"Fortikarb" for dogs - the health of your pet
"Fortikarb" for dogs is an antiparasitic drug.
Danger of disease
Parasites are organisms that live inthe host organism (animals). These parasites can be both unicellular (protozoa) and viruses. The method of spreading parasites can be different, depending on their belonging to a particular species, but often they are transmitted through tick bites or flies.
Bloodparasites infect red blood cells.
Special laboratory tests should be conducted in specialized veterinary clinics to confirm the presence of the disease.
Basics of the drug
The mechanism of action of the drug is based on suppression of production in the body of elements necessary for parasites.
"Fortikarb" for dogs helps not only on the acute, but also on the chronic stage of the disease.
Before using the drug should be familiarizeda veterinarian with a list of recent manipulations in the field of dog health and with information relating to the overall health of the animal. In particular, a special approach in the field of treatment will require a dog with problem kidneys and liver.
Its main advantage, in comparison with other similar medicamentous products, is low cost.
On "Fortikarb" price can fluctuate in different pharmacies specializing in veterinary care, ranging from 588 to 675 rubles.
Nuances of dosage
This medication, like most drugs, works only when the correct dosage is selected.
A solution for injections can be used, introducing it not only intravenously, but also subcutaneously.
Most often it will be enough to enter oncemeans "Fortikarb". The instruction indicates that re-introduction may be needed extremely rarely, and only in the case of a statement of the presence of the problem a day after the start of treatment. One-time administration of the drug should be done by first calculating its amount, proceeding from the fact that for a 10-kg dog it will take 0.8 ml of the drug (this corresponds to 4 mg per kilogram of weight). The condition of the animal will improve already within three days after the beginning of treatment.
"Fortikarb" for dogs provides protection from parasites for up to a month.
The duration of the maintenance of the effect in animals' organisms from injection is influenced by the type of the breed and the physiological state of the dog.
Its parenteral administration ensures rapid absorption and penetration into many organs and tissues of the body. Fortikarb for dogs nearly not is subject to metabolic processes in the dog's body.
Treatment may include the use of anti-inflammatory drugs, antioxidants and corticosteroids.
Possible complications and preventive regimen
Mass death of blood parasites and the destruction of erythrocytes in dogs can provoke intoxication. Then it will be necessary to conduct intensive therapy.
In addition to therapeutic treatment, it is possible to build preventive measures on its basis.
As precautionary measures, keep the dog on a leash to minimize its contact with the faeces of other dogs.
If necessary, it is better to try to leavepet with friends, friends or relatives, but do not seek help in looking after the pet in nurseries or hotels for animals, where other dogs are kept and the probability of infection is greatly increased.
To remove the stool of a sick animal, it is necessary, using gloves, a package, and it must be removed immediately outside the house to a stationary garbage can on the outside.
It must be ensured that the dog does not take into the mouth objects that are difficult to disinfect, picked up from the ground in crowded places or bought in a store.