Treatment of tick & flea infestations
Simparica is a flavored, chewable tablet for the treatment of tick and flea infestations and treatment in dogs.
Each Simparica tablet contains:
|Simparica Chewables for Dogs 2.8 to 5.5 Pounds||5|
|Simparica Chewables for Dogs 5.6 to 11 Pounds||10|
|Simparica Chewables for Dogs 11.1 to 22 Pounds||20|
|Simparica Chewables for Dogs 22.1 to 44 Pounds||40|
|Simparica Chewables for Dogs 44.1 to 88 Pounds||80|
|Simparica Chewables for Dogs 88.1 to 132 Pounds||120|
- Hypromellose acetate succinate, medium grade
- Lactose monohydrate
- Sodium starch glycolate
- Silica, colloidal anhydrous
- Magnesium stearate
- Maize starch
- Confectioner’s sugar
- Glucose, liquid (81.5% solids)
- Spray dried pork liver powder
- Hydrolysed vegetable protein
- Gelatin type A
- Wheat germ
- Calcium hydrogen phosphate anhydrous
Indications for use
Simparica kills adult fleas, and is indicated for the treatment and prevention of flea infestations (Ctenocephalides felis), and the treatment and control of tick infestations [Amblyomma americanum (lone star tick), Amblyomma maculatum (Gulf Coast tick), Dermacentor variabilis (American dog tick), Ixodes scapularis (black-legged tick), and Rhipicephalus sanguineus (brown dog tick)] for one month in dogs 6 months of age or older and weighing 2.8 pounds or greater.
Administration and dosage
- For oral use.
- Tablets can be administered with or without food.
- The veterinary medicinal product should be administered at a dose of 2–4 mg/kg bodyweight in accordance with the following table:
|Bodyweight||Tablet strength (mg de sarolaner)||Number of tablets to be administered|
|2.8 to 5.5 Pounds||5||1|
|5.6 to 11 Pounds||10||1|
|11.1 to 22 Pounds||20||1|
|22.1 to 44 Pounds||40||1|
|44.1 to 88 Pounds||80||1|
|88.1 to 132 Pounds||120||1|
|>132.1 lbs||Appropriate combination of tablets|
Simparica tablets are chewable and palatable and readily consumed by dogs when offered by the owner. If the tablet is not taken up voluntarily by the dog it can also be given with food or directly into the mouth. The tablets should not be divided.
- For optimal control of tick and fleas infestations, the veterinary medicinal product should be administered at monthly intervals and continue throughout the flea and/or tick season based on local epidemiological situations.