When a fluffy pet appears in the house, the owner seeks care. But you need not only to properly feed the animal, play with it and give vitamin supplements. It is equally important to care for the cat's hair in order to notice the intruders in the form of fleas and ticks in time. Insects bring discomfort to the pet and can be dangerous for humans. About infection will prompt the behavior of the animal. The cat becomes nervous, often jumping and scratching. For such cases in the house you can have the drug "Fiprist" for cats. The instruction shows that there is a rapid cleansing of parasites and the life of the animal returns to its normal course.
The drug is intended for external use only. The main component acting on parasites is fipronil. In addition to it, the product includes: polysorbate, dimethyl sulfoxide, povidone, butylhydroxytoluene.
In appearance - it is a clear liquid that has no color and characteristic odor. The tool is sold in small boxes, in which there are three pipettes for convenient use.
Available in the "Fiprist" for cats instruction, warns that the action is based on blocking the nerve receptors of insects, which causes their death. The action does not extend to a pet and its use is absolutely harmless.
If you study the annotation to the drug, it is clear that it can be used not only to fight against fleas. Scope of application extends to ear mites and heilethyel mites.
Fipronil belongs to the category of phenylpyrazoles. It has a large scope and has the property of slightly soluble in water. Its main properties are:
- blocking the nerve receptors of parasites,
- the agent is evenly distributed over the skin of the cat, but it is practically not absorbed and does not penetrate into the circulatory system,
- causes diseases of the nervous system in arthropods,
- tends to gradually accumulate in the pet's sebaceous glands and, as a result, the long duration of action,
- according to the degree of danger it belongs to the third class, which is a moderate risk,
- despite the stated safety can not be used for the treatment of rabbits, because for them fipronil is toxic.
"Fiprist" for cats, the instruction confirms this, can be successfully applied to ferrets. Means fights fleas, ticks and lashes. Can be used as a treatment for infected animals and as a preventive measure.
The drug is used once by applying to clean skin, devoid of damage. "Fiprist" for cats, instructions for use are in each pack, must be applied point. Packaging in the form of pipettes contributes to this. The tool is distributed on the skin, in the area of the blades of the animal, in order to avoid licking.
Packaging and packaging is very convenient. To use the drug, you must unscrew the cap of the pipette and turn the stopper, which prevents accidental spilling. "Fiprist Combo" for cats, instructions for confirmation, may contain from 3 to 10 pipettes. The choice depends on the degree of risk of infection of the animal and their quantity.
For one treatment, regardless of the weight of the pet, one pipette “fiprist” for cats is required. The instruction explains that 0.5 ml of the product contains a dose that can rid the animal of insects and provide prophylaxis for a period of 1.5 months.
To get rid of tick otodektoz requires bury means in the ears. The recommended dose is 4-6 drops, which drip into both ears, regardless of the extent of the disease. In order for the tool to hit the target, ear should be bent and massaged after instillation.
In order for the drug to work on a cat, you should not bathe it for two days. Also, do not allow children to her and do not iron.
Possible side effects "Fiprist" for cats
Instructions and reviews of cat owners say that, if you follow all the recommendations, there should be no negative consequences. But it is necessary to remember about individual cases of allergic manifestations. If they start after using the product, you should immediately stop using it and wash the treated places with soap and water. If the cat's health deteriorates, you will need to consult a veterinarian, who can prescribe absorbing agents. You may need desensitization treatment.
In addition to individual intolerance, the drug has the following contraindications:
- use is forbidden in kittens that are under two months old,
- treatment of exhausted or sick animals is not recommended,
- simultaneous combination with similar drugs can cause overdose and intoxication.
Do not eat, drink or smoke during the treatment. If liquid enters the mucous membranes, it is removed with a cotton swab and washed with water. If there is a reddening, then consultation of the doctor is required.
To dispose of the drug, it must be placed in a plastic bag. It is not forbidden to throw in the garbage disposal along with ordinary household waste.
In cases where the drug is not used, it is better to pour the remains into the sewer. It should be noted that for amphibious components means are toxic.
Types of "Fiprist"
Spray for cats, the instruction confirms this, is also effective against parasites. In this case, it is packaging in the form of the bottle equipped with a spray. If the drops can be used at home, the spray is recommended to use in the fresh air.
