Medication For Ear Mites
…young as 6 weeks and kittens as young as 8 weeks. Uses: Revolution for Puppies/Kittens is medication that is applied topically once a month. It helps kill immature heartworms (Dirofilaria immitis) and controls and treats ear mites (Otodectes cynotis) in puppies and kittens. Revolution is also…Description
Get your new puppy or kitten started off right with Revolution! Revolution for Puppies and Kittens prevents heartworm disease, fleas, and ear mites in puppies and kittens. In addition, kittens are protected from roundworms and hookworms while puppies are protected against sarcoptic mange and American deer tick infestations. Revolution makes it easy to protect your furry friend from a variety of nasty bugs with one monthly topical treatment making it easy and convenient to keep your puppy or kitten safe!
What is Revolution for Puppies and Kittens? Revolution is a medication that is applied on the skin (topical). When It is a preventative medication given every 30 days in order to protect puppies and kittens against heartworms, fleas, and ear mites. It is also effective in preventing and treating roundworms, and hookworms in kittens and sarcoptic mange and American dog tick infestations in puppies.
Formulated for: Revolution is safe and effective in puppies over 6 weeks of age and kittens over 8 weeks of age. This medication is safe to apply to pregnant and nursing animals.
How does this medication work? Revolution contains Selamectin. Selamectin disturbs the nerve transmission of the affected parasite which results in paralysis of the parasites nervous system. This medication targets immature heartworms (Dirofilaria immitis). It is also effective in killing adult fleas (Ctenocephalides felis), preventing flea eggs from hatching for one month, and controlling and treating ear mites (Otodectes cynotis) in both puppies and kittens. Roundworms and hookworms are also controlled and treated in kittens. In puppies, sarcoptic mange and American dog tick infestations are controlled and treated with this product.
What results can I expect? Revolution should kills heartworms in their immature stage. It is effective in providing protection against worms that your pet was exposed to in the preceding month. Fleas are generally killed within 36 hours of application but they may linger especially if the pet was already infested with fleas when Revolution was applied. Ear mites in puppies and kittens are eliminated with one treatment in a number of situations but a second treatment a month later may be necessary for complete elimination. Follow your veterinarians instructions precisely for your pet.
What Form(s) does Revolution come in? This medication is a liquid that is applied to the skin monthly so it is manufactured for topical use only. Revolution Is available in boxes containing 3 individual doses based on the body weight of your pet .
Generic Name: Selamectin (Common Drug Name)
Common Brand Name: Revolution (Pfizer Animal Health)
Dose and Administration: The dose of Revolution is based on your pets body weight. Follow your veterinarians instructions regarding topical application of this medication. If you do not understand the directions, ask your veterinarian to explain them to you. Revolution is available as individual doses packed into boxes of 3, 6, and 12. Each tube contains the specific amount of medication for your pet. Do not split the contents of each vial. In order to apply Revolution correctly: Hold each tube upright and press cap down until the cap punctures the top of the tube containing the medication. Part the hair at base of your pets neck and place the tube on the skin at the desired application site. Squeeze the tube 3 or 4 times in one spot until all contents have been emptied. Check to verify that all contents of the tube have been emptied before discarding. Bathing or shampooing should not affect the action of Revolution as long as you wait at least 2 hours after application. If you forget to give a dose of Revolution, give it as soon as you remember. If more than on dose of Revolution has been skipped, always check with your veterinarian before re-starting the medication.
…remember. If you miss more than one monthly dose of Revolution, contact your veterinarian for further instruction before re-starting the medication. Revolution should be given only to the pet it was prescribed for. Possible Side Effects: Side effects are rare but are always possible. Side effects…Description
Keep your cat safe from heartworm disease, fleas, roundworms, hookworms, and ear mites by giving him/her Revolution once a month. Your cat will be protected from all of these bugs with one monthly topical treatment making it easy and convenient to keep your cat protected!
What is Revolution for Cats? Revolution is a topical medication applied on a monthly basis. When applied as directed, it is effective in providing your cat with protection against heartworms and fleas. It is also effective in preventing and treating ear mites, roundworms, and hookworms.
