Bravecto For Cats is a long-lasting topical solution for tick prevention. It boasts the ability to last three times longer than competing tick medications so you don't have to bother your cats with it nearly as often with the treatments.
What is the Bravecto topical solution used for?
The solution is able to kill American dog ticks and black-legged ticks for up to 12 weeks. It isn't considered to be an effective medication for the prevention of ticks so separate flea prevention medication will need to be administered?
How do you apply Bravecto For Cats?
The topical solution is quick and easy to apply. It comes in a simple twist and use applicator. Ready the applicator and apply the entire contents of the container onto the back of your cat's neck. Each applicator is one dose. If you have multiple cats, each cat will need one entire dose for the solution to be effective.
How long will Bravecto keep ticks off my cats?
Bravecto is longer lasting so you have to administer fewer treatments which both you can your cats will appreciate. The topical solution kills black-legged ticks for 12 weeks and American dog ticks for 8 weeks. It should be re-applied every 8 weeks to achieve the optimal results.
What are the possible side effects to watch out for?
Most cats do not experience adverse reactions to Bravecto. Ensure that your cats don't ingest the solution orally to prevent negative effects as it's safe for topical use only. Decreased appetite, diarrhea, hair loss, itching, lethargy, scabs, vomiting, ulcerated lesions are the most commonly reported negative side effects. It shouldn't be used on cats who are breeding, pregnant, or lactating as there have been no trials to ensure the safety of the young kittens. Cats with a history of neurological disorders or who are taking isoxazoline class drugs aren't advised to use Bravecto. These cats are at an increased risk of having neurological adverse reactions to the topical tick preventing solution.
How do I choose the right Bravecto treatment for my cats?
Knowing the weight of your pets is often important when purchasing medications. Bravecto is available in three different concentrations of cats depending on their weight. Small kittens under 2.6 pounds aren't advised to have the Bravecto solution administers. The solution for small cats is advisable for cats ranging from 2.6 to 6.2 pounds. Most cats will fall into the category of medium cats. This covers cats ranging from 6.2 to 13.8 pounds. The large cat solution is for cats from 13.8 to 27.5 pounds. If your cat is larger than 27.5 pounds, you can combine bottles so they receive an amount appropriate for their weight.