Selarid is a highly efficient parasiticide for cats that works for up to one full month to prevent reinfestation. It's also used to prevent and treat intestinal hookworms, roundworms, ear mites, and Dirofilaria immitis-related heartworms.
Who is Selarid (selamectin) Topical for Cats for?
Kittens and cats of 6 weeks of age and older.
Why use Selarid (selamectin) Topical for Cats?
This substance is a potent insecticide that kills adult fleas and prevents eggs from developing. It is effective for one month after application. This mixture reduces tick infestations caused by Dermacentor variabilis, intestinal hookworms, roundworms, heartworms, and ear mites in addition to fleas. This is a simple to use formula made for cats.
How does Selarid (selamectin) Topical for Cats work?
Minerals, vitamins, EPA, DHA, and Beta-glucan are all included in Imuquin's unique combination of immune-boosting ingredients. The additional minerals and vitamins act in tandem to guarantee efficacy and improve immune function. EPA and DHA improve immunity by assisting a variety of tissue and organ functions. Beta-glucan helps the body adapt to changes and maintains proper immunological function.
How is Selarid (selamectin) Topical for Cats sold?
Selarid is sold in 3 month/3 dose applicators for Kittens under 5 lbs (Mauve), and in 6 month/6 dose applicators for Cats 5.1-15 lbs (Blue) and Cats 15.1-22 lbs (Taupe).
What are the side effects of Selarid (selamectin) Topical for Cats?
Potential side effects include: Hair loss with or without inflammation at the application site (which may also include redness and/or flaking) Death (in rare cases) Vomiting Diarrhea with or without blood Inappetence (anorexia) Sluggishness (lethargy) Salivation Rapid breathing Itching (pruritus) Welts or hives (urticaria) Skin redness (erythema) Incoordination (ataxia) Fever Application site hair stiffness, hair clumping, hair discoloration, or powdery residue (which have no effect on the product's safety or efficacy) If your cat shows signs of these or any other side effect, consult a veterinarian. Observe your cat after use.
What special precautions are there?
Never use this product on a debilitated, underweight, or ill animal. Store in a cool location away from sparks, flames, and heat. This product is combustible. Hands should be washed as soon as possible after handling. Use soap and warm water while washing. This product's formula contains alcohol. If the skin is broken, don't use this product. Do not apply the coat if it is damp. Never rub this product into the skin. Keep away from children.
If overdose occurs, please contact your local pet hospital or emergency pet clinic immediately.
How can I store Selarid (selamectin) Topical for Cats?
Your empty applicator can be thrown away with other household items. The product is combustible. Excessive heat and open flames should be avoided. Protect from the sun. The temperature of the product should not surpass 86°F.
Do not massage or rub this formula into an animal's skin.
1) Using scissors, remove the tube from the packaging at the time of application. 2) Hold tube upright and lightly tap the applicator's top to ensure there is no product in the tip. 3) Use a twisting motion or scissors to open the tip. 4) Part your pet's hair at the base of the neck with your other hand. 5) Touch the applicator tip to the skin once it is visible. 6) Squeeze the tube to empty it completely in one area, which normally takes 3 or 4 strong squeezes. 7) Keep the tube compressed during the final squeeze and move the applicator away from the back region. 8) To remove, lift up. Make sure you never contact the tube's contents with your fingers. To discard, take precautions such as wrapping the tube in paper and tossing into the garbage. A standard dosage is 2.7 milligrams per pound of body weight.
Selarid for Kittens and Puppies under 5 lbs: Active Ingredient (per 0.25 ml Tube) Selamectin 15 mg Selarid for Cats 5.1-15 lbs: Active Ingredient (per 0.75 ml Tube) Selamectin 45 mg Selarid for Cats 15.1-22 lbs: Active Ingredient (per 1.0 ml Tube) Selamectin 60 mg