Parasite Product Applications For Cats

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Parasites

Amblyomma americanum
Ancylostoma braziliense
Ancylostoma tubaeforme
Ctenocephalides felis - adult
Ctenocephalides felis - immature stages
Dermacentor variabilis
Dipylidium caninum
Dirofilaria immitis - L3 & L4
Felicola subrostratus
Ixodes scapularis
Mosquitoes
Otodectes cynotis
Rhipicephalus sanguineus
Sarcoptes scabiei
Taenia taeniaeformis
Toxocara cati
  • Represents a product with activity only against larval fleas
  • Represents a heartworm preventive with activity against the developing stages in the cat
  • Represents efficacy against that parasite or disease
  • Represents a product with activity against flea eggs
  • See specific products for details of efficacy claims (i.e. prevention, removal, removal and control)

Dosage Information

Product Route Dose Label
Acarexx Topical ivermectin (0.05 mg/ear TOPICAL) FDA
Activyl Spot-on for Cats and Kittens Topical indoxacarb (25 mg/kg) Available in 0.51mL and 1.03 mL sizes EPA
Advantage II Feline Topical imidacloprid (9.1%) & pyriproxyfen (0.46%); 0.23 ml, 0.4 ml, 0.8 ml sizes; Apply entire contents per label recommendations for appropriate weight band of cat. EPA
Advantage Multi for Cats Topical imidacloprid (10%) & moxidectin (1.0%); 0.23 ml, 0.4 ml, 0.8 ml sizes; Apply entire contents per label recommendations for appropriate weight band of cat. FDA
Capstar Oral Nitenpyram (For dogs: 11.4 mg for 2-25 lbs and 57.0 mg for 25.1-125 lbs; For cats: 11.4 mg for 2-25 lbs). Administered as often as once per day. FDA
Catego for Cats Topical Dinotefuran, Fipronil, and Pyriproxyfen. For CATS and KITTENS 8 weeks and weighing over 1.5 pounds. Apply every month. EPA
Cestex Feline Oral epsiprantel (2.75 mg/kg - 1.25 mg/lb). FDA
Cheristin for Cats Topical Spinetoram 11.2% (0.7 ml/cat). The topical solution should be applied monthly as a single spot between a cat's shoulder blades. EPA
Combiva II for Cats Topical EPA Imidacloprid and Pyriproxyfen. For CATS and KITTENS 8 weeks and over. Apply every month.
Comfortis Oral Spinosad (50 mg/kg) monthly PO FDA
Droncit Injectable SC or IM praziquantel (5.68%) solution; Administer SC or IM per label recommendations for appropriate weight of dog or cat. FDA
Droncit Tablets for Cats Oral praziquantel (23 mg tabs); Administer orally per label recommendations for appropriate weight of cat. FDA
Drontal Tablets Oral praziquantel (18.2 mg/tab) and pyrantel pamoate (72.6 mg/tab); Administer orally per label recommendations for appropriate weight of cat. FDA
EasySpot for Cats Topical Fipronil, 9.7% (0.5 ml/cat). The topical solution should be applied monthly as a single spot between a cat's shoulder blades. EPA
EctoAdvance Plus for Cats Topical Fipronil (9.80%) and (S)-methoprene (11.80%). Apply monthly. EPA
EFFIPRO Topical Solution for Cats Topical FOR CATS & KITTENS 8 weeks or older, apply the entire contents in a single spot to the animal'€™s skin. EPA
Frontline Gold for Cats Topical Fipronil and (S)-methoprene and pyriproxyfen. Apply the entire contents in a single spot to the animal's skin. EPA
Frontline Plus for Cats and Kittens Topical Fipronil (9.8%) and (s)-methoprene (11.8%). For CATS & KITTENS 8 weeks or older. Available in 0.5mL size. Apply the entire contents in a single spot to the animal'€™s skin. EPA
Frontline Spray Treatment for Cats and Dogs Topical Apply spray mist until animal's hair is damp to thoroughly wet, approximately 1 to 2 pumps per pound of the animal's body weight EPA
Frontline Tritak for Cats Topical Fipronil (9.8%), etofenprox (15%), (S)-methoprene (11.8%). Available in 0.50 ml size. Apply the entire contents in a single spot to the animal'€™s skin. EPA
Heartgard Chewables Oral ivermectin (0.006 mg/kg) monthly PO FDA
Interceptor Oral Milbemycin oxime: For dogs - (0.5 mg/kg) monthly PO; For cats - (2mg/kg) monthly PO FDA
Milbemite OTIC Topical One tube per ear FDA
Profender Topical Solution Topical emodepside (1.98%) & praziquantel (7.94%) topical solution; 0.35 ml, 0.70 ml, and 1.12 ml sizes; Apply entire contents per label recommendations for appropriate weight band of cat. FDA
Program 6 Month Injectable for Cats Injectable Lufenuron (10 mg/kg) SC every six months FDA
Revolution Topical selamectin (minimum 6 mg/Kg) monthly TOPCIAL FDA
Seresto for Cats Topical / Collar imidacloprid (10%) & flumethrin (4.5%); Apply collar to cat per label recommendations. EPA
Vectra Cats and Kittens Topical Dinotefuran & Pyriproxyfen. Available in 0.8 and 1.2 ml sizes. Apply every month. EPA