K9 Advantix 55 Flea and Tick Adulticide (Canada)This page contains information on K9 Advantix 55 Flea and Tick Adulticide for veterinary use.
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K9 Advantix 55 Flea and Tick AdulticideThis treatment applies to the following species:
Once-A-Month Topical Flea and Tick Treatment
FOR USE ONLY ON DOGS 11-25 KG
DO NOT USE ON CATS OR KITTENS
READ THE LABEL AND INSERT BEFORE USING
KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN
WARNING POISON AND EYE IRRITANT
TOXIC TO CATS
REG. NO. 27660 P.C.P. ACT
NET CONTENTS: FOUR 2.5 mL Tubes
K9 advantix® 55 Flea and Tick Adulticide will control fleas and ticks on dogs within one day of treatment and will continue to protect the dog from further flea and tick infestation for at least four weeks. Reinfestation from the emergence of new fleas and ticks in the environment may continue to occur for six weeks or longer after treatment is initiated. Retreatment at monthly intervals is required if reinfestation is continuous or if flea and tick control is desired. If re-treatment becomes necessary earlier than 4 weeks, do not retreat more than once weekly.
For effective flea and tick control, treatment of the pet should be combined with the sanitation of any area used by the pet. Vacuum floors, carpets, and furniture (discard vacuum bag after use) and wash the pet’s bedding, living quarters, and surrounding areas. If pest problems persist an insecticidal premise treatment may be required.
Shampooing of the dog may shorten the duration of protection, therefore, re-application following shampooing is recommended.
The successive feeding activity of fleas on pets may elicit a hypersensitivity skin disorder known as flea allergy dermatitis (FAD). Treatment of pets with K9 advantix® 55 Flea and Tick Adulticide rapidly kills fleas and may reduce incidence of this condition.
For use on pregnant/lactating animals consult your veterinarian.
KEEP OUT OF THE REACH OF CHILDREN. Harmful if swallowed, or absorbed through the skin. Causes eye irritation. DO NOT get in eyes. Avoid contact with skin and clothing. Avoid contact with pets until dry. Wear rubber gloves when applying product. After handling or applying, wash hands (or any other skin that came into contact with the product) with soap and water. This product is extremely toxic to fish. Do not contaminate water, feed or food by storage or disposal.
Toxic to cats. Cats that actively groom or engage in close physical contact with recently treated dogs may be at risk of serious harm, including death. Sensitivities may occur after using any pesticide for pets. Smaller animals are more likely to experience an adverse reaction. Observe carefully. Consult a veterinarian before using on sick, aged, pregnant or nursing animals or animals receiving drug or other pesticide treatment. Do not use on animals under 8 weeks of age. Call 1 888 663 5326 (1 888 NO FLEA6) for assistance regarding K9 advantix® 55 Flea and Tick Adulticide use.
If in eyes: Hold eye open and rinse slowly and gently with water for 15-20 minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present, after the first 5 minutes, then continue rinsing eye. Call a poison control centre or doctor for treatment advice.
If swallowed: Call a poison control centre or doctor immediately for treatment advice. Have person sip a glass of water if able to swallow. Do not induce vomiting unless told to do so by a poison control centre or doctor. Do not give anything by mouth to an unconscious person.
If on skin or clothing: Take off contaminated clothing. Rinse skin immediately with plenty of water for 15-20 minutes. Call a poison control centre or doctor for treatment advice.
Take container, label or product name and Pest Control Product Registration Number with you when seeking medical attention.
If signs of sensitivity occur, bathe the pet with mild soap and rinse with large amounts of water. If signs continue, consult a veterinarian immediately.
Treat the patient symptomatically.
Wrap empty tube and cap in newspaper and dispose in household garbage.
Directions For Use
Do NOT administer by mouth. Do not use on puppies under 8 weeks of age. A veterinarian should be consulted when pest infestation continues to be a problem on the pet.
Do not use on cats or kittens. Consult a veterinarian before using on sick, aged, pregnant or nursing animals or animals under drug or other pesticide treatment.
Use only on dogs between 11 and 25 kg.
This product is packaged in single dosage tubes. This package contains four monthly 2.5 mL dosages. Treat your dog or puppy monthly in the manner described below. Do not apply a dosage greater than one 2.5 mL tube at one time.
Retreatment at monthly intervals is required if reinfestation is continuous or if flea and tick control is desired. If retreatment becomes necessary earlier than 4 weeks, do not retreat more than once weekly.
Remove one applicator from the package.
Hold applicator tube in an upright position. Pull cap off tube.
Turn cap around and place other end of cap back on tube.
Twist cap to break seal, then remove cap from tube.
The dog should be standing for easy application. The entire contents of the K9 advantix® 55 Flea and Tick Adulticide tube should be applied evenly to three or four spots on the top of the back from the shoulder to the base of the tail. At each spot part the hair until the skin is visible. Place the tip of the tube on the skin and gently squeeze to dispense a portion of the solution on the skin. Do not apply an excessive amount of solution at one spot that could cause some of the solution to run off the side of the dog. Do not get this product in your pet’s eyes or mouth.
Discard the empty tube as described in “DISPOSAL”.
® K9 advantix, Bayer and Bayer Cross are registered trademarks of Bayer AG used under license by Bayer Inc.
Bayer Inc., Animal Health, 77 Belfield Road, Toronto, Ontario M9W 1G6
1 888 663-5326
Four 2.5 mL Tubes
NAC No.: 12230432
Animal Health Division, Bayer Inc.
77 BELFIELD ROAD, TORONTO, ON, M9W 1G6
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