Revolution

Revolution®

(selamectin)

Topical Solution

 

Product Overview

Description

  • Topical once-a-month parasiticide for dogs.
  • Provides systemic treatment against a broad spectrum of external and internal parasites.

Approved Uses

Revolution® (selamectin) is approved for:

  • Use in dogs 6 weeks of age or older against the following parasites: adult fleas, flea eggs, heartworm, ear mites, sarcoptic mites, and American dog tick.
  • Killing adult fleas and preventing flea eggs from hatching for one month, and indicated for prevention and control of flea infestations (Ctenocephalides felis).
  • Prevention of heartworm disease caused by Dirofilaria immitis.
  • Treatment and control of ear mite (Otodectes cynotis) infestations.
  • Treatment and control of sarcoptic mange (Sarcoptes scabiei).
  • Control of American dog tick (Dermacentor variabilis) infestations.

Key Features

  • Revolution is a prescription-only medicine, not a pesticide.
  • Broad-spectrum protection against most internal and external parasites.
  • Kills adult flea and their eggs.
  • Fast, simple and easy to use.
  • Because of the low-volume dosage size, the solution can be applied in one spot.
  • Non-greasy, quick-drying preparation.
  • Bathing pet 2 hours after application does not affect efficacy.
  • Available in 6 convenient dosage sizes in no-drip disposable tubes.

Packaging

  • Available in 6 separate dose strengths for dogs of different weights (see Dosage and Administration).
  • Revolution for puppies is available in cartons containing 3 single-dose tubes.
  • Revolution for dogs is available in cartons containing 3 or 6 single-dose tubes.
  • Revolution for dogs weighing more than 85 pounds is available in cartons containing 6 or 12 single-dose tubes.

Dosage and Administration

  • Hold tube upright.
  • Press cap down until a click is heard (cap punctures applicator seal).
  • Remove cap and check to be sure tip of tube is open.
  • Part hair at base of neck and place tip of tube on visible skin area.
  • Squeeze tube 3 or 4 times in one spot until empty. Keep tube squeezed to avoid drawing liquid back into tube. While keeping tube squeezed, drag it away from liquid and lift up to remove.
  • Ensure tube is empty.
  • The recommended minimum dose is 2.7 mg selamectin per pound (6 mg/kg) of body weight, applied according to the following tables.
  • For dogs more than 130 pounds, the appropriate combination of color-coded tubes is used.

Precautions

  • Prior to administration, dogs should be tested for existing heartworm infections. At the discretion of the veterinarian, infected dogs should be treated to remove adult heartworms.
  • While the number of circulating adult D. immitis microfilariae may decrease following treatment, Revolution is not effective for microfilariae clearance.
  • In humans, may be irritating to skin and eyes.
  • In studies, less than 1% of dogs experienced digestive upset.
  • Do not use in sick, debilitated or underweight animals.
  • Flammable. Keep away from heat, sparks or open flame.
  • Keep out of reach of children.
  • Federal law restricts this drug to use by or on the order of a licensed veterinarian.

 

For additional information on Revolution please visit their website 

https://www.revolution.com.au/