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Monthly heartworm and flea prevention in one easy topical application.
 
  • Prevents heartworm disease
  • Kills fleas and treats flea infestations
  • Treats and controls hookworms and roundworms
  • Treats and controls whipworms (Dogs)
  • Treats and controls ear mite infestations (Cats)
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    Advantage Multi

     
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    What is Advantage Multi for Dogs and Cats?

    Advantage Multi for is a once a month topical application that contains a combination of the insecticide (imidacloprid) and the parasiticide (moxidectin). Advantage Multi for Dogs is used for the prevention of heartworm and the treatment and control of flea infestations, hookworms, roundworms and whipworms. Advantage Multi for Cats is used for the prevention of heartworm and the treatment and control of fleas infestations, roundworms, hookworms and ear mites. Adavantage Multi for Cats is also the first and only approved product to to kill adult fleas, treat flea infestations and prevent heartworm disease in ferrets. Advantage Multi requires a prescription from your veterinarian.
    Advantage Multi for Dogs and Cats

    For:
    Dogs (7 weeks of age or older and weighing at least 3 lbs)
    Cats (9 weeks of age or older and weighing at least 3 lbs)
    Ferrets (weighing at least 2 lbs)

    Benefits:
    Prevents heartworms, roundworms, hookworms in dogs and cats as well as whipworms in dogs and ear mites in cats
    Prevents heartworm disease, kills adult fleas and treats flea infestations in ferrets
    Easy, once a month, application
    Canine customers often purchase Preventic collars (sold separately) for tick protection

    How it works:
    The active ingredient moxidectin is used for the prevention and control of heartworms and intestinal worms by disrupting nerve transmission resulting in the paralysis and death of the parasite. The active ingredient imidacloprid, acts on the nervous system of the flea to cause paralysis and subsequent death.

    Cautions:
    Individual sensitivities, while rare, may occur after using any pesticide product for pets. If signs persist, or become more severe, consult a veterinarian immediately. Safety has not been established in breeding, pregnant, or lactating dogs.


    More Information:
    Brand Name
    Advantage Multi (Bayer)
    Generic Name
    Imidacloprid, Moxidectin

    What is the most important information I should know about Advantage Multi for Dogs and Cats:
    Advantage Multi for Dogs is available in the following concentrations; Advantage Multi 9 containing imidacloprid 40mg and moxidectin 10mg in 0.4ml tubes for dogs 3-9 lbs, Advantage Multi 20 containing imidacloprid 100mg and moxidectin 25mg in 1 ml tubes for dogs 9.1 to 20 lbs, Advantage Multi 55 containing imidacloprid 250mg and moxidectin 62.5mg in 2.5ml tubes for dogs 20.1-55 lbs, Advantage Multi 88 containing imidacloprid 400mg and moxidectin 100mg in 4 ml tubes for dogs 55.1 to 88 lbs, and Advantage Multi 110 containing imidacloprid 500mg and moxidectin 125mg in 5 ml tubes for dogs 88.1 to 110 lbs. For dogs over 110 lbs use the appropriate combination of Advantage Multi for dogs tubes. Advantage Multi for Cats is available in the following concentrations; Advantage Multi 5 containing imidacloprid 23mg and moxidectin 2.3mg in 0.23ml tubes for cats 2 to 5 lbs, Advantage Multi 9 containing imidacloprid 40mg and moxidectin 4mg in 0.4ml tubes for cats 5.1 to 9 lbs, and Advantage Multi 18 containing imidacloprid 80mg and moxidectin 8mg in 0.8ml tubes for cats 9.1 to 18 lbs. For cats over 18 lbs use the appropriate combination. Children should not come in contact with the application site for 30 minutes after application.
     
    What is Advantage Multi:
    Advantage Multi for Dogs and Advantage Multi for Cats contain a combination of insecticide (imidacloprid) and endectocide (moxidectin) used for the prevention of heartworm disease and the treatment and control of flea infestations, hookworms, roundworms and whipworms in dogs and for the prevention of heartworm disease and the treatment and control of flea infestations, roundworms, hookworms, and ear mites in cats. Advantage Multi for Cats is now the first and only product indicated to kill adult fleas, treat flea infestations and prevent heartworm disease in ferrets.
     
    What should I discuss with my veterinarian before applying Advantage Multi for Dogs and Cats:
    Tell your veterinarian if your pet is breeding, pregnant or lactating since safe use of this product in these animals has not been determined. Do not use in animals allergic to Advantage Multi or either of the individual ingredients, imidacloprid (Advantage, K9 Advantix) or moxidectin (ProHeart).
     
    How should this medication be used:
    Advantage Multi is applied topically to the skin. It is not given by mouth. Follow the manufacturer's directions for application. Do not apply to irritated skin. Apply each dose once a month, every 30 days. If you do not understand the directions, or if you have difficulty applying the medication, contact your pharmacist or veterinarian. Store Advantage Multi for Cats at temperatures between 39ļ F and 86ļ F, avoiding excess heat or cold.
     
