Medicinal Category: Small Animal Exemption Scheme
Beaphar Fly Guard is a veterinary medicine for preventing flystrike in rabbits and guinea pigs. Best used in early summer before flies are seen, it contains ivermectin, which kills the tiny maggots before they can cause damage. Easy to apply spray that is effective for up to 3 months. Contains sufficient to treat several rabbits.
Due to regulatory law and safety reasons this product cannot be returned after delivery and is excluded from our returns policy and exempt from the cool-off period.
Detailed information on this veterinary medicine is available in the data sheet here and instructions will be included with the product. If you have questions about the use of this veterinary medicine, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or speak to your vet. Further information about veterinary medicines can be obtained from the Veterinary Medicines Directorate
Remove any faeces attached to the fur or skin before treatment and ensure cages or hutches are free from attractive, smelly bedding material. In order to work out the necessary dosage rate, you first need to weigh the animal.
Spray from a distance of approximately 15cm. Spray onto the animal's rear end, from the middle of the back to the tip of the tail. Treat in early summer, before flies are seen. Repeat treatment every 3 months for continued protection.
Storage: Do not store above 25 C. Keep in original container, protect from frost and direct sunlight. Dispose of empty container in household rubbish.
Warnings: For animal treatment only. Use only on pet rabbits and guinea pigs. Do not use on animals other than those indicated. Not to be used on rabbits intended for human consumption. Do not use on rabbits less than 10 weeks of age. Do not use in breeding females, sick or convalescent animals. If your pet is already infested with maggots, you should seek veterinary help immediately. Any delay is likely to result in their death.
Serious reactions, including deaths, have been reported in dogs (especially Collies, Old English Sheep Dogs and related breeds), tortoises and turtles treated with products containing the active substance. Keep out of the reach of children. Avoid contact with skin and eyes. Wear suitable gloves during application. Following contact with skin or eyes, wash immediately with plenty of water. When applying, do not eat, drink or smoke.