K9 Advantix Pet Medication
- Availability: OTC
- Active Ingredient(s):
Imidacloprid (8.8%), Permethrin (44.0%), Other ingredients (47.2%)
- What is K9 Advantix used for?
K9 Advantix is for use on dogs and puppies 7 weeks of age and older only. It is used for the topical prevention and treatment of fleas, mosquitoes and ticks including deer ticks (the major carrier of Lyme disease), American dog ticks, Brown dog ticks and lone star ticks. K9 Advantix kills and repels fleas, ticks and mosquitoes.
- How K9 Advantix should be used?
For use only on dogs. Do not use on cats or on other animals. Part the hair on the dog’s back, between the shoulder blades, until the skin is visible. For dogs up to 20 lbs, apply the entire contents of the tube to this one spot. For dogs 21 lbs and over, apply the contents of the applicator tube to the skin at 3 or 4 spots on the top of the back from the shoulder to the base of the tail. If the household has cats or other animals, separate from the treated dog for about an hour until the product is thoroughly dry.
- What are the side effects?
Individual sensitivities, while rare, may occur after using any pesticide product for pets. If signs persist, or become more severe, consult a veterinarian immediately.
- What special precautions are there?
This product is for external use only on dogs and puppies 7 weeks or older. Consult a veterinarian before using on medicated animals and debilitated, aged, pregnant or nursing animals. Do not use this product on animals other than dogs. This product is harmful to humans if swallowed. Call a physician or poison control center for advice. Have patient sip water. Do not induce vomiting unless advised to and the patient is conscious. This product can cause eye irritation. Flush eyes with plenty of water. Call a physician if irritation persists. Avoid contact with skin, eyes or clothing. Wash thoroughly with soap and water after handling.
- In the event of overdose?
contact your veterinarian or veterinary emergency room.
- How should I store K9 Advantix?
Store this product in a cool, dry place. Do not refrigerate. Store in the original container only. Do not reuse original container. If the container is empty place in trash or offer for recycling if available. If the container is partially filled, call for disposal instructions. Never place unused product down any indoor or outdoor drain.
Disclaimer: The information on this site is for educational purposes only and should NOT be considered veterinary advice. Any veterinary questions should be referred to your veterinarian. This information is NOT to be used for diagnosis or treatment of your pet. Please make your own inquiries with your veterinarian for the suitability of a product for your pet.