Simparica is a chewable, effective, and safe tick and flea preventative for dogs that should be used once a month. This medicine is only available with a prescription and provides a full month of protection. It kills ticks in 8 hours and fleas in 3 hours, and it stays effective until the next monthly treatment.
Who is Simparica Chewable Tablets for Dogs for?
Dogs must be 6 months or older.
Why use Simparica Chewable Tablets for Dogs?
Simparica Benefits: For a month, ticks and fleas are repelled Even in dogs with flea allergies, it quickly destroys existing flea infestations Flea allergy symptoms are improved by eradicating the fleas that are the source of the issue Controls and prevents in-home flea infestations by killing fleas before they may develop eggs Ticks are killed quickly, minimizing the danger of tick- and flea-borne disease, which can be fatal Easy to administer It can be crushed and mixed with food, or it can be fed by hand
How does Simparica Chewable Tablets for Dogs work?
Simparica's active component is sarolaner. It operates by blocking glutamate and GABA (gamma aminobutyric acid) receptor action at the neuromuscular junction of the insect. This results in the death of the acarine or insect owing to unregulated neuromuscular activity.
How is Simparica Chewable Tablets for Dogs sold?
Simparica tablets are sold in a 3 monthly supply of 3 tablets or a 6 month supply of 6 tablets dependent on your dogs weight.
What are the side effects of Simparica Chewable Tablets for Dogs?
Diarrhea and vomiting are the most common side effects associated with this medication. However, neurological side effects are also possible, which might include: Decreased body movement and position awareness (decreased conscious proprioception) Tremors Absent or decreased blinking reflex (menace) Loss of control of bodily movements (ataxia) Seizures
What special precautions are there?
Keep out of the reach of animals and children. Not for use in lactating, breeding, or pregnant animals. Do not use in puppies under 6 months old or weighing under 2.8 pounds.
If overdose occurs, please contact your local pet hospital or emergency pet clinic immediately.
How can I store Simparica Chewable Tablets for Dogs?
Store below 30° Celsius (86° Fahrenheit), with short excursions to 40° Celsius (104° Fahrenheit) permissible.
SImparica should be taken on the same day monthly for long-term protection. Give it to your pet with or without a meal.
Simparica tablets should be chewed rather than swallowed by dogs. If your dog is prone to swallowing entire treats, this medication may need to be split apart. Make sure the dog gets the entire dose. It is advised that you re-dose the dog if you suspect a partial dosage was ingested.
Simparica for Dogs: Yellow: Dogs weighing 2.8 to 5.5 lbs: 5 mg of Sarolaner Purple:Dogs weighing 5.6 to 11 lbs: 10 mg of Sarolaner Orange:Dogs weighing 11.1 to 22 lbs: 20 mg of Sarolaner Blue: Dogs weighing 22.1 to 44 lbs: 40 mg of Sarolaner Green: Dogs weighing 44.1 to 88 lbs: 80 mg of Sarolaner Brown: Dogs weighing 88.1 to 132 lbs: 120 mg of Sarolaner