Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, July 8th, 2001
The new drug, ProHeart 6, provides an alternative to current heartworm drugs that involve pills taken daily or monthly. Heartworm is a parasite transmitted by mosquitoes, and it can be deadly. In its adult stage the worm infects the heart and major blood vessels of the animal. The disease occurs in all 50 states with the highest rates of infection within 150 miles of the Gulf of Mexico and Atlantic Coast from Texas to New Jersey, and along the Mississippi...
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