Parasite Product Applications For Dogs

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Parasites

Amblyomma americanum
Amblyomma maculatum
Ancylostoma braziliense
Ancylostoma caninum
Biting flies
Cheyletiella spp.
Ctenocephalides felis - adult
Ctenocephalides felis - immature stages
Demodex canis
Dermacentor variabilis
Dipylidium caninum
Dirofilaria immitis - L3 & L4
Dirofilaria immitis - microfilaria
Echinococcus granulosus
Echinococcus multilocularis
Ixodes pacificus
Ixodes scapularis
Linognathus setosus
Mosquitoes
Otodectes cynotis
Rhipicephalus sanguineus
Sand flies (Phlebotomus papatas)
Sarcoptes scabiei
Taenia pisiformis
Toxascaris leonina
Toxocara canis
Trichodectes canis
Trichuris vulpis
Uncinaria stenocephala
  • Represents a product with activity only against larval fleas
  • Represents a heartworm preventive with activity against the developing stages in the dog
  • 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
Activyl Spot-on for Dogs and Puppies Topical Indoxacarb (15 mg/kg) Available in 0.51mL, 0.77 mL, 1.54 mL, 3.08 mL, and 4.62 mL sizes EPA
Activyl Tick Plus for Dogs and Puppies Topical Indoxacarb (15 mg/kg) and permethrin (48 mg/kg) Available in 0.5 mL, 1.0 mL, 2.0 mL, 4.0 mL, and 6.0 mL sizes EPA
Advantage II Canine Topical imidacloprid (9.1%) & pyriproxyfen (0.46%); 0.4 ml, 1.0 ml, 2.5 ml, and 4.0 ml sizes; Apply entire contents per label recommendations for appropriate weight band of dog. EPA
Advantage Multi for Dogs Topical imidacloprid (10%) & moxidectin (2.5%); 0.4 ml, 1.0 ml, 2.5 ml, 4.0 ml, and 5.0 ml sizes; Apply entire contents per label recommendations for appropriate weight band of dog. FDA
Advantus Soft Chew Oral Imidicloprid. For dogs and puppies 10 weeks of age and older and weighing 4 lbs or greater. Administer as often as once per day per label recommendations for the appropriate weight band of dog. FDA
Bravecto Oral fluralaner (25mg/kg PO) 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
Cestex Canine Oral epsiprantel (5.5 mg/kg PO). FDA
Combiva II for Dogs Topical Imidacloprid and Pyriproxyfen. For DOGS and PUPPIES 7 weeks and over. Apply every month. EPA
Comfortis Oral Spinosad (50 mg/kg) monthly PO FDA
Droncit Oral & Injectable praziquantel (5.0 mg/kg) PO, SC, or IM 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 Dogs Oral praziquantel (34 mg tabs); Administer orally per label recommendations for appropriate weight of dog. FDA
Drontal Plus Oral praziquantal & pyrantel pamoate & fenbantel; 3 tablet formulations for different dosing weight bands; Administer orally per label recommendations for appropriate weight of dog. FDA
EctoAdvance Plus Canine Topical Fipronil (9.80%) and (S)-methoprene (8.80%). Apply monthly. EPA
Effitix Topical Fipronil (6.01%) & permethrin (44.88%). Apply monthly. EPA
Frontline Gold for Dogs Topical Fipronil, (S)-methoprene, and pyriproxyfen. Apply the entire contents to the animal's skin, applying as a stripe along the midline of the back from between the shoulder blades to the base of the tail. EPA
Frontline Plus for Dogs and Puppies Topical Fipronil (9.8%) and (s)-methoprene (8.8%). Available in 0.67 ml, 1.34 ml, 2.68 ml, and 4.02 ml sizes. 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 Dogs Topical Fipronil (9.8%), cyphenothrin (5.2%), (S)-methoprene (8.8%). Available in 0.67 ml, 1.34 ml, 2.68 ml, and 4.02 ml sizes. 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
