I will talk about the features of a drop of worms for cats, which are produced in the form of drops on the withers. This is a convenient treatment for parasitic products for both the owners and the cats themselves. I will tell you about the peculiarities of the action of these medicines and about some products of anthelmintic drops.
Features anthelmintic drugs for cats
Drops of worms at the withers are often complex, that is, to eliminate most types of worm infestations caused by flat, round and tapeworms, as well as their larvae. In antiparasitic drops includes the composition of medicinal substances that allow you to fight skin and ear parasites.
Drugs are easy to use. The animal does not harm itself or the owner, when he, for example, injects the drug through the mouth. Suspensions and tablets have an unpleasant taste and smell for the cat, to which the pet begins to react aggressively, does not want to take the remedy. Because of this, the desired effect does not occur and there is an overrun of household funds for processing the animal.
Even if the cat accidentally licked the product, its concentration is too low to bring to the body intoxication.
But, There are features of the treatment of the treated pet, which must be observed:
- Minimize tactile contact with the cat in the treated area. This is necessary in order not to accidentally wipe the solution from the skin.
- Minimize contact between cat and small children. Most of the medications are not toxic to the pet, but can be toxic to young children.
- If the cat is trying to erase the drug, wipe the treated place on the furniture or master's clothes, it is worth put on her protective collar.
Features of use:
- Apply to the skin without any lesions at the injection site.
- Use ten days before vaccination.
- Do not use the product, not suitable for weight or age categories.
- If a cat has been diagnosed with worm infestation, or there is suspicion only of it, without visible manifestations of skin and ear lesions, then it is worth consulting with a veterinary specialist in advance to select an effective drug.
How to choose a remedy for worms at the withers
- Weight category. Each package, regardless of the manufacturer, indicates the weight category and age of the animal for which the drug is intended. The discrepancy between the cat and the drug results in the animal getting intoxicated, or there is no therapeutic effect.
- The presence of allergic components. If the cat or the owner is allergic, the selection should be under the supervision of a veterinary specialist for the safety of the health of the animal and person.
The drug is absorbed into the blood through the skin. Then it spreads throughout the body, evenly concentrating in all internal organs.
The same thing happens with external parasites - fleas and ear mites.
Repeated antiparasitic situation occurs 10 days after the first treatment. Secondary deworming is carried out only with the exact formulation of a parasitic disease. For preventive purposes, re-treatment is not performed. Not recommended for very small kittens.
The best drops from worms and fleas
The main active ingredients drop inspector - fipronil and moxidektin. Effective against skin parasites, ear mites and roundworms. To treat a disease, it is applied to the skin 3 times with an interval of 10 days after each use. Average price: 350 rubles.
The active ingredients are imidacloprid and moxidectin. Effective against fleas, ear mites and roundworms. Parasites are destroyed within three days, in case of a strong invasion, deworming after a month. Average price: 400 rubles.
Flea and tick counselor
The active ingredient is selamectin. Strikes at fleas, otic mites and roundworms. Parasites are destroyed within three to five days.
Average cost: 800 rubles.
Leopard spot he
The active ingredients are praziquantel and ivermectin. Effective against intestinal roundworms, tapeworms, fleas and ear mites. Parasites are destroyed within a week. Use once. It is not recommended to use the drug if the animal has abnormalities of the internal organs, since the drug is toxic. Average cost: 300 rubles.
Leopard spot he
The active ingredients are praziquantel, ivermentin, levamisole, thiamethoxam. Effective against roundworms and tapeworms, as well as skin parasites, fleas and ear ticks. The therapeutic effect occurs three days after application. Average price: 200 rubles.
The active ingredients of profender are praziquantel and emodepside. Effective against roundworm and summerworms. The therapeutic effect occurs on the third to fourth day after application of the drug on the skin. Average cost: 1000 rubles.
In-Up space complex
Active ingredients - praziquantel, aversectin, fipronil. Effective against roundworms and tapeworms, fleas and ticks.
Average price: 200 rubles.
If you follow all the above instructions, then deworming and prophylactic antiparasitic treatment will be successful, without undue injury to the pet and its owner.
Should I use drops from fleas and worms for cats?
Parasites in animals, most often, are of two types. These are skin parasites - fleas that live on the skin of a cat or dog, in its fur. Also common are internal parasites - worms that multiply in the body and the symptoms of which are not so noticeable.
An example of such a drug are flea and worms drops for cats.
Symptoms of infection with worms
Remedy for worms for cats is quite toxic (if we are talking about tablets, pastes or drops). Therefore, it is appointed only when the presence of invasion is proven.
It is necessary to perform stool analysis in the following cases:
- The animal has significantly reduced appetite or has aversion to previously favorite types of food,
- There is occasional slight vomiting,
- Significant weight loss associated with loss of appetite
- The animal quickly gets tired, drowsiness increases, interest in games decreases,
- Stool disorders - both diarrhea and constipation
- Abdominal pain - the cat tends to lie down so as to restrict access to the stomach, reacts aggressively to attempts to touch the stomach,
- Swelling is especially noticeable in kittens, and the younger the kitten, the more pronounced the symptom may be,
However, these symptoms are expressed only in the intestinal localization of parasites. If the invasion is localized in other internal organs, the symptoms will be different.
The animal is sluggish, depressed, the wool does not shine and falls out. Observing such a condition in an animal, even veterinarians sometimes do not realize that it needs to assign drops to the withers from worms.
Flea infection symptoms
Flea medicine for cats should be used when the symptoms of this infection are manifested. Drops on the withers for fleas are not too toxic and can be used regularly to prevent infection by parasites.
However, if the animal resides at home and is not in contact with infected animals, then there is no need for this.
Drops on the withers for cats should be used for the following signs of infection of the animal:
- Frequent itching, sometimes on the same area, sometimes on different,
- Irritable animal
- Sleep is broken, sometimes the cat wakes up in order to scratch or begin to actively lick,
- Wool dims,
- There is a tendency to hair loss, the animal is covered with clusters of fluff that appear after combing one or another area,
- If immediately after the animal has been scratched, to spread the wool to the sides and wait for a while, you can see a flea on the skin,
- Bites appear on the body of the animal owners, usually occurring at night.
The surest way to determine if drops are necessary against fleas for cats is to wash the animal. In the process of washing it is necessary to carefully look at the water, as insects may appear in it. After washing the pet you can wrap in a towel and then examine the towel - sometimes the parasites stay on it.
It is important to remember that flea products for dogs are not suitable for cats. Universal remedies suitable for both species can be used, but they are less effective than a specialized flea medicine for dogs or cats.
Preparations from fleas and worms
Universal drip drugs for worms for kittens produced by different manufacturers. These are mostly not cheap foreign-made products. The most popular are the following:
- Drops for cats Profobender, produced in Germany, are of high quality and efficiency compared to peers. In this case, the drug is relatively inexpensive - about 350 rubles,
- Medicine for fleas and worms for kittens Stronghold costs about 700 rubles. Produced in the USA. The only drug of all similar, which acts not only on adult individuals of worms, but also on their larvae,
- Prazitsid complex - the most economical and ineffective universal drip drug for cats from worms and fleas,
- The spot-on leopard is a drop from worms for cats, which also helps get rid of the ear mite, which also often affects walking cats,
- Inspector - Total - effective drops from worms for adult cats. Have a restriction to use on animals with a mass less than 4 kg, that is, to treat a kitten from fleas by this means is impossible.
