This veterinary medicinal product is a systemic insecticide and acaricide that provides:
•immediate and persistent flea (Ctenocephalides felis and Ctenocephalides canis) killing activity for 12 weeks, and
•immediate and persistent tick (Ixodes ricinus, Rhipicephalus sanguineus and Dermacentor reticulatus) killing activity for 12 weeks.
In both cats and dogs:
Fleas and ticks must attach to the host and commence feeding in order to be exposed to the active substance.
The product can be used as part of a treatment strategy for the control of flea allergy dermatitis (FAD).
Do not use in case hypersensitivity to the active substance or to any of the excipients.
Special warnings for each target species:
Parasites need to start feeding on the host to become exposed to fluralaner; therefore the risk of the transmission of parasite borne diseases cannot be excluded.
Care should be taken to avoid contact with the eyes of the animal.
Do not use directly on skin lesions.
Do not wash or allow the dog to become immersed in water or swim in water courses within 3 days after treatment.
In the absence of available data, this veterinary medicinal product should not be used on puppies less than 8 weeks old and/or dogs weighing less than 2kg.
The product should not be administered at intervals shorter than 8 weeks as the safety at shortr intervals has not been tested.
This product is for topical use and hsould not be administered orally.
This product is harmful after ingestion. Keep the product in the original packaging until use, in order to prevent children from getting direct access to the product. A used pipette should immediately be disposed of. In case of accidental ingestion, seek medical advice and show the package leaflet or the label to the physician. This product and the wet skin of a recently treated animal may be slightly irritating to skin and/or eyes. Avoid contact with the skin and/or eye, including hand-to-eye contact. Do not eat, drink or smoke while handling the product. Do not contact, or allow children to contact the application site until it is dry; it is therefore recommended to treat the animal in the evening. On the day of treatment, treated animals should not be permitted to sleep in the same bed as their owner, especially children. Wash hands and contacted skin thoroughly with soap and water immediately after use of the product. In case of contact with eyes, immediately rinse thoroughly with water. The product is flammable. Keep away from heat, sparks, open flame or other sources of ignition.
The active ingredient in the product is highly lipophilic and binds to skin and may also bind to surfaces after spillage of the product.
The following precautions are therefore recommended:
•Wear suitable gloves when handling or applying the product to dogs and cats.
•In case of spillage onto, for example table or floor surfaces, remove excess product using paper tissue and clean the area with detergent.
Do not allow treated animals to come into contact with untreated animals until the application site is dry