Heartgard Plus Chewables Oral ivermectin (0.006 mg/kg) & pyrantel (5 mg/kg) monthly PO FDA
Heartgard Tablets Oral ivermectin (0.006 mg/kg) monthly PO FDA
Immiticide Injectable melarsomine. Class 1 and 2: 2.5mg/kg (IM) twice, 24 hrs apart. Four months post-treatment, 2nd series (2.5mg/kg twice, 24 hrs apart) can be elected with consideration of response to 1st series, age & use of dog. Class 3: One inj. of 2.5mg/kg (IM), then approx 1 mo later 2.5mg/kg twice 24 hrs apart. FDA
Interceptor Oral Milbemycin oxime: For dogs - (0.5 mg/kg) monthly PO; For cats - (2mg/kg) monthly PO FDA
Interceptor Plus Oral Milbemycin oxime (0.5 mg/kg) and praziquantel (5.0 mg/kg) monthly PO. FDA
Iverhart Max Chewable tablets Oral ivermectin (0.006 mg/kg) & pyrantel pamoate (5 mg/kg) & praziquantel (5 mg/kg) monthly PO FDA
IverhartPlus Flavored Chewables Oral ivermectin (0.006 mg/kg) & pyrantel (5 mg/kg) monthly PO FDA
K9 Advantix II Topical imidacloprid (8.8%) & permethrin (44.0%) & pyriproxyfen (0.44%); 0.4 ml, 1.0 ml, 2.5 ml, and 4.0 ml sizes; Apply entire contents per label recommendations for appropriate weight band of dog. EPA
Mitaban Topical Amitraz. See prescribing information for information on dosing FDA
Nemex Tabs Oral pyrantel pamoate (5 mg/kg PO) FDA
Nemex-2 Oral pyrantel pamoate (5 mg/kg PO) FDA
NexGard Chewables Oral Afoxolaner. Product is available for the following size dogs: 4-10 lbs (11.3 mg afoxolaner), 10.1 to 24.0 lbs (28.3 mg afoxolaner), 24.1 to 60 lbs (68 mg afoxolaner), 60.1 to 121.0 lbs (136 mg afoxolaner). NexGard is given once a month and can be given with or without food. FDA
Panacur C Canine Dewormer Oral fenbendazole (50 mg/kg x 3 days PO) FDA
Parastar for Dogs Topical Fipronil 9.7%. The topical solution should be applied monthly as a single spot between the dog's shoulder blades. The product is available in 4-22 lbs, 23-44 lbs, 45-88 lbs, and 89-132 lbs sizes. EPA
Parastar Plus for Dogs Topical Fipronil 9.8% + Cyphenothrin 5.2%. The topical solution should be applied monthly as a single spot between the dog's shoulder blades. The product is available in 4-22 lbs, 23-44 lbs, 45-88 lbs, and 89-132 lbs sizes. EPA
Preventic Collar Amitraz 9.0% FDA
ProHeart6 Injection Moxidectin. 0.05 ml of the constituted suspension/kg body weight (0.0227 ml/lb) every six months subcutaneously. This amount will provide 0.17 mg moxidectin/kg.€ FDA
Revolution Topical selamectin (minimum 6 mg/Kg) monthly TOPCIAL FDA
Scalibor Protector Band Collar deltamethrin (4%); one collar every 6 months EPA
Sentinel Flavor Tabs Oral milbemycin (0.5 mg/kg) & lufenuron (10 mg/kg) monthly PO FDA
Sentinel Spectrum Oral milbemycin oxime (0.5mg/kg), lufenuron (10 mg/kg), praziquantel (5mg/kg) as a beef flavored chew, in weight sizes 2-8 lbs, 8.1-25 lbs, 25.1 -50 lbs, and 50.1-100 lbs. Given monthly PO. FDA
Seresto for Dogs Topical / Collar imidacloprid (10%) & flumethrin (4.5%); 2 collar sizes, determined by dog weight; Apply collar to dog per label recommendations. EPA
Tri-Heart Plus Chewable Tablets Oral ivermectin (0.006 mg/kg) & pyrantel (5 mg/kg) monthly PO FDA
Trifexis Oral Milbemycin oxime (0.5 mg/kg) and Spinosad (30 mg/kg) monthly PO. FDA
Vectra 3D Topical Dinotefuran & Permethrin & Pyriproxyfen. Available in 0.8mL,1.6mL, 3.6mL, 4.7mL, 8.0mL sizes EPA
Vectra for Dogs and Puppies Topical Dinetofuran & Pyriproxyfen. Available in 1.3, 2.0, 4.0 and 6.0ml sizes. Apply every month EPA
Virbantel Oral pyrantel pamoate (5 mg/kg) & praziquantel (5 mg/kg) PO FDA