Protektor Spray (Fipronil)
What is Protektor Spray (Fipronil) used for?
Protektor Spray (Fipronil) is a topical pesticide solution used to eliminate flea infestations affecting cats or dogs. The medication operates by paralyzing and killing the fleas and their eggs allowing them to be washed off the skin. The solution is waterproof for forty eight hours after application allowing it to operate without being rinsed away and can last up to one month.
How should I use Protektor Spray (Fipronil)?
Follow the instructions provided by your veterinarian while using Protektor Spray (Fipronil) to get the most effective results from treatment. The dosage and frequency of administration will depend on the type of animal being treated, its weight, and the severity of the infection. To administer the medication, begin on the left side and spray the leg, chest, abdomen, and back leg. Repeat the product on the right side. If it is necessary to apply it to your pet's face, spray a small amount onto the cloth and rub it lightly to the face avoiding the eyes. Ask your veterinarian if you have any questions about applying the medicine to ensure the correct administration.
What are the side effects of Protektor Spray (Fipronil)?
When applied correctly, the use of Protektor Spray (Fipronil) will not cause side effects in most pets. Immediately inform your veterinarian if you do notice any unusual symptoms occurring such as faintness, severe fatigue, vomiting, diarrhea, or skin rash. These conditions may require medical attention or adjustments to your pet's dosage to prevent more problems from occurring.
Protektor Spray (Fipronil) should only be applied to dogs or cats. Do not use the medication close to mucous membranes such as the eyes or mouth to prevent potential health complications.
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your veterinarian while using Protektor Spray (Fipronil). Optimum and safe dosage can differ based on the animal and the condition being treated.
As this medication may be unsafe for certain cats, it is essential you always inform your veterinarian if your pet is pregnant, as well as if it has any allergies, other illnesses, or ongoing health conditions, and if it is taking any other form of medication, supplements, or herbal products.
Immediately seek emergency medical care if your cat has an allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction include hives, swelling, skin rashes, chest pains, as well as trouble breathing or swallowing.