Given once a month, ideally on the same date.
If a dose is overdue by 15 days, treat immediately and resume monthly dosing.
If a dose is missed by 15-30 days,heartworm prevention can be maintained if treated
immediately and monthly dosing resumes for at least the next 2 months.
If a dose is missed by 60 days, a veterinarian must be consulted in case the animal has
Dosing may be recommenced, and a blood test for adult heartworm must be performed
after 6 months.
Dose must be given with a full meal, either within food or immediately afterwards
(to allow effective absorption of lufenuron).
Milbemycin oxime, praziquantel and lufenuron are the active ingredients in Sentinel Spectrum Tasty Chews.
Milbemycin oxime interferes with nerve transmission in invertebrates, which helps protect against
heartworm, roundworm, hookworm and whipworm (minimum dose rate: 0.5mg/kg).
Praziquantel causes muscle spasm in tapeworm, which are then attacked by enzymes and
disintegrate (minimum dose rate: 5mg/kg).
It kills all intestinal forms of tapeworm except Spirometra spp, which require a higher than standard
Lufenuron is an insect growth regulator that interrupts the flea breeding cycle.
Adult fleas that feed on an animal treated with Sentinel Spectrum will produce eggs or larvae that do
not develop to the adult stage.
Therefore reducing the number of fleas in the environment.
Sentinel Spectrum Tasty Chews are beef-flavoured, and studies have shown they are so palatable
that 97% of dogs accept them straight from the hand.
Sentinel Spectrum Tasty Chews come in packs of three (a 3-month supply)
Sentinel Spectrum Tasty Chews can be safely used in puppies from 6 weeks of age