What are the ingredients in advantage for cats?
Subsequently, one may also ask, what is the active ingredient in Advantage for cats?
Advantage is a topical solution that can be applied to either your dog or cat's skin once per month for flea prevention, and it contains the active ingredient imidacloprid. Advantix is also a topical solution for the treatment and prevention of fleas, ticks, biting flies, mosquitoes and lice on dogs.
One may also ask, can advantage kill cats? Within just five minutes of applying Advantage, the fleas stop biting and the larvae are killed. Advantage flea medication is commonly used to rid cats of fleas and is considered safe. However, some cats develop an allergy to the medication, and if this occurs, it is important to contact your veterinarian.
In this way, what are the side effects of Advantage for cats?
Potential side effects in cats include lethargy and prolonged periods of sleep; behavioral changes including agitation, excessive grooming, hiding, pacing; etc.; discomfort at the application site (rubbing, scratching, etc.); increased salivation with-in 1 hour of treatment; increased drinking; or coughing.
Is Advantage or Frontline better for cats?
Frontline Plus is slightly cheaper than Advantage II and protects both against fleas (in their various stages) and ticks (whereas Advantage only treats fleas and is more expensive). While both products are similar in application and shelf life, Frontline Plus has the added value of killing both ticks and fleas.