Please follow this information for the concurrent use of PROGRAM®(lufenuron) Flavor Tabs® and CAPSTAR® (nitenpyram)Tablets for the management of fleas on cats and kittens.We recommend reading the insert contained in each package for complete information on the individual products prior to dosing.
In cats and kittens the concurrent use of PROGRAM Flavor Tabs and CAPSTAR Tablets is indicated to kill adult fleas and prevent eggs from hatching. The effects of PROGRAM Flavor Tabs, which control flea populations, and CAPSTARTablets, which treat flea infestations, are combined to provide a FLEA MANAGEMENT SYSTEM.
Step 1: Control
Give PROGRAM Flavor Tabs once per month to control flea populations. If a cat currently has a flea infestation, more rapid relief can
be accomplished by adding CAPSTAR to the treatment as follows.
Step 2: Kill Adult Fleas
Determine the appropriate dosage based on your pet's weight and age. Then administer CAPSTAR to your cat or kitten by following these directions.
• Administer CAPSTAR Tablets once per week until adultfleas are no longer observed.
• For a severe flea infestation, administer CAPSTAR Tablets twice per week until adult fleas are no longerobserved.
• Additional CAPSTAR Tablets may be administered as needed to kill the occasional adult flea picked up from infested environments.
• It is important to treat all dogs and cats in the household. Fleas can reproduce on untreated pets and allow infestations to persist.
The combination of PROGRAM Flavor Tabs and CAPSTAR Tablets should be administered according to the package insert.Please see package insert for an accurate recommended Dosage Schedule. Weigh the cat prior to administration to ensure proper dosage. Do not administer to cats under 2 pounds.
The following adverse reactions have been reportedin cats after giving PROGRAM Flavor Tabs: vomiting,depression/lethargy, anorexia (loss of appetite), diarrhea,hyperactivity, dyspnea (labored breathing), pruritus(itchy skin), and skin eruptions (rash).
The safety of the concurrent use of PROGRAM Flavor Tabs and CAPSTAR Tablets has not been evaluated in kittens less than 7 months of age.
Capstar is manufactured by and is a registered trademark of Novartis. The information provided on this website is for educational purposes only and is intended to be a supplement to, and not a substitute for, the expertise and professional judgment of your veterinarian. We reference Norvartis as the source for our information, you may research this product further at the Novartis webpage: http://www.capstar.novartis.us/ You should always consult your own veterinarian for specific advice concerning the diagnosis, and treatment of your pet. As stated the information provided is for educational purposes to aid you in purchasing your pet's medication, it is not a substitute for a veterinary exam, nor does this information suggest that this medication will be tolerated by your pet or that your pet will not experience side effects.
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