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Flea3X for Cats - Sentinel
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Flea3X for Cats
Sentinel
Kills Fleas checkmark X mark
Repels Fleas X mark X mark
Kills Flea eggs and Larvae X mark Prevents Development
Kills Ticks checkmark X mark
Repels Ticks X mark X mark
Kills and/or Repels Mosquitoes checkmark X mark
Prevents Heartworm X mark checkmark
Other Parasites Information Kills Chewing Lice Controls adult hookworms and removes and controls adult roundworms & whipworms
Waterproof (shampooing once a week can reduce effectiveness) checkmark N/A
Safe for pregnant or nursing Pets checkmark checkmark
How long does it take to work Kills fleas and ticks with the same efficacy as Frontline Top Spot. Begins to work Immediately, However, pre-existing flea populations may continue to develop and emerge.
Taste Applied To Skin Beef Flavor
Active Ingredient(s) Fipronil Milbemycin Oxime/Lufenuron
RX Required X mark checkmark
Dosage
Usage Flea3X for Cats Usage Sentinel Usage
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Vet Review I recently completed a small clinical trial using the Flea 3X topical product for cats. And I must say that the initial reports on the safety and efficacy of this product has been excellent. With the main ingredient being the tried and tested fipronil, this product is very effective in controlling fleas, ticks and chewing lice. Clients have loved the economic savings of this generic alternative product to Frontline. It is also manufactured exclusively in the United States, as well as carrying the trustworthy and reliable 1-800-PetMeds brand on the packaging and label. Thus far, clients have reported back that fleas and ticks are killed very rapidly, and that protection lasts for up to several weeks. I therefore can highly recommend this product to all of the feline guardians as a wonderful and economic alternative to more expensive topical products on the market. Sentinel is a wonderful combination of the heartworm prevention pill interceptor and the flea control product program both in this one pill.  Many clients enjoy the convenience of having such broad acting internal and external parasites in one pill, without having to worry about giving two separate medicines.  Lufenuron, which is the main flea control ingredient, stops the flea life cycle in its track at the egg and larval stage, thus being like a birth control pill for fleas who get on our pets. Given that the main problem of fleas is how rapidly they reproduce, this pill literally stops escalating growth of flea populations, before they can become established in our homes, where most of the flea life cycle occurs.  The main disadvantage to this product is that it does not kill or repel adult fleas, so in situations with already established heavy infestations, it is best combined with a great topical product like advantage or front line or with the oral adulticide flea pill Capstar for maximal effect.  The only other rare disadvantage I see is the slight increase in reactions when two products  are  combined into one like this, but fortunately this is not common in clinical practice. With milbemycin for prevention of heartworms and controlling and treating most common intestinal worms, I overall highly recommend this versatile product.
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