    What happens if I miss giving a dose:
    Apply the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time to apply the next dose, skip the missed dose and apply the next dose as directed. Do not apply 2 doses at once.
     
    What happens if I overdose the pet:
    Seek emergency veterinary medical treatment. Symptoms of overdose may include depression, increased salivation, tremors, or incoordination.
     
    What should I avoid when applying Advantage Multi for Dogs and Cats:
    Always follow the dosage instructions provided by your veterinarian. Do not use in dogs under 7 weeks of age or less than 3 lbs. Do not use in cats under 9 weeks of age or less than 2 lbs. Do not use Advantage Multi for Cats in ferrets under 2 lbs. Do not use on animals that are sick, debilitated, or underweight. Do not use Advantage Multi for Dogs on a cat. Do not use Advantage Multi for Cats on a dog. Do not allow any animal to lick the application site for 30 minutes. Separation of treated animals may be necessary. Children should not come in contact with the application site for 30 minutes after application. Advantage Multi can cause eye irritation and be harmful if swallowed. Wash hands thoroughly with soap and water after handling.
     
    What are the possible side effects of Advantage Multi Dogs and Cats:
    If any of the following serious side effects occur, stop using Advantage Multi and seek emergency veterinary medical attention; an allergic reaction (facial swelling, hives, scratching, sudden onset of diarrhea, vomiting, shock, seizures, pale gums, cold limbs, or coma). Contact your veterinarian if your dog shows scratching, rubbing, licking the application site; lethargy, decreased appetite, or hyperactivity. Contact your veterinarian if your cat shows lethargy and prolonged periods of sleep; behavioral changes including agitation, excessive grooming, hiding, pacing, etc.; discomfort at the application site (rubbing, scratching, etc.); increased salivation within 1 hour of treatment; increased drinking; or coughing. A medicinal odor and residue at the application site may also be seen. If the dog or cat ingests the product or licks the application site, serious adverse effects may occur including depression, salivation, incoordination, panting and tremors. Hair may appear stiff, matted oily, or damp after application. Other side effects may also occur. Talk to your veterinarian about any side effect that seems unusual or bothersome to the animal.
     
    What other drugs will affect Advantage Multi for Dogs and Cats:
    Talk to your veterinarian or pharmacist regarding any other medications, including vitamins and supplements, and other flea and tick products your pet is using.

    Directions:
    Advantage Multi for Dogs and Advantage Multi for Cats are prescription medications used for the prevention of heartworm disease.
    Advantage Multi for Dogs is used in dogs for the treatment and control of flea infestation, hookworms, roundworms, and whipworms.
    •; Advantage Multi for Cats is used in cats for the treatment and control of flea infestation, roundworms, hookworms, and ear mites.
    •; Advantage Multi for Cats is also the first and only approved product to to kill adult fleas, treat flea infestations and prevent heartworm disease in ferrets.
    Tip: For the first 30 minutes after application ensure that dogs and cats cannot lick the product from the application sites. Separate treated pets from one another and from other pets to reduce the risk of accidental ingestion. Wash hands with soap and water after handling. Do not let children touch the treated pet's skin for at least 30 minutes after applying the product. Do not get these products in the pet's mouth or eyes.
    Dosage:

    Pet Weight Dosage
    Dogs/Puppies:
    (7 weeks of age or older)
    3-9 lbs While your dog is standing, apply Advantage Multi-9 for Dogs topically by parting the hair on the back of the dog between the shoulder blades until the skin is visible. Place the tip of the tube on the skin and apply the entire contents directly on the exposed skin at one spot between the shoulder blades. Apply each dose once, every 30 days
    9.1-20 lbs While your dog is standing, apply Advantage Multi-20 for Dogs topically by parting the hair on the back of the dog between the shoulder blades until the skin is visible. Place the tip of the tube on the skin and apply the entire contents directly on the exposed skin at one spot between the shoulder blades. Apply each dose once, every 30 days
    20.1-55 lbs While your dog is standing, apply Advantage Multi-55 for Dogs topically by parting the hair on the back of the dog between the shoulder blades until the skin is visible. Place the tip of the tube on the skin and apply the entire contents directly on the exposed skin at 3 or 4 spots on the top of the backline from the base of the neck to the upper back in an area inaccessible to licking. Apply each dose once, every 30 days
    55.1-88 lbs While your dog is standing, apply Advantage Multi-88 for Dogs topically by parting the hair on the back of the dog between the shoulder blades until the skin is visible. Place the tip of the tube on the skin and apply the entire contents directly on the exposed skin at 3 or 4 spots on the top of the backline from the base of the neck to the upper back in an area inaccessible to licking. Apply each dose once, every 30 days
    88.1-110 lbs* While your dog is standing, apply Advantage Multi-110 for Dogs topically by parting the hair on the back of the dog between the shoulder blades until the skin is visible. Place the tip of the tube on the skin and apply the entire contents directly on the exposed skin at 3 or 4 spots on the top of the backline from the base of the neck to the upper back in an area inaccessible to licking. Apply each dose once, every 30 days
    Cats/Kittens:
    (9 weeks of age or older)
    2-5 lbs Apply Advantage Multi-5 for Cats topically by parting 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 the tube away from the skin before releasing pressure on the tube. Apply each dose once, every 30 days
    5.1-9 lbs Apply Advantage Multi-9 for Cats topically by parting 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 the tube away from the skin before releasing pressure on the tube. Apply each dose once, every 30 days
    9.1-18 lbs** Apply Advantage Multi-18 for Cats topically by parting 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 the tube away from the skin before releasing pressure on the tube. Apply each dose once, every 30 days
    Ferrets:

