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Virbac Effipro Spot On For Medium Dogs 10-20kg 4 Pipettes (NFA-VPS)

The new solution against fleas and ticks. An innovative anti-parasite treatment.

Effipro contains fipronil - the leading spot on flea treatment for both cats and dogs. Each application of Effipro flea treatment kills both fleas and ticks. Effipro spot on should be applied to the skin on the back of your pets neck after parting the coat so that the skin is visible. Place the tip of the pipette directly against the bared skin and squeeze gently several times to empty its contents. It is important to make sure that the product is applied to an area where the animal cannot lick it off.

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  • As with all medicines, this product has contraindications and warnings, which must be understood prior to administration. It is therefore important to follow the manufacturer's instructions in full.

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Whats does Effipro contain to make it work?
Effipro Spot On contains fipronil, a phenylpyrazole licensed for use as a veterinary medicine. Fipronil is not an
organophosphate compound. Each pipette contains 4.02mg of fipronil.

What classification of medicine is it?
Effipro Spot On is officially classified as a NFA-VPS medicine (Non Food Animal medicine that can be dispensed by a Veterinarian, Pharmacist, Suitably Qualified Person). These medicines need neither a clinical assessment of a pet nor a prescription.

How does Effipro Spot On work?
Effipro Spot On acts by direct contact with parasites and not via your pets bloodstream. It kills fleas within 24 hours
without requiring them to bite your pet.
  • Effipro Spot On is applied externally to your pets skin on the back of the neck.

  • The active ingredient, fipronil, quickly dissolves into the natural oils of your pets skin and coat, dispersing over the entire body surface within 24 hours and concentrating in the skin's oil glands to form a reservoir.

  • Fipronil is then secreted with the natural oils of the skin and hair, continuously coating your pets skin and hair for several weeks after application in fact its the longest-lasting spot on flea treatment available without prescription.

How do I apply Effipro Spot On?
  • Select the correct size pipette for the weight of the animal. It is recommended to weigh the pet.

  • Hold the pipette upright. Tap the narrow neck of the pipette to ensure the contents are in the main body. Then, break the snap-off top of the pipette along the scored lines.

  • Part the coat between the shoulder blades until the skin is visible.

  • Place the tip of the pipette on the skin and squeeze gently to empty its contents onto the skin, at one or two spots where the animal cannot lick it off.

  • For cats, one at the base of the skull and a second 2-3cm further back is advisable.

  • Care should be taken to avoid excessive wetting of the hair with the product since this will cause a sticky appearance at the application site. This will disappear within 24 hours of application.

  • Animals may be handled as soon as the application site's dry.

  • The minimum treatment interval is 4 weeks.

What about fleas in my home?
If you have got a massive infestation or are taking measures against fleas for the first time, its a good idea to treat your pets environment with a suitable product such as Indorex. For every 5 fleas on your pet, there are 95 in the pets environment in the form of flea eggs, larvae and pupae.

Environmental sprays are available to treat the eggs and larvae in your home.
If you start treating when your pet already has fleas, you might occasionally still see fleas on your pet even after you have applied Spot On. Don't worry, it doesn't mean the treatment is not working. You are simply seeing new fleas that have hatched from the pupae in your home.

The fact is, there is no product available to kill flea pupae. But once the pupae have hatched into adult fleas which jump onto your pet, Effipro Spot On efficiently kills them within 24 hours. It's just a matter of waiting for all of the pupae to hatch (this can take several weeks or even months) and ensuring that you continue to protect your pet with Effipro Spot On.

Before you treat
Before treating your cat or dog, please make sure that you're familiar with the following points about using Effipro Spot On and read the full instructions and warnings on the pack.:
  • Effipro Spot On is for the treatment of cats and dogs only and for external use only.

  • Veterinary advice should be sought prior to using Effipro Spot On if there is any sign of skin irritation or if the pet is unwell.

  • Effipro Spot On is safe to use in breeding, pregnant and lactating bitches and queens.

  • Do not use on sick or convalescent animals.

  • Do not use on kittens weighing less than 1kg or puppies weighing less than 2kg.

  • Minimum treatment interval 4 weeks.

  • Do not use on puppies or kittens less than 8 weeks of age.

  • Do not overdose.

  • Pets with a known hypersensitivity to insecticides or alcohol should avoid contact with Effipro Spot On.

  • Avoid contact with the animals eyes.

  • The product should not be used on rabbits as adverse reactions and even death could occur.

  • It is important to apply the dose to an area where the animal cannot lick it off. If licking occurs, a brief period of hypersalivation may occur, due mainly to the nature of the carrier.

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Brand Virbac
Presentation Spot-on
Warnings Precautions when applying Effipro Spot On: * Effipro Spot On can cause mucous membrane and eye irritation, so avoid any contact with the mouth or eyes. After accidental contact with eyes, rinse carefully with plain water. * Do not smoke, eat or drink during application. * Keep out of reach of children. * Do not handle treated pets until the application site is dry. * Avoid the contents of the pipette coming into contact with the fingers, and wash hands with soap and water after use. * Owners with a known hypersensitivity to insecticides or alcohol should also avoid contact with Effipro Spot On. * Fipronil may adversely affect aquatic organisms. Do not contaminate ponds, waterways and ditches with the product or empty containers. * Dispose of empty packaging and any remaining product in the household refuse. * Store in original packaging in a dry place. Do not store above 30 C.
Instructions for use See instructions
Ingredients Label Fipronil
Legal Category NFA-VPS (Non-food animal medicine). A medicine for companion animals. Please answer the questions above
Wormer Information For the latest, up to date information about Effipro, please see the NOAH Compendium
Parasites Treated Fleas, Ticks
Active Ingredient Fipronil (100mg/ml)

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This item is an Authorised Veterinary Medicinal product (POM-VPS or NFA-VPS, see classifications below) so Supplement Solutions must comply with the Veterinary Medicines Directorate (VMD) Code of Practice. There is a series of questions which you must answer before the website will allow you to place your order - Please answer these questions acccurately so that our SQP (Suitable Qualified Person) can fully understand your situation.  On receipt of your order your answers will be checked by our SQP who will release the order for dispatch. In some cases our SQP may need to contact you before releasing the order, so please include your day time and evening contact numbers on your order details. If you wish to contact our SQP, Hannah Wild, please do not hesitate to call her on 01995 671787 or email

For the most up-to-date information about this product, including dosing and warnings, please see the VMD product database

The classification of medicinces are as follows:

POM-V = Prescription only medicine - Veterinary. This can only be prescribed by a Veterinary, but supplied by either a Veterinary or a Pharmacist.

POM-VPS = Prescription Only Medicine - Veterinary, Pharmacist or Suitably Qualified Person (SQP). These products can only be prescribed and supplied by one of the Registered Qualified Persons listed.

NFA-VPS = Non Food Animal - Veterinary, Pharmacist, or Suitably Qualified Person (SQP). These products can only be supplied by one of the Registered Qualified Persons listed.

AVM-GSL = Authorised Veterinary Medicine - General Sales List. These can be supplied by any retailer.

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Full information regarding Veterinary Medicines can be found on the VMD's website

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