REVOLUTION for Cats Frequently Asked Questions
Browse this page for answers to frequently asked questions about REVOLUTION® (selamectin) for cats.
REVOLUTION is a safe, effective, 5-in-1 parasite preventative that protects cats from parasites and disease . REVOLUTION protects your furry friend against fleas, killing adult fleas and keeping flea eggs from hatching. It also protects against heartworms, roundworms, hookworms and ear mites.*
REVOLUTION is only available through veterinarians. Use our Veterinarian Locator to look up your veterinarian’s contact info or find a veterinarian near you.
REVOLUTION protects cats against fleas, killing adult fleas and keeping flea eggs from hatching. Unlike some other monthly flea preventatives for cats , it also provides safe protection from heartworm disease, roundworms, hookworms and ear mites.*
REVOLUTION for cats is non-greasy and easy to apply (hooray for no pills!). Take a quick look at our illustrated how-to guide .
It’s always best to talk with your veterinarian about what treatments might be best for your furry friend. But you can get started by taking a look at our comparison chart to see how REVOLUTION stacks up against other parasite preventatives.
Side effects may include digestive upset and temporary hair loss at application site with possible inflammation. In people, REVOLUTION may be irritating to skin and eyes. Wash hands after use.
REVOLUTION is safe for kittens as young as 8 weeks old, for breeding, pregnant and lactating cats, and for heartworm-positive cats. It’s safe for your cat to be with your family, other pets or even on your bed right after application. Please read Important Safety Information below, and refer to full Prescribing Information for complete WARNINGS and PRECAUTIONS.
Costs vary by veterinarian, but are comparable to other monthly preventatives. Costs between products also vary based on the number of parasites the product covers. REVOLUTION for cats provides 5-in-1 parasite protection and is available from your veterinarian. Contact the clinic for price information. You can use our Veterinarian Locator to look up your veterinarian’s contact info or find a veterinarian near you that offers REVOLUTION.
*REVOLUTION protects cats and kittens 8 weeks and older against fleas (Ctenocephalides felis), roundworms (Toxocara cati), hookworms (Ancylostoma tubaeforme) and ear mites (Otodectes cynotis), and prevents heartworm disease (Dirofilaria immitis).