CapAction For Cats
- Six 11.4mg oral tablets
- Kills fleas and insects
- Effective in 30 minutes
- Same active ingredient as Capstar
- Contains nitenpyram
- For cats weighing 2-25 lbs.
CAPACTION for cats contains 11.4 of nitenpyram, which belongs to the chemical class of neonicotinoids. Nitenpyram kills adult fleas.
A single dose of CAPACTION™ should kill the adult fleas on your pet. If your pet gets re-infested with fleas, you can safely give another dose as often as once per day.How to administer: place the pill directly in your cat's mouth or hide it in food. If you hide the pill in food, watch closely to make sure your cats swallows the pill. If you are not sure that your pet swallowed the pill, it is safe to give a second pill.
Post-Approval Experience (Rev. 2011):
The following adverse events are based on post-approval adverse drug experience reporting. Not all adverse reactions are reported to FDA CVM. It is not always possible to reliably estimate the adverse event frequency or establish a causal relationship to product exposure using this data. The following adverse events are listed in decreasing order of reporting frequency.
CATS: hyperactivity, panting, lethargy, itching, vocalization, vomiting, fever, decreased appetite, nervousness, diarrhea, difficulty breathing, salivation, incoordination, seizures, pupil dilation, increased heart rate, and trembling.
The frequency of serious signs, including neurologic signs and death, was greater in animals under 2 pounds of body weight, less than 8 weeks of age, and/or reported to bea in poor body condition. In some instances, birth defects and fetal/neonatal loss were reported after treatment of pregnant and/or lactating animals.
To report adverse effects, access medical information, or obtain additional product information call 1-855-545-5956. For additional information about adverse drug experience reporting for animal drugs, contact FDA at 1-888-FDA-VETS or http://www.fda.gov/AnimalVeterinary/SafetyHealth.
For a complete listing of adverse reactions for nitenpyram reported to the CVM see: http: / / www.fda.gov / AnimalVeterinary / SafetyHealth / ProductSafetyInformation / ucm055394.htm
For technical assistance call Elanco US Inc. at 1-888-545-5973
CAPACTION Tablets begin working within 30 minutes. In studies, CAPACTION achieved greater than 90% effectiveness against adult fleas on dogs within 4 hours and cats within 6 hours.
CAPACTION Tablets are safe for pregnant or nursing cats (See Post-Approval Experience section).
When using this product, you may notice that your cat will start scratching itself as fleas begin to die. The scratching behavior is temporary and is a reaction to the fleas, not the drug. In cats, this may present as transient signs of hyperactivity, panting, vocalization and excessive grooming/licking.
CAPACTION Tablets kill adult fleas that cause flea allergy dermatitis (FAD).
CAPACTION Tablets may be used together with other products, including heartworm preventives, corticosteroids, antibiotics, vaccines, de-worming medications, shampoos and other flea products.