Advantage Multi® (imidacloprid+moxidectin) for Cats

Advantage Multi® (imidacloprid+moxidectin) for Cats
Keeping your cat healthy is important to you. Advantage Multi® for Cats provides the broad-spectrum parasite protection your cat needs most — in the convenience of an easy-to-use monthly topical flea treatment and heartworm prevention.
Advantage Multi for Cats packaging
Available with a veterinarian’s prescription
Why choose Advantage Multi® for your cat?
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Help protect your cat from multiple parasites, inside and out — all in one convenient monthly application.
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Easy-to-use, monthly topical application — no pill required
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Kills fleas through contact, so they don’t have to bite your cat to die
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Treats ear mites, the No. 1 cause of ear infections in cats
Provide Multi-Layered Protection for Your Cat with Advantage Multi®
How does it work?

Protects against: 

  • In cats: Fleas, ear mites, roundworms, hookworms, heartworms
  • In ferrets: Fleas, flea infestations, heartworms
     

Works for: Cats and kittens at least 9 weeks of age that weigh at least 2 pounds; ferrets that weigh at least 2 pounds

Application type: Topical

Treatment frequency: Monthly

Veterinary prescription required

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Easy-to-apply topical application. Less stress for you and your cat.

Let’s face it: Interrupting your cat’s nap to give medicine isn’t much fun — especially when that medicine is in pill form. In a survey of over 600 cat owners, more than 85% agreed they prefer a topical product to a pill or tablet.1

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Advantage Multi® for Cats can also be safely used on ferrets.

It’s the only FDA-approved product indicated for killing adult fleas, treating flea infestations and preventing heartworm disease in ferrets.*

 

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Application & Safety Information

Learn more about the dangers of fleas.

Kills fleas within 12 hours of application. Re-infesting or new fleas are killed within two hours for the remainder of the month.

Ready to provide your cat comprehensive parasite protection? It’s available with a veterinarian prescription.
See for yourself how Advantage Multi® for Cats compares to other preventives.<sup>†</sup>
  Advantage Multi® logo with ingredients (imidacloprid + moxidectin) logo logo4 lgoo2 logo3
FLEAS YES YES YES NO NO
HEARTWORM YES YES YES YES YES
EAR MITES YES YES NO NO NO
ROUNDWORMS          
T. cati adults YES YES YES YES NO
T. cati immature adults NO NO YES NO NO
T. cati L4 YES NO YES NO NO
HOOKWORMS          
A. tubaeforme adults YES YES YES YES YES
A. tubaeforme immature adults YES NO YES NO NO
A. tubaeforme L4 YES NO YES NO NO
A. braziliense adults NO NO NO NO YES
A. braziliense immature adults NO NO NO NO YES
TICKS NO YES YES NO NO

Based on label comparisons.

How to apply Advantage Multi® for Cats
How to apply Advantage Multi for cats: Step 1 turn the cap over
Step 1
Remove one dose applicator tube from the package. While holding the tube in an upright position, remove the cap from the tube.
How to apply Advantage Multi for cats: Step 2 push the other end of cap onto the tip of tube
Step 2
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 the cap from the tube.
How to apply Advantage Multi for cats: Step 3 locate visible skin area on cat's neck
Step 3
Part the hair on the back of the cat’s neck at the base of the head until the skin is visible.
How to apply Advantage Multi for cats: Step 4 apply flea treatment on the area
Step 4
Place the tip of the tube on the skin and apply the entire contents directly on the exposed skin. Lift the tube away from the skin before releasing pressure on the tube.
Please see product label for
complete application instructions.
Top questions about Advantage Multi® for Cats
How often should I apply 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.

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CAUTION: Federal (U.S.A.) law restricts Advantage Multi® for Cats to use by or on the order of a licensed veterinarian.

WARNINGS: Do not use on sick or debilitated cats or ferrets. Do not use on underweight cats. (see ADVERSE REACTIONS). Do not use on cats less than 9 weeks of age or less than 2 lbs body weight. Do not use on ferrets less than 2 lbs body weight.

PRECAUTIONS: Avoid oral ingestion.

HUMAN WARNINGS: Children should not come in contact with the application site for 30 minutes after application.

How do I apply Advantage Multi® for Cats?

Do not apply to irritated skin.

  1. Remove one dose applicator tube from the package.
  2. While holding the tube in an upright position, remove the cap from the tube.
  3. Turn the cap over and push the other end of the cap onto the tip of the tube.
  4. Twist the cap to break the seal and then remove cap from the tube.
  5. 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.

Product Label

CAUTION: Federal (U.S.A.) law restricts Advantage Multi® for Cats to use by or on the order of a licensed veterinarian.

WARNINGS: Do not use on sick or debilitated cats or ferrets. Do not use on underweight cats. (see ADVERSE REACTIONS). Do not use on cats less than 9 weeks of age or less than 2 lbs body weight. Do not use on ferrets less than 2 lbs body weight.

PRECAUTIONS: Avoid oral ingestion.

HUMAN WARNINGS: Children should not come in contact with the application site for 30 minutes after application.

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.

Product Label

CAUTION: Federal (U.S.A.) law restricts Advantage Multi® for Cats to use by or on the order of a licensed veterinarian.

WARNINGS: Do not use on sick or debilitated cats or ferrets. Do not use on underweight cats. (see ADVERSE REACTIONS). Do not use on cats less than 9 weeks of age or less than 2 lbs body weight. Do not use on ferrets less than 2 lbs body weight.

PRECAUTIONS: Avoid oral ingestion.

HUMAN WARNINGS: Children should not come in contact with the application site for 30 minutes after application.

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.

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CAUTION: Federal (U.S.A.) law restricts Advantage Multi® for Cats to use by or on the order of a licensed veterinarian.

WARNINGS: Do not use on sick or debilitated cats or ferrets. Do not use on underweight cats. (see ADVERSE REACTIONS). Do not use on cats less than 9 weeks of age or less than 2 lbs body weight. Do not use on ferrets less than 2 lbs body weight.

PRECAUTIONS: Avoid oral ingestion.

HUMAN WARNINGS: Children should not come in contact with the application site for 30 minutes after application.

How does Advantage Multi® for Cats work to kill fleas?

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

Product Label

CAUTION: Federal (U.S.A.) law restricts Advantage Multi® for Cats to use by or on the order of a licensed veterinarian.

WARNINGS: Do not use on sick or debilitated cats or ferrets. Do not use on underweight cats. (see ADVERSE REACTIONS). Do not use on cats less than 9 weeks of age or less than 2 lbs body weight. Do not use on ferrets less than 2 lbs body weight.

PRECAUTIONS: Avoid oral ingestion.

HUMAN WARNINGS: Children should not come in contact with the application site for 30 minutes after application.

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.

Product Label

CAUTION: Federal (U.S.A.) law restricts Advantage Multi® for Cats to use by or on the order of a licensed veterinarian.

WARNINGS: Do not use on sick or debilitated cats or ferrets. Do not use on underweight cats. (see ADVERSE REACTIONS). Do not use on cats less than 9 weeks of age or less than 2 lbs body weight. Do not use on ferrets less than 2 lbs body weight.

PRECAUTIONS: Avoid oral ingestion.

HUMAN WARNINGS: Children should not come in contact with the application site for 30 minutes after application.

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