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For the prevention and lasting control of flea infestation and the treatment of flea allergic dermatitis in cats
Availability date: 2013-06-07
|Target Animal:||Cat (Feline)|
|Pet Prescription Required?:||No|
|Product Name:||Program Suspension for Medium/Large Cats 266mg Ampoules - Pack of 6|
|Pack Size:||Pack of 6|
Program Suspension is a White aqueous suspension for oral administration. For small cats and kittens
Package contains six ampoules wrapped in foil laminate sachet. One ampoule dispenses 1.9 g of suspension containing 133 mg of the active ingredient lufenuron. For large cats Package contains six ampoules wrapped in foil laminate sachet. One ampoule dispenses 3.8 g of suspension containing 266 mg of the active ingredient lufenuron.
For the prevention and lasting control of flea infestation and the treatment of flea allergic dermatitis in cats. Program is effective against the dominant flea species Ctenocephalides felis and C. canis. Program suspension can be administered to all cats including pregnant cats and kittens taking solid food.
Dosage and administration
The minimum recommended dose rate is 30 mg/kg/month. This is achieved by giving: Cats and kittens up to 4.5 kg—content of 1 ampoule containing 1.9 g of suspension/month Cats over 4.5 kg—content of 1 ampoule containing 3.8 g of suspension/month. Administration To be fully effective the suspension must be administered together with food. Shake the ampoule prior to opening. The suspension should be added into approximately half of the food ration. The rest of the food should be presented when all the dose has been eaten. If several cats are treated ensure that each cat is fed individually. The product can also be administered by squeezing the suspension directly from the ampoule onto the back of the cat`s tongue after feeding. To open the ampoule first hold the base tab (which has writing on it) and flick the pack. Then twist off the top portion and squeeze the ampoule several times to administer the suspension. To prevent flea infestations Program should be administered at monthly intervals for at least six months during the flea season starting two months before fleas become active. If the cat is already infested with fleas no viable flea eggs are produced from 24 hours after the first administration. The speed of elimination of the infestation is dependent upon the number of flea larvae and pupae in the environment when treatment starts and climatic conditions. If cats have a high level of flea infestation at the start of the treatment it may be necessary to administer a flea adulticide during the first one to two months. In cases of severe hypersensitivity further use of an adulticide may be needed. It is essential that all cats and dogs (except unweaned puppies and kittens) living in a household are treated with Program to stop flea reproduction. For dogs use Program tablets.
Contra-indications warnings etc
Contra-indications None. The product is compatible with other flea control products. Warnings Avoid contact with skin and eyes. If contact occurs wash the affected area with clean water immediately. Seek medical attention if irritation persists. Wash hands after use. Any unused product or waste material should be disposed of in accordance with national requirements. Pharmaceutical precautions Keep out of the reach of children. For animal treatment only. For oral treatment only. Do not store above 25°C.