Revolution For Cats Flea Treatment 26 - 75kg
Revolution for Cats is also used to prevent heartworm infection but cats should be tested by their veterinarian for heartworm prior to beginning treatment. Revolution for Cats will also kill adult fleas, flea larvae and eggs in contact with the treated animal and prevent affected eggs from hatching. Flea control is therefore managed well with this product. Revolution for Cats will also treat and control ear mites, roundworms and hookworms in cats.
A 2000 study in Veterinary Therapeutics examined the efficacy of Revolution flea control (Selamectin insecticide) in dogs and cats from single and multiple animal households. Animals were given the dose recommended on the Revolution packet (6mg/kg) monthly for 2 months (last dose, day 60) and flea numbers were found to be reduced by 90.6%, 97% and 98% versus the baseline adult flea levels taken on day 0 (just prior to first treatment) on days 30, 60 and 90.
Revolution is a topical parasiticide applied once a month for the prevention of heartworm disease in dogs and cats. Revolution is also used on dogs for the treatment or prevention of fleas, the American Dog Tick, ear mites, and canine sarcoptic mange. When used on cats it is also used to treat or prevent fleas, ear mites, hookworms, and roundworms. It is recommended that heartworm prevention be used year-round. Revolution may also be used for purposes other than those listed in this guide.Revolution for Cats is a convenient, monthly, topical (spot-on) treatment for heartworm, fleas, ear mites and intestinal worms, which takes all the difficulty and fuss out of giving your cat complete parasite protection. Revolution for Cats is waterfast within 2 hours of application, and has an excellent safety profile, being approved for use from just six weeks of age. Apply Revolution exactly as directed by your veterinarian. If you do not understand the directions ask your pharmacist or veterinarian to explain them to you. Revolution is available as unit of use applicator tubes containing the specific amount of medication based on the weight of your pet. Revolution is available as a 15mg/0.25ml puppy/kitten dose for puppies older than 6 weeks and kittens older than 8 weeks weighing up to 5 lbs. Revolution is also available for cats 5.1-15 lbs (45mg/0.75ml), 15.1-22 lbs (60mg/1ml), and for dogs 5.1-10 lbs (30mg/0.25ml), dogs 10.1-20 lbs (60mg/0.5ml), 20.1-40 lbs (120mg/1 ml), 40-1-85 lbs (240mg/2 ml) and 85.1-130 lbs (360mg/3ml). For dogs over 130 lbs use the appropriate combination of tubes. The entire contents of the tube should be used. Do not split the contents as the accuracy of the dose and effectiveness of the medication cannot be assured. Bathing or shampooing your pet 2 or more hours after treatment will not reduce the effectiveness of Revolution. Keep this medication away from children and pets. Last but not least, we have Revolution which prevents heartworm. It comes in a liquid form and is applied once a month. This kind of flea treatment for cats is applied to the neck between the shoulder blades, in the same way as Advantage. It also acts against adult fleas and prevent flea eggs from hatching. In addition, it’s used against ear mites, hookworms, roundworms and some .Based on research, selamectin (commonly sold as the brand name ) is effective in treating both kinds of lungworms found in cats, however research is anecdotal. Because in this specific case, the cat did not respond to more traditional treatments, the owner opted to treat with Revolution. Profounder, a moxidectin topical treatment for other types of worms was also administered to ensure the cat could be fully dewormed throughout the hearing process.Revolution has been confirmed as safe for use in heartworm infected cats, however if your cat has not been on heartworm prevention before we recommend discussing this with your veterinarian prior to commencing treatment with Revolution. Revolution does not effectively treat an existing infection of adult heartworm, however it may decrease the number of microfiliariae in the blood. Revolution for Cats is very safe and effective when used as a heartworm preventative.