Revolution (selamectin) is a topical parasiticide for the treatment of
fleas, American Dog tick, ear mites and heartworms in dogs and cats, and
intestinal worms in cats.
Both Stronghold and Revolution are manufactured by Pfizer and made in the same factory, yet are marketed under different names in various parts of the world. The formulation and dose size are identical
(company fact sheet).
||Puppies & Kittens
||0 - 5lbs
||0 - 2.5kg
||5.1 - 15lbs
||2.6 - 7.5kg
||Very Small Dogs
||5.1 - 10lbs
||2.6 - 5kg
||10.1 - 20lbs
||5.1 - 10kg
||20.1 - 40lbs
||10.1 - 20kg
||41.1 - 85lbs
||20.1 - 40kg
Directions for Use:
Revolution® for dogs is applied to the skin on the back
at the base of the dog's neck once a month. Remove the Revolution® tube
from its protective package. Holding the Revolution® tube
upright, firmly depress the cap to puncture the applicator seal, then remove
the cap. Apply the Revolution® contents in one spot and do
not massage in. The animal may be bathed or allowed to swim 2 hours
after the Revolution® medication is applied. Spot on applicators are
portioned based on the pet?s weight: puppies and kittens up to 5 lbs; cats
between 5.1-15 lbs; dogs between 5.1-10 lbs, 10.1-20 lbs, 20.1 ? 40 lbs and
40.1- 85 lbs.
Possible Side effects
Revolution® (selamectin) is generally well-tolerated by
dogs. Use of Revolution® in a small percentage of dogs and cats (less than 1%) has occasionally
been associated with a mild, transient hair loss at the application site. In a
small proportion of these cases, transient irritation at the application site
may also be observed. The hair loss and irritation are normally self-resolving,
but symptomatic treatment may be applicable in some circumstances. In studies,
<1% of cats and dogs experienced digestive upset.
Do not use selamectin in animals allergic to it. Do not use on puppies or kittens
under 6 weeks of age. Use with caution in sick, weak or underweight animals.
Safe for use in puppies as young as 6 weeks, breeding and nursing animals,
Avermection sensitive collies and heartworm positive dogs. Flammable. Keep
away from heat, sparks or open flame. This product causes eye irritation in
humans and is harmful if swallowed. Avoid contact with skin. Call poison control
center if swallowed. If on skin, wash with plenty of soap and water. If in
eyes, flush with plenty of water.
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