Active Ingredients: Nitenpyram
Capstar is approved for use in dogs and cats over 4 weeks of age and over 2 pounds of body weight. It is available in packages for dogs and cats 2-25 pounds and dogs 25.1-125 pounds. Choose the correct strength and give 1 tablet as the dose. For pets over 125 pounds give the correct combination of tablets.
Side effects: Side effects that may occur in dogs include Lethargy/depression, vomiting, itching, decreased appetite, diarrhea, hyperactivity, incoordination, trembling, seizures, panting, allergic reactions including hives, vocalization, salivation, fever, and nervousness. Side effects that may occur in cats include Hyperactivity, panting, lethargy, itching, vocalization, vomiting, fever, decreased appetite, nervousness, diarrhea, difficulty breathing, salivation, incoordination, seizures, pupil dilation, increased heart rate, and trembling. There are no known drug or food interactions .
Cautions: Pets may scratch as a result of the fleas dying, but it is a temporary condition and not a reaction to the medication itself.
Store this product at room temperature. Keep out of the reach of children and pets.
Upon a recommendation, I gave one to my dog Max. The next day he stopped scratching and there were numerous dead
fleas in his bed. I give him one every two weeks without ill effects. I recommend it to everyone who has pets.