How toxic is Advantix for dogs? Most veterinarians consider Advantix safe for dogs, but it is a strong medication that should be used with caution. The main active ingredients are imidacloprid and permethrin, both of which can be toxic in high doses.
Which is better Frontline or Advantix for dogs? Frontline and K9 Advantix are both effective flea treatments, and which one is better for your dog will likely depend on your specific needs. K9 Advantix is the more versatile of the two, whereas Frontline is more potent and will likely clear out existing infestations faster.
Can I touch my dog after applying Advantix? During Application
Even so, and especially if you do not use gloves, you should always wash your hands thoroughly with soap and water after handling the medication. Refrain from petting your dog, and prevent your children from touching him, until after the product absorbs into the skin or dries on the fur.
What are the side effects of Advantix? Side effects may include signs of skin irritation such as redness, scratching, or other signs of discomfort. Gastrointestinal signs such as vomiting or diarrhea have also been reported. If these or other side effects (such as lethargy or agitation) occur, consult your veterinarian or call 1-800-422-9874.