Use Advantage Multi for Dogs 9.1-20 lbs. in order to protect your dog from heartworm disease, fleas, hookworms, roundworms, and whipworms. Topical application once a month is all it takes to keep your dog safe! What is Advantage Multi for Dogs? This is a medicated liquid applied to your dogs skin monthly. Each monthly application prevents/ kills heartworm larvae, adult fleas, roundworms, hookworms, and whipworms. What are the benefits of Advantage Multi for Dogs? Each monthly application is effective and easy. Prevents the development of disease-causing adult heartworms plus some intestinal worms. Effective in killing fleas and preventing flea infestations. Formulated for: This medication should only be given to dogs and puppies 7 weeks and older weighing at least 3 lbs. How is this medication given? Apply the entire contents of one applicator tube on your dogs skin monthly on the same day every month as directed by your veterinarian. Use Advantage Multi year-round or seasonally during mosquito season as per your veterinarians recommendation. Make sure you 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 mosquito exposure is using seasonally. Part your dogs hair in the desired are between the shoulder blades. Empty the entire contents of the tube on one spot on the skin. Try to avoid contact with the hair coat. This medication is only absorbed through the skin. Try to prevent your dog from licking the application site until the liquid has dried completely (about 30 minutes). How does this medication work? Imidacloprid(10%) and Moxidectin (2.5%) work together to attack the affected parasites nervous system. The final result is paralysis and eventual death of the targeted parasite. What results can I expect? One monthly application is effective in killing immature heartworms from the previous month. Advantage Multi also treats/controls adult fleas, hookworms, roundworms, and whipworms. Fleas can still be present for up to 6 weeks after a treatment. What Form(s) does Advantage Multi for Dogs 9.1-20 lbs. come in? This is a topical liquid that is applied on the skin once a month. Generic Name: Imidacloprid plus moxidectin. Common Brand Name: Advantage Multi. Dose and Administration: Advantage Multi is applied once a month. Part the hair between the dogs shoulder blades and apply the entire contents of one tube on one spot on the skin avoiding contact with the hair coat. Keep your dog from licking the application site for about 30 minutes after application until the medication has dried. Uses: Advantage Multi kills heartworm larvae and helps to prevent/treat flea infestations, roundworms, hookworms, and whipworms. Possible Side Effects: Irritation, itching, odor, or residue at the site of application can occur. Severe reactions can result in tremors and other nervous system problems. Allergies to the active ingredients may occur. Other side effects are possible. Contact your vet at once if your pet seems abnormal after Advantage Multi is given. Drug and Food Interactions: Always tell your vet about any medications your dog is taking to ensure Advantage Multi is given safely. Precautions: Dogs who are allergic to imidacloprid or moxidectin cannot use Advantage Multi. Dogs/puppies less than 7 weeks of age weighing less than 3 lbs. should not receive this medication nor should sick, debilitated, or underweight dogs. Storage: Keep this medication at room temperature in a dry and safe place. A prescription from your veterinarian is required to purchase Advantage Multi for Dogs.
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