What are the side effects of Comfortis?
The most common side effect is vomiting, which is mild and transient in most dogs and cats. Other common side effects in cats include diarrhoea and loss of appetite. For a full list of all side effects reported with Comfortis, see the package leaflet.
Is Comfortis the best flea treatment?
Our top choice for an oral flea control product for cats, Comfortis Chewable Tablets, is fast-acting and good for cats that can’t tolerate topical flea preventives. Its active ingredient, spinosad, starts to work within 30 minutes and kills 98% of adult fleas on cats within four hours.
How much Comfortis should I give my dog?
Dosage and Administration: COMFORTIS is given orally once a month, at the minimum dosage of 22.5 mg/lb (50 mg/kg). Do not use the dosing schedule below when administering COMFORTIS to dogs, as it can result in an overdosage.
Has Comfortis been discontinued?
We’re discontinuing to sell Comfortis, a monthly flea control for dogs and cats, to make room for newer products.
Can my dog overdose on Comfortis?
At doses up to 100 mg/kg bodyweight per day for 10 days, the only clinical symptom of overdose was vomiting, which occurred usually within 2.5 hours of dosing. Mild elevations of ALT (alanine amino transferase) occurred in all dogs treated with Comfortis, although values returned to their baseline by day 24.
How long does Comfortis last for dogs?
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.
Can you overdose a dog on Comfortis?
Comfortis is given orally once a month, at the minimum dosage of 22.5 mg/lb (50 mg/kg). Do not use the dosing schedule below when administering Comfortis to dogs, as it can result in an overdosage.
How can I get Comfortis without a vet?
Can I get Comfortis without a vet prescription? Unfortunately not. Pet medications need prescriptions. If your dog or cat has fleas, you need the brand Comfortis, or generic medical name spinosad.
How effective is Comfortis for dogs?
Comfortis killed 100% of fleas on dogs and 98% of fleas on cats in just four hours in controlled laboratory studies. Effective.
What is Comfortis chewable tablets for dogs and cats for?
Comfortis is a monthly chewable tablet that eliminates fleas and controls flea infestations (Ctenocephalides felis). It’s an easy to administer tablet kills fleas within 30 minutes and provides protection against fleas for up to 30 days. Who is Comfortis Chewable Tablets for Dogs and Cats for?
How old does a dog have to be to take Comfortis?
COMFORTIS kills fleas and is indicated for the prevention and treatment of flea infestations (Ctenocephalides felis) for one month, on dogs and puppies 14 weeks of age and older and 5.0 pounds of body weight or greater.
What kind of protection does Comfortis plus give?
Comfortis PLUS provides 3-in-1 parasite protection for your dog, with protection against fleas, heartworm and intestinal worms (excluding tapeworm). The treatment is suitable for dogs with flea allergy dermatitis and will provide fast-acting flea protection for the entire month.
How long does it take Comfortis to work on cats?
My cats don’t tolerate the topical treatments, so an oral treatment is the only thing we can use. Comfortis starts working immediately, and lasts a long time, so re-dosing isn’t necessary for at least a month (we’ve had it last up to 6 months with one dose!).