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Simparica

Simparica acts fast—it starts killing fleas within 3 hours and ticks within 8 hours*, and keeps going strong for 35 days* without losing effectiveness at the end of the month.

*Studies show Simparica starts killing ticks in 8 hours and is ≥96.9% effective for 35 days against weekly reinfestations of Ixodes scapularis, Amblyomma americanum, Amblyomma maculatum, Dermacentor variabilis, and Rhipicephalus sanguineus.1,2

IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION
Simparica is for use only in dogs, 6 months of age and older. Simparica may cause abnormal neurologic signs such as tremors, decreased conscious proprioception, ataxia, decreased or absent menace, and/or seizures. Simparica has not been evaluated in dogs that are pregnant, breeding or lactating. Simparica has been safely used in dogs treated with commonly prescribed vaccines, parasiticides and other medications. The most frequently reported adverse reactions were vomiting and diarrhea. See full Prescribing Information.


References:
1. Six RH, Geurden T, Carter L, et al. Evaluation of the speed of kill of sarolaner (Simparica) against induced infestations of three species of ticks (Amblyomma maculatum, Ixodes scapularis, Ixodes ricinus) on dogs. Vet Parasitol. 2016;222:37-42. doi:10.1016/j.vetpar.2016.02.014.
2. Six RH, Everett WR, Young DR, et al. Efficacy of a novel oral formulation of sarolaner (Simparica) against five common tick species infesting dogs in the United States. Vet Parasitol. 2016;222:28-32.

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