After treatment of the animal, the mechanism of action of the drug is the same. It suppresses the nerve impulses of the parasites. Spray guarantees long-lasting results and reliably protects the pet from uninvited guests.
The validity of the drug varies, depending on the type of attacking insect. A cat will be protected from ticks for about 5 weeks, fleas will be safe for one and a half months.
Apply the tool in the open air. In the case of use of the house, it is recommended to remove children from the room, not to use in the room where there is an aquarium with fish or a cage with decorative rabbits. Spraying is necessary in the area of the blades. In order to avoid licking, you can wear a special collar on the cat.
How to apply the spray?
If “Fiprist Spot It” for cats, the instruction clearly indicates this, requires the use of one pipette, then the spray is used differently. To process an animal, you must follow the manufacturer's recommendations:
- One click on the spray bottle, which contains 100 ml of the product, guarantees a dose of 0.5 ml,
- One click on the spray bottle, which contains 250 ml of the product, guarantees a dose of 1.5 ml,
- Accordingly, a bottle with a capacity of 500 ml will provide a dose of 3 ml.
The dose is determined, depending on the thickness and length of the animal's hair. It is recommended to use from 3 to 6 ml of the drug per kg of cat weight. Spray is also suitable for use on dogs.
To process an animal, it is necessary to raise its coat and spray it with a spray from a sprayer. It is necessary to process the chest and ears. In order not to damage their eyes, they are covered with a palm. In no case do not allow the cat to the source of open fire and radiators until the liquid dries.
To avoid redefining, spray lit or pet house is sprayed. It is not necessary to bathe a cat within two days after application of means.
When properly applied, as indicated by reviews, side effects are not observed. Individual allergic reactions may occur, as is the case with the tool offered in pipettes. Actions must be the same. Wash the coat with soapy water and observe the reaction.
It happens that the owner overdo it and spray too much spray. Overdose is possible if you do not clearly follow the instructions. Symptoms are:
- increased salivation,
- muscle twitching.
The spray has relative safety, but its use is not allowed if the kitten has not reached two months, on animals whose skin is damaged, if the pet is weakened. Pregnant and lactating is better to choose another tool, if required by the need.
Owners of dogs and cats who choose "fiprist" for cats, the instruction and the price of the drug are interested in the first place. Abstract reviewed in detail, and you can buy the drug in veterinary pharmacies and pet stores. The cost of packaging varies depending on the number of doses. The average price per pipette is from 250 to 400 rubles.
Release form and composition of the drug fiprist
The drug is presented in the form of liquid for external use. The liquid has a transparent, with a yellowish tint, color.
Fiprist Combo Exterior Solution
It is also in the form of a drop of fipryst spot and a combo.
The preparation includes:
- Dimethyl sulfoxide.
The fyprist is placed in a spray bottle or in individual plastic foil pipettes of 0.5 / 0.67 / 1.34 / 2.68 and 4.02 ml. The solution is packaged in currencies of 3 capsules each. Provided with instructions for use, manufacturer's marking and date of manufacture.
Indications for use and mechanism of action
The medicine is prescribed by a veterinarian for diagnoses:
- Infection with ixidic mites and cheilitites,
- The presence of lashing and lice,
- In the treatment of allergic dermatitis when infected with fleas.
Fyprist performs actions:
- Blocking nerve impulses and parasite receptors,
- Covers the skin of an animal with an even layer without the effect of absorption and penetration into the blood,
- Provokes disturbances in the nervous system of insects,
- Accumulates in the fur and skin glands of pets, prolonging the effectiveness of the active substance,
- does not constitute a threat to animal life.
Instructions for use
The drug is applied at a time. After the medicinal solution gets on the pet, it is forbidden to wash the pet and expose it to moisture for 48 hours.
Fyprist has a detrimental effect on fleas, ticks and other ectoparasites.
The phyristum in pipettes is applied with dot marks on the withers of the animal to the place between the shoulder blades. This principle of application of the drug eliminates the possibility of pet licking drugs with wool.
To cure a pet from an ear mite, the drug is instilled into both ears, after having previously cleared the ear cavity from crusts and parasites. Then massage the medicine inside the ear with massage movements.
Fiprist-spray is injected into the area from the ears, along the withers to the shoulder blades, avoiding splashes from the sprayer into the eyes of the animal.
