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What is Activyl?

O Activyl é um tratamento no local que utiliza a bioativação para matar pulgas (Ctenocephalides felis) e controlar infestações por pulgas em cães e gatos. O Activyl Tick Plus combina os benefícios do Activyl com um ingrediente para controlar os carrapatos - ele pode ser usado como produto alternativo ao Frontline Plus .

The unique bioactive action does not require the flea to bite your pet in order for the treatment to take effect. As soon as fleas come into contact with the skin they absorb the active ingredient, which paralyses the flea. Activyl prevents fleas from feeding and kills eggs, larvae and adult fleas.


  • Fast acting – kills 90% of fleas within 12 hours
  • Topical application ensures the product will not be refused
  • Mata pulgas em três estágios da vida para quebrar o ciclo reprodutivo
  • Mata 100% das pulgas recém-chegadas por 4 semanas

O Activyl é adequado para o meu cão ou gato?

Activyl for Dogs destina-se a ser utilizado apenas em cães ou filhotes de pelo menos 8 semanas de idade e com peso mínimo de 1.8 kg.

O Activyl Tick Plus for Dogs destina-se a ser utilizado apenas em cães ou filhotes de pelo menos 8 semanas de idade e com peso mínimo de 1.2 kg.

Activyl for Cats destina-se a ser utilizado apenas em gatos ou gatinhos com pelo menos 8 semanas de idade e pesando 2 libras (0.9 kg) no mínimo.

Programa de Posologia

Activyl e Activyl Tick Plus foram projetados para serem usados como tratamentos mensais.

The dosage for both dogs and cats is based on the animal’s body weight - please ensure you have the correct product for your pet’s size.

Dosagem de Activyl para cães

Body weight Volume (ml) Indoxacarbe (mg)
4-14 lbs (1.8-6.5 kg) .51 100
14-22 lbs (6.6-10 kg) .77 150
22-44 lbs (10-20 kg) 1.54 300
44-88 lbs (20-40 kg) 3.08 600
88-132 lbs (40-60 kg) 4.62 900

Activyl Tick Plus para cães dosagem

Body weight Volume (ml) Indoxacarbe (mg) Permethrin (mg)
2.6-11 lbs (1.2-5 kg) 0.5 75 240
11-22 lbs (5-10 kg) 1 150 480
22-44 lbs (10-20 kg) 2 300 960
44-88 lbs (20-40 kg) 4 600 1920
88-132 lbs (40-60 kg) 6 900 2280

Dosagem de Activyl para gatos

Body weight Volume (ml) Indoxacarbe (mg)
2-9 lbs (0.9-4 kg) .51 100
Mais de 9 libras (4 kg) .77 150

What are the side effects of Activyl?

Foi relatado um breve período de hipersalivação após o tratamento com Activyl for Dogs. As reações adversas menos comuns incluem apertar os olhos, sacudir a cabeça e coçar ou esfregar o local de aplicação do produto.

The most common reported side effects after treatment with Activyl Tick Plus are transitory erythema (redness of skin), hair loss or itching. Less common reactions include gastrointestinal sing, lethargy and diarrhea.

Adverse reactions reported for cats treated with Activyl for Cats include temporary hypersalivation and irritation. Less common adverse reactions include squinting, head shaking, and scratching or rubbing the site of product application.

What precautions must be taken?

Precauções gerais

  • Do not administer orally – topical application only.
  • Lave as mãos imediatamente após a aplicação.
  • Manter fora do alcance de crianças e animais.
  • Não para uso humano.
  • Ensure the pet or other animals cannot lick the area of application after administration.

Activyl para cães

  • Activyl for Dogs não deve ser utilizado em gatos.
  • Do not use on dogs or puppies under 8 weeks of age or weighing less than 4 pounds (1.8 kg)
  • Do not use on dogs (male or female) intended for breeding, or on dogs that are pregnant or nursing.

Activyl Tick Plus para cães

  • Activyl Tick Plus para cães não deve ser utilizado em gatos
  • Do not use on dogs or puppies under 8 weeks of age or weighing less than 2.6 pounds (1.2 kg)
  • Do not use on pregnant, breeding or lactating dogs.

Activyl para gatos

  • Activyl para gatos não deve ser utilizado em cães.
  • Do not use on cats or kittens under 8 weeks of age or weighing less than 2 pounds (0.9 kg)
  • Do not use on cats (male or female) intended for breeding, or on cats that are pregnant or nursing.

How effective is Activyl (Indoxacarb) and Activyl Tick Plus (Indoxacarb + Permethrin)?

Activyl para cães

Studies conducted on dogs indicate that cessation of feeding, paralysis and death of adultinsects can occur as soon as 8-12 hours after treatment. Activyl also kills developing stages of fleas in the environment of treated dogs and prevents flea eggs from developing into larvae or biting adults, providing sustained control of new infestations for at least 4 weeks.

Activyl Tick Plus para cães

Treatment of flea infestations (Ctenocephalides felis); the product has persistent insecticidal efficacy for up to 4 weeks against Ctenocephalides felis. The product has persistent acaricidal efficacy for up to 5 weeks against Ixodes ricinus and up to 3 weeks against Rhipicephalus sanguineus. If ticks of these species are present when the product is applied, all the ticks may not be killed within the first 48 hours but they may be killed within a week. Developing stages of fleas in the dog’s immediate surroundings are killed following contact with the treated dogs.

Activyl para gatos

Cessation of feeding, paralysis and death of adult insects can occur as soon as 8-12 hours after treatment. Activyl also kills developing stages of fleas in the environment of treated cats and dogs and prevents flea eggs from developing into larvae or biting adults, providing sustained control of new infestations for at least 4 weeks.

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