Advantage Multi®

Compare Advantage Multi® for Cats (imidacloprid + moxidectin) with other parasite preventives

Compare Advantage Multi® for Cats (imidacloprid + moxidectin) with other parasite preventives

Whether they spend their days napping on the couch or exploring outdoors, all cats are at risk for parasites such as fleas, intestinal worms, ear mites and heartworms. Our comparison charts can help you understand the differences between Advantage Multi® for Cats and other preventives.* All products require a veterinarian’s prescription.

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Advantage Multi® for Cats vs. REVOLUTION® PLUS

logos of Advantage Multi vs Revolution Plus
Similar topical preventives, different treatment of intestinal worms

Both Advantage Multi® for Cats and REVOLUTION® PLUS are monthly topical treatments that kill fleas, prevent heartworms and treat ear mites. Your choice may depend on whether your cat is more prone to intestinal parasites or ticks.

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flea treatment comparison chart of Advantage Multi vs Revolution Plus
Only Advantage Multi® kills fleas through contact

Fleas can infest indoor and outdoor cats alike and cause diseases including anemia and flea allergy dermatitis (FAD), which can lead to hair loss. Advantage Multi® kills fleas through contact so they don’t have to bite your cat to die.

intestinal worms comparison chart of Advantage Multi vs Revolution Plus
Advantage Multi® kills more stages of intestinal worms

Your cat could contract intestinal worms through ingesting contaminated soil or water, eating infected animals or drinking their mother’s milk. Advantage Multi® kills both immature and adult roundworms and hookworms, while REVOLUTION® PLUS kills adult intestinal worms only. When only adult worms are killed, your cat could still be infected. 

tick treatment comparison chart of Advantage Multi vs Revolution Plus
REVOLUTION® PLUS kills ticks

Does your cat spend time outdoors, or do you live in a wooded area where people could bring ticks into your home? REVOLUTION® PLUS provides tick protection while Advantage Multi® does not. 

Advantage Multi® for Cats vs. REVOLUTION® PLUS comparison chart

  Advantage Multi® logo with ingredients (imidacloprid + moxidectin) revolution plus logo
FORM/DOSE Topical, monthly Topical, monthly
PREVENTS HEARTWORMS YES YES
KILLS ADULT FLEAS THROUGH CONTACT, NO BITING REQUIRED YES NO
TREATS EAR MITES YES YES
KILLS IMMATURE ROUNDWORMS YES NO
KILLS ADULT ROUNDWORMS YES YES
KILLS IMMATURE HOOKWORMS YES NO
KILLS ADULT HOOKWORMS YES YES
KILLS TICKS NO YES

 

Advantage Multi® for Cats vs. BRAVECTO® PLUS§

logos of Advantage Multi vs Bravecto Plus
Topical worm and flea treatments for different ages

Both Advantage Multi® for Cats and BRAVECTO® PLUS are topical applications that kill fleas, prevent heartworms and kill intestinal parasites. Your choice may depend on your cat’s age — cats must be over 6 months old to use BRAVECTO® PLUS, vs. 9 weeks for Advantage Multi® — and whether your cat is more prone to ear mites or ticks. 

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flea treatment comparison chart of Advantage Multi vs Bravecto Plus
Only Advantage Multi® kills fleas through contact

Fleas can infest indoor and outdoor cats alike and cause diseases including anemia and flea allergy dermatitis (FAD), which can lead to hair loss. Advantage Multi® kills fleas through contact so they don’t have to bite your cat to die.

ear mite treatment comparison chart of Advantage Multi vs Bravecto Plus
Advantage Multi® treats ear mites

If your cat spends time exploring outdoors or interacting with other cats, they may be more prone to ear mites. Advantage Multi® treats this parasite, the No. 1 cause of ear infections in cats, while BRAVECTO® PLUS does not. 

tick treatment comparison chart of Advantage Multi vs Bravecto Plus
BRAVECTO® PLUS® kills ticks

Does your cat spend time outdoors, or do you live in a wooded area where people could bring ticks into your home? BRAVECTO® PLUS provides tick protection while Advantage Multi® does not. 

Advantage Multi® for Cats vs. BRAVECTO® PLUS comparison chart

  Advantage Multi® logo with ingredients (imidacloprid + moxidectin) bravecto logo
FORM/DOSE Topical, monthly Topical, every two months
PREVENTS HEARTWORMS YES YES
KILLS ADULT FLEAS THROUGH CONTACT, NO BITING REQUIRED YES NO
TREATS EAR MITES YES NO
KILLS ROUNDWORMS YES YES
KILLS HOOKWORMS YES YES
KILLS TICKS NO YES
CAN BE USED ON KITTENS UNDER 6 MONTHS OF AGE YES NO

 

Advantage Multi® for Cats vs. Heartgard®**

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Heartworm preventives with different protections against other parasites

Both Advantage Multi® for Cats and Heartgard® prevent heartworms, but Advantage Multi® protects against more internal and external parasites. 

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flea treatment comparison chart of Advantage Multi vs Heartgard
Advantage Multi® kills fleas through contact

Fleas can infest indoor and outdoor cats alike and cause diseases including anemia and flea allergy dermatitis (FAD), which can lead to hair loss. Advantage Multi® prevents and treats flea infestations through contact, while Heartgard® does not kill fleas.

topical or oral form comparison chart of Advantage Multi vs Heartgard
Topical vs. oral treatments

Do you struggle to get your cat to chew or swallow a pill? If so, consider that Advantage Multi® is a topical treatment, while Heartgard® is a chewable tablet. 

intestinal worms treatment comparison chart of Advantage Multi vs Heartgard
Advantage Multi® kills more intestinal worms

If your cat is nursing or has a habit of ingesting contaminated soil or water or eating small animals, they are at risk for both roundworms and hookworms and should be treated for both. Advantage Multi® kills both immature and adult roundworms and hookworms, while Heartgard® only kills hookworms. 

ear mites treatment comparison chart of Advantage Multi vs Heartgard
Advantage Multi® treats ear mites

Does your cat spend time interacting with other cats or exploring outdoors? They may be more at risk for ear mites, the No. 1 cause of ear infections in cats. Advantage Multi® treats this parasite while Heartgard® does not. 

Advantage Multi® for Cats vs. Heartgard® comparison chart

  Advantage Multi® logo with ingredients (imidacloprid + moxidectin) heartgard logo
FORM/DOSE Topical, monthly Oral, monthly
PREVENTS HEARTWORMS YES YES
KILLS FLEAS  YES NO
KILLS FLEAS THROUGH CONTACT, NO BITING REQUIRED YES NO
TREATS EAR MITES YES NO
KILLS ROUNDWORMS YES NO
KILLS HOOKWORMS YES YES
KILLS TICKS NO NO

 

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