Do I need a prescription to purchase this product? No.
What is the main flea killing ingredient (active ingredient)? Nitenpyram.
What are the flea sterilizing or additional ingredients? None.
Intended Use: Dogs.
What is the youngest age I can use this on my pet? At least 4 weeks.
What is the weight requirements for use? 25 lbs or over.
Can I use on my pregnant or lactating (nursing) pet? Yes.
Is this Waterproof or Water Resistant?: N/A.
How long for it to begins working? Begins working in 30 minutes.
How long until maximum effectiveness is reached? Maximum effectiveness in 4 hours.
What other parasites does this kill, control, or repel? None.
How often should I apply or administer? As needed or daily (no lasting activity).
How is it administered (Topically, orally, or other)? Oral (tablet).
Directions for Use: Place the pill directly in your pet's mouth, or hide it in food. If you choose to hide the tablet in food, watch closely to make sure your pet swallows the pill. If you are not sure that your pet swallowed the pill, it is safe to administer a second pill. Weigh your pet prior to administration to ensure proper dosage.
CAPSTAR Tablets contain 11.4 or 57.0 mg of nitenpyram, which belongs to the chemical class of neonicotinoids. Nitenpyram kills adult fleas.
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