Simparica is a monthly flea and ticks tablet for dogs that provides broad-spectrum protection for 35 days. It is a convenient, reliable way to protect your pet from fleas and ticks, as well as tick-borne illnesses. The tablet is tasty and easy to administer, simply feed it to your dog like a treat. Simparica is suitable for dogs 6 months and older, weighing at least 2.8 pounds, and does not require food for administration.
Simparica is effective in killing adult fleas and preventing flea infestations, as well as treating and controlling tick infestations from various tick species. Possible side effects include vomiting, diarrhea, and low energy level, but these usually aren't serious. More serious side effects include persistent vomiting or diarrhea, tremors, seizures, and difficulty walking, which require immediate veterinary attention.
Simparica has no known drug or food interactions and is safe to use with commonly prescribed medications and vaccines. However, it is not recommended for use in pregnant, breeding, or lactating dogs. Each box of Simparica contains 6 tablets, providing 7 months of protection against fleas and ticks. Consult the full Prescribing Information for more information.