INDICATIONS Treatment and prevention of flea infestations (Ctenocephalides canis, Ctenocephalides felis). Fleas present on the cat are killed within 1 day after treatment. One treatment prevents future flea infestations for 4 weeks. The veterinary medicinal product may be used as part of a strategy to treat flea bite allergic dermatitis (DAPP). Treatment of infestations by chewing lice (Trichodectes canis). The veterinary medicinal product has a persistent acaricidal and repellent efficacy against tick infestations (Rhipicephalus sanguineus and Ixodes ricinus for four weeks, and Dermacentor reticulatus for three weeks). The ticks already present in the cat may not be killed within two days after treatment, and may remain fixed and visible. Thus, it is recommended to remove the ticks present in the cat at the time of treatment, in order to prevent them from attaching themselves and feeding on blood. A treatment provides a repellent activity (prevents pricking and consequent feeding) against sandflies (Phlebotomus papatasi for 2 weeks and Phlebotomus perniciosus for 3 weeks), against mosquitoes (Aedes aegypti for 2 weeks and Culex pipiens for 4 weeks), and against flies of the stable (Stomoxys calcitrans) for 4 weeks.
CONTRAINDICATIONS Do not administer to unweaned kittens less than 8 weeks of age. Do not use in case of known hypersensitivity to the active substances or to any of the excipients.
The recommended minimum doses are: 10 mg imidacloprid per kg body weight and 50 mg permethrin per kg body weight.