Selamectin (Revolution®)
Veterinary & Aquatic Services Department, Drs. Foster & Smith

Selamectin is a topical (applied to the skin) insecticide and heartworm preventive. It is also used as a dewormer in cats. It may not kill all types of roundworms, hookworms, or ticks. It is also used to treat ear mites, demodectic (red) mange and sarcoptic mange (scabies). Temporary irritation or hair loss at the application site may be seen. Contact your veterinarian if your pet exhibits drooling, rapid breathing, incoordination, vomiting, or diarrhea while being treated with selamectin.

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Keep this and all other medications out of the reach of children and pets.


If you think your pet has been poisoned...

Contact your veterinarian or one of the Animal Poison Hotlines (listed below) if you think your pet may have accidentally received or been given an overdose of the medication.

**ASPCA National Animal Poison Control Center

1-888-4ANI-HELP (1-888-426-4435). $65.00 per case, billed to caller's credit card.

Follow-up calls can be made for no additional charge by dialing 888-299-2973.

There is no charge when the call involves a product covered by the Animal Product Safety Service.

**Pet Poison Helpline - 24-hour service available throughout North America for pet owners and veterinary professionals who require assistance with treating a potentially poisoned pet.

1-800-213-6680 ($35.00 per incident). Staffed 24-hours a day.


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