There is a new product launched in the market that is Simparica. It is introduced by Zoetis. Many new products are coming up in the market, because fleas and ticks may be developing resistance to the older products, lowering their efficacy. Ticks and fleas are just nasty and you want a product that is effective recommended by someone you trust. So, here is run down about the Simparica which has recently topped the list of all flea and tick preventive products.
Introduction To Simparica
Zoetis has launched this product Simparica – a treatment for flea and tick infestation in dogs and puppies above 6 months of age. Simparica is a liver flavored chewable tablet, which acts quickly and provides continuous protection for your dog for 35 days from fleas and ticks. These are given orally. The oral treatment eliminates the risk of skin reactions and without losing its efficacy with swimming and bathing.
Effectiveness Of Simparica
Simparica kills fleas before they can reproduce, so that it can control the Flea Allergy Dermatitis (FAD). It also rapidly kills the four species of ticks, which helps to reduce the probability of transferring pathogens that can cause tick-borne disease including Lyme disease, Anaplasmosis, Erlichiosis and tapeworm. It starts killing the fleas within 3 hours after a single oral administration and 96% of fleas and ticks are killed within 24 hours.
Simparica – On What Mechanism it Works?
The active ingredient in Simparica is Sarolaner. It is a new kind of ectoparasiticide which has been developed by Zoetis pharma center. One chewable tablet has to be given orally on a monthly basis. You can administer it with or without food. Ensure that he consumes the entire dose. The ingredient Sarolaner is a chemical in the isoxazoline group, which inhibits the function of the neurotransmitter gamma aminobutyric acid (GABA) receptor and glutamate receptor in insects (fleas) and acarines (ticks). This leads to uncontrolled neuromuscular activity, which eventually eliminates fleas and ticks.
This treatment is recommended for dogs more than 6 months of age. The safety of this flea and tick preventive has not been evaluated for breeding, pregnant or lactating dogs.
Conclusion: You can choose this product for your dog if he has got immune to the products which you have been using as a preventative for him. This is the top listed product and will protect your pooch from fleas and ticks.