Simparica™ (sarolaner) chewables are a safe monthly chewable for dogs that offers persistent protection from fleas and ticks. Simparica™ acts fast - starts killing fleas within 3 hours and ticks within 8 hours. Each chewable contains 5 mg of sarolaner.
Simparica™ is a flavored, chewable tablet for administration to dogs over 6 months of age according to their weight. Each tablet is formulated to provide a minimum sarolaner dosage of 0.91 mg/lb (2 mg/kg) body weight.
For: ORAL USE IN DOGS ONLY
Sarolaner, Hydrolyzed Soy Protein, Starch, Corn, Wheat Germ, Anhydrous Dibasic Calcium Phosphate, Corn Syrup, Gelatin
Simparica is given orally once a month at the recommended minimum dosage of 0.91 mg/lb (2 mg/kg).
|Body Weight||Sarolaner per Tablet (mg)||Number of Tablets Administered|
|2.8 to 5.5 lbs.||5||One|
|5.6 to 11.0 lbs.||10||One|
|11.1 to 22.0 lbs.||20||One|
|22.1 to 44.0 lbs.||40||One|
|44.1 to 88.0 lbs.||80||One|
|88.1 to 132.0 lbs.||120||One|
|>132.1 lbs.||Administer the appropriate combination of tablets|
Simparica can be offered by hand, in the food, or administered like other tablet medications. Care should be taken that the dog consumes the complete dose, and treated animals should be observed for a few minutes to ensure that part of the dose is not lost or refused. If a dose is missed, administer Simparica and resume a monthly dosing schedule.
Simparica should be administered at monthly intervals.
Flea Treatment and Prevention:
Treatment with Simparica may begin at any time of the year. In areas where fleas are common year-round, monthly treatment with Simparica can continue the entire year without interruption.
To minimize the likelihood of flea re-infestation, it is important to treat all dogs and cats within a household with an approved flea control product.
TIck Treatment and Control: Treatment with Simparica can begin at any time of the year (see Effectivenes).
Contraindications: There are no known containdications for the use of Simparica.
Warnings: Not for use in humans. Keep this and all drugs out of reach of children and pets. For use in dogs only. Do not use Simparica in cats. Simparica should not be used in dogs less than 6 months of age (see Animal Safety).
Precautions: Simparica may cause abnormal neurologic signs such as tremors, decreased conscious proprioception, ataxia, decreased or absent menace, and/or seizures (see Animal Safety). The safe use of Simparica has not been evaluated in breeding, pregnant, or lactating dogs.