs., 11-25 lbs., 26-50 lbs. and 51-100 lbs.

What the Actual Pills Look Like

Active Ingredients: Milbemycin Oxime which eliminates the tissue stage of the heartworm larvae and the adult stage of hookworm, roundworm and whipworm. Lufenuron is an insect development inhibitor that breaks the flea life cycle by inhibiting egg development. Possible Side Effects: Side effects while using Sentinel are rare, however some dogs experience a loss activity, skin irritation, seizures, diarrhea, and/or may appear to lack an appetite.  If your dog experiences any side effects while using Sentinel contact your veterinarian right away.  Also while using Sentinel it is very important for pet owners to make sure they practice good hygiene as humans are susceptible to roundworms and hookworms as well.