advantus® (imidacloprid) is an FDA-approved, flavored sof chew that fights fleas fast. It starts killing adult fleas on dogs within 1 hour - achieving 96% effectiveness against adult fleas within 4 hours. advantus® is safe to dose daily as needed and can be a helpful method of flea treatment for dogs in need of fast flea knockdown.
advantus® does not contain any animal protein, so it is suitable for dogs with food allergies to animal proteins. It can also be used alongside other vaccines and medications and is indicated for use in dogs and puppies 10 weeks of age and older and weighing 4 pounds and greater.
advantus® does not protect against ticks or mosquitoes.