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Advantage Multi Topical Solution for Cats, 9.1-18 lbs, 6 treatments

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Description

Your furry friend must have a current heartworm test result on file with your veterinarian in order to be prescribed heartworm medication. Please visit your veterinarian to have this test performed annually to protect your four-legged friend. Advantage Multi for Cats is a broad-spectrum topical solution prescribed by veterinarians to provide pet parents with a convenient monthly application to help alleviate symptoms caused by pesky parasites. This easy-to-use solution works to kill adult fleas, treat and control ear mites, roundworm and hookworms—it may also help to prevent heartworm disease in some cats.

Uses

Advantage Multi for Cats is indicated for the prevention of heartworm disease caused by Dirofilaria Immitis in cats and ferrets 2 pounds or over. Advantage Multi for Cats kills adult fleas (Ctenocephalides felis) and is indicated for the treatment of flea infestations. 

Possible Side Effects

Contact your veterinarian if your pet experiences pruritus/scratching, scabbing, redness, wounds and inflammation at the treatment site; lethargy; and chemical odor. 

Drug & Food Interactions

Talk to your veterinarian about any other drugs your dog is taking before starting this medication.

Precautions

Do not dispense dose applicator tubes without complete safety and administration information. Avoid oral ingestion. 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. The effectiveness of Advantage Multi for Cats against heartworm infections (D. immitis) after bathing has not been evaluated in cats. Use of this product in geriatric pets with subclinical conditions has not been adequately studied. Several otherwise healthy, thin geriatric cats experienced prolonged lethargy and sleepiness after using this drug.

  1. Prescribing Information

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  • Item Number
    146312
  • Brand

    Advantage Multi

  • Common Brand Name(s)

    Advantage Multi

  • Dosage Measure

    30 days

  • Generic Name

    Imidacloprid, Moxidectin

  • For Use With

    Cats

  • Brand

    Bayer

  • Product Form

    Solution

  • Health Condition

    Heartworms, Fleas, Roundworms, Hookworms, Ear Mites

  • Drug Type

    Parasiticide

Ingredients
Ingredients

Active ingredients: Imidacloprid 10%, Moxidectin 1%

Instructions
Recommended Dosage

The recommended minimum dose is 4.5 mg/lb (10.0 mg/kg) imidacloprid and 0.45 mg/lb (1.0 mg/kg) moxidectin, once a month, by topical administration.

Storage Instructions

Store at room temperature between 39° - 77°F.

CATS: Dosage & Administration

Do not apply to irritated skin.

  • Remove one dose applicator tube from the package.

As specified in the following table, administer the entire contents of the Advantage Multi for Cats tube that correctly corresponds with the body weight of the cat.

Cat (lbs.) Advantage Multi for Cats Volume (mL) Imidacloprid (mg) Moxidectin (mg)
2-5 Advantage Multi 5 0.23 23 2.3
5.1-9 Advantage Multi 9 0.4 40 4
9.1-18* Advantage Multi 18 0.8 80 8

*Cats over 18 lbs. should be treated with the appropriate combination of Advantage Multi for Cats tubes.

  1. While holding the tube in an upright position, remove the cap from the tube.
  2. Turn the cap over and push the other end of cap onto the tip of the tube.
  3. Twist the cap to break the seal and then remove cap from the tube.
  4. 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.

Do not get this product in the cat's mouth or eyes or allow the cat to lick the application site for 30 minutes. Treatment at the base of the head will minimize the opportunity tor ingestion by grooming. In households with multiple pets, keep animals separated to prevent licking of the application site. Stiff, matted hair or a damp, oily appearance of the hair may be observed at the application site on some cats. This is temporary and does not affect the safety and effectiveness of the product.

Heartworm Prevention: For prevention of heartworm disease, Advantage Multi for Cats should be administered at one­month intervals. Advantage Multi for Cats may be administered year-around or at a minimum should start one month before the first expected exposure to mosquitoes and should continue at monthly intervals until one month after the last exposure to mosquitoes. If a dose is missed and a 30-day interval between doses is exceeded, administer Advantage Multi tor Cats immediately and resume the monthly dosing schedule. When replacing another heartworm preventative product in a heart­ worm prevention program, the first treatment with Advantage Multi for Cats should be given within one month of the last dose of the former medication. At the discretion of the veterinarian, cats older than 6 months of age may be tested to determine the presence of existing heartworm infection before treatment with Advantage Multi tor Cats.

Flea Treatment: For the treatment of flea infestations, Advantage Multi for Cats should be administered at one-month inter­vals. It the cat is already infested with fleas when the first dose of Advantage Multi for Cats is administered, adult fleas on the cat will be killed. However, re-infestation from the emergence of pre-existing pupae in the environment may continue to occur for six weeks or longer after treatment is initiated. Cats treated with imidacloprid, including those with pre-existing flea allergy dermatitis have shown clinical improvement as a direct result of elimination of fleas from the cat.

