Your furry friend must have a current heartworm test result on file with your veterinarian in order to be prescribed heartworm medication. Please visit your veterinarian to have this test performed annually to protect your four-legged friend. Revolution is a medication that is applied directly to your furry friend's skin to protect them from biting critters. When applied every 30 days, Revolution protects against heartworms and fleas. It may also be effective in preventing and treating ear mites, roundworms, and hookworms.
Topical parasiticide for the treatment, control and prevention of flea infestations, control of flea allergy dermatitis, treatment and control of ear mites in cats.
For treatment of intestinal hookworm and roundworm infestations in cats.
For the control of tick infestations in cats.
For the treatment of lice infestations in cats.
For the prevention of heartworm disease by controlling microfilaria of Dirofilaria immitis in cats.
Litter protection in kittens against flea and nematode infestations after birth.
May aid in the control of existing environmental flea infestations in areas to which the animal has access.
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Revolution kills adult fleas and prevents flea eggs from hatching for one month. It is also indicated for the prevention and control of flea infestations, prevention of heartworm disease caused by Dirofilaria immitis, and the treatment and control of ear mite infestations. Revolution is also indicated for the treatment and control of roundworm and intestinal hookworm infections in cats.
Possible Side Effects
Side effects include salivation and intermittent vomiting.
Drug and Food Interactions
Talk to your veterinarian about any other drugs your cat is taking before starting this medication.
Prior to administration of Revolution, cats should be tested for existing heartworm infections. At the discretion of the veterinarian, infected cats should be treated to remove adult heartworms. Revolution is not effective against adult D. immitis and, while the number of circulating microfilariae may decrease following treatment, Revolution is not effective for microfilariae clearance. Hypersensitivity reactions have not been observed in cats with patent heartworm infections administered three times the recommended dose of Revolution. Higher doses were not tested. For use in animals only. Keep out of reach of children.