Veterinarians rarely prescribe such complex drugs. Most professionals adhere to multi-component preventive therapy for cats.
To treat a kitten with a drug for worms and ticks released in this form is quite simple. It is necessary to put a few drops in a place inaccessible for licking. That is why such preparations are more convenient to be applied on the withers for cats.
There the animal will not be able to lick it off or erase it with its paw. The required amount of the drug in the drops for quality treatment of a kitten from fleas and worms is indicated in the instructions. It may vary depending on the size of the animal, its health and age.
In order for quality treatment of kittens from fleas and ticks, it is necessary to push the wool and apply a drug to the point to prevent infection on the skin. At the same time it is desirable not to apply the coat to the wool for its best absorption.
A set of instructions and a pipette are supplied with each drug of this type for worms and fleas. Dosing should be taken very carefully, as these medicines for fleas and worms kittens are toxic and overdosing them can cause severe poisoning in the animal.
Particularly attentive need to be owners when switching from one drug to another. Different droplets for cats from worms and fleas contain different amounts of active ingredient. Therefore, dosage may vary by manufacturer.
The question of whether flea and worms drops are effective for kittens remains open. There is evidence of their effectiveness and positive feedback on their use.
However, such means of fleas for cats are good as a means to prevent infection. They do not allow fleas to multiply in the animal's fur. But even for the prevention of such a tool may be ineffective if the cat walks on the street.
For such cats, it is recommended to use a collar impregnated with flea and tick composition.
Universal parasite drops for cats for the prevention of worms are also not very suitable. Cat remedy for worms at the withers in some cases can prevent infection when its probability is low.
Even less, it is suitable for treatment. In most cases, a pet is diagnosed with helminthic invasion when it has already received significant distribution.
In this case, a more thorough treatment with significant dosages of anthelmintic drugs is required. Such dosages can only provide oral medication for internal parasites (tablets for parasites, suspensions, pastes).
However, a drip remedy for ticks and fleas for cats can be a good prevention for domestic cats (those that do not walk outside and do not come into contact with infected animals). They can prevent the development of invasion in case the amount of the pathogen is insignificant.
Where pet parasites come from
The health of pets, cats and dogs depends on many factors. Its maintenance is a process that requires a competent, integrated approach. The problem of infection of pets with external and internal parasites is relevant in any season.
Its aggravation is observed in the spring-autumn period, since fleas and ticks are most active at this time. Parasitic diseases are caused by helminths, insects, protozoa and spiders (mites).
Among the main ways of infection with them:
- Alimentary way. Parasites enter the animal’s mouth with food and water,
- Contact path. When communicating a healthy animal with a patient or through care accessories,
- Intrauterine path. A future kitten or puppy becomes infected in the mother’s womb during pregnancy,
- Through the bites of bloodsucking arthropods.
Eggs and larvae can be in the soil, grass, litter, water from puddles. Various invertebrates can also carry the larvae of parasitic worms.
Thus, the probability of infection of a pet with various types of external and internal parasites is very high, even if it never leaves the walls of his house. The most common parasites in cats and dogs are helminths (round and tape), fleas, ticks, lice and lice.
Types of helminth infections (helminth infections)
Cestodose is a series of diseases that are caused by tapeworms (cestodes). These parasites live in the small intestine and can cause serious harm to the cat or dog. The length of an adult worm can reach several meters.
Infection with worms, or invasion, causes disorder of the digestive system, weight loss, vomiting, diarrhea, dehydration, constipation, an animal can have a resilient, swollen belly and poor coat condition. In some cases, with a strong invasion, the death of a pet is possible.
Moreover, pets have helminthiasis common with humans, so infection of the animal with helminths can be dangerous for the owner. The symptoms of worms in domestic animals can be different depending on the type and degree of invasion.
External parasites in cats and dogs
Fleas are common outdoor parasites. An infected animal constantly itches from their bites. Redness, sores, and scratches occur on the pet's skin. Many cats and dogs are sensitive to flea bites, they comb the affected areas, causing bald spots on the body of animals.
An animal can become infected with lice very easily, these ectoparasites are dangerous not only for pets, but also for their owners. It is difficult to notice lice with the naked eye, as they tend to gradually change the tone of some parts of the body to the color of the fur and skin of the animal.
Blasters are small insects that can live on the body of cats and dogs. A pet can become infected with lashes when it comes in contact with a sick animal, kittens and puppies can “catch” this disease from the mother.
Prevention and treatment
It is easier to prevent the disease than to treat the infection of animals with parasites. Therefore, the owner of a cat or dog should pay special attention to preventive measures. These measures will be most effective in their integrated implementation.
Among the main measures for the prevention of infection with external and internal parasites can be identified:
- Compliance with the rules of feeding, care and maintenance of animals
- Preventing contact of domestic cats and dogs with carriers, intermediate hosts of parasites (fleas, mosquitoes and others),
- Processing accessories for the care of animals.
If you still find parasites in the fur or feces of the animal, you must immediately begin treatment. Some pet owners believe that if there are fragments of worms or worms in the pet's feces, they are completely out of the body and the animal is healthy. However, this is absolutely not the case.
What to do if the pet refuses to take antihelminthic for cats and dogs? A unique solution - drops to the withers of the IN-AP complex.
When giving a drug to a cat or dog, owners may encounter various problems. Основными из них являются отказ от приёма препарата питомцем из-за резкого, неприятного вкуса и запаха антигельминтных средств для кошек и собак, в особенности кошками, и усиление слюнотечения при даче противопаразитарных препаратов в пасть.
Помимо этого, препараты против блох и глистов имеют высокую совокупную стоимость и противопоказаны к совместному применению. The interval between the intake of drugs against external and internal parasites should be at least 10 days. How to cope with these difficulties the owner of the animal?
Scientific and innovative enterprise "Astrapharm" offers its own way out of this situation.
The specialists of the company developed a highly effective drug that can be successfully used to destroy external and internal parasites - drops for cats and dogs from fleas and worms of the IN-AP complex.
IN-AP complex solves the problem of infection
Fleas and all kinds of ticks. This is the only comprehensive tool that destroys fleas and ticks at the same time. Drops for dogs and cats IN-AP complex destroy external parasites at all stages of development,
round and tapeworm worms, including dirofilaria larvae.
A remedy for fleas and ticks has a convenient form of application - drops on withers. In this case, the use of several types of drugs from internal and external parasites is not required. The owner of the animal disappears the need to select and purchase two or three different drugs and higher costs for their purchase.
IN-AP complex has the longest term of protective action - up to 50 days. Compared with domestic drugs, it has less toxicity due to the use of modern, safe active substances that are subjected to deep cleaning.
The range is represented by drops for cats and dogs of different weight groups, which provides ease of use and dosage.
Efficiency and effect:
- Protects your cat from ecto-and endoparasites at all stages of development,
- The only complex preparation of domestic production that can affect the microfilariae,
- It has the longest protective effect - from 6 to 7 weeks.
- It has no toxic, skin-irritating and allergenic effect on your cat's body,
- Side effects and complications of the application are absent.