    2-4.4 lbs Apply Advantage Multi-9 for Cats topically by parting the hair on the back of the ferret'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 the tube away from the skin before releasing pressure on the tube. Apply each dose once, every 30 days
    Horses:

    Storage: Should be stored at room temperature between 39 F and 86 F, avoiding excess heat or cold.
    *For dogs over 110 lbs use the appropriate combination.
    **For cats over 18 lbs use the appropriate combination.

    Advantage Multi 9 for Dogs 3-9 lbs:
    Active Ingredients Amount
    Imidacloprid 40 mg
    Moxidectin 10 mg

     

    Advantage Multi 20 for Dogs 9.1-20 lbs:
    Active Ingredients Amount
    Imidacloprid 100 mg
    Moxidectin 25 mg

     

    Advantage Multi 55 for Dogs 20.1-55 lbs:
    Active Ingredients Amount
    Imidacloprid 250 mg
    Moxidectin 62.5 mg

     

    Advantage Multi 88 for Dogs 55.1-88 lbs:
    Active Ingredients Amount
    Imidacloprid 400 mg
    Moxidectin 100 mg

     

    Advantage Multi 110 for Dogs 88.1-110 lbs:
    Active Ingredients Amount
    Imidacloprid 500 mg
    Moxidectin 125 mg

     

    Advantage Multi 5 for Cats 2-5 lbs:
    Active Ingredients Amount
    Imidacloprid 23 mg
    Moxidectin 2.3 mg

     

    Advantage Multi 9 for Cats 5.1-9 lbs:
    Active Ingredients Amount
    Imidacloprid 40 mg
    Moxidectin 4 mg

     

    Advantage Multi 18 for Cats 9.1-18 lbs:
    Active Ingredients Amount
    Imidacloprid 80 mg
    Moxidectin 8 mg
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    Multi Advantage By combining imidacloprid and moxidectin, advantage multi offers the wonderful benefit of broad protection against BOTH common internal and external parasites in dogs and cats. An important area of coverage includes not only adult stages, but the immature stages of roundworms and hookworms, two parasites that are a risk to people if not prevented in our pets. It also treats and controls, and prevents whipworms, which are difficult to eradicate in both dogs and the environment. When applied monthly, it is almost 100 percent effective in preventing heartworm disease in dogs and cats. Additional benefits of treating scabies and demodectic mange and ear mites make this a very attractive product. All of this with the wonderful flea control benefits of the product advantage. The greatest benefit I see with this versatile product is that it takes the labor out of administering a myriad of medications to dogs to control these varied internal and external parasites. I also find that it kills the larval stages of fleas in the home surroundings of treated pets, which is a wonderful added benefit. I have on rare occasions seen topical irritation and sensitivity at the site of application, and even more scarse neurological reactions in hypersensitive pets. The only other downside would be the potential high cost of this product, as well as the need for clients to obtain a prescription from their veterinarian. Overall, however, I have found this product to be an excellent and safe all around internal and external parasite control manager in our dogs and cats. 06/16/2008
    I give it a 5 star rating Felix has been on this product for several years and we have never had any problems 12/10/2014
    So easy! We have 4 little Chiranians (Pom Chi) that just would not take their heartworm, etc. pills without a "fight"! We were so afraid of breaking their jaws or hurting them while trying to force their meds. down their throuts, on any of them! We tried every trick in the book to get them to take ANY type of medication...from hiding it in cheese, peanut butter, meat..you name it, we've tried it!! Now with Advantage Multi for dogs, after we give them their baths...another fight(!)...we just squeeze it on behind their heads (neck area), and we are done for the month! So very simple!! Thank you so very much to whomever invented this great product!! And, my dogs thank you too!! 11/30/2014
    Great product. I use it on two toy poodles. Does all it claims to and is so easy to use. In years past I used a heart worm pill and it was a PILL! 10/20/2014
    We've used this product since Bo was a puppy. He is almost 8 yrs. old now. We wouldn't use anything else for easy use, effectiveness and convenience. 10/17/2014
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    I was suggested to this product by a vet for my puppy who was found out to have demodectic mange. Since he is part Australian Shepherd, the other product had a chance of having severe complications. Does this actually help with demodectic mange?
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    Sorry, we do not provide Advantage Multi in individual doses.
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    yes...you can get 6mos or 12 mos supplies
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    Yes, Advantage Multi comes in a 6 pack which is a 6 month supply.
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    Seizures can be a possible side effect of Advantage Multi. Your veterinarian will determine if this product is appropriate for your pet. Medical treatment should be sought if your pet has experienced a seizure.
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