The Preventic Amitraz Tick Collar for Dogs kills and detaches ticks. As long as your pet is wearing the collar, prevention lasts for up to three months. Preventic Tick Collars also prevent new ticks from attaching and feeding within 48 hours after application. It contains amitraz, an ingredient that kills and detaches ticks for up to 90 days, including the American Dog Tick, Brown Dog Tick, Lone Star Tick and the Deer Tick (the major carrier of Lyme disease).
Dogs (12+ weeks of age)
The ingredient amitraz is an antiparasitic drug. It rapidly paralyzes the ticks mouth parts before killing the tick, preventing attachment of the tick and preventing the transmission of disease. On animals, it is used to control ticks, mites, lice, and other animal pests. It works to kill Deer Ticks, which can be found mainly in the North and South East regions, the Brown Dog Tick, located across the entire U.S., the Lone Star Tick, located in the Southern U.S. and the American Dog Tick, which can be found mostly in the Midwest and North and South East regions.
The Preventic Tick Collar contains Amitraz, a monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI), and should not be used on pets being given any other MAOI such as Anipryl or selegiline. Humans taking MAOI medications or who are diabetic should use this product with caution and should wash hands thoroughly after applying the collar. Use rubber gloves when putting the Preventic Tick Collar on your pet.
Preventic Collar (Virbac)
Preventic Collar is a non prescription product for use on dogs. Preventic Collar contains a monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI) and should not be used on pets being given any other MAOI. Use rubber gloves when putting the Preventic Collar on the pet. Do not use Preventic Collar on dogs less than 12 weeks of age. Humans taking MAOI medications such as Parnate, Nardil or selegiline or who are diabetic should use this product with caution and should wash hands thoroughly after applying the collar.
The Preventic Amitraz Tick Collar for Dogs should not be used if the pet is taking another MAOI such as Anipryl, Selegiline, or meperidine. Tell your veterinarian if your pet is diabetic or has any other medical conditions. Tell your veterinarian if your pet is pregnant or lactating.
Do not use Preventic Amitraz Tick Collar for Dogs on dogs less than 12 weeks of age. Consult a veterinarian before using the Preventic Collar on debilitated, aged, medicated, pregnant or nursing animals. Do not use Preventic Amitraz Tick Collar for Dogs on dogs using other MAOIs such as Anipryl, selegiline, tricyclic antidepressants such as clomipramine or Clomicalm, SSRIs such as fluoxetine. Humans taking MAOIs or who are diabetic should use caution applying the collar.
If any of the following serious side effects occur, stop giving Preventic Collar and seek emergency veterinary medical attention; an allergic reaction (difficulty breathing; swelling of the lips, tongue or face; hives). Remove the collar at the first sign of irritation or adverse reaction. Other side effects may also occur. Talk to your veterinarian about any side effect that seems unusual or bothersome to the animal.
Before giving Preventic Collar tell your veterinarian if your pet is also taking fluoxetine, clomipramine or meperidine or if your pet is using another MAOI. Talk to your veterinarian or pharmacist before giving any prescription or over the counter medicines.
Wear rubber gloves when putting the Preventic Tick Collar on pet. Remove collar before bathing the pet and reapply when pet is dry. Do not use the Preventic collar on dogs less than 12 weeks of age. Do not use on dogs taking antidepressants.
Store this product in original package at room temperature away from water and food. Dispose of expired collar in original pouch.