Before applying, the wool should be separated by hands, parting and facilitating the access of the medicine to the skin.
Drug retains its effect after the destruction of parasites. The term of protection against new infection is approximately 35 days.
Dosage for dogs
Calculated individually, depending on the weight of the dog:
- 2-10 kg - 0.67 ml.
- 10-20 kg. - 1.34 ml.
- 20-40 kg. - 2.68 ml.
- 40 and more kilograms - 4.02 ml.
The dosage when using the sprayer Fiprist depends on the displacement of the bottle:
- Bottle of 100 ml - one click equates to a dose of 0.5.
- A bottle of 250 ml - a dose of 1.5.
- Vial volume of half a liter - the dosage of pressing on 3.0.
The use of the drug in pregnant and lactating pets is not prohibited and is carried out identically to standard methods.
With proper use in animals, side effects and complications were not identified.
When applying the drug, observe personal safety measures.
With an overdose of fiprist medication, the following effects are observed:
- High salivation,
- Uncontrolled muscle contractions
If the symptoms persist, you should contact the veterinarian.
Contraindications for admission
Fiprist will harm your pet if:
- Depleted condition of a cat or dog,
- Use fiprist at the same time with similar drugs. This will trigger an overdose of the drug.
- There are irritations, scratches, wet wounds and other types of injuries on the pet's skin.
- Pet is infected,
- Small dogs weighing less than two kilograms
- Expired expiration date of the drug,
- Hypersensitivity to the components of the drug.
Storage conditions and shelf life
The solution is stored in a container with a tight lid, away from food, feed, and children, in a dry and non-penetrating place at room temperature.
Phyrist must be away from heat and fire
Shelf life - 36 months from the date of manufacture.
Price and analogues
Spray Fyrist is in the price segment of 730-1100 rubles.
Packing cost in pipettes dosage:
- 0.67 ml. - 830 rubles,
- 1.34 ml. - 890 rubles,
- 2.68 ml. - 1000 rubles,
- 4.02 ml. - 1100 rubles.
Analogs of the drug fiprist:
Pet's health is the responsibility of its owner.
If you find a parasitic insect in cats or dogs, you should consult a veterinarian, inspect the animal for wounds and begin treatment.
Composition and release form
Phyristum Spot It contains 10% fipronil as an active ingredient, as well as auxiliary components: povidone, polysorbate, butylhydroxyanazole, butylhydrotoluene, and dimethylsulfoxide. In appearance, the drug is a clear solution with a low specific odor for external and local use. The drug is packaged in 0.5, 0.67, 1.34, 2.68 and 4.02 ml polyethylene pipettes with a break-off tip, folded 3 pieces in a cardboard box.
Fipronil is a broad-spectrum insecticide acaricide from the group of phenylpyrazoles that is poorly soluble in water. It blocks the GABA-dependent receptors of the parasite, disrupts the transmission of nerve impulses in arthropods, but has no such effect on the GABA receptors of mammals. When applied to the skin of an animal, the drug is practically not absorbed into the systemic circulation and during the day is evenly distributed over the body surface, accumulating in the sebaceous glands of the skin and thus protecting domestic animals from ectoparasites. Phyristum Spot It is classified as moderately hazardous by the degree of exposure to warm-blooded animals. Eye contact causes mild irritation. The drug is toxic to rabbits, fish and other aquatic organisms.
Assign to dogs and cats with therapeutic and preventive purposes against fleas, lice, lashing, ixodid ticks, cheyletyell and otodektesov (agents of ear scabies).
Release form, composition and packaging
Solution for external use transparent, yellowish color.
Excipients: Povidone, polysorbate, butylhydroxyanisole, butylhydrotoluene, dimethyl sulfoxide.
Prepacked in 0.5, 0.67, 1.34, 2.68 and 4.02 ml in polyethylene pipettes, placed individually in bags of aluminum foil. Pipettes are packed in cardboard packs of 3 pcs. complete with instructions for use.
Pharmacological (biological) properties and effects
Insektoakaritsidny drug of contact action. Active against all phases of development of lice, fleas, lashing, and ticks (ixodid, cheilitella, otodektos), parasites on dogs and cats.
The mechanism of action of fipronil, which is part of the drug, is to block the GABA-dependent receptors of arthropods, impaired transmission of nerve impulses, which leads to paralysis and death of ectoparasites.
