Imidacloprid/moxidectin

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Imidacloprid/moxidectin
Combination of
ImidaclopridInsecticide
MoxidectinAnthelmintic
Clinical data
Trade namesAdvantage Multi, Imoxi Topical Solution, Advocate
License data
Routes of
administration
Topical
ATC code
  • None
Legal status
Legal status

Imidacloprid/moxidectin, sold under the brand names Advantage Multi for Dogs and Advantage Multi for Cats among others, is a medicine for dogs and cats to treat heartworm, fleas, sarcoptic mange, intestinal parasites and ear mites.[4][5][6][7][1][2]

Medical uses[edit]

Imidacloprid/moxidectin is indicated for the prevention of heartworm disease caused by Dirofilaria immitis in dogs and cats.[8][9] Imidacloprid/moxidectin kills adult fleas (Ctenocephalides felis) and is indicated for the treatment of flea infestations in dogs and cats.[8][9][6][1]

Imidacloprid/moxidectin is indicated for the treatment of Dirofilaria immitis circulating microfilariae in heartworm-positive dogs.[8] Imidacloprid/moxidectin is indicated for the treatment and control of sarcoptic mange caused by Sarcoptes scabiei var. canis.[8] Imidacloprid/moxidectin is also indicated for the treatment and control of the specific intestinal parasites.[8] It is also indicated for the treatment and control of intestinal roundworms (Toxocara canis and Toxascaris leonina), hookworms (Ancylostoma caninum and Uncinaria stenocephala), and whipworms (Trichuris vulpis).[8][6]

In cats, imidacloprid/moxidectin is indicated for the treatment and control of ear mite (Otodectes cynotis) infestations and the following intestinal parasites: adult, immature adult, and fourth stage larvae in hookworms (Ancylostoma tubaeforme); and adult and fourth stage larvae in roundworms (Toxocara cati).[2][10][7][9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Advantage Multi for Dogs- imidacloprid moxidectin solution". DailyMed. 18 April 2018. Retrieved 29 May 2020.
  2. ^ a b c "Advantage Multi for Cats- imidacloprid and moxidectin solution". DailyMed. 18 April 2018. Retrieved 28 May 2020.
  3. ^ "Advocate EPAR". European Medicines Agency (EMA). Retrieved 29 January 2021.
  4. ^ "Advantage Multi for Dogs". U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Retrieved 28 May 2020.
  5. ^ "Advantage Multi for Cats". U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Retrieved 28 May 2020.
  6. ^ a b c "Imoxi Topical Solution for Dogs". U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Retrieved 28 May 2020. Public Domain This article incorporates text from this source, which is in the public domain.
  7. ^ a b "Imoxi Topical Solution for Cats". U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Retrieved 28 May 2020. Public Domain This article incorporates text from this source, which is in the public domain.
  8. ^ a b c d e f "Imoxi Topical Solution for Dogs FOIA Drug Summary". U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Retrieved 28 May 2020. Public Domain This article incorporates text from this source, which is in the public domain.
  9. ^ a b c "Imoxi Topical Solution for Cats FOIA Drug Summary". U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Retrieved 28 May 2020. Public Domain This article incorporates text from this source, which is in the public domain.
  10. ^ "FDA Approves Generic Animal Drug for Parasite Protection in Cats". U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) (Press release). 28 May 2020. Retrieved 28 May 2020. Public Domain This article incorporates text from this source, which is in the public domain.

External links[edit]

  • "Imidacloprid". Drug Information Portal. U.S. National Library of Medicine.
  • "Moxidectin". Drug Information Portal. U.S. National Library of Medicine.