- It is applied to the cat's withers and protects the animal from both ecto-and endoparasites,
- Has a convenient form of release - drops,
- Does not deter the animal with its smell, does not leave greasy spots on the cat's fur,
- In the packaging of the drug IN-AP complex there is an instruction with a complete and clear description of its use.
Drops on withers Vitomax Platinum for cats
Drops on the withers Vitomax Platinum for cats weighing 4 to 8 kg - a veterinary preparation of spot application (Spot-on preparation). Vitomax Platinum - a new series of drops on the withers for cats. Antiparasitic drug is used for prophylactic and therapeutic purposes.
Due to the combined combination of fipronil and ivermectin, the droplets destroy fleas, ticks, lice, clappers and endoparasites at different stages of development.
Materials used: Fipronil (fipronil) is the most used substance in the relatively new group of synthetic insecticide products. Mode of action: Paralysis paralysis.
Use: Fipronil is widely used as an outdoor insecticide for cats and dogs in order to get rid of fleas and ticks. Fipronil, mixed with oily solvents, is collected in wool follicles, from which it is gradually released.
Safety: In conjunction with other components, some pets may experience temporary sensitivity at the application site.
Ivermectin is rapidly absorbed and distributed in the organs and tissues of the animal, providing a parasiticidal effect for 10-14 days. Excreted in the urine and bile, in lactating animals also with milk.
Composition: 1 ml of the preparation contains active ingredients:
- Fipronil - 100 mg,
- Ivermectin - 15 mg.
Indications: Drops on withers Vitomax Platinum is used for prevention and treatment of animals with lesions fleas (Ctenocephalides spp.), Itch mite (Otodectes cynotis, Notoedres cati, Sarcoptes canis), mites genus Demodex and Ixodes, intestinal nematodes, dirofiljarioza warning ( effective against L3 and L4 larvae of the stage Dirofilaria immitis).
The drug is applied externally, applied directly to the skin in the area of the withers and along the spine.
After a single treatment, the protection of the animal against ectoparasites and endoparasites continues for 1.5-2 months. For preventive purposes, animals are treated every 1.5-2 months. In scabies and demodicosis, treatment is carried out 2-3 times with an interval of 8-10 days.
- Do not apply to sick, exhausted and weakened animals.
- Not applicable to animals up to 12 weeks.
- Not used by animals sensitive to fipronil, ivermectin or other components of the drug.
- Not applicable to cats during lactation and pregnancy.
Release form: Polymeric ampoule-droppers or bottles-pipette of 1 ml. Secondary packaging - cardboard box.
Effective drops on the hair for cats from worms
To get rid of pet worms, you can use special drops. The peculiarity of these drugs is that they are not taken orally, but dripped on the withers. In this case, there is no need to give your pet bitter medicines. Drops on the withers from worms for cats are a convenient option for the treatment of pets.
What worms can be found in cats
Most often cats are affected by nematode roundworms, which enter the body along with raw meat. These include the following representatives:
- roundworm - thin white worms up to 5 cm long,
- hookworm - round small worms that feed on blood (their size is small - only 2 mm),
- toxascarides damage the liver and grow up to 5 cm.
Cats are striking and flatworm tapeworms. Such worms can grow up to 70 cm. Among the parasites of parasites in cats, they parasitize:
- lentets that provoke diphyllobothriasis,
- cucumber tapeworm, which causes dipilidiosis,
- Alvekokokk - this worm has small size, only 2 mm.
Often, cats can meet flukes or trematodes, which look like thin threads. Their body is equipped with suckers, with which parasites are attached to the intestinal walls. Parasites of this type are dangerous to health - they destroy the liver and biliary tract.
Cats can also be found:
- pulmonary flukes
- opistorchis or cat fluke.
Symptoms of infection do not appear immediately, but begin to progress gradually.
How do drops from worms
Drops from worms are no less effective than tablets or suspensions against parasites. Drugs are applied on the withers, where the cat can not lick them. Within 24 hours, the product spreads through the skin and is absorbed inside. Some drugs remain in the subcutaneous layer, while others are absorbed into the bloodstream.
Metabolic processes help the drug reach its goal. Helminths begin to absorb a remedy that kills them from the inside. Then they are naturally excreted from the body.
The procedure does not cause discomfort in animals. The effect lasts from a month or more. In this way it is convenient to treat kittens that are difficult to give drugs in the form of tablets.
How to apply drops
Drops for worms at the withers are easy to use. They are dripped to the withers - the area of the back, which is located between the shoulder blades, where the cat does not reach the tongue. It is important to pay attention that the skin in this place is dry, clean and intact. After treatment, the animal can not be washed for 4 days.
The number of drops is calculated based on the weight of the animal. The exact dosage information is in the instructions. Overdose is dangerous: if the pet gets more medicine than needed, it will get better. Properly selected dose is easily tolerated by animals. Side effects are usually not observed.
After the procedure, you need to wash your hands well. During the day after treatment, the animal is better not to iron.
Before starting treatment, you should consult with a veterinarian and carefully study the instructions.
Popular drops for treating catworms
On the shelves of pet stores presents a wide selection of drugs from worms in cats. The most popular drugs include the following drugs.
- Inspector Total. The drug is used to eliminate worms and external parasites (fleas, ticks, lashes). With this medicine you can get rid of intestinal nematodes. It should not be given to kittens that have not turned 7 weeks old. It is desirable that the weight of a cat exceeds 1 kg.
- Lawyer. The drug has a wide spectrum of action. With it, struggling with worms, fleas and ticks. The medicine is not given to the weakened animals and those cats whose weight is less than 1 kg.
- Gelmintal is prescribed to fight nematodes and cestodosis. The drug is not prescribed to pregnant cats and kittens younger than 7 weeks.
- Stronghold - an effective tool that allows you to get rid of ascaris and toksokar. The drug is well absorbed and after half an hour already penetrates the skin. The death of worms comes in two days. The drug is approved for the treatment of pregnant cats and for kittens older than 6 weeks.
- Dironet copes with nematodes, cestodes. It is not given to kittens younger than 2 months, pregnant and weak cats.
Drugs are toxic. After the procedure, it is important to wash your hands well so that there is not a drop of money on your hands.
It is important to observe safety measures: if there are small children in the family, it is necessary to isolate the pet from them at the time of treatment.
Cat worm medications at the withers are active toxic substances. They should be given to animals with caution, strictly observing the dosage. It is also important to observe the precautions yourself.
Most drugs for worms have similar contraindications - they can not be given:
- kittens younger than two months
- weakened cats
- pregnant and lactating cats.
A cure for worms at the withers can have side effects. In this case, cats have the following reactions:
- increased tearing
- profuse salivation,
- allergic reaction, manifested by a skin rash.
If an undesirable reaction is observed on a pet, it should be stopped and, after consulting with a veterinarian, select another medication.
What to do in case of poisoning
Both antihelminthic drugs and dead worms, which decompose and poison the body of an animal, can cause a toxic effect. To avoid poisoning, you can not use several medicines for worms at once.
If the cat is poisoned, it may develop vomiting, muscle tremors, blanching of the mucous membranes, weakness.
