Barrier Topical Solution for Dogs Rx
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Barrier Topical Solution for Dogs Rx

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  • Usually ships the same weekday before 3pm CT with veterinary approval.

  • Requires veterinary authorization.

  • Your pet's veterinarian will provide directions for use.

What is Barrier Topical for Dogs?

  • Barrier Topical Solution is a monthly parasite preventative that protects against heartworms, fleas, mange mites, and intestinal worms.  
  • Barrier is a topical parasite preventative for dogs that contains imidacloprid and moxidectin.

Why is Barrier Topical used for Dogs?

  • Barrier prevents heartworm disease in dogs by killing immature heartworms known as microfilariae.
  •  Barrier for dogs kills adult fleas, is indicated for the treatment of flea infestations, the treatment and control of sarcoptic mange.
  • Barrier treats and controls intestinal parasite infections, including hookworms, roundworms, and whipworms.

What else should I know about Barrier for Dogs?

  • Barrier is for dogs and puppies that are at least 7 weeks of age and that weigh at least 3 lbs.
  • Shampooing 90 minutes after treatment does not reduce the effectiveness of Barrier for Dogs in the prevention of heartworm disease. 
  • Shampooing or water immersion 4 days after treatment will not reduce the effectiveness of Barrier for Dogs in the treatment of flea infestations. However, shampooing as often as once weekly may reduce the effectiveness of the product against fleas.
  • Do not use this product on cats.
  • Most veterinarians require, and the American Heartworm Society recommends, annual heartworm testing. 
  • The effectiveness of Barrier for Cats after bathing has not been evaluated in cats.
  • Store at temperatures between 4°C (39°F) and 25°C (77°F), avoiding excess heat or cold.

What problems could my dog have with Barrier?

  • For the first 30 minutes after application ensure that dogs cannot lick the product from application sites on themselves or other treated animals. Separate treated dogs from one another and from other pets to reduce the risk of accidental ingestion.
  • Barrier should not be used on dogs that are allergic to it or allergic to other avermectin drugs (eg, ivermectin, selamectin).
  • Barrier should be used with caution in dogs that are sick, weak, frail, or underweight.
  • Stiff hair, a damp appearance of the hair, pink skin, or a slight powdery residue may be observed at the application site on some animals. This is temporary and does not affect the safety and effectiveness of the product.

How do you use Barrier?

  1. Remove one dose applicator tube that correctly corresponds with the body weight of the dog from the package, and use all of the entire contents.
  2. While holding the tube in an upright position, twist the cap to break the seal and apply. The cap will remain on the tube.
  3. The dog should be standing for application. Part the hair on the back of the dog between the shoulder blades until the skin is visible. For dogs weighing 20 lbs. or less, place the tip of the tube on the skin and apply the entire contents directly on the exposed skin at one spot between the shoulder blades. For dogs weighing more than 20 lbs., place the tip of the tube on the skin and apply the entire contents directly on the exposed skin at 3 or 4 spots on the top of the backline from the base of the neck to the upper back in an area inaccessible to licking. Do not apply an amount of solution at any one location that could run off the side of the dog.
  • Do not let this product get in your dog’s mouth or eyes.
  • Do not apply to irritated skin.
  • Children should not come in contact with application sites for two (2) hours after application.
  • Wash hands thoroughly with soap and warm water after handling.
  • This product should only be used once per month unless your veterinarian instructs you to use it more often.

What is in Barrier?

  • Barrier Topical Solution for Dogs contains two active ingredients: imidacloprid, an insecticide, and moxidectin, an antiparasitic drug. 

Will I get what I see in the picture?

  • Barrier is a brand name. You will receive the exact brand that you request.

Who makes Barrier Topical for Dogst?

  • Barrier is manufactured by Aurora Pharmaceutical.