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Advantage Flea Control

Advantage Flea Control

Please note : The following information is from the manufacturer. We will add more information soon.

Advantage is a once a month topical flea treatment for dogs and puppies 7 weeks or older and cats and kittens 8 weeks or older. Advantage stops fleas from biting in 3-5 minutes and kills 98-100% of the fleas on dogs and cats within 12 hours of application. Advantage kills re-infesting fleas within 2 hours and lasts up to 1 month. Kills fleas before they lay eggs. One treatment prevents further infestation for at least 4 weeks.

Brand Name
Advantage (Bayer)

Active Ingredient(s)
Imidacloprid (9.1%), Inert ingredients (90.9%)

What is this product used for
Advantage is a once a month topical flea treatment for cats and kittens over 8 weeks or older and dogs and puppies 7 weeks or older. This product kills 98-100% of the fleas on cats and dogs within 12 hours.

Availability
Advantage, a once a month topical flea treatment, is a non-prescription (OTC) product.

How this product should be used
Place the Advantage applicator tip through the animals hair to the skin level. On cats, apply to skin on neck at the base of the skull. For dogs up to 20 lbs, apply to skin on back between the shoulder blades. For dogs 21 lbs or over apply the contents of one tube to 3 or 4 spots along the skin on back from the shoulder to the tail. Do not get this product in the pet’s eyes or mouth.

What are the side effects
Individual sensitivities, while rare, may occur after using any pesticide product for pets. If signs persist, or become more severe, consult a veterinarian immediately.

What special precautions are there
Advantage is for external use on dogs 7 weeks or older and cats 8 weeks or older. Consult a veterinarian before using on medicated animals, animals using this product with other pesticides, and debilitated, aged, pregnant or nursing animals. This product causes eye irritation in humans and is harmful if swallowed. Avoid contact with skin. Call poison control center if swallowed. If on skin, wash with plenty of soap and water. If in eyes, flush with plenty of water.

In the event of overdose
Contact your veterinarian or veterinary emergency room.

How should I store this product
Store this product in a cool dry place. Do not store in the refrigerator. Do not reuse empty container. To dispose wrap original container in several layers of newspaper and discard in trash. Keep out of reach of children and pets.

This information sheet is for educational purposes only and is intended to be a supplement to, and not a substitute for, the expertise and professional judgment of your veterinarian. The information is NOT to be used for diagnosis or treatment of your pet. You should always consult your own veterinarian for specific advice concerning the treatment of your pet.

The information is not intended to cover all possible uses, directions, precautions, warnings, allergic reactions, drug interactions or adverse effects, nor should it be construed to indicate that use of a particular drug is safe, appropriate or effective for your pet. It is not a substitute for a veterinary exam, and it does not replace the need for services provided by your veterinarian.

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