In case of worms poisoning, the animal is treated with injections of Gamavit, injecting them into the withers subcutaneously. 2 ml will be enough for kittens, 5 ml will be required for an adult cat.
You can help the animal with the help of saline, which is injected subcutaneously.
If a kitten is sick, it will take from 20 to 40 ml per dose, depending on the weight, and adult cats need up to 100 ml of medicine at a time. The procedure should be repeated 3 times a day.
Having provided first aid, a sick animal must be taken to a veterinary clinic, where intoxication will be removed with a dropper.
Prevention of worms in cats
To prevent worms from reappearing after the treatment of the cat, it is necessary to observe preventive measures. Antihelminthic drugs should be taken even when there are no obvious symptoms. This is done for preventive purposes. Helminth prevention is carried out every 3-4 months.
You also need to pay attention to the following:
- In the diet of a pet should not be raw meat and fish,
- it is better for the pet to give boiled water,
- you can not allow a pet in contact with homeless cats,
- antihelminthic treatment of trays, scraps and other items intended for the care of animals should be carried out in a timely manner,
- the apartment must be cleaned regularly.
With the help of preventive procedures you can permanently rid the pet of parasites.
Gastroenterologist Natalya Ivanovna Ovchinnikova
Drops on the withers for cats from fleas and worms
Drops for cats from fleas and wormsDrops on the withers for cats from fleas and wormsIN-AP complex
The health of a pet, like other living creatures, depends on many factors. And to maintain it requires a competent and integrated approach.
So one of the actual problems that cause great discomfort to a fluffy pet is infection with external and internal parasites. We are talking about fleas and worms, delivering a lot of anxiety to the animal, as well as its owner.
Among the many drugs designed to combat parasites, drops for cats from fleas and worms are most in demand among consumers.
How to choose a remedy for parasites for cats?
Even if your cat has never gone outside the apartment, you can not be one hundred percent sure that she has no parasites. Parasitic diseases do not depend on the lifestyle of the animal, and therefore the means of parasites are relevant for all cats, without exception.
Effective means of parasites are the drugs that should be in your veterinary first aid kit. These drugs can be prescribed for prophylactic or therapeutic purposes.
There are highly specialized drugs - intended for the treatment and prevention of either fleas and ticks, or affecting only worms, and complex drugs that eliminate several problems at once.
Remedies for parasites are available in the form of drops, sprays or tablets.
- Advantage drops - from external parasites (fleas),
- Frontline - from external parasites (fleas, ticks),
- Bolfo collars and sprays - from external parasites (fleas, ticks),
- Drontal tablets - from worms,
- Pratel tablets - from worms,
- Profender drops - from worms.
Complex drugs - Advocate Drops - from all internal parasites (worms, ear mites, subcutaneous mites, microfilariae, etc.), as well as from fleas.
Every animal is capable of becoming a victim of fleas and helminths, and it is not at all necessary for him to go outside. Bring pests into the house on the clothes or shoes can and the owner himself. The chances of infection increase when a healthy cat comes in contact with a sick relative or the use of accessories for care. Even a kitten can become infected with worms from the mother while still in the womb.
Therefore, experts advise in order to prevent cats who do not leave the apartment, to use every 3 months, preparations for fleas and worms. Animals that go for a walk on the street are recommended their monthly intake.
However, not all purr creatures prefer to visit veterinary clinics, not to mention the water procedures and the use of tablets.
Based on these considerations, droplets on the withers from fleas and worms were created for cats, which, when applied to withers, simultaneously destroy those and other parasites.
How to get a flea cat: instruction
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What is the breeding of fleas in cats and how to carry out this procedure at home? Every fan of tail-legged friends thought about this question. Save the pet from the daily torment associated with scabies, stop combing out of the coat of a new family member causing insects and discomfort. Agree, you often visited such dreams.
How to help Murka, which of the last strength bites the bloodsuckers? Veterinarians have long invented how to lime not only jumping pests that can annoy a person, but also ticks with worms: on the shelves of special shops, a caring owner will easily find drops on withers, sprays, tablets that can be crushed and given to an animal with water. How to get rid of uninvited guests, we will tell in this article.
How to get a flea cat: what you need to know
It is important to take into account one fact: unpleasant insects, from which the owners around the world strive to protect their pet, sharply react to sharp odors and irritants and do not tolerate it when they are poisoned with insecticides.
Insecticides are special products that contain substances that are harmful to ticks, fleas and parasites. On sale you can find similar products of two types: chemical and biological. The oldest substance that successfully coped with the destruction of pests was sulfur: Aristotle used it to get rid of lice.
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Bloch is distinguished by high activity and mobility: as soon as they do not like something, they will leave their habitat. This must be taken into account by the watchful master.
Another rule says: processing should be regular.
If you drop a special compound on the withers once a year and forget about the problem, do not be surprised if several months after the procedure your pet begins to itch, exhausted from insects that have filled the hair.
Do not forget that the treatment of one animal will not lead to the desired result. You need to take care of bedding, house, toys and tray: only in this case, your efforts will lead to the elimination of the problem.
How to get rid of fleas in a cat: bathing
We have dealt with the main task of insecticides: they are needed to scare away the blood-sucking and biting and eliminate the problem for at least a few weeks. Most often, the validity of such drugs with their correct use is much longer.
Однако многие владельцы предпочитают не травить питомца «химией», а использовать наиболее распространенный способ – регулярное купание со специальным средством против блох у кошек. К сожалению, этот вариант обработки животного – наименее эффективный.
Отправить котика в ванную можно только в одном случае: если он, никогда не бывавший на улице, случайно подцепил нескольких вредителей.
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How does this method help? Fleas do not tolerate immersion in water and tend to leave the wet area, transplanting to a dry and safe place.
If you find on the body of the animal numerous black dots and white balls, get ready for a serious treatment that is not limited to one soap solution: annoying insects have already laid eggs, and will have to be expelled by other means.
Folk remedies for fleas cat
Just want to warn the owners, with the zeal of treating the pet a variety of lotions and herbs: these funds may be much more toxic and dangerous to the health of your pet than special medicines. Carefully follow the proportions and dosages indicated in the recipe and monitor the animal's well-being, noting the slightest deterioration.
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- The first remedy, which we describe - wormwood. The smell of this bitter grass harmful insects can not stand and run from the occupied territory as soon as the owner starts to process. A good cure for fleas for cats at home is a special decoction. For its preparation, 20-40 g of dry crushed wormwood is boiled in 2 cups of water. After the liquid is cooled to room temperature and put the resulting composition on the affected areas using a soaked cotton swab. Watch the actions of the bloodsuckers carefully: they will begin to actively leave their former habitat. Do not let them go and hide in the things of the pet. Another tip: make sure that the folk remedy is properly absorbed into the coat of the pet. The stronger the odor, the stronger the protection.
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- Another way - combing insects comb. This option is safe for small kittens that cannot be treated with chemicals containing chemicals. However, this method does not help get rid of fleas for a long time: be prepared for a long and exhausting struggle.
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- A good flea medicine for cats is garlic. Its bitterness and sharp smell remarkably deter pests. The recipe is simple: grind a few cloves to a homogeneous slurry. All that remains of working with a garlic press is 3-4 cups of water. Let this compound infuse for one night. Further active actions will follow: wipe the animal's hair with therapeutic liquid. Handle all the body is not worth it: otherwise the pet will harm itself by performing a daily wash. Walk only in those places that the cat can not lick. Treat withers and apply a few drops on the back.
