Is there a generic for Advantage Multi for Cats?
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved Vetoquinol USA’s Imoxi Topical Solution for Cats, a generic equivalent of Bayer’s Advantage Multi antiparasitic. Imoxi Topical Solution for Cats (imidacloprid and moxidectin) is formulated to prevent heartworms and treat fleas, ear mites and intestinal parasites.
Do I need a prescription for Advantage Multi for Cats?
What is Advantage Multi for Cats? Advantage Multi for Cats is a once-a-month prescription pet medication for cats that controls fleas, prevents heartworm infection, and kills intestinal parasites.
What is the difference between Advantage Multi and Advantage II for cats?
Advantage Multi contains Moxidectin. This ingredient prevents heartworms, hookworms, roundworms, and ear mites. Advantage II uses Pyriproxyfen to kill flea larvae and eggs, prevent heartworms, and treat lice. Advantage Multi requires a prescription, while Advantage II is an over-the-counter product.
How long does it take for Advantage Multi to work on cats?
Moxidectin will start working in about 24 hours to kill ticks and intestinal parasites. Imidacloprid, the medication paired with topical moxidectin, begins to kill fleas within 4 hours.
What is the main ingredient in Advantage 2 for cats?
Advantage® II for cats combines two active ingredients: Imidacloprid attacks the flea’s nervous system — paralyzing and ultimately killing it. Pyriproxyfen is an insect growth regulator (IGR) that kills flea eggs and larvae.
Is there a generic Frontline for cats?
Firstect Plus is the generic equivalent to Frontline Plus® for dogs, puppies, cats and kittens 8 weeks and older, Firstect Plus contains Fipronil and (s)-methoprene – the active ingredients used in Frontline Plus® for cats. Kills fleas, & Flea Eggs up to three months and ticks for one month.
How do I apply Advantage Multi to my cat?
Part the hair on the back of the cat’s neck at the base of the head, until the skin is visible. Place the tip of the tube on the skin and apply the entire contents directly on the exposed skin. Lift tube away from skin before releasing pressure on tube.
What are the side effects of Advantage Multi for Cats?
Cats may experience hypersalivation, tremors, vomiting and decreased appetite if Advantage Multi for Cats is inadvertently administered orally or through grooming/licking of the application site. The safety of Advantage Multi for Cats has not been established in breeding, pregnant, or lactating cats.
Is Frontline or Advantage better?
Frontline Plus is slightly less expensive than Advantage II and protects both against fleas (in their various stages) and ticks (whereas Advantage only treats fleas and is more costly).
How do you give a cat Advantage Multi?
What happens if my cat licks Advantage Multi?
Cats may experience hypersalivation, tremors, vomiting and decreased appetite if Advantage Multi for Cats is inadvertently administered orally or through grooming/licking of the application site.
What is the safest flea treatment for cats?
Safe and Effective Flea Treatment Products for Cats
- Advantage® II (topical liquid)
- Advantage MULTI® (topical liquid, also protects cats from heartworms, ear mites, and some types of intestinal worms)
- Bravecto® (topical liquid, also protects cats from certain tick species)
What does Advantage Multi treat?
Advantage Multi is a monthly treatment for heartworms, fleas, and intestinal parasites that provides comprehensive protection for dogs and cats. One of the active ingredients in Advantage Multi, imidacloprid , is a chloronicotinyl nitroguanidine insecticide.
Can I use dog advantage for a cat?
As far as the Advantage and Advantage II for dogs goes- they are safe for cats in the proper dose per cat’s weight. I’ve been doing it for years like some of you. Now Advantix and Advantage K9 for dogs are NOT to be used on cats because they are both toxic to them.
How does advantage II for cats works?
Advantage II is applied directly onto the skin at the base of the cat’s skull . The product is then absorbed into the skin and becomes part of the sebaceous system. The sebaceous system produces body oils, and the oils work to evenly distribute the product over the cat’s body.
Can I use advantage II for Cats on my dogs?
Advantage II should be used every month for both cats and dogs to give continuing protection. For cats, it should be placed directly on the skin at the base of the skull above the shoulder blades, the point at which it is most difficult for your cat to groom itself.