Revolution for dogs
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Revolution (Pfizer Animal Health)
What is this medication used for
Revolution is a topical parasiticide used in the treatment and prevention
of heartworm disease, fleas, the American dog tick, ear mites and
canine sarcoptic mange. When used in cats it also treats certain
hookworm and roundworm disease.
Revolution is available by prescription as spot on applicators.
How this medicine should be used
Revolution is applied to the skin on the back at the base of the
neck once a month, in cats and dogs. Apply the contents in one spot
and do not massage in. The animal may be bathed or allowed to swim
2 hours after the medication is applied. Spot on applicators are
portioned based on the pet�s weight Revolution is applied to the
skin on the back at the base of the neck once a month, in cats and
dogs. Apply the contents in one spot and do not massage in. The
animal may be bathed or allowed to swim 2 hours after the medication
is applied. Spot on applicators are portioned based on the pet�s
weight: cats up to 5 pounds and 5.1-15 pounds; for dogs up to 5
pounds, 5.1-10 pounds, 10.1-20 pounds, 20.1-40 pounds, 40.1-85 pounds
and 85.1-130 pounds.
What are the side effects
Side effects when using Revolution may include temporary hair loss,
loss of appetite, drooling, vomiting, diarrhea, drowsiness, rapid
breathing, increased heart rate, and muscle tremors.
What special precautions are there
Do not use Revolution 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. Revolution appears to be safe to use in
pregnant or lactating dogs or cats. Do not apply to wet hair. Dogs
should be tested for existing heartworm disease prior to using Revolution.
In the event of overdose
Contact your veterinarian or veterinary emergency room. Symptoms
of overdose, while rare, may include salivation and incoordination.
How should I store this medication
Store this medication at room temperature, in the original box.
Throw away any medication that is outdated or no longer needed.
Keep this medication out of the reach of children and pets.
This information sheet is for educational purposes only and is
intended to be a supplement to, and not a substitute for, the expertise
and professional judgment of your veterinarian. The information
is NOT to be used for diagnosis or treatment of your pet. You should
always consult your own veterinarian for specific advice concerning
the treatment of your pet.
The information is not intended to cover all possible uses, directions,
precautions, warnings, allergic reactions, drug interactions or
adverse effects, nor should it be construed to indicate that use
of a particular drug is safe, appropriate or effective for your
pet. It is not a substitute for a veterinary exam, and it does not
replace the need for services provided by your veterinarian.
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