Ear Mite Treatment: For the treatment of ear mites (Otodectes cynotis), Advantage Multi for Cats should be administered once as a single topical dose. Monthly use of Advantage Multi for Cats will control any subsequent ear mite infestations.

Intestinal Nematode Treatment: For the treatment and control of intestinal hookworm infections caused by Ancylostoma tubaeforme (adults, immature adults and fourth stage larvae) and roundworm infections caused by Toxocara cati (adults and fourth stage larvae), Advantage Multi for Cats should be administered once as a single topical dose.

FAQ

How often can I use Advantage Multi for Cats?

Use monthly (every 30 days), year-round, to kill fleas; treat flea infestations; treat and control ear mites, hookworms and roundworms; and prevent heartworm disease.

When should I put Advantage Multi for Cats on my cat?

You should apply Advantage Multi for Cats monthly (every 30 days), all year-round.

How do I apply Advantage Multi for Cats?

Do not apply to irritated skin.

  • Remove one dose applicator tube from the package.
  • While holding the tube in an upright position, remove the cap from the tube.
  • Turn the cap over and push the other end of the cap onto the tip of the tube.
  • Twist the cap to break the seal and then remove cap from the tube.
  • 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 the tube away from skin before releasing pressure on the tube.

Do not get this product in the cat's mouth or eyes or allow the cat to lick the application site for 30 minutes. Treatment at the base of the head will minimize the opportunity for ingestion by grooming.

How old does my cat have to be to use Advantage Multi for Cats?

Advantage Multi for Cats can be used on cats at least 9 weeks old, weighing at least 2 pounds. The small cat size (5.1-9 lbs.) can be used for ferrets that weigh at least 2 pounds.

Does Advantage Multi for Cats expire?

Advantage Multi for Cats does have an expiration date that can be found on the bottom edge of the package. Advantage Multi for Cats should not be used past its expiration date.

Does Advantage Multi for Cats kill ticks?

No. Advantage Multi for Cats helps provide broad-spectrum protection against fleas, ear mites, roundworms, hookworms and heartworms. If you are concerned about ticks, Bayer has effective products that treat and prevent tick infestations.

How does Advantage Multi for Cats work to kill fleas?

Advantage Multi for Cats is applied to the pet's skin. The active ingredient spreads over your cat's body to kill fleas through contact so they do not have to bite your cat to die.

What if I miss an Advantage Multi for Cats heartworm treatment?

Life happens. If you forget or miss a dose, simply treat your cat immediately. Advantage Multi for Cats is heartworm prevention that forgives if you forget. It kills newly acquired heartworm larvae (baby worms) throughout the month to prevent further infection. After a single dose, if you forget and go more than 30 days in between treatments, just treat immediately and resume your monthly schedule.

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  • Excellent!

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    This stuff works! My Maine Coon had ear mites and fleas when he adopted us. I tried all of the over the counter brands and nothing worked. One trip to the vet for a Prescription and the mites, fleas and other stuff it kills are gone! It’s worth the money because it works fast!

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  • ONLY brand that works

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    My dogs had brought in fleas (I foster dogs for a rescue) and the fleas moved to my cats. I tried EVERYTHING to fet rid of the fleas but they kept coming back! I tried multiple brands of liquid and multiple brands of collars. My vet recommended this brand and it is literally the only one that WORKS. I put this on every month and no more fleas!! I wouldn’t use any other brands. I use the k9 version for my dogs too and the flea problem was solved!!

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  • Heartworm / Flea Prevention

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    This product is the best I’ve ever used. My only dislike is the caustic nature of it. If your pet shakes this on a painted surface it will melt the paint. If they get it on leather or plastic it will melt it. I wished they could improve this.

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  • The only stuff that works

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    We got this from our vet after a huge sudden struggle with fleas for our indoor cats. Id tried several other products and NOTHING worked. Within 3 days of useing this my cats were no longer scratching and the only fleas i found were dead. We will only be using this from now on. Save the money, get the real stuff (this) first.

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  • Advantage Multi

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    Although it’s a prescription and requires the approval by the veterinarian the product is fantastic. We saw immediate results. Highly recommended.

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  • GREAT STUFF!!!!

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    This was sooo simple to do. They called my vet and shipped to me quickly. Couldn't ask for anything better! HIGHLY RECOMMEND!!!

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  • Best stuff

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    I love that this kills all parasites as I used to have to treat kitty over and over for worms and now I do not have to worry about it... And Chewy's is the best. They make it easy to order and ship quickly...

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  • Good for getting rid of all things creepy crawly

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    So my ginger kitty had skin mites and we did not know it because we could not see them. This stuff wiped them out. Make sure you see your vet first for dosing instructions. I’m so happy he’s feeling better

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  • Good prices, excellent customer service.

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    We use this for all our cats and here it costs less. Our vet recommended it. The box was a little mashed and will not sit nicely on our shelve but that's O.K.

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  • Multi for cats ???

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    I bought this thinking it was for multiple cats, not a multiple formula for one cat. I am using it on my outside cat anyway.

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