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Is Comfortis the best flea treatment?

Is Comfortis the best flea treatment?

Comfortis killed 100% of fleas on dogs and 98% of fleas on cats in just four hours in controlled laboratory studies. Effective.

Has Comfortis been discontinued?

We’re discontinuing to sell Comfortis, a monthly flea control for dogs and cats, to make room for newer products.

How long does it take for Comfortis flea pill to work?

Fortunately for you and your dog or cat, Comfortis® (spinosad) works quickly to protect your pet from fleas. Comfortis starts killing fleas in 30 minutes of the first dose and killed 100% of fleas on dogs and 98% of fleas on cats in just four hours in controlled laboratory studies.

What are the side effects of Comfortis?

The most common side effect is vomiting, which is mild and transient in most dogs and cats. Other common side effects in cats include diarrhoea and loss of appetite. For a full list of all side effects reported with Comfortis, see the package leaflet.

Can I buy Comfortis over-the-counter?

However, Comfortis does have to be obtained with a prescription, while Capstar does not. There is actually a legitimate reason that Comfortis is a prescription and you have to see a Vet at least once a year in order to get that prescription.

What is the safest flea medicine for dogs?

If chemical products are necessary for additional flea or tick control, NRDC recommends s-methoprene or pyriproxyfen, which are less toxic ingredients—but read the labels carefully because some products use them with other, more harmful pesticides.

Does the flea pill work?

Effectiveness. Some pet owners complain that flea and tick medications don’t work as well as advertised, but veterinarians and flea and tick medication producers told The New York Times that when the products are used correctly, they do work.

Can my dog overdose on Comfortis?

Comfortis is given orally once a month, at the minimum dosage of 22.5 mg/lb (50 mg/kg). Do not use the dosing schedule below when administering Comfortis to dogs, as it can result in an overdosage.

How safe is Comfortis?

Is it safe to give Comfortis ® (spinosad) to my dog or cat? Comfortis has demonstrated to be safe in healthy dogs and cats when used according to label directions.

Is Comfortis toxic to humans?

Not for human use. Keep this and all drugs out of the reach of children. Serious adverse reactions have been reported following concomitant extra-label use of ivermectin with Comfortis (see POST APPROVAL EXPERIENCE).