Active Ingredient(s): Nitenpyram
A single dose of Capstar should kill the adult fleas on your pet. If your pet gets re-infested with fleas, you can safely give another dose as often as once per day please refer to the package insert for complete information.
- Capstar is safe use in dogs and puppies 2 pounds of body weight or greater and 4 weeks of age and older. Weigh your pet prior to administration to ensure proper dosage. It is also safe for use in pregnant or breeding dogs.
- Begins working within 30 minutes. In studies, Capstar achieved greater than 90% effectiveness against adult fleas on dogs within 4 hours.
- Capstar can be used with lufenuron to provide a Flea Management system. The two products, when used together, kill adult fleas and prevent flea eggs from hatching.
- Capstar kills adult fleas that cause flea allergy dermatitis (FAD).
- If you have question about flea control or medical problems associated with flea infestations, please consult your veterinarian.
Side effects: Side effects that may occur in dogs include Lethargy/depression, vomiting, itching, decreased appetite, diarrhea, hyperactivity, in coordination, 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, in coordination, 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.