Cheristin® for Cats is a topical flea treatment designed specifically for cats. Cheristin’s long-lasting formula protects against fleas through 6 weeks and is applied using a rounded tip applicator for comfortable, easy application. Cheristin comes in one dose size for all cats and kittens (1.8 lbs and greater or 8 weeks of age and older), making it great for families with multiple cats. Cheristin is available without a prescription.
What is Cheristin for Cats?
Cheristin for Cats is a once-a-month topical solution specifically formulated for cats used to prevent and treat flea infestations.
Who is Cheristin for Cats for?
Cats and kittens 8 weeks of age or older and weighing 1.8 lbs or greater
Why use Cheristin for Cats?
Cheristin® for cats kills fleas fast and is specifically designed for cats. While monthly application is recommended, a single dose of Cheristin kills adult fleas for up to 6 weeks. One size fits all*, which makes Cheristin ideal for households with multiple cats. Easy to apply: Quick-drying, non-greasy topical solution is gently delivered by a small applicator with a rounded tip. Fast: Starts killing fleas within 30 minutes and killed 98-100% of fleas within 12 hours in a controlled study. Convenient: Same low volume dose is gentle enough for all cats and kittens over 1.8 pounds and 8 weeks old. The active ingredient, spinetoram, received a 2008 Presidential Green Chemistry award for low environmental impact on the agricultural industry.
How does Cheristin for Cats work?
Spinetoram kills fleas in all stages of life safely and effectively
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How is Cheristin for Cats sold?
Sold in 3 Month Supply (3 Applicators) or 6 Month Supply (6 Applicators)
What are the side effects of Cheristin for Cats?
Monitor your cat after application. Side effects may include signs of application site reactions such as application site hair loss, hair change (greasy, clumping or matting) or redness, inflammation and itching. Other side effects such as inactivity, vomiting and inappetence have also been reported. If these or any other side effects occur, consult your veterinarian, your cat’s healthcare expert. For technical assistance or to report a side effect, call Elanco at 1-888-545-5973.
What special precautions are there?
*Cheristin is for use in cats and kittens 8 weeks of age or older and weighing 1.8 lbs or more. Use as directed by label. FOR USE ON CATS AND KITTENS ONLY. For external use only. Avoid getting Cheristin in your pet’s eyes or mouth. Do not allow your cat to ingest this product. Use only a single dose on cats weighing greater than 20 lbs.
What to do if overdose?
Contact your nearest emergency animal hospital
How can I store Cheristin for Cats?
Store in original package in a cool dry place inaccessible to children and animals. Do not contaminate water, food or feed by storage and disposal. Pesticide Disposal: Call your local solid waste agency or equivalent organization for disposal instructions. Unless otherwise instructed place in trash. Never pour unused product down the drain or on the ground. Container Handling: If empty: Non-refillable container. Do not reuse this container. Place in the trash, or offer for recycling if available. If partly filled: Call your local solid waste agency for disposal instructions. Never place unused product down any indoor or outdoor drain.
Apply a single dose to each individual cat. Do not split a single tube between multiple cats. For best results, apply at the base of the head, not between shoulder blades.
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