Stronghold Spot On 45mg For Cats
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- Product Details
Stronghold is only available in the UK with a veterinary prescription.
Stronghold 45mg for cats is packaged in a blue coloured box and each pipette has a blue coloured cap.
Stronghold For cats 45mg is for the treatment and prevention of flea infestations, ear mites, heartworm, roundworm, hookworm, biting lice, and sarcoptic mange.
Stronghold is a ‘colourless to yellow’ ready to use solution of Selamectin – the active ingredient used to protect your pet against ectoparasites and endoparasites.
Stronghold for cats is intended for cats weighing 2.6kg - 7.5kg. If your cat weights below 2.5kg in bodyweight, then you should apply the Stronghold 15mg for puppies and kittens. If your cat weighs over 7.5kg then your veterinary surgeon may prescribe a more appropriate strength of Stronghold cat to use.
Stronghold 45mg for cats is available in either 3 pipette or 6 pipette packets. Each pipette is enough to treat a cat weighing between 2.6kg and 7.5kg and should be applied to the skin on the back of the neck once every four weeks. However, your veterinary surgeon may advise to apply it more or less regularly.
Please note that Stronghold 45mg cat does not cover against tapeworms. It is recommended to also use a wormer such as Drontal Cat and Drontal Cat XL alongside Stronghold cat to cover your animal against tapeworms.
Stronghold is also available in the following forms; Stronghold Puppy & Kitten, Stronghold Toy Dog, Stronghold Medium Dog and Stronghold Large Dog.
Special Instructions & How to Apply
Do not use in animals under 6 weeks of age. Do not use in cats that are suffering from concomitant disease, or are debilitated and underweight (for size and age).
This product is to be applied to the skin surface only. Do not administer orally or parenterally.
Do not apply when the animal’s hair coat is wet. However, shampooing or soaking the animal 2 or more hours after treatment will not reduce the efficacy of Stronghold.
For ear mite treatment, do not apply directly to the ear canal.
Remove the Stronghold tube from its protective package. Holding the tube upright, firmly depress the cap to puncture the applicator seal, then remove the cap. Part the hair at the base of the animal’s neck in front of the shoulder blades to expose a small area of skin. Apply the tip of the Stronghold tube directly to the skin without massaging. Squeeze the tube firmly to empty the contents in one spot. Avoid contact between Stronghold and fingers.
It is available in
- Packs of 3 or 6 pipettes.
To treat biting lice infestations, roundworm and intestinal hookworms, use Stronghold for cats just once.
How to apply Stronghold Spot On:
Apply to the skin at the base of the neck in front of the shoulder blades.
1) Remove the Stronghold for cats pipette from its protective package.
2) Holding the pipette upright, firmly depress the cap to puncture the applicator seal, then remove the cap.
3) Part the hair at the base of your animals neck in front of the shoulder blades to expose a small area of skin.
4) Apply the tip of the Stronghold pipette directly to the skin without massaging.
5) Squeeze the pipette firmly to empty the contents in one spot.
6) Avoid contact between the product and your fingers.
Ordering prescription medication is easy
Follow these simple steps
- Get a prescription from your vet
- Place your order with us
- Add a prescription and tell us about your pet.
- Our vets will double check your order & your order is dispatched right away