These homemade preparations can alleviate the suffering of the animal. Very rarely, they lead to the destruction of parasites. Special tools developed by leading veterinarians will help to save your pet from constant scabies and insect biting.
How to save a cat from fleas: go to the pharmacy
Have you tried all the decoctions and infusions, but they do not help? Then it's time to visit the clinic and hear the verdict of the doctor. Most often, four-legged patients are prescribed special pills, shots and drops.
Another tool that has gained incredible popularity - a special collar.
This is not only convenient, but also a practical device that helps improve the well-being of the pet and reliably eliminates insects.
Consider the most effective ways to combat pests and parasites, starting with the most common - liquid drugs that successfully cope with the complete destruction of unexpected guests.
Which drug to choose?
In the event that the timing of measures for the prevention of various parasites do not match, use a drug directed against a particular type of parasites.
If prophylaxis is carried out simultaneously, then a complex preparation, such as Advocate, is best suited - it is used as a preventive treatment against fleas and worms, as well as for the treatment of various diseases caused by ticks.
Before vaccination and viscous prevention of worms and fleas is carried out on a mandatory basis.
Preparations are used according to the instructions: drops - once in 3 weeks, tablets - once in 3 months. Drops are applied on withers and are selected depending on the weight of the cat.
The pills will have to be given to the cat forcibly at the root of the tongue, as the cat is rather picky and will not eat the pill wrapped in a treat. The dosage of tablets may be different, it is written in the instructions.
In addition, the active ingredient of these droplets interrupts the life cycle of fleas, as it affects all stages of the parasite's life. You do not have to re-process the cat and its litter.
Frontline Combo is a combination of two active ingredients that act together to destroy fleas at each stage of the life cycle: in just one stage, the Frontline Combo not only effectively destroys adult individuals, but also prevents the development of new generations of insects in the house, protecting your pet from repeated infection.
Collars, such as Bolfo, are also highly effective in controlling fleas and ticks. This collar is able to protect your pet from fleas and ticks for a fairly decent time, it is water resistant and does not adversely affect the condition of the skin and hair of the cat.
Drontal, a broad-spectrum antihelminthic drug for cats, has been successfully used to treat and prevent helminth infections throughout the world.
The advantages of this drug are that its action is directed against both round and tapeworms, in addition, there are no contraindications for its use, that is, it is shown to kittens, pregnant and lactating cats.
Pratel - tablets from worms of a wide range of actions, universal preparation for cats and dogs, is effective and safe.
Profender Spot-On - the first anthelmintic for outdoor cats (spot-on), applied to withers. It is the only drug in Europe that is effective not only against mature, but also larval forms of parasites, i.e. interrupts the whole cycle of their development.
The drug is designed specifically to not bring stress to either the animal or the owner. Thanks to the method of application it makes it possible to carry out deworming in aggressive or picky animals.
In addition, there are analogues of well-known drugs, produced in Russia and Ukraine (Api-San, Leopard). Keep in mind that these preparations may be very similar in composition to the more well-known imported products, but when using them, individual reactions are possible, they should be given with caution.
Drops on the withers of fleas and worms for cats: instructions
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- “Advantage” - reviews of satisfied owners are the best evidence of the positive effect of this tool. It consists of the active substance Imidacloprid, which provides quick relief from parasites. Processing of the composition of a small tube should occur every month.
- "Frontline" is a tool that helps to forget about blood-sucking insects and helminths for a long time. It is sold in special packaging: tightly closed pipettes of different capacities (from 0.5 to 4.06 mg). The required dosage is calculated, as a rule, based on the weight of the animal. This drug should not be used to treat kittens for up to 2 months. The instruction is simple: liquid drip on withers. If necessary, a few drops are applied at different points towards the back. Carry out the procedure correctly: if the product spreads on the hair and falls on the muzzle, ears, sides or paws, your cat may lick it off.
- “Hartz” is an American-made liquid that cannot be applied to six kittens whose age is less than 12 weeks. Adult animals tolerate this drug without any problems. It is sold in special tubes with a convenient dispenser, resembling a pipette. Good news for all owners: the creators of the tool claim that insects die within days after treatment.
Drops from fleas "Bars" for cats: instructions
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This domestic development has earned the confidence of many owners. The preparation contains non-toxic chemicals, but extremely safe insecticides that do not cause poisoning and are easily tolerated by animals.
Another advantage of this tool is low price. For only 50 rubles, the owner receives an effective weapon against fleas, provided with detailed instructions for use. Drops are applied to the withers of the pet: the cat will not be able to lick this area, escaping from the hands of a general practitioner.
Tablets, collar and drops from fleas and ticks for cats: reviews
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All the above remedies help to get rid of blood-sucking insects for several months. "Hurtz", "Advantage" and "Bars" will be a real salvation from scabies and discomfort for your four-legged pet.
However, it is not worth buying them without consulting a doctor. Another tip: read reviews on special sites.
The owners, who have already used miracle drugs, will tell you which drug is worth buying for a beginner fighter with parasites of all kinds.
It is not recommended to use pills and prick injections at home: it is necessary to go to the nearest veterinary clinic for prescribing the necessary means and procedures.
The specialist will calculate the dosage and tell you all about how to treat the animal.
Do not engage in self-control of insects, using strong drugs: their use should be controlled by a professional.
Cat Flea Collar
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Another newfangled fixture, which is designed to save a tailed friend from suffering. The rim fabric is impregnated with an active substance - an insecticide. The validity of such funds - up to 3 months.
The principle of its action is simple: the stimulus causes insects to leave the animal's body. Half of the parasites die, the rest find a new haven.
Over time, the means that ensures the collar to work is exhaled, and the owner has to go back to the pet store.
Cat Flea & Tick Remedies: Spray
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The last method, which we consider, is to spray a special compound from a spray bottle onto the pet's hair.
This option is the most effective, but the toxicity of the substances contained in such therapeutic fluids dictates certain rules of use: you need to apply the product quickly. After treatment, the pet should not be licked and washed.
For several hours, the owner should monitor his behavior, not letting the pet wet the coat. The owner must also protect himself: wear a gauze bandage and rubber gloves.
The following drugs are most popular:
Remember: sprays can not be treated for pregnant cats, sick animals and kittens.
All products used by the owner must be used under the supervision of a veterinarian. Follow the instructions from the instructions and carefully follow the animal's reaction to unfamiliar drops or pills. Only the treatment prescribed by an experienced specialist will help safely and quickly rid the pet of fleas.
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Drops on the withers from worms for cats
Drops on the withers from worms for cats - this is the most convenient and, perhaps, the most effective of the existing tools on the modern market.
Veterinarians isolate just such a form of the drug because of the simplicity of its use and very good indicators that ensure the health of the pet and complete long-term disposal of worms, which are a threat not only to cats, but also to their owners, who are able to catch almost all known worms.
