Cheristin™ For Cats
Cheristin™ is a once a month topical solution for the prevention and treatment of fleas.
*Product is not to be sold in Alaska.
Cats (at least 1.8 lbs and 8 weeks of age)
Cheristin™ Topical for cats is a colorless liquid.
- One size fits all solution perfect for multi-cat families
- Fast acting flea protection that is effective for up to 6 weeks
- Starts killing fleas in 30 minutes
- Kills 98-100% of fleas within 12 hours
- Easy to use once a month topical application
- For cats and kittens 8 weeks of age and older
Cheristin™ Topical for cats should be applied as directed by your veterinarian. This medication should be administered at every 30 day intervals.
Remove one applicator tube from blister package. Hold the applicator in an upright position. Press cap down until it clicks (indicating the tube has been punctured). Hold upright and remove cap. Check to be sure there is an opening in the tip of the tube.
Part the hair on the neck at the base of the head until skin is visible. Place the tip of the tube directly above the skin and squeeze the tube 2-4 times to expel the contents of the tube onto the skin. Avoid contact with skin, eyes, or clothing. Wash hands thoroughly with soap and water after handling the medication.
Give the dose as soon as possible. If it is almost time for the next dose, skip the missed dose, and continue with the regular schedule. Do not give 2 doses at once.
Monitor your cat after application. Side effects may include reactions at the site of application such as hair loss, hair change (greasy, clumping or matting), or redness, inflammation and itching.
Other side effects such as inactivity, vomiting, and inappetance have also been reported. If these or any other side effects occur, consult your veterinarian.
Drug & Food Interactions
There are no documented drug interactions with this medication. Contact your veterinarian if your pet experiences any unusual reactions when different medications are given together.
Make sure to tell your veterinarian what other medication you are giving to your pet. Quite often your veterinarian may prescribe two different medications, even if a drug interaction may occur. In this case, your veterinarian may vary the dose and/or monitor your pet more closely.
Do not use on cats under 8 weeks of age and weighing under 1.8 lbs. Do not use more than a single dose on cats weighing greater than 20 lbs. Do not use on dogs or other animals. Consult veterinarian before using on medicated, debilitated, aged, pregnant or nursing cats. For external use only. Do not allow your cat to ingest this product. Keep out of reach of children.
If you are concerned that your pet has experienced an adverse reaction to this medication or have concerns about the product, please contact the manufacturer Elanco at 888-545-5973 or contact Vetsource customer service at 877-738-4443.
Store between 68°F to 77°F in controlled room temperature. Keep this medicine out of reach of children. Store in a childproof container. Store this medicine in a cool, dry place at room temperature. Store away from heat and direct sunlight. Do not store this medicine in the bathroom, near the kitchen sink or in damp places. The medicine may break down if exposed to heat or moisture.
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