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Medication: Moxidectin

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Synonym(s): Advocate®, Advantage® Multi, Bravecto® Plus, Moxiclear®, Imoxi™, Midamox™, Prinocate®, Prinovox®


Medication: Moxidectin

Your cat has been prescribed moxidectin to treat and/or prevent internal parasite infections in cats. 

Key points:
• Parasiticide.
• Do not use in kittens younger than 9 weeks of age (Europe, UK, US) or 6 months (US), depending on product.
• Do not use in cats weighing less than 1 kg (2.2 lbs) or 1.2 kg (2.64 lbs).
• Heartworm prevention should only be started in cats aged 6 months or older that have been tested for heartworm.
• Not recommended for animals intended for breeding or during pregnancy or lactation.  
• Dosage (minimum): topical Bravecto® Plus once every 8 weeks (US) or 12 weeks (Europe, UK) or once a month (other products).

This information sheet is designed to help answer commonly asked questions and help you give the medication safely and effectively to your pet. It does not contain all available information for this medication. If you have other questions or need more information, contact your veterinarian or pharmacist.Always follow the dosing instructions provided by your veterinarian. 

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