Quick Answer: How Effective Is Revolution For Fleas?

Selamectin kills adult fleas and eggs and prevents reproduction.

In dogs, Revolution is effective against adult fleas for 30 days, as well as flea eggs.

In cats, Revolution is effective against adult fleas for 30 days, as well as flea eggs.

It is also effective in preventing heartworm disease when used monthly.

Does Revolution kill flea eggs?

Revolution kills adult fleas and prevents flea eggs from hatching. You may occasionally see a few fleas on dogs or cats treated with Revolution but more than 98% of adult fleas are killed within 36 hours. They must be exposed to Revolution on your dog or cat before being killed.

How effective is Revolution flea treatment?

When applied every 30 days, Revolution protects against heartworms and fleas. It may also be effective in preventing and treating ear mites, roundworms, and hookworms. Revolution kills adult fleas and prevents flea eggs from hatching for one month.

How long does it take for fleas to die after revolution?

Adult fleas will be killed within a few days but the floor should not be vacuumed, swept or washed for at least two weeks after treatment because there will still be eggs which will continue to hatch.

Does Selamectin kill fleas?

Selamectin is a topical agent used to kill parasites in dogs and cats. It is used to kill adult fleas, prevent flea eggs from hatching, prevent and control flea infestations, prevent heartworm disease and treat and control ear mite infestations in dogs and cats.

Do fleas have to bite for Capstar to work?

The active ingredient, Nitenpyram, affects the central nervous system of adult fleas causing rapid death of the fleas. Capstar is an ideal product to use when you need to quickly remove biting fleas from your pet. While Capstar begins working quickly, the effects do not last beyond the initial 24 hours.

Is revolution better than frontline?

Both treatments are applied topically on a monthly basis, and both protect against fleas and ticks. The primary difference between the two treatments is that Revolution protects against heartworm, while Frontline protects against a broader spectrum of ticks, lice and mites.

What do flea eggs look like?

Flea larvae that hatch from flea eggs are off-white in color and look like tiny worms that range from 2-5 millimeters in length. You may not see them, however, because they quickly burrow deep into carpets, cracks and grass.

How often can I apply revolution to my dog?

For the control of the American Dog Tick, Revolution should be applied once a month; however, your veterinarian may recommend a second administration applied 14 days after the first dose if your dog has a heavy tick infestation and/or recommend additional tick control methods.

How effective is revolution for dogs?

It’s also effective in preventing and treating roundworms and hookworms in kittens and sarcoptic mange and American dog tick infestations in puppies. Revolution is formulated to kill adult fleas and prevents flea eggs from hatching for one month.

Can fleas live in your bed?

Fleas cannot survive in extreme heat. If there are fleas in the bed sheets, the insects could have spread to the mattress and pillows, too. Vacuum each piece as well as any nearby rugs or carpets that may contain more fleas and eggs.

Does Revolution kill fleas instantly?

REVOLUTION kills adult fleas and prevents flea eggs from hatching. You may occasionally see a few fleas on dogs or cats treated with REVOLUTION but more than 98% of adult fleas are killed within 36 hours. They must be exposed to REVOLUTION on your dog or cat before being killed.

Do fleas get more active before they die?

Treated fleas may become more active before they die

It’s a little like you catching a cold – some time will elapse between you having contact with the infection and then becoming ill. Although it may happen a lot quicker it can take up to 24 hours for fleas jumping onto your pet to be killed.