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Stronghold Flea Treatment: Stronghold Spot On 30mg (2.6-5kg)
Stronghold Spot On 30mg is a spot on treatment for fleas, roundworms, hookworms, heartworm, biting lice, sarcoptic mange and ear mites in toy dogs and cats.
It is supplied in packs of 3 or 6 single use pipettes.
Stronghold Spot On 30mg Toy Dog is suitable for dogs weighing: 2.6kg to 5kg.
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What is Stronghold Flea Treatment?
It is available as a spot-on solution in 2 different concentrations (6% and 12%) and in tubes of various strengths (15, 30, 45, 60, 120, 240 and 360mg). The concentration and the strength to use depends on the weight and species of the animal being treated. The correct concentration and size will be determined by your vet during their examination of your pet and stated in their written prescription.
Stronghold Spot On is primarily used to treat and prevent infestations with parasites both externally and internally. It has an effect externally to kill parasites such as fleas and mites that live on the skin or in the fur of cats and dogs. In addition it is effective at treating worm parasites that live inside the animal's body.
As combination treatment (for both internal and external infestation) Stronghold flea treatment can help treat:
sarcoptic mange (scabies)
adult intestinal roundworms
treatment for flea allergy dermatitis (FAD)
Stronghold for dogs can also both treat and prevent:
flea infestations by killing adult fleas, their larvae and their eggs on the animal, and in the litters of pregnant/nursing bitches
Stronghold for dogs can be used to prevent:
How do I apply Stronghold Spot On?
When you are ready to treat your dog, push the tube through the foil blister pack. Press the cap of the tube down and then open. Part the fur between your dog's shoulder blades so you can see the skin. Then squeeze the contents of the tube onto this area. This liquid is absorbed by the skin and has an effect throughout their body.
Selamectin is the active substance in the anti-parasitic medicine Stronghold Spot On. Selamectin is part of the avermectin class of anit-parasitic medicines. Selamectin works by activating special protiens in the nerve and muscle cells of parasites, which disrupts their normal electrical activity and causes their death or paralysis.
When treating your dog with Stronghold Spot On, please be aware that it is highly flammable. So treatment should be given well away from heat, sparks, open fires or other sources of ignition. You should not smoke, eat or drink while applying as this can lead to accidental transfer to the mouth. You should wash your hands thoroughly once you have treated your dog.
It is advised that you do not handle the treated area until the application has fully absorbed (dried) into the skin. Once empty the tubes should be safely disposed of fully out of sight and reach of all children and pets.
To check the most up to date information about this product, please read its Summary of Product Characteristics (SPC) on the Veterinary Medical Directorate’s (VMD) Product Information Database:
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