Advantage Multi for Dogs is a topical solution that provides comprehensive protection against numerous parasites in a single monthly treatment. The active ingredient imidacloprid targets and kills adult fleas, while also preventing flea eggs from hatching, thereby interrupting the flea life cycle and stopping infestations before they start. In addition, Advantage Multi contains moxidectin, which treats and controls intestinal parasites like hookworm, roundworm, and whipworm, and prevents heartworm disease. By protecting against such a wide variety of parasites, Advantage Multi helps keep dogs healthy and comfortable all year round.
Who is Advantage Multi Topical for Dogs for?
Dogs and puppies must be 7 weeks old or more and at least 3 lbs.
Why use Advantage Multi Topical for Dogs?
Advantage Multi for Dogs is a monthly treatment that prevents fleas, parasites, and heartworms.
How does Advantage Multi Topical for Dogs work?
Advantage Multi for Dogs is a topical product that you put on your dog, consisting of a yellow or colorless solution in an applicator tube. The dose should give at least 1.1mg per pound of body weight of an ingredient called moxidectin, and 4.5mg per pound of body weight of imidacloprid.
10% imidacloprid 2.5% moxidectin
How is Advantage Multi Topical for Dogs sold?
A prescription is required. Sold in 1, 3, 6 or 12 month color coded boxes according to your dog's weight. Green: 3 - 9lb dogs Teal: 9.1 - 20 lbs dogs Red: 20.1 - 55 lbs dogs Blue: 55.1 - 88 lbs dogs Brown: 88.1 - 110 lbs dogs
What are the side effects of Advantage Multi Topical for Dogs?
Topical use can cause a number of adverse reactions in dogs. These include vomiting, diarrhea (sometimes bloody), salivation, inappetance, lethargy, weakness, restlessness, agitation, disorientation, ataxia (lack of coordination), muscle tremors, seizures, panting, trouble breathing, acute pulmonary edema, hives, rash, swollen face and ears, itching (pruritus), erythema (redness of the skin), alopecia, hot spots, or local discomfort. Accidental oral ingestion can lead to salivation, vomiting, muscle tremors, seizures, mydriasis (pupil dilation), ataxia, lethargy, disorientation, agitation, or inappetence. In cats, potential adverse reactions associated with topical use may include application site reactions, vomiting, lethargy, agitation, or neurological signs.
What special precautions are there?
For 30 minutes after treatment, ensure that the dog cannot lick their own application site or that of any treated dog. Dogs should be separated from each other following treatment to prevent accidental ingestion.Accidental ingestion can cause severe side effects in dogs. This can include depression, salivation, pupil dilation, incoordination, panting, or generalized muscle tremors. Dogs with ivermectin sensitivity may experience more severe side effects, including coma or death.This product contains moxidectin and should not be used in cats.
If overdose occurs, please contact your local pet hospital or emergency pet clinic immediately.
How can I store Advantage Multi Topical for Dogs?
Keep product stored in a cool and dry location between 4-25°C (39-77°F)