If you want to keep your large dog protected from heartworm disease, adult fleas, and common intestinal parasites, use Advantage Multi for Dogs 88.1-110 lbs. monthly or as directed by your veterinarian. What is Advantage Multi for Dogs?
Advantage Multi is used topically every 30 days or as directed. It is a preventative medication that kills immature heartworms and controls/treats adult fleas plus common intestinal parasites (roundworms, hookworms, and whipworms). What are the benefits of Advantage Multi for Dogs?
- No oral administration necessary only monthly application on the skin.
- Interrupts the heartworm life cycle so disease-causing adults never develop.
- Broad-spectrum action provides protection against fleas and most intestinal parasites.
dogs/puppies of the appropriate body weight who are 7 weeks old and at least 3 lbs. Ask a veterinarian if your female dog is breeding, pregnant, or nursing.How is this medication given?
Use monthly on the skin.
Advantage Multi can be used year-round or exclusively during mosquito season. Follow your vets directions. If using during mosquito season only, administer the first dose within 30 days of your dog's first exposure to mosquitoes and administer the last dose within 30 days after your dog's last exposure.
Separate the hair at the shoulder blade region until you can see the skin. Empty all contents of one tube on 3 or 4 spots directly on your dogs skin at the shoulder blade area. Do not apply liquid on the hair coat since it works only when absorbed through the skin.
Your dog should not lick the application site until it is dry (about 30 minutes).How does this medication work?
Active ingredients (Imidacloprid/Moxidectin) cause paralysis of the affected parasite which induces death of the targeted parasite. What results can I expect?
When a monthly treatment is given, it kills immature heartworms that your dog was exposed to in the previous month plus it kills adult fleas and controls/treats hookworms, roundworms, and whipworms . Fleas may survive for up to 6 weeks after an application.What Form(s) does Advantage Multi for Dogs 88.1-110 lbs. come in?
This is a topical solution.Generic Name:
Imidacloprid plus moxidectin.Common Brand Name:
Advantage Multi.Dose and Administration:
Monthly applications are easy. Simply separate the hair between your dogs shoulder blades and empty all liquid in the tube on 3 to 4 spots on the skin. Try to avoid contact with the hair coat. Try to discourage licking at the application site until it is dry (about 30 minutes).Uses:
Advantage Multi prevents adult heartworm development and controls/treat fleas and most intestinal worms.Possible Side Effects:
Advantage Multi is generally well tolerated. Most reported side effects occur at the application site. Examples include irritation, itchiness, or odor/residue where liquid was applied . Other side effects are possible.
Some dogs may experience an allergic reaction to Advantage Multi but this is rare.
If your pet acts ill in any way after an application, call your vet immediately.Drug and Food Interactions:
In order to ensure that Advantage Multi can be used safely, be sure to tell your vet about all other medications/supplements your pet is taking.Precautions:
Do not use if your dog is allergic to imidacloprid/ moxidectin.
Advantage Multi is not safe for dogs/puppies under 7 weeks of age or under 3 lbs. Do not use in sick, debilitated, or underweight dogs.Storage:
Keep at room temperature in a safe and dry place.A prescription from your veterinarian is required to purchase Advantage Multi for Dogs.