Advantage Multi is a once a month topical application that contains a combination of the insecticide (imidacloprid) and the parasiticide (moxidectin). Advantage Multi for Dogs is used for the prevention of heartworm and the treatment and control of flea infestations, hookworms, roundworms and whipworms. Advantage Multi for Cats is used for the prevention of heartworm and the treatment and control of fleas infestations, roundworms, hookworms and ear mites.Advantage Multi requires a prescription from your veterinarian.
|Advantage Multi 5 for Cats 2-5 lbs:|
|Advantage Multi 9 for Cats 5.1-9 lbs:|
|Advantage Multi 18 for Cats 9.1-18 lbs:|
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.
Cautions: Individual sensitivities, while rare, may occur after using any pesticide product for pets. If signs persist, or become more severe, consult a veterinarian immediately.
The recommended minimum dose is 4.5 mg/lb (10 mg/kg) imidacloprid and 1.1 mg/lb (2.5 mg/kg) moxidectin, once a month, by topical administration. Do not apply to irritated skin.
|Dog (lb.)||Advantage Multi for Dogs||Volume (ml)||Imidacloprid (mg)||Moxidectin (mg)|
|3-9||Advantage Multi 9||0.4||40||10|
|9.1-20||Advantage Multi 20||1.0||100||25|
|20.1-55||Advantage Multi 55||2.5||250||62.5|
|55.1-88||Advantage Multi 88||4.0||400||100|
|88.1-110*||Advantage Multi 110||5.0||500||125|
|*Dogs over 110 lbs. should be treated with the appropriate combination of Advantage Multi for Dogs Tubes.|
Do not let this product get in your dog's mouth or eyes. Do not allow the dog to lick any of the application sites for 30 minutes. In households with multiple pets, keep each treated dog separated from other treated dogs and other pets for 30 minutes after application to prevent licking the application sites.
Shampooing 90 minutes after immersion 4 days after treatment will not reduce the effectiveness of Advantage Multi for Dogs in the prevention of heartworm disease.
Shampooing or water immersion 4 days after treatment will not reduce the effectiveness of Advantage Multi for Dogs in the treatment of flea infestations. However, shampooing as often as once weekly may reduce the effectiveness of the product against fleas.
Heartworm Prevention: For prevention of heartworm disease, Advantage Multi for Dogs should be administered at one-month intervals. Advantage Multi for Dogs may be administered year-round or at a minimum should start one month before the first expected exposure to mosquitoes and should continue at monthly intervals until one month after the last exposure to mosquitoes. If a dose is missed and 1 3-day interval between doses is exceeded, administer Advantage Multi for Dogs immediately and resume the monthly dosing schedule. When replacing another heartworm preventative product in a heartworm prevention program, the first treatment with Advantage Multi for Dogs should be given within one month of the last dose of the former medication.
Treatment of Circulating Microfilariae: For the treatment of circulating D. immitis microfilariae in heartworm-positive dogs. Advantage Multi for Dogs should be administered at one-month intervals. Treatment with an approved adulticide therapy is recommended because Advantage Multi for Dogs is not effective for the treatment of adult D. immitis.
Flea Treatment: For the treatment of flea infestations, Advantage Multi for Dogs should be administered at one-month intervals. If the dog is already infested with fleas when the first dose of Advantage Multi for Dogs is administered, adult fleas on the dog will be killed. However, reinfestation from the emergence of pre-existing pupae in the environment may continue to occur for six weeks or longer after treatment is initiated. Dogs treated with imidacloprid, including those with pre-existing flea allergy dermatitis have shown clinical improvement as a direct result of the elimination of fleas from the dog.
Treatment and Control of Intestinal Nematode Infections: For the treatment and control of intestinal hookworm infections caused by Ancylostoma caninum and Uncinaria stenocephala (adults, immature adults and fourth stage larvae) and roundworm infections caused by Toxocara Canis (adults and fourth stage larvae), and Toxascaris leonina (adults), and whipworm infections caused by Trichuris vulpis (adults), Advantage Multi for Dogs should be administered once as a single topical dose.
Treatment and COntrol of Sarcoptic Mange: For the treatment and control of sarcoptic mange caused by Sarcoptes scabiei var. canis, Advantage Multi for Dogs should be administered as a single topical dose. A second dose may be administered if necessary.