Bravecto Topical Solution for Cats is for the control, treatment and prevention of flea and tick infestations for up to 12 weeks. For felines 6 months of age and older and weighing 2.6 pounds or more.
- Effective for 12 weeks
- Kills fleas within 8 hours
- Kills ticks within 12-48 hours.
Formulated For: Cats 6 months of age and older and weighing 2.6 pounds or more.
How is Medication Given? Topical Application.
What Results Can I expect? Bravector kills adult fleas and is indicated for the treatment and prevention of flea infestations and the treatment and control of Ixodes scapularis (black-legged tick) infestation for 12 weeks in cats and kittens 6 months of age and older, and weighing 2.6 pounds or greater. Bravector is also indicated for the treatment and control of Dermacentor variablis (American dog tick) infestations for 8 weeks in cats and kittens 6 months of age and older, andweighing 2.6 pounds or greater.
What Form Does Medication Come In? topical spot-on that comes in single-use, single-dose tubes
Generic Name: Fluralaner Topical Solution
Common Brand Name: Bravecto Topical Solution for Cats
Dose and Administration: A single dose should be applied to the skin on the back of the neck (separate fur if needed) once every 12 weeks. Minimum dose is 18.2mg/lb body weight. This product treats 13.8 – 27.5 lb cats (large cats)
Uses: For the control, treatment and prevention of fleas and tick infestations.
Possible Side Effects: The most common adverse reactions recorded in clinical trials were vomiting, itching, diarrhea, hair loss, decreased appetite, lethargy, and scabs/ulcerated lesions. Bravecto has not been shown to be effective for 12-weeks’ duration in kittens less than 6 months of age.
Drug and Food Interactions: There are no reported drug or food interactions.
Precautions: For topical use only. Avoid oral ingestion. Use with caution in cats with a history of neurologic abnormalities. Neurologic abnormalities have been reported in cats receiving Bravector, even in cats without a history of neurologic abnormalities. Bravecto has not been shown to be effective against Dermacentor variablis ticks beyond 8 weeks after dosing. The safety of Bravecto has not been established in breeding, pregnant and lactating cats.
Storage Recommendations: Do not store above 77 degrees F (25 degrees C). Store in the original package in order to protect from moisture. The pouch should only be opened immediately prior to use.
Is Prescription from a Vet Required? Yes