For dogs, 9-20 lbs (4-10 kg) Advocate, a patented combination of Imidacloprid (from Advantage) and Moxidectin, is a break-through in the treatment of parasites in dogs. Advocate treats, protects against and prevents the major parasites of your pet, inside and out. Treat- Eliminate existing parasite infections. Protect – Continuous coverage, as one application lasts all month. Prevent – New infections cannot establish. Advocate is the most convenient way to protect your pet as it is the only spot-on product to control fleas, heartworm and gastrointestinal worms in dogs. That means no more nasty tablets for your dog.
How does ADVOCATE MEDIUM DOGS (Advantage Multi) for Dogs (imidacloprid + moxidectin) work?
Moxidectin 2.5% is quickly absorbed transdermally to prevent heartworm disease and to treat and control intestinal parasites and sarcoptic mange. It also treats circulating microfilariae in heartworm-positive dogs. Imidacloprid acts topically to kill flea through contact. Fleas do not have to bite treated dogs to die.
How often can ADVOCATE MEDIUM DOGS (advantage Multi) for Dogs be used?
As heartworms, fleas, and GI parasites can be a threat year round, we recommend the use of Advantage Multi® for dogs monthly, year round in your canine patients.
Are dogs protected from heartworm disease even after they get wet?
Yes. Studies have shown that swimming and bathing 60 and 90 minutes, respectively, after dosing do not affect the efficacy of heartworm protection.
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Some of my patients weigh more than 110 lbs. Can I still recommend Advantage Multi®for Dogs?
Yes, you can still treat your patients with Advantage Multi® for Dogs by combining tubes to meet the dog’s proper weight specifications. Advantage Multi® for Dogs is available in five different sizes for dogs and puppies that are at least 7 weeks of age and weigh at least 3 pounds.