Formulated for: Revolution can be safely applied to cats and kittens over 8 weeks of age. This medication can be safely given to pregnant and nursing cats.
How is this medication given? Revolution is a topical medication. It is applied to your cats skin once a month. It is generally recommended to apply this medication on the same date each month. Some veterinarians recommend applying Revolution every month for all 12 months of the year. Others may recommend giving it only during the mosquito season so check with your veterinarian regarding his/her recommendations. If given seasonally, the first dose must be given within 30 days of the pet's first exposure to mosquitoes. The last dose needs to be given within 30 days after the pet's last exposure to mosquitoes. You should give the first dose of Revolution one month prior to the expected start of the flea season for optimal flea control. To apply this medication, part the hair on your pets back at the base of the neck in front of the shoulder blades. The tip of the tube should then be placed at the desired site. Squeeze the tube 3-4 times to empty all of the liquid on the skin. Do not rub into skin. Do apply Revolution to broken skin. If your cats hair coat is wet, do not apply until it is completely dry.
How does this medication work? Revolution works by disturbing the parasite's nerve transmission. Selamectin is the active ingredient that is effective in paralyzing the parasites nervous system. This medication targets feline heartworms (Dirofilaria immitis) in their immature stage. It is also effective in killing adult fleas (Ctenocephalides felis) and preventing flea eggs from hatching for one month. Ear mites (Otodectes cynotis), roundworms, and hookworm infections in cats can also be effectively controlled and treated with this product if it is used correctly.
What results can I expect? Revolution should kill feline heartworms in their immature stage. It is effective in providing protection from worms that your cat was exposed to in the preceding month. Ear mites can be eliminated with one treatment but a second treatment a month later may be necessary to solve the problem entirely. Your veterinarian will provide you with instructions on how to use Revolution so always follow his/her recommendations. Fleas are generally killed within 36 hours of application but they may linger especially if the pet was already infested with fleas when Revolution was applied.
What Form(s) does Revolution come in? This medication is a topical liquid that is applied to the skin monthly. Each dose is packed individually. Revolution can be purchased in boxes containing a 3-month, 6-month, or 12-month supply that is suitable for your cats weight.
Generic Name: Selamectin (Common Drug Name)
Common Brand Name: Revolution (Pfizer Animal Health)
Uses: Revolution in Cats is preventative medication that is applied once a month. It helps kill heartworms (Dirofilaria immitis) in their immature stage and controls and treats ear mites (Otodectes cynotis). Revolution is also effective in the control and treatment of roundworms and hookworms in cats. Revolution also kills adult fleas (Ctenocephalides felis) and prevents flea eggs from hatching for one month.
…is administered topically in the ear canal at an ivermectin concentration of 0.01%. One dose of 0.5 mL is applied in each ear. Repeat treatment one time if necessary, based upon the ear mite life cycle and the response to treatment. Refer to the package insert for complete prescribing information.…Description
Acarexx Otic Suspension is for treatment of adult ear mites in cats and kittens four weeks or older. Each dose of Acarexx Otic Suspension contains 2 ampules containing 0. 5 mL of 0. 01% ivermectin otic suspension.
Administration: Tear foil pouch at the notch to remove the two plastic ampules. Use one ampule per ear. Shake well before use. Snap off the cap of the ampule and place the tip into the external ear canal. Squeeze the entire contents of one ampule into the ear and massage the base of the ear to distribute the medication. Repeat the procedure in the other ear using the second ampule. In clinical field trials, ears were not cleaned and many animals still had debris in their ears at the end of the study. Cleaning the ears prior to administration of Acarexx is not necessary to provide effectiveness.Always follow the dosage instructions provided by your veterinarian. This medication should only be given to the pet for which it was prescribed. Talk to your veterinarian about what tests and exams may be necessary while your pet is taking Acarexx Otic Suspension. Also discuss how long the treatment period will be and what type of outcome is expected. You and your vet