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What is the difference between Frontline Plus and Frontline Topspot? Thank you!

Our Vet Says:

The difference between the two kinds of frontline is the active ingredients and consequently, the effect seen on the flea population.
Frontline Top Spot has as an active ingredient only fipronil which is an insecticide. So this product is effective only against adult fleas and does not break their life cycle and so new generations continue to hatch.
Frontline Plus has as active ingredients fipronil (same action as above) and S-methoprene. The second substance is an insect growth regulator and is effective against immature stages of fleas. It stops them from hatching so no new generation of fleas appear as long as your dog is protected with this product.
Please use the correct product depending on your pet’s body weight. Always read the information enclosed with the product and follow the manufacturers’ advice.


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My Maddy is 6 years old and a HUGE girl -170 lbs. and the sweetest girl in my world! Trouble is... She is miserable with the itching. I been to the vet and tried changing her food to no beef, chicken, or pork. I also had her on allergy pills that cost $140 a month. I simply can’t afford that plus the expensive dog food, plus continuous yard treatments, etc. can you recommend a flea pill that is affordable? She is also on prion for incontinence. Will it affect that medication too? Thank ...?

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