After applying the drug to the skin, fipronil is gradually distributed over the entire surface of the body for 24 hours and, almost without being absorbed into the systemic circulation, accumulates in the epidermis, hair follicles and sebaceous glands, providing a long-lasting insecticoacaricidal effect, provides the animal from ectoparasites protection.
Fiprist ® Spot It is classified as moderately hazardous by the degree of its impact on the body (hazard class 3 according to GOST 12.1.007-76), in recommended doses it does not have a local irritant and resorptive-toxic effect, and causes mild irritation in the eyes. The drug is toxic to rabbits, as well as fish and other hydrobionts.
Fiprist ® Spot It is used in animals by a single topical application of the drug on dry, intact skin, using pipettes of various packaging (depending on the type and weight of the animal).
Before processing, the tip of the pipette is pierced with an inverted cap, the fur in the back area (between the shoulder blades) is moved apart in the animal and, pressing the pipette, the preparation is applied to the skin at one or several points in the following doses:
The duration of the protective effect of the drug against ixodic ticks after treatment of cats is 15-21 days, after treatment of dogs - up to 1 month.The duration of the protective action against fleas: after treatment of cats - up to 1.5 months, after treatment of dogs - 2-2.5 months.
Repeated treatment of animals is carried out according to indications, but not more often than 1 time in 3 weeks.
In order to prevent re-infestation of animals with fleas, the litter is replaced or treated with an insecticidal agent in accordance with the instructions for its use.
For otodecosis treatment Fiprist ® Spot It is instilled into each ear for 4-6 drops (drops must be injected into both ears). For uniform distribution of the drug, the auricle is folded in half and lightly massaged its base. The remainder of the preparation in the pipette used (based on the weight of the animal) is applied to the skin between the shoulder blades (single treatment).
With complicationsotitis prescribe antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory drugs.
Features of the drug at its first use and cancellation was not detected.
It is necessary to avoid violations of the regimen of drug use, because This may lead to a decrease in its effectiveness. In case of skipping the next treatment, it should be carried out as soon as possible in the same dose.
Contraindications to the use of the drug FIPRIST ® SPOT OH
- increased individual sensitivity of the animal to the components of the drug (including in history).
Do not use the drug:
- a patient with infectious diseases and a weakened animal,
- dogs weighing less than 2 kg,
- puppies and kittens younger than 8 weeks of age.
Special instructions and measures for personal prevention
You should not wash and bathe the animal in natural waters for 48 hours after treatment, and also apply the drug to damp or damaged skin.
Auricular use of the drug is not allowed (for ear scabies) during perforation of the eardrum.
At increased individual sensitivity and the appearance of allergic reactions, the drug should be washed off with soap and water or zoo shampoo and, if necessary, conduct desensitization therapy.
Fiprist ® Slot It should not be used in conjunction with other insecticide-acaricidal agents for the treatment of animals.
The drug is allowed to use animals intended for breeding, as well as pregnant and lactating females.
The drug is not intended for the treatment of productive animals.
Personal preventive measures
When working with the drug Fiprist ® Spot It should follow the general rules of personal hygiene and safety, provided when working with drugs.
During the work is not allowed to smoke, drink and eat. At the end of the work, wash your hands with warm water and detergent.
Within 24 hours after treatment, the animal should not be ironed and allowed to reach small children.
Do not allow people with signs of allergic, respiratory and skin diseases to work with the drug. People with hypersensitivity to the components of the drug should avoid direct contact with the drug Fiprist ® Spot It.
In case of accidental ingestion of the drug on the skin or mucous membranes, it should be immediately removed with a tampon and then rinsed with water and detergent. ).
When destroying an unused drug, it should not be allowed to get into natural bodies of water and drinking water sources.
Storage conditions Fiprist ® Spot It
The preparation should be stored in the sealed packaging of the manufacturer, separately from food and feed, in a place protected from direct sunlight, out of the reach of children at a temperature from 0 ° to 25 ° C.
Unused drug is disposed of in accordance with the requirements of the legislation.
Drops for external use
Drops Fiprist for dogs are of two types:
The main difference in the composition. The active substance in both cases is fipronil, but in the drops of the combo s-methoprene acts as an additional active substance. Auxiliary substances are povidone, polysorbate, ethyl alcohol and other components.
