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Capstar tablets - 6 pack : Cats & Small Dogs: 2-25 lbs (0-11 kg)

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CAPSTAR (Nitenpyram) is a tablet that is given orally to your pet and provides fast relief from flea infestations. It has in fact been proven that Capstar for Dogs and Capstar for Cats starts going to work within as little as 30 minutes. One dose (a single tablet) of CAPSTAR will kill all of the adult fleas that are present on your pet.

It could happen that your pet gets reinfested, but don&#39t be concerned because it is safe to give another daily dose if required (as often as 1 tab per day). You will quickly notice the fleas dying and falling off your cat or dog. CAPSTAR is also known to be remarkably safe.

Capstar Tablets are best used in combination with Program or Program Plus (Sentinel) tablets(dogs/cats) or Program Liquid(cats only) if you also want to prevent future pet flea infestations.

CAPSTAR is well known too for being a &#39clean&#39 flea treatment product. Capstar for Cats and Capstar for Dogs are both tablets that are administered orally. This means there is no mess or odour with application on your pet, and so no resultant mess in your home. And remember, an oral tablet formulation cannot be rubbed or washed off and that means better protection for your pet.

Capstar for Dogs and Capstar for Cats are very safe products. In fact, CAPSTAR is considered safe for use on puppies and kittens four weeks or older (weighing 2 pounds or more). It&#39s also safe for pregnant as well as nursing dogs & cats. Capstar can safely be given as a once a day dose.

Capstar for Dogs and Capstar for Cats is known to start working as quickly as 30 minutes after the dose has been given and will kill 100% of the fleas on your pet within a few hours.

CAPSTAR (Nitenpyram) tablets are available in two different strengths:

1) For dogs 2-25 pounds (0-11 kg) and all cats : dose is 1 oral tablet daily
2) For dogs over 25 pounds (11-55 kg) : dose is 1 oral tablet daily


Brand Name
Capstar (Novartis Animal Health)

Active Ingredient(s)

What is this product used for:
Capstar is an oral medication used to kill fleas on dogs and cats. It works within 30 minutes but the effects last only 24 hours.

Capstar is a non-prescription (OTC) product.

How this product should be used:
Capstar is approved for use in dogs and cats over 4 weeks of age and over 2 pounds of body weight. It is available for dogs 2-25 pounds (0-11 kg) and dogs 25 -125 pounds (11-55 kg). Choose the correct strength and give 1 tablet as the dose. For pets over 125 pounds (55 kg) give the correct combination of tablets.

What are the side effects:
Pets my scratch as a result of the fleas dying. It is not a reaction to the medication itself. There are no known drug or food interactions

What special precautions are there:
This medication treats the pet only. To properly control fleas all pets must be treated and the outside and inside environments also need to be treated to prevent a reoccurrence.

In the event of overdose:
Contact your veterinarian or veterinary emergency room.

How should I store this product:
Store this product at room temperature. Keep out of the reach of children and pets.


Buy Capstar For Dogs and Capstar For Cats.

Capstar (Nitenpyram) tablets by Novartis Animal Health is an oral treatment that kills fleas on dogs and cats and does it very quickly. Capstar begins working within 30 minutes and will kill more than 90% of adult fleas within 4 hours on dogs, and 6 hours on cats.

Capstar is approved for oral use as a cat flea treatment and dog flea treatment. Pets may be temporarily restless and scratch as a result of fleas dying. Capstar for Dogs and Capstar for Cats acts fast to give your pet quick relief by destroying adult fleas rapidly.

How to use

Capstar tablets are available as follows:

  • Capstar for Dogs and Capstar for Cats :  2-25 lbs (0-11 kg) : 11.4 mg Nitenpyram per tablet
  • Capstar for Dogs :  25.-125 lbs (11-55 kg) : 57 mg Nitenpyram per tablet

Capstar tablets begin working almost immediately (within 30 min). Redosage can be given as often as 1 tab daily if needed.

Please note: pets may become irritated and scratch themselves as a direct result of fleas dying.

Dosage Intructions and Directions:

Pet Type  Weight Dosage
 Dogs & Puppies (older than 4 weeks)  2-25 lbs (0-11 kg)  Give 1 tablet orally (11.4mg Nitenpyram)
 Dogs (large)  25-125 lbs (11-55 kg)  Give 1 tablet orally (57mg Nitenpyram)
 Dogs (extra large)  Over 125lbs (>55 kg)  Give appropriate tablet combination orally
 Cats & Kittens (older than 4 weeks)  2-25 lbs (0-11 kg)  Give 1 tablet orally (11.4mg Nitenpyram)








Questions & Answers:

1. Can I use CAPSTAR with other products?

Yes, most definitely -  CAPSTAR (nitenpyram) Tablets may be used together with other products including shampoos and other flea products, as well as with heartworm preventives, corticosteroids, antibiotics, vaccines, deworming medications.

2. Is CAPSTAR safe?

Yes - CAPSTAR (nitenpyram) is safe for puppies and kittens 4 weeks and older, weighing 2 pounds or more as well as for pregnant or nursing dogs and cats.

3. How soon will CAPSTAR start to work?

CAPSTAR (nitenpyram) starts working in just 30 minutes.

4. How often can I use CAPSTAR?

A single dose of CAPSTAR (nitenpyram) should kill the adult fleas on your pet. If your pet gets reinfested with fleas, you can safely give another dose as often as once per day.

5. What about my other pets?

It is important to treat all infested pets in the household. Fleas can reproduce on untreated pets and allow infestations to persist.

6. Can I use CAPSTAR in puppies or kittens?

Yes - Laboratory and clinical studies showed that CAPSTAR (nitenpyram) tablets are safe for use in puppies and kittens 4 weeks of age and older, and 2 pounds of body weight or greater.


    Ingredients of Capstar for Dogs & Capstar For Cats: 2-25 lbs (0-11 kg)
Active Ingredient Strength of Active Ingredient
Nitenpyram  11.4mg per tablet


                  Ingredients of Capstar for Dogs: 22-125 lbs (11-55 kg):

 Active Ingredient  Strength of Active Ingredient
 Nitenpyram  57mg per tablet

The Four Stages Of The Flea Life Cycle:

Capstar for Dogs and Capstar for Cats kills 100% of the adult fleas on your pet - but that's only 5% of the entire flea population on your pet and in it's surrounding environment. In order to achieve permanent control of a flea infestation you need to use other preventative flea treatments on your pet, such as Program tabs or Program Plus (Sentinel) tabs, that will also disrupt the flea life cycle at the egg and larval stages in your home.

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