Parastar for Dogs is a one spot, topical flea, tick, mite and chewing lice treatment developed for dogs. The waterproof, topical solution kills adult fleas before they lay eggs, disease-spreading ticks, and chewing lice, and prevents pest infestations. It also controls mites that may cause sarcoptic mange. The easy to use applicator is applied to a single spot and provides flea and tick protection for one full month. Parastar for Dogs is gentle enough for use on puppies eight weeks of age or older.
Dogs (8+ weeks of age)
Kills fleas, ticks and chewing lice for up to 30 days
Controls mites that may cause Sarcoptic mange
Fast-acting, waterproof, topical solution
Easy to use single spot application
Approved for dogs and puppies 8 weeks of age and older
How does Parastar for Dogs work?
Parastar for Dogs contains fipronil, an insecticide that targets the nervous system of pests. The topical treatment is applied to the skin and spreads into the hair follicle, killing adult fleas before they lay eggs, ticks (brown dog ticks, deer ticks, American dog ticks, lone star ticks) that may transmit Lyme disease and Rocky Mountain spotted fever, and chewing lice. In addition, it also controls mites that may cause sarcoptic mange.
Keep out of reach of children and pets.
What is the most important thing I should know about Parastar for Dogs?
Parastar for Dogs contains fipronil, a parasiticide that kills fleas, ticks, and chewing lice by targeting the nervous system, resulting in hyperexcitability and death. It also controls mites that may cause sarcoptic mange. Parastar for Dogs is a non-prescription product.
What should I discuss with my veterinarian before giving Parastar for Dogs to my pet?
Tell your veterinarian if your pet is currently being given any other medications.
How should Parastar for Dogs be applied?
Weigh your dog to be sure you are applying the correct dose for the weight of your dog. The topical solution should be applied monthly to a single spot between a dog's shoulder blades. Monthly application is recommended for control of flea, tick and chewing lice infestations. Only one applicator per treatment is needed. Repeat application may be made if necessary, but do not apply more often than once every 30 days.
What are the potential side effects of Parastar for Dogs?
Sensitivities may rarely occur after using any pesticide product. Dogs may experience some temporary irritation at the site of product application. If signs persist, or become more severe within a few days of application, consult a veterinarian immediately. If your dog has an unusual reaction to the initial application, consult a veterinarian before repeating treatment.
What happens if I miss giving a dose of Parastar for Dogs?
Apply the missed dose as soon as you remember and then resume the monthly application schedule thereafter.
What happens if I overdose my pet on Parastar for Dogs?
If you suspect your pet has ingested Parastar for Dogs, consult your veterinarian or emergency veterinary clinic immediately.
What should I avoid while applying Parastar for Dogs to my pet?
For external use only. For use on dogs and puppies only. Do not use on puppies less than eight (8) weeks of age. Avoid contact with eyes, skin or clothing.
What other drugs will affect Parastar for Dogs?
Certain medications can interact with pesticides. Consult a veterinarian before using on medicated, debilitated or aged dogs.
How to Use
Parastar for Dogs Directions:
Remove one tube from the package.
Hold the tube with the narrow tip up and snip off the end at the notches with scissors.
Turn the tube over and use the opened tip to part the dog's hair between the shoulder blades.
Firmly squeeze to apply all of the solution to the dog's skin in a single spot on the back.
Apply year round every 30 days for maximum flea and tick protection.
1 orange tube (0.023 fl oz) every 30 days.
23 - 44 lbs
1 green tube (0.045 fl oz) every 30 days.
45 - 88 lbs
1 red tube (0.091 fl oz) every 30 days.
89 - 132 lbs
1 blue tube (0.136 fl oz) every 30 days.
Do not use!
Do not use!
Store in original package in a cool, dark place away from children and pets.