Revolution® (selamectin) Topical Solution Topical once-a-month parasiticide for dogs. Provides systemic treatment against a broad spectrum of external and internal parasites. Revolution® (selamectin) is approved for: Use in dogs 6 weeks of age or older against the following parasites: adult fleas, flea eggs, heartworm, ear mites, sarcoptic mites, and American dog tick. Killing adult fleas and preventing flea eggs from hatching for one month, and indicated for prevention and control of flea infestations (Ctenocephalides felis). Prevention of heartworm disease caused by Dirofilaria immitis. Treatment and control of ear mite (Otodectes cynotis) infestations. Treatment and control of sarcoptic mange (Sarcoptes scabiei). Control of American dog tick (Dermacentor variabilis) infestations. Key Benefits: Revolution is a prescription-only medicine, not a pesticide. Broad-spectrum protection against most internal and external parasites. Kills adult flea and their eggs. Fast, simple and easy to use. Because of the low-volume dosage size, the solution can be applied in one spot. Non-greasy, quick-drying preparation. Bathing pet 2 hours after application does not affect efficacy. Available in 6 convenient dosage sizes in no-drip disposable tubes. How is Revolution Packaged?: Available in 6 separate dose strengths for dogs of different weights (see Dosage and Administration). Revolution for puppies is available in cartons containing 3 single-dose tubes. Revolution for dogs is available in cartons containing 3 or 6 single-dose tubes. Revolution for dogs weighing more than 85 pounds is available in cartons containing 6 or 12 single-dose tubes. Dosage and Administration Hold tube upright. Press cap down until a click is heard (cap punctures applicator seal). Remove cap and check to be sure tip of tube is open. Part hair at base of neck and place tip of tube on visible skin area. Squeeze tube 3 or 4 times in one spot until empty. Keep tube squeezed to avoid drawing liquid back into tube. While keeping tube squeezed, drag it away from liquid and lift up to remove. Ensure tube is empty. The recommended minimum dose is 2.7 mg selamectin per pound (6 mg/kg) of body weight, applied according to the following tables. For dogs more than 130 pounds, the appropriate combination of color-coded tubes is used. Dogs (lb) Package color mg per tube Potency (mg/mL) Administeredvolume (mL) Up to 5 Mauve 15 mg 60 0.25 5.110 Purple 30 mg 120 0.25 10.120 Brown 60 mg 120 0.5 20.140 Red 120 mg 120 1.0 40.185 Teal 240 mg 120 2.0 85.1130 Plum 120 mg + 240 mg* 120 3.0 *Two tubes used in combination.For dogs over 130 lbs use the appropriate combination of tubes.Recommended for use in dogs 6 weeks of age and older and in cats 8 weeks of age and older. Step 1 Hold tube upright. Press cap down until you hear click (cap punctures applicator seal). Remove cap and check to be sure tip of tube is open. Step 2 Part hair at base of neck and place tube on visible skin area. Squeeze tube 3 or 4 times in one spot until empty. Keep tube squeezed to avoid drawing liquid back into tube. Step 3 While keeping tube squeezed, drag it away from the liquid and lift up to remove. Ensure tube is empty. Precautions Prior to administration, dogs should be tested for existing heartworm infections. At the discretion of the veterinarian, infected dogs should be treated to remove adult heartworms. While the number of circulating adult D. immitis microfilariae may decrease following treatment, Revolution is not effective for microfilariae clearance. In humans, may be irritating to skin and eyes. In studies, less than 1% of dogs experienced digestive upset. Do not use in sick, debilitated or underweight animals. Flammable. Keep away from heat, sparks or open flame. Keep out of reach of children. Federal law restricts this drug to use by or on the order of a licensed veterinarian. Revolution Dogs 10.1-20 lbs – 6 Doses. I do not receive this product or any others in exchange for this article, I do get a commission for readers clicking the buy now links which helps to differ the cost of hosting this blog and I sincerely hope this article site helps you with your search for Vet Approved Rx products.