Danger of infection
Prevention and treatment of infection is very significant for pets. It does not matter, will be used drops from worms for cats or any other tool that will recommend a specialist. Rapid intervention to get rid of parasites and systematic prevention are necessary for several reasons:
- Any internal "inhabitants" are carried both on people’s shoes and with fleas, so there are a great many ways to get into the cat's body, you can never predict where danger is waiting.
- Worms cause severe poisoning products of their life. Feeding on the cells of the carrier, they significantly weaken its immunity, which leads to even more serious consequences.
- Such "invaders" are not divided into human and animal, so they can easily spread to the human body, even regular hand washing after games with a fluffy resident will not save this. The larvae may well take a variety of furniture surfaces, but the use of a drug for worms on the withers of a cat can solve the problem of their distribution.
It is also worth remembering the direct mechanical damage to those organs where uninvited people of the body cling to soft tissues and absorb the nutrients that the animal consumes along with the food prepared for it.
The choice of treatment
There are not many options in veterinary pharmacies to solve a particular problem, so the main forms are:
- tablets, which are a classic form of medicine and are usually calculated for four-legged friends of different weight,
- suspensions, cat mixtures, the reception of which is easily calculated independently (usually one milliliter per kilogram of cat weight, but depending on the manufacturer, this figure is significantly different),
- medicine for cats from worms at the withers, dosed per animal (for use, taking into account the weight of an infected pet).
Of course, it is easy to choose drops or pills for cats from worms, but before buying it is worth assessing several factors at once. Not all pets easily agree to take the necessary pills or liquids.
This often becomes a problem, given the rather unpleasant taste of specific products, not disguised by manufacturers.
The ease of application, which distinguishes any composition from worms for cats at the withers, is indisputable.
Separately, it is worth noting the complete destruction of the larvae and eggs of the worms, which can cover the ward's coat, and the tablet form of the medicine, unfortunately, cannot cope with this.
Features of action drops
Cat worm drops act as effectively as tablets or suspensions, and in some cases even more effectively.
Many are surprised at how catworm medications from cats at the withers can help solve the problem, the cause of which is in the intestines - the place where worms accumulate.
But the essence of the drops is that they are not only distributed over the hair and skin, destroying the helminth eggs, but also penetrating into the body.
The tool is distributed over the entire surface of the body and is absorbed into it approximately 24 hours after application.
Some drugs are retained in the subcutaneous fat layer, while others - penetrate directly into the circulatory system. As a result of the metabolic processes, the drugs reach the target in the form of worms, and then destroy them from the inside, striking the second “front” of this enemy for the health of a fluffy friend.
The composition includes a variety of antihelminthic substances as the main components of the drug, the specific choice of which will only advise the veterinarian, since manufacturers usually offer drugs of different spectrum of action.
Cat worm drops act as effectively as tablets or suspensions, and in some cases even more effectively.
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Drops for cats are very easy to use, all the nuances are usually described in the instructions attached to each box. The main rule is the exact observance of the calculated proportions. Exceeding them will harm the pet, and an insufficient amount will not bring the proper result.
After applying such an active liquid, it is important to thoroughly wash your hands, and it is worth while doing this when contacting a cat for two to three days after treatment, until the drug is completely absorbed.
For the safety of the animal, drops should be applied only to a point inaccessible to the fluffy inhabitant when washing. Otherwise, it is swallowed up by active chemicals, which will cause serious poisoning.
The dose required for one cat individual is usually presented in a separate ampoule, otherwise its value should be determined by the volume or number of drops, guided by recommendations.
The best tools in vetaptekah
Although there are not so many forms of drugs, there are enough variants of specific therapeutic fluids applied to the skin. The most qualitative of them are:
- Stronghold. One of the most effective inventions of a rather narrow range of action. It relieves only from round parasites, but in such cases “Stronghold” is considered an ideal option, albeit rather expensive.
- "Leopard". One of the most economical for the owners of the funds, has a rather average quality. The anthelmintic effect lasts about three weeks, and sometimes even a month.
- "Dironet". Possesses the widest spectrum of action against ticks, fleas and other pests annoying a pet. Учитывая избавление от всех проблем, именно «Диронет» называют самым дешевым составом, но частить с его применением не стоит, так как для профилактики он не подходит.
Не следует ориентироваться именно на упаковки, обещающие выведение блох на всех стадиях развития, защиту от клещей и другие прекрасные перспективы. Далеко не все препараты действительно выполняют заявленные функции.
Например, «Диронет» является едва ли не единственным многофункциональным веществом. It is better to purchase only specialized drugs, which is associated with different time periods, within which the destruction of certain types of insects or other parasitic organisms.
The responsibility for the health of each furry pet lies entirely on their owners. And if the fight against fleas, as with visible enemies, is carried out constantly, then invisible pests are often forgotten.
The price for such a mistake will be the misaligned health of all family members, starting with the smaller brothers and ending with the people.
Therefore, it is better to take care of prevention in time or not to delay the necessary treatment, which is quite economical, is carried out simply and quickly.
The mechanism of action of drops and difference from pills
The mechanism of action of tablets on intestinal helminths depends on the main substance in their composition. Some agents paralyze the worms, because of which they lose the ability to move and are easily removed from the intestine through peristalsis. Others violate the digestive processes of parasites, in particular, the ability to absorb glucose, and they die. Still others dissolve the outer shell of the worm. All these drugs act locally, enter the bloodstream, are processed by the liver and have a toxic effect on the animal's body.
Drops on withers are also different and the mechanism of their work is based on the properties of the active substance. Conventionally, it is possible to divide all the anthelmintic drugs in drops into two groups:
- Medications that are poorly absorbed into the blood. During the first day, the substance spreads in the subcutaneous layer, accumulates in the sebaceous ducts, creating reservoirs with the active substance. While the agent is under the skin, it is slowly absorbed and has a detrimental effect on the parasites. Usually, this period lasts from three weeks to one and a half months.
- Drugs that immediately enter the blood. That is, according to the mechanism of action, they are no different from pills, but the active substances of such anthelmintics come to the place of action not through the intestines, but through the skin.
How exactly the anthelmintic in drops causes the worms to leave the cat's intestines depends on the properties of the active substances themselves.
The principles of their work are the same as for drugs in other dosage forms.
Drops from fleas and worms for cats: features and application
Parasites in animals, most often, are of two types. These are skin parasites - fleas that live on the skin of a cat or dog, in its fur. Also common are internal parasites - worms that multiply in the body and the symptoms of which are not so noticeable.
Both types of infection are characteristic of animals that have spent a long time on the street, as well as those who regularly walk outside the house. Due to the high prevalence of these diseases, multifunctional drugs have been developed by veterinary pharmacists.
An example of such a drug are flea and worms drops for cats.
Funds from fleas, ticks and worms for cats, cats, kittens
Every owner, of course, wishes health to his pet. But without special preparations it is sometimes very difficult to achieve this.
Even if you do not release your cat outside the apartment, the risk of being infected with worms or fleas is still there.
Therefore, you need a drug for the prevention of such infection. There are preparations for cats and kittens that protect the animal from parasites, both external and internal.
Bayer Advocate (Bayer Advocate) drops for cats weighing 4 to 8 kg.
