advantus® (imidacloprid) Flea Treatment Soft Chews for Dogs
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Prescribing Information for Veterinary Professionals
advantus® (imidacloprid) is an FDA-approved, flavored soft chew that fights fleas fast. It starts killing adult fleas on dogs within 1 hour — achieving 96% effectiveness against adult fleas within 4 hours. advantus® is safe to dose daily as needed and can be a helpful tool for in-clinic treatment for dogs in need of a fast-acting flea knockdown.
advantus® does not contain any animal proteins, so it's suitable for dogs with animal protein food allergies. It can also be used along with vaccines, heartworm preventatives, dewormers, antibiotics, steroids and shampoos and is indicated for use in dogs and puppies 10 weeks of age and older and weighing 4 pounds or greater.
- Flea infestations
- Speed of kill
Side effects seen with advantus® include vomiting, decreased appetite, decreased energy, soft stools and difficulty walking.
Not for human use. advantus® has not been tested in pregnant or nursing dogs. advantus® does not protect against ticks or mosquitoes.