Selamectin (Revolution®) Dosing Chart
|Document Type:||Information Sheet|
|Species:||Canine and Feline|
One dose of Revolution® for Extra Large Dogs provides enough selamectin to treat 24 kittens or 8 cats. Please note that Revolution® is a prescription medication regulated by the FDA and must be prescribed by a veterinarian. This document is intended to be used in a shelter environment under the supervision of a licensed veterinarian. Please note this use is off-label; always consult with a veterinarian before off-label use.
The largest packet of Revolution® is PLUM colored (for Extra Large Dogs) and is labeled for dogs 85.1 – 130 lbs. The volume of this dose of topical solution is 3 mL and the concentration of the drug is 120 mg/ml.
The dose of selamectin is 2.7 mg/lb (6 mg/kg) for dogs and cats. The chart below gives the dose and volume needed when using Revolution® with a concentration of 120 mg/ml:
|CATS (lbs):||Dose needed||ml needed|
|< 5||15 mg||0.13 ml|
|5 - 15||45 mg||0.38 ml|
|15.1 - 22||60 mg||0.50 ml|
|5.1 - 10||30 mg||0.25 ml|
|10.1 - 20||60 mg||0.50 ml|
|20.1 - 40||120 mg||1.0 ml|
|40.1 - 85||240 mg||2.0 ml|
|85.1 - 130||360 mg||3.0 ml|
THUS, each dose of PLUM Revolution® for Extra Large Dogs (360 mg) can treat 24 kittens or 8 cats!
Two concentrations of Revolution® are available, this chart is for 120 mg/ml.
This is off-label use. Always consult with a veterinarian before off-label use and know the laws in your state pertaining to this practice.