If your dog is suffering from parasites or insect infestations, they are at a serious risk for disease, infection, and other health problems. Prevent internal and external parasites with Revolution For Dogs 21-40 pounds at the first sign of infestation for maximum control. Revolution provides systemic treatment for a broad range of parasites including fleas, mites, lice, American dog ticks, heartworms, and more. This once a month topical treatment breaks the entire flea life cycle, preventing re-infestations from occurring. It enters your dogs blood stream through the skin and kills parasites and pests. Revolution for Dogs 21-40 pounds is a prescription only medication, available from your veterinarian at the first sign of infestation.
Do I need a prescription to purchase this product? Yes.
What is the main flea killing ingredient (active ingredient)? Selamectin.
What are the flea sterilizing or additional ingredients? None.
Intended Use: Dogs.
What is the youngest age I can use this on my pet? At least 6 weeks.
What is the weight requirements for use? 20.1-40 lbs.
Can I use on my pregnant or lactating (nursing) pet? Yes.
Is this Waterproof or Water Resistant?: Waterproof. According to manufacturer, bathing pet 2 hours after application does not affect efficacy. However, it is suggested that after application, pet should not swim or bathe for at least 24 hours.
How long until maximum effectiveness is reached? Zero fleas in 48 hours.
What other parasites does this kill, control, or repel? Ticks, Ear Mites, Sarcoptic Mange Mites, and Heartworm Larvae.
How often should I apply or administer? Monthly.
How is it administered (Topically, orally, or other)? Applied Topically, but rapidly absorbed through skin and enters bloodstream. Pet should be completely dry before application.
Are there any side effects? Generally well-tolerated. In studies, less than 1% of dogs experienced digestive upset. Do not use in sick, weak or underweight animals.
- Kills adult fleas and canine heartworms in their immature stage.
- One application prevents flea eggs from hatching for one month.
- FDA approved and effective in the treatment and control of sarcoptic mange mites, American dog ticks, and ear mites.
- Monthly dosing on the skin (topical medication) makes treatments easy and convenient.
- Non-greasy liquid is quick-drying.
- No pills are necessary to prevent problems in your dog!
Uses: Revolution for Dogs should be applied to your dog’s skin on a monthly basis in order to prevent canine heartworm disease by killing heartworms (Dirofilaria immitis) in their immature stage. Revolution kills adult fleas (Ctenocephalides felis) and prevents flea eggs from hatching for a period of 30 days (one month). Since Revolution is broad-spectrum, it is also effective in preventing and treating ear mites (Otodectes cynotis), American dog ticks, and sarcoptic mange.
Possible Side Effects: Side effects from Revolution are rare but always possible. In coordination, trembling, and drooling may occur. If Revolution is accidentally given orally (by mouth), drooling and vomiting can also occur. Temporary hair loss at the site of application is possible. If your dog displays any unusual symptoms after Revolution has been applied, call your veterinarian immediately.
Drug and Food Interactions: If your dog is already receiving an alternate heartworm medication, do not start Revolution unless your veterinarian instructs you to do so. If you are planning to switch to Revolution from another heartworm preventative, wait until the next dose of heartworm medication is due before initiating treatment. No significant drug or food interactions have been reported with Revolution but it is always important to tell your veterinarian about other medications, vitamins, supplements, and preventatives your pet is taking prior to starting this medication.
Precautions: Heartworm testing is necessary before starting Revolution in order to make sure that your dog can safely tolerate it. Discuss the frequency of heartworm testing with your veterinarian.