Selarid (selamectin) generic to Revolution rx

  • Cat 5-15 lbs exp 01/22


$9.60

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Selarid™ (selamectin) Topical Parasiticide for Cats and Dogs from Norbrook® — an affordable monthly topical prevention option for heart worm disease, flea infestations and more. With the same active ingredient as Revolution® Topical Solution, Selarid™ offers parasite control that’s comparable to the pioneer product at an affordable price.

Benefits:

Selarid is recommended for use in dogs six weeks of age or older and cats eight weeks of age and older for the following parasites and indications:

Dogs: Selarid kills adult fleas and prevents flea eggs from hatching for one month and is indicated for the prevention and control of flea infestations (Ctenocephalides felis), prevention of heart worm disease caused by Dirofilaria immitis, and the treatment and control of ear mite (Otodectes cynotis) infestations. Selarid also is indicated for the treatment and control of sarcoptic mange (Sarcoptes scabiei) and for the control of tick infestations due to Dermacentor variabilis.

Cats: Selarid kills adult fleas and prevents flea eggs from hatching for one month and is indicated for the prevention and control of flea infestations (Ctenocephalides felis), prevention of heart worm disease caused by Dirofilaria immitis, and the treatment and control of ear mite (Otodectes cynotis) indestations, Selarid is also indicated for the treatment and control of roundworm Toxocara cati) and intestinal hookworm (Ancylostoma tubaeforme) infections in cats.

Manufacturer:

Norbrook Laboratories Limited

In case you miss a dose?

If you forget to apply a monthly dose of Selarid, immediately apply Selarid, resume monthly applications, and notify your veterinarian.

In case of Overdose:

Contact your veterinarian if you administer more than the prescribed amount of Selarid.

Can I give my pet a bath after applying Selarid?

Yes, Bathing or shampooing the dog 2 or more hours after treatment will not reduce the effectiveness of Selarid against fleas or heartworm.

Possible side effects:

Like all medicines, Selarid has some side effects. The most common is hair loss at the site of application with or without inflammation (redness, flaking) in cats. Other side effects reported in cats and dogs include vomiting, diarrhea with or without blood, anorexia (decreased appetite), lethargy (sluggishness), salivation, rapid breathing, pruritus (itching), urticaria (welts, hives), erthema (skin redness), ataxia (in coordination), fever and rare instances of death. There have also been rare reports of seizures in dogs. If you have additional questions about possible side effects, talk to your veterinarian.

Storage:

Selarid is flammable - Keep away from heat, sparks, open flames or other sources of ignition. Store below 86°F (30°C). After application, empty applicators can be placed in your normal household refuse for disposal.

Precautions:

Selarid not for use in humans. Selarid should be kept out of reach of children. In humans, Selarid may be irritating to skin and eyes. Reactions such as hives, itching and skin redness have been reported in humans in rare instances. Individuals with known hypersensitivity to Selarid should use the product with caution or consult a health care professional. Selarid contains isopropyl alcohol and the preservative butylated hydroxytoluene (BHT). Wash hands after use and wash off any product in contact with the skin immediately with soap and water. In case of human ingestion contact a doctor immediately.

The recommended minimum dose is 2.7mg selamectin per pound (6 mg/kg) of body weight.

Administer the entire contents of a single dose applicator (or two applicators used in combination for dogs weighing over 130 pounds) of Selarid topically in accordance with the following tables. (see Application for the recommended treatment intervals.)

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For cats over 22 lbs use the appropriate combination of applicators

For dogs over 130 lbs use the appropriate combination of applicators. Recommended for use in dogs 6 weeks of age and older and in cats 8 weeks of age and older.

Application:

A veterinarian or veterinary technician should demonstrate or instruct the pet owner regarding the appropriate technique for applying Selarid topically to dogs and cats prior to first use. Remove the applicator from the outer pouch using scissors or fold along diagonal line to expose nick, tear back at nick. Hold the applicator upright. Tap the narrow part of the applicator to ensure the contents remain within the main body of the applicator. Twist or snap back the top. To administer the product, part the hair on the back of the animal at the base of the neck in front of the shoulder blades until the skin is visible. Place the top of the applicator on the skin and squeeze the applicator 3 or 4 times to empty its entire contents directly onto the skin in one spot. Keeping the applicator squeezed, drag it away from the liquid and lift to remove. Check the applicator to ensure that it is empty. Do not massage the product into the skin. Due to alcohol content, do not apply to broken skin. Avoid contact between the product and fingers. Do not apply when the hair coat is wet. Bathing or shampooing the dog 2 or more hours after treatment will not reduce the effectiveness of Selarid against fleas or heartworm. Bathing or shampooing the cat 2 hours after the treatment will not reduce the effectiveness of Selarid against fleas. Bathing or shampooing the cat 24 hours after treatment will not reduce the effectiveness of Selarid against heartworm. Stiff hair, clumping of hair, hair discoloration, or a slight powdery residue may be observed at the treatment site in some animals. these effects are temporary and do not affect the safety or effectiveness of the product. Discard empty applicators in your ordinary household refuse.

How should Selarid be applied?
Remove the applicator from the oter pouch using scissors or fold along diagonal line expose nick; tear back at nicl.howapplied.jpg
Hold the applicator upright. Tap the narrow part of the applicator to ensure the contents remain within the main body of the applicator. Twist or snap back the tip.howapplied1.jpg
Part the hair on the back of the animal at the base of the neck , in front of the shoulder baldes, until the skin is visible.howapplied2.jpg
Apply the tip of the Selarid applicator directly to the skin. Squeeze the applicator firmly 3-4 times in one spot until empty. Keep applicator compressed on the final squeeze to avoid drawing liquid back into applicator. Avoid contact between Selarid and your fingers.howapplied3.jpg
While keeping applicator squeezed, drag it away from liquid and lift up to remove.
Ensure applicator is empty

Do not massage Selarid into the skin.

Do not apply when the hair coat is wet.

Do not apply to broken skin - Selarid contains alcohol.

Stiff hair clumping of hair, hair discoloration, or a slight powdery residue may be observed at the site in some animals. These effects are usually temporary and do not affect the safety or effectiveness of the product.

The content of each applicator is formulated to provide a minimum of 2.7 mg/lb (6 mg/kg) of body weight of selamectin. The chemical composition of selamectin is (5Z,25S)-25-cyclohexyl-4′-O -de(2,6-dideoxy-3-O -methyl-α-L-arabino -hexopyranosyl) -5-demethoxy-25-de(1-methylpropyl)-22,23-dihydro-5-hydroxyiminoavermectin A1a .

Selarid™ (selamectin) Topical Parasiticide for Cats and Dogs from Norbrook® — an affordable monthly topical prevention option for heart worm disease, flea infestations and more. With the same active ingredient as Revolution® Topical Solution, Selarid™ offers parasite control that’s comparable to the pioneer product at an affordable price.

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