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SEP-OCT 2018

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XX THE ORIGINAL MELARSOMINE HEARTWORM TREATMENT TRUSTED FOR OVER 20 YEARS BACKED BY NUMEROUS SAFETY AND EFFICACY STUDIES MORE THAN 4 MILLION DOSES SOLD Melarsomine dihydrochloride, the active ingredient in IMMITICIDE, is the ONLY FDA-approved heartworm adulticide. Give your canine patients the future they deserve with IMMITICIDE. To get your supply of IMMITICIDE, call Boehringer Ingelheim Customer Care at 1-888-637-4251, contact your sales representative, or order instantly at KEEP CONFIDENCE IN STOCK IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION: IMMITICIDE should not be used in dogs with very severe (Class 4) heartworm disease. IMMITICIDE should be administered by deep intramuscular injection in the lumbar (epaxial) muscles (L3–L5) only. Do not use in any other muscle group. Do not use intravenously. Care should be taken to avoid superfi cial injection or leakage. Serious adverse reactions may occur in any dog with heartworm disease due to the killing of heartworms in the pulmonary arteries. Reactions may include thromboembolism, dyspnea, coughing, depression, right side heart failure, and death. Dogs should be cage rested following treatment due to possible thromboembolic disease. Post-injection site reactions (eg. pain, swelling) were the most commonly reported adverse events. See full prescribing information for dosing and administration directions prior to each use of IMMITICIDE. For more information, please see a summary of the product insert on page . IMMITICIDE ® is a registered trademark of Merial. © 2018 Merial, Inc. Duluth, GA. All rights reserved. PET-0455-IMM0718 18625 IMMITICIDE is a Merial product. Merial is now part of Boehringer Ingelheim. 28

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