Advantage And Advantage Multi Flea Control For
Dogs And Cats
Dogs and cats deserve serious protection from
fleas and this is what Advantage, a Bayer
product, is able to offer. You can choose between
Advantage for Dogs and Advantage for Cats, two
different products entirely, but containing Bayer's
active ingredient, the medicine Imidacloprid.
This is the same product recommended by veterinarians
for its high level of effectiveness at not just
killing fleas, but ending the flea life cycle,
Advantage is designed to work fast, killing 98%
of the fleas infesting your dog or cat within
just 12 hours. Each application, which you apply
from the tubes the product comes in, will offer
a full 30 days of protection for your pet. Due
the fact that Advantage works so quickly, your
pet will begin experiencing relief usually within
minutes of the application. However, the fleas
will will continue to be killed as the application
continues working. Not only does the active ingredient
kill adult fleas, it acts to sterilize the female
flea so that her eggs will not hatch. The larvae
anywhere around your pet, even on furniture or
the floor, are also killed so they cannot grow
into adult fleas. That means the flea life cycle
is ended and your dog or cat will finally get
Advantage is safe for puppies 7 weeks or older
and kittens 8 weeks or older, as well as pregnant
or nursing mothers. Since it is resistant to water,
it will not wash off due to rain, swimming or
if you give your pet a bath.
Advantage Multi offers all of the above
benefits plus protection for heartworm, a deadly
parasite that can affect cats and dogs alike.
Hookworms and roundworms are also eliminated by
using Advantage Multi. This superior protection
relies on Bayer's active ingredients Imidacloprid
and Moxidectin to get the job done quickly.
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 4-5
minutes and kills 98-100% of the fleas on dogs
and cats within 12 hours of application. Advantage
kills re-infesting fleas further infestation for
at least 4 weeks.
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
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 4 or 4 spots along
the skin on back from the shoulder to the tail.
Do not get this product in the pet’s eyes
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
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.