How long will Comfortis last?

KILL FLEAS ON YOUR DOG OR CAT. Comfortis® (spinosad) starts killing fleas in 30 minutes, before they can lay eggs. Plus, Comfortis lasts a whole month—it can’t be washed, rubbed or shaken off.

Does Comfortis stop working?

How long does Comfortis last? Comfortis has demonstrated full effectiveness for an entire month.

Does Comfortis make dogs sick?

See the Comfortis label for complete safety information. For dogs: The most common adverse reaction reported is vomiting. Other adverse reactions reported in decreasing order of frequency are: depression/lethargy, decreased appetite, incoordination, diarrhea, itching, trembling, excessive salivation and seizures.

What is replacing Comfortis?

For those looking for a quick answer: NexGard is my initial pick for a flea and tick product since it is effective against more parasites than Comfortis.

How long does it take for Comfortis to be absorbed?

After one hour, enough spinosad should have been absorbed and re-dosing is not necessary. Keep away from light and store at room temperature.

Can I crush Comfortis?

Yes the vet has approved Comfortis, as it is prescription-only (hence the price!) It’s in chewable pills, so presumably they’d be OK to crush, but as I said I’d prefer to try any other options first, as I seriously think he’d just refuse to eat any meal with crushed tablet in (even a small amount).

Why is my dog still scratching after flea treatment?

It’s fairly typical after you’ve applied Itch Flea for there to be a period of hyperactivity amongst the fleas as the product takes effect, and this can cause an increase in itching. It should settle down though after 24 hours.

What happens if I give my dog too much Comfortis?

Post marketing reports, following the concomitant use of Comfortis with ‘off label’ high dose ivermectin indicate that dogs have experienced trembling/twitching, salivation/drooling, seizures, ataxia, mydriasis, blindness and disorientation.

Is CapStar the same as Comfortis?

A key difference between Capstar and Comfortis is that Comfortis will keep killing adult fleas that bite your pet for 28days after a single dose. Comfortis also slows the egg production of fleas so helps to prevent your home becoming infested.

Can you cut Comfortis in half?

So if you’re using tablets, such as Comfortis, Sentinel, or Program Tablets, to prevent and kill fleas, don’t split them unless your veterinarian specifically instructs you to do so.

How many dogs have died from Comfortis?

Carmichael reports dispensing 10,000 doses of Comfortis over the last two years with no serious side effects. The FDA lists 222 deaths reported and another 118 by euthanasia. The FDA admits the numbers are dated and from an old reporting system. They also constitute no proof, only suspicion.

Can I split Comfortis in half?

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