Application: For the treatment and prevention of infection with fleas (Ctenocephalidesfelis), treatment of allergic flea opts, oteh, oah oteh, oah oteh, otodecosis (caused by Otodectescynotis), prevention of dirofilariasis (destroys microfilariae L 3 and L 4 Dirofilariaimmitis), treatment of gastrointestinal chromomas, treatment of gastrointestinal infections; Ancylostomacati, Ancylostomatubaeforme).
Treatment and prevention of infection with fleas: Once treatment with the drug destroys and prevents infection with fleas within 4-6 weeks.
It is advisable to combine the treatment of animals with Advocaat ® and environmental treatment (for example, with Bolfo® aerosol). When treating allergic flea dermatitis, use the preparation monthly.
Treatment otodektoz: Recommended one-time treatment. It is advisable to consult a veterinarian 30 days after treatment, since some animals require re-treatment. DO NOT apply to the ear canal.
It is recommended to diagnose dirofilariasis in cats older than 6 months before prophylactic treatment. If the animal has confirmed the presence of mature forms of dirofilaria, the treatment should be carried out in accordance with modern techniques.
Nematodes: Monthly treatment by Advocate ® reduces the possibility of re-invasion by nematodes. Counsel® can be used as a seasonal treatment against nematodes.
Method of application: For external use. Remove the pipette from the package, remove the cap, piercing the protective foil. Separate the hair in the neck area at the base of the skull of the animal so that the skin can be seen.
Contraindications: Do not use kittens less than 9 weeks old. Patients who are weak, as well as cats weighing less than 1 kg should be used at the discretion and under the supervision of a veterinarian. Other macrocyclic lactones should not be used during treatment.
Adverse Effects: In very rare cases, there may be a brief itch, pollution of the coat, erythema on the skin, vomiting. All these signs disappear without treatment.
The drug is bitter, therefore, if the animal lickes the place of application after treatment, in rare cases, salivation is possible, which is not a sign of intoxication and goes away after a few minutes, sometimes the manifestation of nerve phenomena that quickly disappear is possible during the process of licking. Proper application of the drug minimizes the possibility of animal licked application.
Caution: The contents of the pipette should not get into the eye or mouth of an animal. Short contact of animals with water in 1-2 cases does not reduce the effectiveness of the drug. Private bathing of animals with shampoo or other immersion mixtures may reduce the effectiveness of Advocate®.
Avoid contact of the drug with the eyes, mouth and skin. Do not eat, drink or smoke during the treatment. Wash hands after treatment. In case of contact with the skin or eyes, wash the drug with soap and water, wash the eyes with water.
If the symptoms do not disappear, or the drug has been swallowed, consult a doctor and show the liner or package of the drug. Do NOT groom, do not iron the animal until the place of application dries.
The solvent that is part of the preparation can leave stains on certain materials (leather, fabric, plastic, etc.), so before the animal can touch these materials, allow the preparation to dry.
Product form: Pipettes of 0.4 ml and 0.8 ml, packed in a blister of 3 pieces.
Storage: In the closed packaging of the manufacturer, in a dry place inaccessible to children and animals, separately from food and feed, at a temperature of from 0 ° to 30 ° C. Shelf life: 3 years.
Inspector is a complex preparation for internal and external parasites. Active ingredients: fipronil (10%), moxidectin (1%).
Treatment of pregnant and lactating cats is allowed. Allowed to use kittens from 7 weeks of age. For prophylactic purposes, the drug can be used monthly throughout the year.
Prazitsid-Kompleks - a drug to combat the internal and external parasites of dogs and cats.
Prazitsid-Complex is prescribed for adult dogs and cats, puppies and kittens, starting at 2 months of age, for the treatment and prevention of intestinal nematodoses, cestodoses, entomoses, otodecosis, sarcoptosis, notohedrosis, demodicosis, and to protect animals from attack of ixodic ticks.
Prazitsid-complex in 1 ml contains praziquantel 102 mg as active ingredients, 24 mg ivermectin, 25 mg levamisole and 35 mg thiametoxam, as well as excipients: dimethyl sulfoxide, polyethylene glycol, benzyl alcohol.
In appearance, the drug is a clear light yellow liquid.
Shelf life subject to storage conditions 2 years from the date of production.
Do not use Prazitsid-complex after the expiration date.
The drug is released on 0.3, 0.85, 1.0, 1.7, 2.5, 3.5 ml in a polymer tube-pipettes, packed individually into a double-sided transparent blister made of a polymeric material on the latches complete with instructions for use .
Store the preparation in the closed packaging of the manufacturer, in a place protected from direct sunlight, separately from food and feed, at a temperature from 2 ° C to 25 ° C.
Prazitsid-complex should be stored out of the reach of children. Unused drug is disposed of in accordance with the requirements of the legislation.
Vacation conditions: without a veterinary prescription.
Farm Holy Island: Prazitsid-complex refers to the combination of antiparasitic drugs.
Ivermectin, which is part of the drug has a broad spectrum of activity, is active against the larval and adult stages of intestinal nematodes and cestodes, fleas, lice, vlasoedov, sarcoptoid, demodectic and ixodic ticks, parasitic in dogs and cats.
The action of praziquantel is based on the inhibition of fumarate reductase, persistent depolarization of muscle cells, impaired energy metabolism, which causes paralysis and death of helminths.
Levamisole has nematocidal activity, and also exhibits immunostimulatory properties by increasing the number of T-lymphocytes.
Thiamethoxam is a compound from the group of nicotinoids, has a contact and intestinal insectoacaricidal action. As an antagonist of nicotine-acetylcholine receptors, it causes hyperpolarization of nerve fiber membranes of arthropods, which leads to the death of parasites.
In contact with mucous membranes causes mild irritation. The drug is toxic to fish and bees.
Application procedure: Prazitsid-complex is prescribed for adult dogs and cats, puppies and kittens, starting from 2 months of age, for the treatment and prevention of intestinal nematodoses, cestodoses, entomoses, otodecosis, sarcoptosis, notohedrosis, demodicosis, and to protect animals from attack of ixodic ticks.
Prazitsid-complex is prohibited to use puppies and kittens younger than 2 months of age, pregnant, lactating, patients with infectious diseases, recovering, exhausted and weakened animals.
Dogs breeds Collie, Sheltie, Bobtail and their mixtures should be used with caution.
Depending on the type and weight of the animal, Prazitsid-complex of various packaging is used in doses indicated in the instructions.
For dogs weighing more than 30 kg, the dosage of the drug is 4.2 ml, which is achieved by combining 2 pipettes with a volume of 1.7 and 2.5 ml.
For the destruction of fleas, lice, lashing and protecting animals from the attack of ixodid ticks, the treatment of animals with the Prazicid-complex is carried out once a month throughout the entire season of insect activity. The drug is used externally to animals, by applying to dry, intact skin.
For the treatment of otodecosis (ear scabies) the drug is applied to the skin once. In the course of treatment, it is recommended to clean the ear canal from exudate and scabs, and in case of a complication in otitis, to prescribe antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory drugs.
In sarcoptosis, notohedrosis and demodicosis, the drug is applied with a swab on the affected areas of the body that have been previously cleared of scabs from the periphery to the center with the capture of borderline healthy skin up to 1 cm, in the doses indicated in the instructions.
The treatment is carried out 2-4 times with an interval of 10-14 days before the animal's clinical recovery, which is confirmed by two negative results of acarological studies.
