Question from karen v.
I have a question about topical flea products.
Last season, I used a name brand topical flea product with (S)-Methoprene and Etofenprox on two of my cats. Both of them lost their hair where the product was applied and their skin was red and irritated. I had never had a problem with this before. Since the Etofenprox was a new ingredient, I surmised that it caused the problem, so I have avoided it since. Subsequently, I used a generic Frontline product on these cats. My white cat, Dream C...
Our vet answers:
If the cats are indoor cats then you can use Advantage or Advantage II as these products tend to work better than Frontline. Other options for fleas include Program Suspension or Capstar. Program provides good protection against the preadult stage of fleas and if the cats don’t come in to contact with other pets then they will have good protection. You can use Capstar any time that you see fleas on your pets but do not give them more than one treatment per day.....
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