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What is Frontier Spray (Fipronil) used for?
Frontier Spray (Fipronil) is an insecticide spray which is used on dogs and puppies over 8 weeks old to kill fleas and ticks. It works by killing fleas and ticks. This helps to prevent dogs from suffering from unwanted symptoms caused by pests. This spray is often used by veterinarians to promptly treat a severe tick or flea infestation.
How should I use Frontier Spray (Fipronil)?
Before you use Frontier Spray (Fipronil) on your dog, you should wear a pair of latex gloves. The prescribing vet will tell you how often to apply this spray, and how to properly apply it. You may be told to rub your pet's hair while you spray the solution to the animal's shoulders, neck, legs, back, stomach and sides. In order to avoid getting any of the spray in your dog's eyes, you should avoid spraying it to the head and face. Instead, spray a small amount of the solution onto a gloved hand, and rub it into your animal's head.
What are the side effects of Frontier Spray (Fipronil)?
When administered to dogs, Frontier Spray (Fipronil) will generally not cause side effects. However, some dogs may show signs of irritation or itchiness. If you believe that your dog is suffering from side effects, you should immediately bring it to see a vet.
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by the prescribing vet while using Frontier Spray (Fipronil) on your dog. Optimum and safe dosage can differ based on the dog and the condition it is being treated for.
As this medication may be unsafe for certain dogs, it is essential you always inform the vet if your dog is used for breeding and is pregnant or lactating, as well as if it has any allergies, other illnesses, or ongoing health conditions, and if it is being given any other form of medication, supplements, or herbal products.
Immediately seek emergency veterinary care if your dog has any allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction in dogs include hives, swelling, skin rashes, chest pains, as well as trouble breathing or swallowing.