Animals with extensive lesions are treated in two doses at intervals of 1 day, applying the drug first to one and then to the other half of the affected body surface.
To prevent the animal from licking, a cervical collar is worn, the muzzle is closed, or the jaws are closed with a loop of tape, which is removed 20 to 30 minutes after the application of the solution. Treatment is recommended to be carried out in a complex with the use of pathogenetic and symptomatic agents according to the instructions for their use.
With a significant overdose of the drug in animals can be observed: anxiety, hypersalivation, muscle tremors, shortness of breath, diarrhea and vomiting. Specific means of detoxification are absent, apply general measures aimed at removing the drug from the body.
Features of the drug at its first use was not detected.
Prazitsid-complex is prohibited to use puppies and kittens younger than 2 months of age, as well as pregnant and lactating females.
In case of skipping the next treatment with Prazitsid-complex, its use is resumed at the same dosage and according to the same scheme.
In rare cases, with increased individual sensitivity to the drug (lacrimation, excessive salivation, muscle tremors, vomiting) or signs of skin irritation, its use should be stopped, washed off with water and detergent and, if necessary, antihistaminic and symptomatic agents should be given to the animal.
Prazitsid-complex should not be used in conjunction with avermectin-containing and other antiparasitic drugs. Prazitsid-complex is not intended for use by productive animals.
Preventive measures: When working with Prazitsid-complex, you should follow the general rules of personal hygiene and safety precautions provided for when working with medications.
Do not stroke the animal and allow it to reach small children within 24 hours after applying the Prazitsid-complex. It is prohibited to use empty packages from under the medicinal product for domestic purposes, they are subject to disposal with household waste.
In case of accidental contact of the drug with the skin or mucous membranes of the eye, they should be immediately washed with plenty of water.
Stronghold 6%, insect-acaricidal drops on withers for kittens and puppies up to 2.5 kg, 15 mg, pipettes 3x0.25 ml. Transparent, colorless or pale yellow colored topical solution containing 6% or 12% selamectin.
Indications for use. Selamectin, which is part of the drug, has a wide spectrum of systemic nematodocide, insecticidal and acaricidal action, is active against nematodes, insects and sarcoptoid ticks, parasites on dogs and cats. It has larvicidal and oocycidal properties.
Dosage and method of use. Stronghold is prescribed to dogs and cats in order to destroy fleas and prevent re-invasion in animals, for the treatment and prevention of otodecosis, sarcoptosis, hookworm and toxocariasis, as well as for the prevention of dirofilariasis.
The drug is applied to dry skin between the shoulder blades at the base of the neck. To destroy fleas (Сtenosefalides spp) on the body of dogs and cats, Stronghold is used once, and to prevent re-invasion - once a month throughout the season of insect activity.
Possessing an insecticidal, oocycidal, larvocidal action and interrupting the development cycle of insects, Stronghold, a month after the first use, ensures a sharp decrease in the number of fleas in the animal’s habitats.
For allergic dermatitis caused by fleas, Stronghold is prescribed in the same doses.
Stronghold does not destroy mature D. immitis, but reduces the number of circulating microfilariae, and can be safely applied even to infected animals. If the monthly interval between the use of Stronghold was exceeded, it is necessary to apply the drug as soon as such an opportunity arises.
When replacing chemotherapeutic agents in the program for the prevention of dirofilariasis, the interval between the appointment of Stronghold and the previously used drug should be at least one month.
For the treatment of dogs and cats with otodektoze (ear scab), caused by O. Synotis, Stronghold is used only once. In the process of treatment, it is recommended to clean the ear canal from exudate and scabs, and in cases of otodectosis complications with otitis, to prescribe antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory drugs.
For deworming of dogs and cats with toxocariasis, caused by Toxosara сati, Toxosaracanis, and for ankilostomiasis, caused by Ancylostomy tubaeformae, the drug is used for therapeutic purposes once, with the purpose of prevention - monthly.
Release form: Packing 3 pipettes with lilac-colored caps of 15 mg (0, 25 ml).
Popular drugs from worms for cats in the form of drops
The choice of the best means remains for the owner. All drugs are declared as safe and practically without side effects. But individual intolerance or allergic reactions to the components of the drug can not be predicted. Therefore, if your animal calmly and without consequences transfers any drug, it is better not to look for alternatives to it.
В ветеринарных аптеках предложен широкий спектр глистогонных средств и медикаментов против гельминтов и блох в каплях.
Таблица лекарственных средств от паразитов:
Все препараты запрещены к применению у больных и истощённых животных, а также у беременных кошек (особенно, в начале беременности).
При нанесении важно избегать попадания средства в глаза и рот питомца. Запрещено есть и пить во время процедуры. The substances contained in the drugs are extremely toxic and should not be in the pure form in the digestive tract. If the drug fell on hands during application, then it is necessary to thoroughly wash them with a disinfectant.
It is not recommended to use flea collars, other anthelmintic drugs and bathe animals along with long-term medications.
In the event of adverse reactions (salivation, vomiting, convulsions, dermatological reactions), on the contrary, it is urgent to bathe the animal with shampoo.
All means can be used for the treatment of helminthiasis in kittens and adult cats, and in order to prevent them.
How to drip on the withers of a cat
It is easy to use anthelmintic drugs in drops. Manufacturers produce funds in convenient tubes or syringes and attach detailed instructions for use. It is easy to calculate the dose of the drug using the algorithm specified in the instructions and the weight of the animal. Some drugs are produced separately for kittens and adult cats and then it is undesirable to give an “adult” medicine to kids because of the possible difference in the concentration of the active substance.
Drops on the withers from the worms are applied, spreading the fur between the pet's shoulder blades. On the dry skin, without wounds, inflammations and other dermatological defects, squeeze out the required amount of medication. When the tool is used on a kitten, then this is enough. If the cat is large and you need to apply a lot of money, then you can divide the dose and drop a part between the shoulder blades, some - down the spine. But in this case, you need to be careful and do not apply anthelmintic to the place where the cat is able to reach the tongue. After application, it is advisable to rub the drops, so the procedure is best done in rubber gloves.
notethat those drugs that are slowly absorbed into the blood begin to act when the pet's skin is covered with a lipid (fatty) layer.
This means that it is not rational to use the product after bathing the cat. If the animal has already been redeemed, then it is better to wait 5–6 days until a new protective layer is formed.
For the first two days, the cat's hair at the application site looks untidy — oily and “prickly.” Keep this in mind if you are planning to attend the exhibition. In this case, it is better to miss the pet a week before the event. In the same couple of days, it is advisable not to iron the cat and not to comb it.
With extreme caution you need to use the tool if the house has several pets.
It is better to carry out the procedure for all animals immediately and on the first day to settle them in different rooms or cages so that they do not lick the medicine from each other.
This applies to those funds that accumulate under the skin. The second category of drugs that are absorbed into the blood (for example, Profender), after only a couple of hours, are completely in the circulatory system and do not leave marks on the skin.
Usually, animals tolerate such a procedure easily, but sometimes a change in behavior, anxiety, and indigestion can be observed. Among the side effects of the manufacturers of most drugs emit dermatological reactions: redness, itching of the skin at the site of application.