Capstar Tablets

Capstar Tablets
Cats 2-25lbs, 6 Tablets - Pink
Dogs 2-25lbs, 6 Tablets - Blue
Dogs over 25lbs, 6 Tablets - Green
Dog & Cats 2-25lbs, 60 Tablets - Blue
Dogs over 25lbs, 60 Tablets - Green
SKU : 551402
Price: $28.99
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For the rapid treatment of fleas on cats and dogs. An oral tablet for control of adult fleas in cats and dogs. Capstar® (nitenpyram) is a fast-acting flea tablet for dogs and cats.

Description: A single dose of Capstar® (nitenpyram) starts killing fleas within 30 minutes and achieves greater than 90% effectiveness against adult fleas within 4 hours for dogs and 6 hours for cats. This oral flea tablet treats flea infestations in dogs, puppies, cats and kittens 2 pounds of body weight or greater and 4 weeks of age or older. Capstar kills adult fleas that may cause flea allergy dermatitis. It is safe to give as often as once a day if your pet gets re-infested with fleas and can be given with or without food.

Key Features:
  • One convenient tablet starts killing fleas within 30 minutes
  • Treat flea infestations fast for every cat and dog in your home*
  • Kills adult fleas before they can lay eggs and start an infestation
  • One tablet kills 90% of fleas in 4 hours for dogs and 6 hours for cats
  • Safe to administer one tablet per day until flea infestation is resolved
  • Capstar® kills adult fleas that may cause flea allergy dermatitis.

Dosage and Administration
CAPSTAR is given orally at the minimal dose of 1mg nitenpyram per kg body weight according to the following table:

Weight (kg)


Cats 2 t0 25 lbs Pink

1 tablet of CAPSTAR 11.4mg

Dogs 2 to 25 lbs Blue

1 tablet of CAPSTAR 57.0mg

 Dogs 25.1 to 125 lbs Green Dogs over 57 kg are given an appropriate combination of tablets.

Active Ingredients

CAPSTAR Tablets contain 11.4 or 57.0 mg of nitenpyram, which belongs to the chemical class of neonicotinoids. Nitenpyram kills adult fleas.

CAPSTAR should be given orally, with or without food, on any day when fleas are seen on the animal. No more than one treatment should be given per day.

If a continuous flea infestation is observed after using CAPSTAR, the attending veterinarian should be consulted for further advice.

by Novartis
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What is Capstar? Capstar® (nitenpyram) is a fast-acting flea treatment for dogs and cats that kills adult fleas before they can start an infestation. Capstar is an oral treatment that is convenient to deliver. How long does it take for Capstar to begin working? Capstar starts killing fleas within 30 minutes to give your pet quick relief. One oral tablet kills over 90% of fleas within 4 hours for dogs and 6 hours for cats. How often can I administer Capstar to my pet? A single dose of Capstar should kill the adult fleas on your pet. If your pet gets re-infested with fleas, you can safely give another dose as often as once a day. What is the best way to administer Capstar? Capstar is available as an oral flea tablet. Place the pill directly in your pet's mouth or hide it in food. If you hide it in food, watch closely to make sure your pet swallows the pill. If you are not sure that your pet swallowed the pill, it is safe to give a second pill. Do I need a prescription to purchase Capstar? No, Capstar is available online and at retail outlets without a prescription. What type of parasites does Capstar kill? Capstar kills adult fleas. Its active ingredient, nitenpyram, starts killing fleas in just 30 minutes. How does Capstar work to treat flea infestations? Female fleas can lay up to 50 eggs a day.1 If left untreated, a flea infestation can take months to eradicate. Capstar kills adult fleas before they can lay eggs. Capstar can be given as often as once daily, if needed, to treat a flea infestation as existing flea larvae emerge into adult fleas. Can I use the same product on my dog and cat? Capstar is now available in three packages: Capstar for Large Dogs, Capstar for Small Dogs and Capstar for Cats.