Advantage Multi Canine – 6 Applications
$117.00 – $158.40
Advantage Multi® for Dogs provides broad-spectrum parasite protection in a convenient monthly application
• Prevents heartworm disease and treats circulating microfilaria
• Kills adult fleas and treats flea infestations
• Treats and controls common intestinal parasites: roundworms, hookworms and whipworms
• Treats and controls sarcoptic mange
- Prevents heartworms, roundworms, hookworms in dogs and cats as well as whipworms in dogs and ear mites in cats
- Prevents heartworm disease, kills adult fleas and treats flea infestations in ferrets
- Easy, once a month, application
- Canine customers often purchase Preventic collars (sold separately) for tick protection
How it Works?
The active ingredient moxidectin is used for the prevention and control of heartworms and intestinal worms by disrupting nerve transmission resulting in the paralysis and death of the parasite. The active ingredient imidacloprid, acts on the nervous system of the flea to cause paralysis and subsequent death.
What is the most important information I should know about Advantage Multi for Dogs and Cats?
Advantage Multi for Dogs is available in the following concentrations; Advantage Multi 9 containing imidacloprid 40mg and moxidectin 10mg in 0.4ml tubes for dogs 3-9 lbs, Advantage Multi 20 containing imidacloprid 100mg and moxidectin 25mg in 1 ml tubes for dogs 9.1 to 20 lbs, Advantage Multi 55 containing imidacloprid 250mg and moxidectin 62.5mg in 2.5ml tubes for dogs 20.1-55 lbs, Advantage Multi 88 containing imidacloprid 400mg and moxidectin 100mg in 4 ml tubes for dogs 55.1 to 88 lbs, and Advantage Multi 110 containing imidacloprid 500mg and moxidectin 125mg in 5 ml tubes for dogs 88.1 to 110 lbs. For dogs over 110 lbs use the appropriate combination of Advantage Multi for dogs tubes. Advantage Multi for Cats is available in the following concentrations; Advantage Multi 5 containing imidacloprid 23mg and moxidectin 2.3mg in 0.23ml tubes for cats 2 to 5 lbs, Advantage Multi 9 containing imidacloprid 40mg and moxidectin 4mg in 0.4ml tubes for cats 5.1 to 9 lbs, and Advantage Multi 18 containing imidacloprid 80mg and moxidectin 8mg in 0.8ml tubes for cats 9.1 to 18 lbs. For cats over 18 lbs use the appropriate combination. Children should not come in contact with the application site for 30 minutes after application.
What is Advantage Multi?
Advantage Multi for Dogs and Advantage Multi for Cats contain a combination of insecticide (imidacloprid) and endectocide (moxidectin) used for the prevention of heartworm disease and the treatment and control of flea infestations, hookworms, roundworms and whipworms in dogs and for the prevention of heartworm disease and the treatment and control of flea infestations, roundworms, hookworms, and ear mites in cats. Advantage Multi for Cats is now the first and only product indicated to kill adult fleas, treat flea infestations and prevent heartworm disease in ferrets.
What should I discuss with my veterinarian before applying Advantage Multi for Dogs and Cats?
Tell your veterinarian if your pet is breeding, pregnant or lactating since safe use of this product in these animals has not been determined. Do not use in animals allergic to Advantage Multi or either of the individual ingredients, imidacloprid (Advantage, K9 Advantix) or moxidectin (ProHeart).
How should this medication be used?
Advantage Multi is applied topically to the skin. It is not given by mouth. Follow the manufacturer’s directions for application. Do not apply to irritated skin. Apply each dose once a month, every 30 days. If you do not understand the directions, or if you have difficulty applying the medication, contact your pharmacist or veterinarian. Store Advantage Multi for Cats at temperatures between 39° F and 86° F, avoiding excess heat or cold.
What happens if I miss giving a dose?
Apply the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time to apply the next dose, skip the missed dose and apply the next dose as directed. Do not apply 2 doses at once.
What happens if I overdose the pet?
Seek emergency veterinary medical treatment. Symptoms of overdose may include depression, increased salivation, tremors, or incoordination.
What should I avoid when applying Advantage Multi for Dogs and Cats?
Always follow the dosage instructions provided by your veterinarian. Do not use in dogs under 7 weeks of age or less than 3 lbs. Do not use in cats under 9 weeks of age or less than 2 lbs. Do not use Advantage Multi for Cats in ferrets under 2 lbs. Do not use on animals that are sick, debilitated, or underweight. Do not use Advantage Multi for Dogs on a cat. Do not use Advantage Multi for Cats on a dog. Do not allow any animal to lick the application site for 30 minutes. Separation of treated animals may be necessary. Children should not come in contact with the application site for 30 minutes after application. Advantage Multi can cause eye irritation and be harmful if swallowed. Wash hands thoroughly with soap and water after handling.
What are the possible side effects of Advantage Multi Dogs and Cats?
If any of the following serious side effects occur, stop using Advantage Multi and seek emergency veterinary medical attention; an allergic reaction (facial swelling, hives, scratching, sudden onset of diarrhea, vomiting, shock, seizures, pale gums, cold limbs, or coma). Contact your veterinarian if your dog shows scratching, rubbing, licking the application site; lethargy, decreased appetite, or hyperactivity. Contact your veterinarian if your cat shows lethargy and prolonged periods of sleep; behavioral changes including agitation, excessive grooming, hiding, pacing, etc.; discomfort at the application site (rubbing, scratching, etc.); increased salivation within 1 hour of treatment; increased drinking; or coughing. A medicinal odor and residue at the application site may also be seen. If the dog or cat ingests the product or licks the application site, serious adverse effects may occur including depression, salivation, incoordination, panting and tremors. Hair may appear stiff, matted oily, or damp after application. Other side effects may also occur. Talk to your veterinarian about any side effect that seems unusual or bothersome to the animal.
Individual sensitivities, while rare, may occur after using any pesticide product for pets. If signs persist, or become severe, consult a veterinarian immediately. Safety has not been established in breeding, pregnant, or lactating dogs.