Drops are packaged regardless of the composition in disposable pipettes made of polyethylene. Depending on the purpose (weight of the animal), the volume of the pipettes is 0.67, 1.34, 2.68, and 4.02 ml. When buying a drug, it is important to pay attention to this.
To get rid of otodektoz, in each ear must be dripped a few drops. Fold the auricle and lightly massage it so that the agent is distributed evenly over the entire auricle. The remnants of the contents of the pipette drip at the withers.
General rules of application
Regardless of the form of release when using Fiprist should follow simple rules and recommendations:
- If you are processing several animals, exclude the possibility of licking the drug. To do this, use collars or band for mouth. You can remove them after drying the medicine.
- Process or change litter, as well as household items for the destruction of parasites to prevent re-infection.
- 2 days before treatment and 48 hours after the dog can not bathe. Shampoos can reduce the effect of the tool, so their use should be minimized.
- Apply the product should be on dry and not damaged skin.
- Regularly carry out preventive treatment. In case of violation of the recommended scheme, a decrease in the effectiveness of the drug may be observed.
It is strictly forbidden to combine Fiprist with other insecticoacaricidal agents. This may cause increased toxicity and side effects.
Contraindications and side effects
Use of Fiprist combo and other forms for dogs should not be in such cases:
- for puppies weighing less than 2 kg,
- until the age of 8 weeks
- for weak animals (after surgery, severe acute or chronic diseases),
- in the period of infectious diseases,
- with intolerance to the components.
The drug can be used for lactating and pregnant bitches, as well as animals intended for breeding.
If the dose is exceeded, side effects may occur:
- increased salivation,
- redness of the skin,
- itching and other unpleasant phenomena.
If such phenomena are detected, you should wash your pet with soap or shampoo. To reduce their manifestations of animal antihistamines and drugs to eliminate the symptoms.
Handles should be protected with rubber gloves. At the end of the procedure you need to wash your hands. During the day the dog can not be ironed. It is necessary to exclude contact of an animal with children in the first days.
Store the drug should be at a temperature not higher than 25 degrees. Spray must be away from heat and fire. It is necessary to exclude hit of sunshine to the place of storage of medicine, and also access of animals and children.
The cost of drops of Fiprist Combo for dogs depends on the dosage of the active substance:
- 2-10 kg - 440 rubles,
- 10-20 kg - 480 rub.,
- 20-40 kg - 520 rubles,
- more than 40 kg - 570 rubles.
For packing a drop of Spot He (3 pipettes) will have to be given:
- 0.67 ml - 830 rub.,
- 1.34 ml - 860 rubles,
- 2.68 ml - 960 rub.,
- 4.02 ml - 1060 rubles.
The cost of the spray varies from 730 to 1250 rubles, depending on the volume of the bottle.
Marina, the owner of a 2-year-old dog:
“The dog is not pedigree, but we love it very much. When at the beginning of summer, our shaggy miracle began to itch, immediately went to the pharmacy. On the advice of the pharmacist bought a drop Fiprist. For processing a convenient tool, but it did not help us. After a while the dog continued to itch, had to repeat the treatment, but by another means. True, this is another story. ”
Victoria, mistress pinscher:
“We always carry out preventive treatment of the dog from fleas and ticks. When we moved into the purchased house, it turned out that there are fleas in the wooden floor. They began to annoy our Jack, so they went to the pharmacy for an effective drug. Bought a Fiprist combo. The pharmacist told that there are two active substances in it, and it copes with its functions perfectly, affects not only fleas and ticks, but also their larvae. A week later, there were no fleas in the house, and the dog felt fine. ”
Lyudmila, a veterinarian with 5 years of experience:
“Fiprist combo is an effective remedy against ectoparasites. I recommend it for both treatment and prophylaxis. Often met negative reviews to this drug. They are associated with a large number of fakes. Because of the high price, it is often counterfeited, which is why it does not work. ”
Alexey, the vet:
“The drops of spot he Fiprist are a Frontline generic. The drug has the same composition and effect. Should I save on your pet, it's up to you. I always prescribe remedies that have been tested and various checks. From the words of colleagues I know that animals tolerate Fiprist well. If you do not exceed the dose, side effects are unlikely, but the effectiveness sometimes leaves much to be desired. ”