Simparica (Sarolaner) chewables are safe, monthly flea and tick protection for dogs that start working fast and remain effective all month long. They start killing fleas within 3 hours and ticks within 8 hours, and it keeps going tstrong for 35 days without losing effectiveness at the end of the month. It's a great tasting chewable tablet given orally once a month.
What is Simparica Chewable Tablets for Dogs?
Simparica is a safe and great tasting chewable tablet given orally once a month. It travels in your dog's blood to safely deliver persistent continuous protection against fleas and ticks from day 1 to day 35.
Who is Simparica Chewable Tablets for Dogs for?
Simparica Chewables may be given to dogs 6+ months old and weighing 2.8+ lbs.
Why use Simparica Chewable Tablets for Dogs?
Each Simparica tablet:
-Provides a full month of protection against fleas and ticks
-Provides rapid relief for pets with existing flea infestations, even dogs with flea allergies
-Improves clinical signs of flea allergies in dogs by eliminating fleas
-Prevents and controls home flea infestations, killing fleas before they can lay eggs
-Quickly kill ticks, which may help reduce the risk of potentially life-threatening flea- and tick-borne diseases
-Is easy to administer
-Can be given directly to your dog or broken up and mixed with food
How does Simparica Chewable Tablets for Dogs work?
Simparica contains the active ingredient sarolaner, which inhibits the function of the neurotransmitter gamma aminobutyric acid (GABA) receptor and glutamate receptor, and works at the neuromuscular junction in insects. This results in uncontrolled neuromuscular activity leading to death in insects or acarines.
Simparica for Dogs 2.8-5.5 lbs:
Active Ingredient (per tablet) Sarolaner 5 mg
Simparica for Dogs 5.6-11 lbs:
Active Ingredient (per tablet) Sarolaner 10 mg
Simparica for Dogs 11.1 to 22.0 lbs:
Active Ingredient (per tablet) Sarolaner 20 mg
Simparica for Dogs 22.1 to 44.0 lbs:
Active Ingredient (per tablet) Sarolaner 40 mg
Simparica for Dogs 44.1 to 88.0 lbs:
Active Ingredient (per tablet) Sarolaner 80 mg
Simparica for Dogs 88.1 to 132.0 lbs:
Active Ingredient (per tablet) Sarolaner 120 mg
How is Simparica Chewable Tablets for Dogs sold?
These chewable tablets are sold in:
- 3 pack/3 month supply
- 6 pack/6 month supply
depending on your dogs weight.
What are the side effects of Simparica Chewable Tablets for Dogs?
The most frequently reported adverse reactions were vomiting and diarrhea. Simparica may cause abnormal neurologic signs such as tremors, decreased conscious proprioception (awareness of body position and movement), ataxia (loss of full control of bodily movements), decreased or absent menace (blinking reflex), and/or seizures.
What special precautions are there?
Keep these tablets away from children and animals. *Simparica has not been evaluated for safe use in breeding, pregnant, or lactating dogs. Simparica is for use in dogs only and is not for use in humans. Do not use Simparica in cats. Simparica should not be used in dogs less than 6 months of age weighing less than 2.8 lbs. *On September 20, 2018, the FDA warned that drugs in the isoxazoline class have the potential for causing neurologic adverse effects (eg, including muscle tremors, ataxia, seizures) in dogs and cats.
In case of overdose, contact your nearest emergency animal hospital
How can I store Simparica Chewable Tablets for Dogs?
Store tablets at or below 86°F (30°C) with excursions permitted up to 104°F (40°C).
Administer one Simparica chewable tablet per month. You can give the tablets to your dog by hand or broken into pieces if they normally swallow treats whole.
Simparica chewables should be administered in a manner that encourages your dog to chew, rather than to swallow without chewing. Care should be taken to be sure that your dog consumes the complete dose.
Observe your dog for a few minutes after administration to ensure that no part of the dose is lost or rejected. If it is suspected that any of the dose has been lost, redosing is recommended.
Simparica is manufactured by Zoetis and contains the active ingredient sarolaner.
Product Label Color / Dog’s Weight / Amount of Sarolaner per Tablet
Yellow 2.8 - 5.5 lbs 5 mg
Purple 5.6 - 11 lbs 10 mg
Orange 11.1 - 22 lbs 20 mg
Blue 22.1 - 44 lbs 40 mg
Green 44.1 - 88 lbs 80 mg
Brown 88.1 - 132 lbs 120 mg