How Advantage Multi® for Dogs Works

Advantage Multi® for Dogs is a convenient, monthly topical solution that, when applied directly to your dog’s skin:

  • Prevents heartworm disease
  • Kills adult fleas and treats flea infestations
  • Treats and controls common intestinal parasites: roundworms, hookworms, and whipworms

 

The two active ingredients in Advantage Multi® for Dogs are imidacloprid and moxidectin.


Imidacloprid acts on the nervous system of the flea to cause paralysis and subsequent death.


Moxidectin in Advantage Multi® for Dogs acts on the nervous system of heartworms and intestinal worms (roundworms, hookworms and whipworms) to cause paralysis and subsequent death.


Key Benefits:

 

  • Broad spectrum coverage in one convenient topical monthly application.
  • Water exposure - studies show swimming/bathing 60 - 90 minutes, respectively, after application does not affect the heartworm efficacy of the product.1
  • One topical application, once a month treats and controls multiple parasites versus several products to achieve the same coverage.
  • You can save money by using a convenient, all-in-one product versus multiple products to target heartworm disease, flea and intestinal parasite infestations.2
  • Safe and effective, when used topically as directed, for dogs and puppies that are at least seven weeks of age and that weigh at least three pounds.
  • We stand behind our product.

 

Important Safety Information

 

CONTRAINDICATIONS: Do not administer this product orally. Do not use this product (containing 2.5% moxidectin) on cats.

WARNINGS: For the first 30 minutes after application: Ensure that dogs cannot lick the product from application sites on themselves or other treated dogs, and separate treated dogs from one another and from other pets to reduce the risk of accidental ingestion. Ingestion of this product by dogs may cause serious adverse reactions including depression, salivation, dilated pupils, incoordination, panting, and generalized muscle tremors. In avermectin sensitive dogs, the signs may be more severe and may include coma and death.

HUMAN WARNINGS: Not for human use. Keep out of reach of children. Children should not come in contact with the application site for two (2) hours after application.

 
Product Label

 

Freedom of Information Summary, NADA 141-251, Advantage Multi® for Dogs, Bayer HealthCare LLC.

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Important Safety Information

Important Safety Information

WARNING:
DO NOT ADMINISTER THIS PRODUCT ORALLY. For the first 30 minutes after application ensure that dogs cannot lick the product from application sites on themselves or other treated animals.
Children should not come in contact with the application sites for two (2) hours after application. (See Contraindications, Warnings, Human Warnings, and Adverse Reactions, for more information.)

CAUTION:
Federal (U.S.A.) law restricts this drug to use by or on the order of a licensed veterinarian.

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