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Stronghold for Cats & Dogs
- Kills adult fleas, flea eggs and flea larvae in the environment. Treats, controls and prevents flea infestations. Controls flea allergy dermatitis.
- For the prevention of heartworm disease (with monthly administration) caused by Dirofilaria Immitis.
- For the treatment of ear mites (Otodectes Cynotis), adult roundworms (Toxocara Cati), adult intestinal hookworms (Ancylostoma Tubaeforme), and biting lice infestations caused by Felicola Subrostratus.
Product Detail: Stronghold for Cats & Dogs
Manufactured by Zoetis UK Limited.
Dosage and Administration: Stronghold should be administered as a single application of a single dose delivering a minimum of 6 mg/kg selamectin. When concurrent infestations or infections in the same animal are to be treated, only one application of the recommended 6 mg/kg dose should be administered at any one time.
For the treatment and prevention of flea infestations in dogs and cats, Stronghold should be administered at monthly intervals throughout the flea season, starting one month before fleas become active. Through a reduction in the flea population, monthly treatment of pregnant and lactating queens and bitches will aid prevention of infestations in the litter up to seven weeks of age. For use as part of a treatment strategy for flea allergy dermatitis.
For the treatment of adult roundworm infections in dogs and cats, a single dose of Stronghold should be administered.
For the treatment of adult hookworm infections in cats, a single dose of Stronghold should be administered.
Biting Lice (cats and dogs)
For the treatment of biting lice infestations in cats and dogs, a single dose of Stronghold should be administered.
Sarcoptic Mange (dogs)
For the complete elimination of sarcoptic mange mites in dogs, a single dose of Stronghold should be administered for two consecutive months.
Ear mites (cats)
For the treatment of ear mites in cats, a single dose of Stronghold should be administered.
Ear mites (dogs)
A single dose of Stronghold should be administered. Loose debris should be gently removed from the external ear canal at each treatment. A further veterinary examination 30 days after treatment is recommended as some animals may require a second treatment.
Heartworm (cats and dogs)
For the prevention of heartworm disease in dogs and cats, Stronghold may be administered year round or at least within one month of the animal's first exposure to mosquitoes and monthly thereafter until the end of the mosquito season. The last dose should be given within one month of the last exposure to mosquitoes.
Each tube contains: SELAMECTIN
Spot-on use. Remove the Stronghold pipette from its protective package. Holding the pipette upright, firmly depress the cap to puncture the applicator seal, then remove the cap. Part the hair at the base of the animal's neck in front of the shoulder blades to expose a small area of skin. Apply the tip of the Stronghold pipette directly to the skin without massaging. Squeeze the pipette firmly to empty the contents in one spot. Avoid contact between Stronghold and fingers.
Do not use in animals under 6 weeks of age. Do not use in cats that are suffering from concomitant disease, or are debilitated and underweight.
This product is to be applied to the skin surface only. Do not administer orally or parenterally.
Do not apply when the animal's hair coat is wet. However, shampooing or soaking the animal 2 or more hours after treatment will not reduce the efficacy of Stronghold.
For ear mite treatment, do not aplly directly to the ear canal.
It is important to apply the dose as indicated to minimise the quantity that the animal can lick off. If significant licking does occur, a brief period of hypersalivation may rarely be observed in cats.
Keep treated animals away from fires and other sources of ignition for at least 30 minutes or until the hair coat is dry.
Do not allow treated animals to bathe in water courses until at least 2 hours after treatment.
Avoid direct contact with treated animals until the application area is dry. On the day of treatment, children must not handle treated animals and the animals should not be permitted to sleep with their owners, especially children. Used tubes should be disposed of immediately and not left within the sight or reach of children.