Revolution is a prescription approved by the FDA or the Food and Drug Administration. It is mainly prescribed to treat parasiticide related diseases or conditions caused by flea eggs, ear mites, fleas, ticks, and scabies. Revolution is also useful for the treatment of heartworm disease commonly affecting the cats and dogs. It also controls the development of hookworm and roundworms affecting the cats. Revolution is topically applied on the skin giving particular attention to the base of the neck. It has a non-greasy formulation quickly absorbed by the skin leading to the bloodstream and tissue where internal parasites are situated. It also gets rid the common external parasites like fleas and ear mites.
The proper dosage will be determined by the veterinarian. Basically, it will be based on the weight of the pet. There are only a few reported side effects of using the Revolution veterinary medication. Among the reported adverse effects of the drug are loss of fur on the affected part and gastric upset. These side effects are temporary.
- The Revolution topical ointment is convenient to use as it is quick-drying and non-greasy.
- It is recommended to use the Revolution on a monthly basis to avoid external and internal parasites from attacking your pets.
- It is generally tolerated and has lesser side effects.
Revolution is basically used in once a month basis, ideally the same date every month. It is highly recommended to use during mosquito season, or you can also use it for the whole year. The ideal way of applying the topical drug is to part the hair of the pet giving particular attention in the shoulder blades. Apply is gently on the skin. The dosing greatly depends on the weight. It is better to consult a veterinarian to ensure proper amount of the medication.
The effect of the Revolution drug is seen working in the intestines and bloodstream of the pet. It protects your pet against the attack of heartworm. It also combats intestinal parasites. On the initial phase of treatment, your pet may experience fur loss, but regain it after the medication has taken its effect.
Generally, the Revolution drug is tolerated by your pets. Side effects maybe observed, but are very rare to happen. In fact, there is only 1% of the reported adverse effects. Among the common side effects are fur loss, breathing rapidly, vomiting, stomach upset and drooling. You should contact your veterinarian right away once serious adverse effects are observed.