Method of Application
AREA OF USE / INDICATIONS
It is used for the treatment and protection of infestations caused by fleas and ticks in cats and dogs, and to support the treatment of allergic dermatitis caused by fleas. FIPROVET 0.25% SPRAY Ixodes spp., including the lyme disease vector, Ixodes ricinus. effective against it. The product is used to control the canine lice Trichodectes canis and cat lice Felicola subrostratus infestations.
USAGE AND DOSAGE
FIPROVET 0.25% SPRAY is applied at a dose of 3-6 ml/kg body weight (7.5-15 mg active substance/kg body weight) enough to wet the hair cover of the animals. This is equivalent to 2-4 pumps per kg body weight.
Method of application: The spray pump is turned half a turn, it is sprayed from a distance of 10-20 cm, so that the whole body of the animal is wetted with the drug. Especially in long-haired animals, the hairs should be mixed to ensure that the drug reaches the skin. When applied to the head area or to young and nervous animals, the drug is squeezed into the gloved hand and applied to the animal’s body. It is left to dry by itself, it is not dried with a towel.
SPECIAL CLINICAL INFORMATION AND SPECIAL WARNINGS FOR TARGET SPECIES
FIPROVET is effective for 2 months against flea infestations and up to 1 month against tick infestations in dogs, depending on the parasite infestation. It is effective for 5-6 weeks against fleas in cats. Fleas that have just arrived on the animal die within 24 hours of settling on the animal.
It is recommended to apply monthly to the sick animal and other cats and dogs around it in flea-induced allergic dermatitis.
The animal should not be touched until the application site is dry, and animals should not be allowed to come into contact with children and other animals in the environment.
FIPROVET does not prevent ticks from attaching to animals. However, within 24-48 hours after attachment, the tick dies before it is satiated, thus minimizing the risk of disease transmission. Dying ticks usually fall off, while remaining ticks can be easily removed with slight hesitation.
For optimal control of flea and tick problems in places where many animals are together, all cats and dogs in the environment should be sprayed with an appropriate insecticide. It is also recommended to vacuum the environment, wash pet bedding and take environmental precautions.
During application, contact with the eyes of the animal should be avoided.
For optimum effect, it is not recommended to take a bath and shampoo before 48 hours after the application. Animals should not be allowed to swim in pools or other puddles until 48 hours after the application.
UNDESIRED / SIDE EFFECTS
If the application site is licked, a short-term hypersalivation may occur due to the nature of the carrier. Very rarely, transient skin reactions such as erythema, pruritus or alopecia have been reported after use. Exceptionally, hypersalivation, transient neurological manifestations (hyperesthesia, depression, nervous manifestations), vomiting or respiratory manifestations have been observed after use.
USE IN PREGNANCY AND LACTATION
Laboratory studies have shown that fipronil has no teratogenic effect in rats and rabbits. The formulation is very well tolerated by puppies after treatment of lactating dogs. Data on the treatment of pregnant or lactating cats are not available.