How many Capstar pills can i give my cat?
Capstar Tablets kill adult fleas and are indicated for the treatment of flea infestations on cats and kittens 4 weeks of age and older and 2 pounds of body weight or greater. Capstar will kill more than 90% of adult fleas within 4 hours on cats. 6 doses.
How often should I give my cat Capstar?
Capstar can be used daily, as needed, for fast-acting relief from an existing flea infestation. A single dose of Capstar will kill the adult fleas on your pet. If your pet is re-infested with fleas, you can safely give another dose as often as once per day.
Can I give my cat 2 Capstar pills?
Yes, you may administer CAPSTAR® (nitenpyram) for Small Dogs (11.4 mg) or CAPSTAR® (nitenpyram) for Cats (11.4 mg) to dogs, puppies, cats and kittens 4 weeks of age or older and between 2 and 25 pounds of body weight. CAPSTAR® (nitenpyram) tablets should be administered according to the dosing schedule on the label.
How long is Capstar effective?
Capstar’s flea-killing ability doesn’t last a long time, however. Its effectiveness only lasts between 24 and 48 hours, although it’s safe to give your dog another tablet after that period. Available over the counter, Capstar isn’t designed for long-term flea relief.
Can I use Capstar and frontline together?
Yes you can. I would wait a few hours after using the cap star so it has time to kill the fleas. This will help make the advantage/frontline more effective.
Can Capstar hurt my cat?
Laboratory and clinical studies showed that Capstar Tablets are safe for use in dogs and cats, puppies and kittens 4 weeks of age and older and 2 pounds of body weight or greater.
Can I give my cat Capstar every day?
Capstar flea tablets for dogs and cats are safe. Since nitenpyram doesn’t stay in your pet’s body for long, it’s safe enough to use every day until you get rid of all the fleas.
Does Capstar have side effects?
The following adverse reactions have been reported in dogs after giving CAPSTAR: lethargy/depression, vomiting, itching, decreased appetite, diarrhea, hyperactivity, incoordination, trembling, seizures, panting, allergic reactions including hives, vocalization, salivation, fever, and nervousness.
What happens to fleas after Capstar?
Once the nitenpyram enters the bloodstream, the fleas ingest it when they bite your pet. The insecticide attacks the flea’s nervous system, causing paralysis and then death. Within six hours, 90 percent of adult fleas will be dead.
Does Capstar work for 30 days?
Answer: The Capstar pill kills fleas on your dog or fleas that may jump onto your dog starting 30 minutes after pill is given – and is active in your dog for up to 48 hours. It is really for infestation before a LASTING month-long treatment is started.
Can I cut Capstar in half?
Answer: According to the manufacturer, Capstar Tablets for Dogs and Cats has to be given to the dog/cat as it comes and cannot be cut in half.