|Kills Flea eggs and Larvae|
|Kills and/or Repels Mosquitoes||*||*|
|Other Parasites Information||Eliminates infestations with chewing lice, aids in the control of sarcoptic mange infestation||Kills chewing lice in dogs and puppies and controls mites that may cause sarcoptic mange.|
(shampooing once a week can reduce effectiveness)
|Safe for pregnant or nursing Pets|
|How long does it take to work||Kills Fleas within 12 hours and Ticks within 48 hours||Kills fleas and ticks with the same efficacy as Frontline Top Spot.|
|Taste||Applied to Skin||Applied to Skin|
|Rx Prescription Required(Details)|
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(Michael Dym, VMD)
|I find that the effective combination of an ingredient like fipronil, along with the insect growth regulator methoprene, provides the best spectrum of activity and protection against all stages of the flea life cycle from egg through larval stage on to adult. Because of these two main ingredients and their method of action, I find that clients don't have to treat the environment as much. I find that this product tends to be safer in smaller breed animals when compared to its competition. I find its tick efficacy quite good. The fact that it is waterproof also allows clients, whose pets swim frequently, to confidently use this product during the swimming months. I also find that this product works the longest for fleas, while some of the competitive products have to be reapplied before the end of the month. The lack of label efficacy against mosquitoes and flies, as well as the fact that this product does not repel fleas or ticks are the two main disadvantages. As with any insecticidal products, I find that every pet is an individual, in terms of which of the products works best on them. When I am dealing with more of a flea issue in a patient, this is the product I will likely reach for first.||Currently under review|
*Claim approved by the US Environmental Protection Agency; not by California E.P.A.
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