Preventic Dog Collars


What is the Preventic Tick Collar for Dogs?

The Preventic Tick Collar for Dogs kills and detaches ticks, but does not kill or control flea populations. 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. The Preventic Collar for Dogs cannot be used on cats.
For:
Dogs (12 weeks of age or older)
Benefits:
Over 97% effectiveness against ticks for up to three months
Water resistant
Available in 2 sizes - fits dogs of almost any size
Safe when used as directed

How it works:
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.

Cautions:
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.



More Information:
Brand Name
Preventic Collar (Virbac)
Generic Name
Amitraz 9%

What is the most important information I should know about Preventic Collar: 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.

What is Preventic Collar: Preventic Collar, contains the monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI), Amitraz, and is used to kill and detach ticks on dogs 12 weeks of age and older only. Preventic Collar is effective within 24 hours of application and the effects last for up to 3 months. Preventic Collar is available in lengths of 18 inches for dogs up to 60 lbs, and 25 inches for dogs over 60 lbs.

What should I discuss with my veterinarian before applying Preventic Collar to my pet: Preventic Collar 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.

How should this product be used: Use this product exactly as directed on the package. If you do not understand the directions ask your veterinarian to explain them to you. Apply the collar by placing around the dog's neck tightly enough that the collar is in contact with the dog's skin. Buckle the collar and trim off the excess. Remove the collar before bathing the pet and reapply when the pet is dry. Keep this product away from children and pets.

What happens if I miss giving a dose: Not applicable.

What happens if I overdose the pet: Sometimes puppies may ingest the collar and get poisomed. Symptoms of Preventic Collar overdose include incoordination, depression, high blood sugar levels, slow heart rate, decreased body temperature

What should I avoid while using Preventic Collar on my pet: Do not use Preventic Collar 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 Collar on dogs using other MAOI's such as Anipryl, selegiline, tricyclic antidepressants such as clomipramine or Clomicalm, SSRI's such as fluoxetine. Humans taking MAOI's or who are diabetic should use caution applying the collar.

What are the possible side effects of Preventic 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.

What other drugs will affect Preventic Collar: 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.

Where can I get more information: Your veterimarian has additional information about Preventic Collar written for health professionals that you may read.