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Advantage Multi for Dogs

For the treatment of flea infestations & control of sarcoptic mange

Species: Dog
Prescription required
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Advantage Multi for Dogs

For the treatment of flea infestations & control of sarcoptic mange

Species: Dog
Prescription required
FREE shipping over $49
Ships Free!
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Product description

Advantage Multi for dogs is a clear yellow to slightly brownish spot-on solution for the treatment of flea infestations and control of sarcoptic mange in dogs.

Active ingredients

  • The formulation and dosage schedule of Advantage Multi for dogs are designed to provide a minimum of 4.5 mg/lb (10 mg/kg) imidacloprid and 1.1 mg/lb(2.5 mg/kg) moxidectin based on body weight.
  • Imidacloprid is a chloronicotinyl nitroguanidine insecticide.
  • The chemical name for imidacloprid is 1-[(6-Chloro-3-pyridinyl)methyl]-N-nitro-2-imidazolidinimine. Moxidectin is a semisynthetic macrocyclic lactone endectocide derived from the actinomycete Streptomycetes cyaneogriseus noncyanogenus.
  • The chemical name for moxidectin is [6R, 23E, 25S(E)]-5-O- Demethyl-28-deoxy-25-(1,3-dimethyl-1-butenyl)-6,28-epoxy-23-(methoxyimino) milbemycin B.

Indications for use

  • Advantage Multi for dogs is indicated for the prevention of heartworm disease caused by Dirofilaria immitis and the treatment of Dirofilaria immitis circulating microfilariae in heartworm-positive dogs.
  • Advantage Multi for dogs kills adult fleas and is indicated for the treatment of flea infestations(Ctenocephalides felis).
  • Advantage Multi for dogs is indicated for the treatment and control of sarcoptic mange caused by Sarcoptes scabiei var. canis.
  • Advantage Multi for dogs is also indicated for the treatment and control of the following intestinal parasites:
Intestinal Parasit Intestinal Stage Adults Intestinal Stage Immature Adult Intestinal Fourth Stage Larvae
Hookworm Species/Ancylostoma caninum X X X
Hookworm Species/Uncinaria stenocephala X X X
Roundworm Species/Toxocara canis X X
Roundworm Species/Toxascaris leonina X
Whipworm/Trichuris vulpis X

Administration and dosage

  • The recommended minimum dose is 4.5 mg/lb (10 mg/kg) imidacloprid and 1.1 mg/lb (2.5 mg/kg) moxidectin, once a month, by topical 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 dogs tube that correctly corresponds with the body weight of the dog.
Animal weight (lbs.) Advantage Multi for Dogs Volume (mL) Imidacloprid (mg) Moxidectin (mg)
3–9 Advantage Multi 9 0.4 40 10
9.1–20 Advantage Multi 20 1.0 100 25
20.1–55 Advantage Multi 55 2.5 250 62.5
55.1–88 Advantage Multi 88 4.0 400 100
88.1–110 Advantage Multi 110 5.0 500 125
  • While holding the tube in an upright position, remove the cap from the tube.
  • Turn the cap over and push the other end of cap onto the tip of the tube.
  • Twist the cap to break the seal and then remove cap from the tube.
  • The dog should be standing for application. Part the hair on the back of the dog between the shoulder blades until the skin is visible. For dogs weighing 20 lbs. or less, 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. For dogs weighing more than 20 lbs., 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. Do not apply an amount of solution at any one location that could run off the side of the dog.