NAME OF THE MOLECULE:
It is a topical antiparasitic belonging to the avermectin family.
Selamectin is used against fleas, heartworm, ear mites and some round worms. In dogs this medication has been reported to be efficient against ticks although it is not approved for this use, and mange, while in cats it is also used for certain hook worms.
Do not use, unless advised by a veterinarian , if your pet is under 6 weeks of age, is sick, very thin, is severely debilitated or is a dog that belongs to the Colley family.
Although infrequent, it may happen that your pet lose all of his fur at the application site of the medication, however it is temporary. Rarely it is possible to observe diarrhea, vomiting, muscular tremors, loss of appetite, itching, uticaria, redness at the application site, reduced activity, salivation or an increase in the respiratory frequency. Convulsions or a lack of coordination in movements are also reported in dogs. If your pet presents adverse effects, that worsen or persist, contact your veterinarian immediately.
It is important to observe whether the condition of your pet improves and if he presents any side effects.
INTERACTIONS WITH OTHER MEDICATION:
Do not use selamectin, unless advised by a veterinarian, if your pet is taking amidarone, carvedilol, clarithromycin, cyclosporine, diltiazem, erythromycin, itraconazole, ketoconazole, quinidine, spironolactone, tamoxifen or verapamil.
Store at room temperature. Excess heat or cold are to be avoided. This medication is flammable. Therefore it is extremely important to keep it away from a source of heat, sparks, a flame or source of inflammation.
It is important to apply each tube at one month intervals day for day on dry healthy skin. Be sure to apply it to the skin on the neck where your pet cannot lick it. Give the adequate dose according to the weight of your pet as not overdose and to avoid him presenting undesirable side effects. You should not wash your pet, let him swim or pet him at the application site of the product for a least 2 hours following the application of the medication or at least until the zone is dry. It is important to wash your hands after having administered this medication, because it may irritate the skin and eyes. In case of contact with the skin, wash the area with soap and water. If the medication comes into contact with the eyes, rinse thoroughly with water. If the product is ingested, call a doctor immediately. This product may be used on gestating or lactating females as well as puppies and kittens from 6 weeks of age. Respect the expiration date of the product because an expired product may be less effective or potentially dangerous for the health of your pet. *Keep out of the reach of children and animals.*