Collar for Dogs
Preventic Tick Collar for Dogs (Virbac)
What is the most important information I should know about Preventic Collar:
Preventic Collar is a non prescription product for use on dogs. Preventic
Collar contains a monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI) and should not be used
on pets being given any other MAOI. Use rubber gloves when putting the
Preventic Collar on the pet. Do not use Preventic Collar on dogs less than
12 weeks of age. Humans taking MAOI medications such as Parnate, Nardil or
selegiline or who are diabetic should use this product with caution and
should wash hands thoroughly after applying the collar.
What is Preventic Collar: Preventic Collar, contains the monoamine oxidase
inhibitor (MAOI), Amitraz, and is used to kill and detach ticks on dogs 12
weeks of age and older only. Preventic Collar is effective within 24 hours
of application and the effects last for up to 3 months. Preventic Collar is
available in lengths of 25 inches. For smaller dogs, cut off excess
What should I discuss with my veterinarian before applying Preventic Collar
to my pet: Preventic Collar should not be used if the pet is taking another
MAOI such as Anipryl, Selegiline, or meperidine. Tell your veterinarian if
your pet is diabetic or has any other medical conditions. Tell your
veterinarian if your pet is pregnant or lactating.
How should this product be used: Use this product exactly as directed on the
package. If you do not understand the directions ask the pharmacist or
veterinarian to explain them to you. Apply the collar by placing around the
dog's neck tightly enough that the collar is in contact with the dog's skin.
Buckle the collar and trim off the excess. Remove the collar before bathing
the pet and reapply when the pet is dry. Keep this product away from
children and pets.
What happens if I miss giving a dose: Not applicable.
What happens if I overdose the pet (If my pet eats the collar): Seek emergency veterinary medical
treatment. Symptoms of Preventic Collar overdose include incoordination,
depression, high blood sugar levels, slow heart rate, decreased body
temperature or death.
What should I avoid while using Preventic Collar on my pet: Do not use
Preventic Collar on dogs less than 12 weeks of age. Consult a veterinarian
before using the Preventic Collar on debilitated, aged, medicated, pregnant
or nursing animals. Do not use Preventic Collar on dogs using other MAOI's
such as Anipryl, selegiline, tricyclic antidepressants such as clomipramine
or Clomicalm, SSRI's such as fluoxetine. Humans taking MAOI's or who are
diabetic should use caution applying the collar.
What are the possible side effects of Preventic Collar: If any of the
following serious side effects occur, stop giving Preventic Collar and seek
emergency veterinary medical attention; an allergic reaction (difficulty
breathing; swelling of the lips, tongue or face; hives). Remove the collar
at the first sign of irritation or adverse reaction. Other side effects may
also occur. Talk to your veterinarian about any side effect that seems
unusual or bothersome to the animal.
What other drugs will affect Preventic Collar: Before giving Preventic
Collar tell your veterinarian if your pet is also taking fluoxetine,
clomipramine or meperidine or if your pet is using another MAOI. Talk to
your veterinarian or pharmacist before giving any prescription or over the