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Bravecto Plus vs Revolution Plus

 08/20/2021

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When it comes to protecting their feline companion against various harmful parasites, cat owners never want to compromise about anything. Every cat lover wants to give their furry friend with the best possible germ protection and gift their animal friend with a healthy and happy life.

There are several products on the market that prevent your cat from being attacked by different types of organisms. This includes products that work on one and/or two parasites. Combination treatment is the latest addition to this list that has gathered a lot of attention among pet lovers. Bravecto Plus and Revolution Plus are two of the leading vet- recommended brands among them. Understandably, it is a tough call for any cat owner to make about which treatment will work best for their cat. So, we have put together a comparison between these two popular products with the necessary information to help you reach an informed decision that works best for your kitty.

HOW BRAVECTO PLUS is DIFFERENT than REVOLUTION PLUS?

Bravecto Plus protects against fleas, ticks, heartworms, intestinal worms including hookworms and roundworms in cats. Whereas, Revolution Plus helps you protect your cat against fleas, ticks, ear mites, roundworms, hookworms, and heartworms. The key difference here is Bravecto Plus protects cat against fleas, ticks and ear mites for 3 months.

Moreover, the youngest recommended age for the use of Bravecto Plus in cats is 6 months. On the other hand, Revolution Plus is safe to use on cats as young as 8 weeks age. Revolution Plus requires a lesser amount of chemical liquid as compared to Bravecto Plus for an effective treatment.

Here is the chart displaying a comprehensive comparison between Revolution Plus and Bravecto Plus:

 

PRODUCT OFFERINGS

REVOLUTION PLUS

BRAVECTO PLUS

Kill adult fleas
Kill ticks

Cure ear mites

Duration of protection (fleas & ticks)

1 month

3 months

Time taken to respond

Starts killing fleas within

12 hours of treatment

Kills almost 100% fleas within 12 hours of treatment

Prevent heartworms

Treats hookworms and roundworms

Youngest recommended age

8 weeks

6 months

Lowest weight

2.8 lbs

2.6 lbs

Separation requirement

No

Do not allow contact with children 2 hours after application

Mode of use

Topical

Topical

Application requires gloves

Not specified

Use with caution in heartworm cats

Not specified

Active ingredients

Selamectin, Sarolaner

Fluralaner,Moxidectin

Dosage frequency

Once a month

Once every 3 months (fleas & ticks)

Target species

Cats

Cats

Manufacturer

Zoetis

Merck

Safe to use on pregnant, breeding and lactating cats

Safety has not been established yet

Safety has not been evaluated

Adverse effects

Lethargy, anorexia and

seizures

Vomiting, hair loss, itching, diarrhea, lethargy, dry skin, and seizures in some cases

 

FINAL Thoughts :

To conclude, Revolution Plus and Bravecto Plus for Cats are made with a different formula and their mode-of-action differs from each other. So, it is nearly impossible to decide who wins the battle between the two. It is always recommended consulting with your veterinarian and reaching an educated decision which will help you achieve health goals for your cat.

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