If you want to keep your dog safe from common parasites, use Advantage Multi for Dogs once a month. Topical use once a month is effective in preventing heartworm disease, treating/controlling flea infestations, and treating/controlling some common intestinal parasites.What is Advantage Multi for Dogs?
This is a broad spectrum, topical medication. It can prevent/ kill immature heartworms (larvae), fleas, and roundworms, hookworms, and whipworms.What are the benefits of Advantage Multi for Dogs?
- Monthly treatments are easy and convenient.
- Kills heartworm larvae before adults develop.
- Kills fleas and prevents flea infestations plus controls common intestinal parasites.
dogs and puppies 7 weeks of age and older weighing at least 3 lbs.How is this medication given?
Apply this medication directly on your dogs skin once a month or as directed by your veterinarian on the same day every month.
You can use this medication year-round or seasonally during mosquito season based on your veterinarians recommendation. With seasonal use, give the first dose within 30 days of the dog's first exposure to mosquitoes and give the last dose within 30 days after the dog's last exposure.
Simply remove the applicator tube out of the package and part your dogs hair between the shoulder blades. Open the applicator and apply all liquid to one spot directly on the skin. Keep your dog from licking the application site until the liquid dries (about 30 minutes).How does this medication work?
The active ingredients work to attack the affected parasites nervous system which results in paralysis and eventual death. What results can I expect?
Advantage Multi for Dogs kills heartworm larvae that your dog was exposed to in the preceding month. It also treats/controls adult hookworms, roundworms, and whipworms plus adult fleas. Some remaining fleas may remain for up to 6 weeks after a treatment if there is a severe flea infestation.What Form(s) does Advantage Multi for Dogs 3-9 lbs. come in?
This is a liquid solution that is applied on the skin monthly.Generic Name:
Imidacloprid plus moxidectin.Common Brand Name:
Advantage Multi.Dose and Administration:
Each dose of Advantage Multi is given monthly. Open the applicator, part the hair between your dogs shoulder blades, and apply the liquid onto one spot until all contents of the tube have been emptied directly on the skin. Licking should be avoided until the liquid is dry (about 30 minutes after application).Uses:
This product kills immature heartworms(larvae). Advantage Multi also controls/treats flea infestations plus roundworms, hookworms, and whipworms.Possible Side Effects:
Irritation, scratching, a medicinal odor, and residue at the application site have been reported. Other side effects can include increased salivation and tremors.
Allergic reactions are also a possibility.
Other problems may occur. If your pet is acting unusual after you apply Advantage Multi, contact your veterinarian immediately.Drug and Food Interactions:
Discuss any medications, vitamins, supplements, or other flea/tick products your dog is receiving with your veterinarian prior to starting this medication.Precautions:
Do not use this medication in dogs who are allergic to imidacloprid or moxidectin.
Do not give Advantage Multi to dogs/puppies less than 7 weeks of age, less than 3 lbs., or to sick, debilitated, or underweight dogs.Storage:
Advantage Multi should be stored at room temperature in a place that is out of reach from children and pets. Do not refrigerate.A prescription from your veterinarian is required to purchase Advantage Multi for Dogs.