Advantage Multi® for Cats (imidacloprid + moxidectin)

Advantage Multi® for Cats (imidacloprid + moxidectin)

Both indoor and outdoor cats can contract fleas, intestinal worms,* heartworms and ear mites. Protect your cat from five parasites with Advantage Multi® — an easy, monthly prescription topical that forgives if you forget.
Advantage multi pack shots for cat and kittens' sizes

*Treats and controls roundworms and hookworms in cats.

Highly rated flea and worm medication

Protection that’s worth the prescription

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Fights flea infestations
Advantage Multi® kills fleas through contact so they don’t have to bite your cat to die.
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Thorough protection against worms
Advantage Multi® protects your cat from multiple intestinal worms* and heartworms.
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No pills required
The struggle to get your cat to swallow a pill is real. A monthly topical application means less stress for you and your cat.
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Heartworm prevention that forgives if you forget
Even if you’re a few days late applying that monthly dose, just treat immediately and resume your monthly schedule.

*Treats and controls roundworms and hookworms in cats.

Prevents five parasites in one easy dose

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Flea, ear mites, heartworms and intestinal worms' icons with advantage multi topical solution

Prevents five parasites in one easy dose

Advantage Multi® prevents and treats flea infestations, killing fleas through contact so they don't have to bite your cat to die. It also kills multiple intestinal parasites including roundworms and hookworms. It treats ear mites, which are the No. 1 cause of ear infections in cats.1 Advantage Multi® even provides heartworm prevention that works all month long.

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How to buy Advantage Multi® online

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How to buy Advantage Multi® online

1. Visit your vet to get a prescription for Advantage Multi®.

2. Find Advantage Multi® online.

3. Add Advantage Multi® to your cart and proceed to checkout.

4. Most retailers will request some details about your pet, along with your vet’s contact information to verify your prescription. (There will also be an option to mail in the prescription.)

5. A licensed pharmacist will fill your prescription and ship Advantage Multi® right to your door.

Ready to get your cat prescription parasite prevention with Advantage Multi®?

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.

Ferrets need parasite protection, too.

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An icon of a ferret with advantage multi flea treatment topical solution

Ferrets need parasite protection, too.

Advantage Multi® for Cats can also safely be used on ferrets that weigh at least 2 pounds. It's the only FDA-approved product indicated for killing adult fleas, treating flea infestations and preventing heartworm disease in ferrets. Available with a prescription from your ferret's vet, Advantage Multi® provides comprehensive protection against multiple parasites — all in one convenient monthly topical application.

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Application & Safety Information >

Advantage Multi® for Cats (imidacloprid + moxidectin) (0.4 mL) is indicated for ferrets that weigh at least 2 lbs.

Top questions about Advantage Multi®

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.

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 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.

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 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.

Is there a separate Advantage Multi® product for ferrets?

No. Advantage Multi® for Cats can also be safely used on ferrets. The small cat size (5.1-9 lbs.) can be used for ferrets that weigh at least 2 pounds. Instructions for ferret application are included with Advantage Multi® for Cats.