Questions About FrontlinePlus
Questions about Frontline Plus—— adoptred From Merial Company
How quickly does FrontlinePlus kill Fleas? Research data shows that it will kill fleas within 12 hours of contact with your treated pet. Ticks will die within 48 hours of contact with your treated pet. How does FrontlinePlus spread over a pet’s body? How long does this take? It spread over the pet’s body by a process called trans-location. When applied, these products are gradually dispersed by the pet’s natural oils, collecting in the oil glands in the skin. It is then “wicked” onto the hair over the next 30 days. The trans-location process can take up to 24 hours to complete. Do fleas and ticks have to bite my pet for FrontlinePlus to work? Fleas and ticks do not have to bite your pet for it to work. It kills fleas and ticks if they simply come into contact with your pet’s hair coat. The fleas will die within 12 hours of contact with your treated pet, and ticks will die within 48 hours. Why am I seeing more fleas on my pet after applying a FrontlinePlus? After its application, you may see more fleas, but this is an indication that the Product is working. It makes fleas hyper excited, drawing them to the top of the hair coat before dying. This will make them more visible to you. I treated my pet with a FrontlinePlus, but I still see fleas in my home. Why? The fleas you see most likely started as flea eggs that were deposited in the environment before you began using it. Consecutive monthly applications of a it to your pet will assist with the elimination of an indoor flea life cycle. In some geographical regions in the United States, it may be required to use the product year-round. How does Frontline Plus kill fleas before they can lay eggs on my pet? Once new adult fleas jump on your pet, they must be present on the host for at least 24 to 36 hours before they can lay eggs. Our research data indicates that, when used monthly, it will kill your pet’s fleas within 12 hours of application – before they can lay eggs. Does FrontlinePlus have an expiration date? It does not carry an expiration date. We recommend storing Frontline Brand Products at room temperature and keeping them sealed in their original packaging. If stored under these conditions, it will not expire. If a package has an expiration date on FrontlinePlus, it is a Counterfeit Product. How long after application can my pet be bathed or go swimming? FrontlinePlus remains effective for 30 days, even if a pet swims or is bathed. After application, keep the dog or cat from getting wet until the application area appears dry, usually 24 hours. If a it is to be applied after a bath, make sure the pet is completely dry before application. Can I use FrontlinePlus if my pet is on medication? It is not systemically active and have no known adverse interactions with systemic medications. Can I use FrontlinePlus if I have already applied another flea and tick control product? There are no known interactions between FrontlinePlus and any other flea- and tick-control products. However, it is recommended to wait at least 24 hours between applications. Does the FrontlinePlus has any additional label claims? Effective May 2003, FrontlinePlus was approved by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to be used on pregnant, lactating and breeding dogs and cats. Frontline Spray is not approved to be used on pregnant, lactating and breeding dogs and cats. In addition, FrontlinePlus small size that was initially labeled for 11-22 lb dogs has now been approved for the use on any size dog up to 22 lbs. FrontlinePlus is now approved for the rapid elimination of chewing lice infestations on dogs and cats and as an aid in control of sarcoptic mange infestations on dogs. Also, any FrontlinePlus may be applied to dogs and cats as young as 8 weeks of age and older. Which Frontline Plus is right for my pet? It is available in three formulations to make it easy for you to provide your pet with the flea and tick control that is best for them. It is a convenient once-a-month topical product offering long-lasting, complete control for adult fleas, flea eggs and larvae, and all four major species of ticks. It provide fast-acting, long-lasting flea and tick control for dogs and cats. FrontlinePlus Spray offers quick elimination of existing flea and tick infestations. Can FrontlinePlus be used on pets other than dogs and cats? No. FrontlinePlus is intended for use on dogs and cats only. It is not recommended for use on other species. Can FrontlinePlus be reapplied before the 30-day treatment interval is up? It controls fleas and ticks for a full month, so re-application is unnecessary within 30 days. Where can I buy FrontlinePlus? FrontlinePlus for dogs and cats is available from family veterinarian. Are there any side effects when using Frontline Plus? Individual sensitivities, while rare, may occur after using any pesticide product. Since it is topical, some pets may experience temporary irritation at the site of product application. If signs persist, or become more severe within a few days of application, consult your veterinarian immediately. Why is FrontlinePlus only available through my veterinarian? It is Merial’s sales policy to sell small animal products only where a veterinarian / client / patient relationship exists. MERIAL Company believes that the veterinarian is the only professional qualified to serve the health care needs of pets, the concerns of their owners and the appropriate use of small animal products such as FrontlinePlus. How old does my pet have to be to apply Frontline Plus? FrontlinePlus may be applied to dogs and cats as young as 8 weeks of age.
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