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What is the lowest price available for Sentinel Spectrum for dogs?
PharmacyChecker.com compares prices among verified online pharmacies for Sentinel Spectrum. Currently, the lowest price listed is:
• $10.98/pill Very Small Dog
• $11.72/pill Small Dog
• $12.63/pill Medium Dog
• $13.73/pill Large Dog
Alternatively, to view verified online pharmacies and compare prices for Sentinel Spectrum, enter the name of the drug in the "Compare Drug Prices" box at the top righthand corner, click on the search icon, then follow the prompts to a list of pharmacies that offer Sentinel Spectrum. To go to a pharmacy's website, click on its logo.
Sentinel Spectrum is the brand-name for a veterinary product used to prevent heartworm, control major intestinal worms, and prevent and control flea infestations in dogs. The combination product contains: Milbemycin oxime, a broad spectrum anti-parasitic; Lufenuron, an insect growth regulator (IGR) that kills flea eggs thus preventing them from hatching into adult fleas; and Praziquantel, which treats and controls tapeworms. Sentinel Spectrum is dosed based on the dog's size. See the below chart:
|Weight in pounds (lbs.)||Milbemycin Oxime per chewable||Lufenuron per chewable||Praziquantel per chewable|
|2 to 8 lbs.||2.3 mg||46 mg||22.8 mg|
|8.1 to 25 lbs.||5.75 mg||115 mg||57 mg|
|25.1 to 50 lbs.||11.5 mg||230 mg||114 mg|
|50.1 to 100 lbs.||23 mg||460 mg||228 mg|
|0ver 100 lbs.||Give your dog the appropriate combination of chewables|
Luckily, the packaging clearly lists the size of dog the product is intended for and is also color-coded to help consumers easily locate the appropriate product.
|Sentinel Spectrum Product:||Dose:||Color (United States)||Color (International Source)|
|Very Small Dogs (2-8 lbs.)||2.3 mg/46 mg/22.8 mg||Orange||Brown|
|Small Dogs (8.1-25 lbs.)||5.75 mg/115 mg/57 mg||Green||Green|
|Medium Dogs (25.1 — 50 lbs.)||11.5 mg/230 mg/114 mg||Yellow||Yellow|
|Large Dogs (50.1 — 100 lbs.)||23mg/460mg/228 mg||Blue||White|
PharmacyChecker.com evaluates, verifies, and monitors online and mail-order pharmacies. We are not a pharmacy and do not sell or process orders for products of any kind. PharmacyChecker.com's website lists prices among verified online pharmacies, so you can conveniently compare drug prices among verified international online pharmacies meeting our program standards.Updated November 26, 2019