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Novartis Capstar 6 Tablets For Dogs & Cats Over 2 lb
Infestation of fleas and related diseases are among the main causes of visits by owners
From dogs and cats to the veterinary clinic. A large number of products are available today for
The treatment of flea infestation in dogs and cats. Although most of them are able to offer good
Results, the perception of its efficacy is relatively low due to inadequate or relatively low
Knock-down effect against more severe infestations.
CAPSTAR is a formulated product based on NITENPIRAM, an insecticide belonging to the group of Nitroenamines.
Niten piram is an adulticide indicated for flea control, which offers rapid knock-down, associated with a
Convenient way to use, orally. CAPSTAR presents a 100% safety and efficacy advantage in the
Control of fleas. Due to its rapid elimination it is the ideal product to be used in combination with regu -
Growers, or in circumstances where immediate control of infestation is required.
Properties and mechanism of action
CAPSTAR is formulated as white, slightly yellowish, biconvex,
Rounded, which facilitates its administration.
NITENPIRAM, active ingredient of CAPSTAR, works by blocking the nicotinic acetylcholine receptors, causing
The paralysis of the insects and their death. It does not interfere with acetylcholinesterase.
Following oral administration of the tablets, NITENPIRAM is rapidly absorbed from the gastrointestinal tract.
Maximum blood concentrations are reached between 15 minutes and one hour after administration.
More than 90% of the active principle is eliminated by the urinary route within 24 hours in dogs and 72 hours in cats,
Especially in the form of a non-metabolised molecule.
Fleas fed on blood of animals treated with CAPSTAR at a dose of 1 mg / kg body weight
Have a mortality rate of 100%. Studies have shown that fleas begin to fall
15 to 30 minutes after administration of the product.
Acute LD50 for rats = Males - 1680 mg / kg; Females - 1,575 mg / kg
Acute LD50 for mice = Males - 867 mg / kg; Females - 1,281 mg / kg
Sub-chronic toxicity for mice = Male / female - 5,000 ppm;
Subchronic toxicity for mice = Male - 6,000 ppm; Females - 1,500 ppm
Teratology in rats = Non-teratogenic
Mutagenicity = Non-mutagenic
CAPSTAR is indicated in all cases where rapid and safe disposal of adult fleas is desired,
Who are infesting dogs and cats more than four weeks old.
How to use and doses
CAPSTAR should be administered in a single dose, orally, whenever fleas are observed infesting the
dogs and cats. Adult fleas are rapidly eliminated (no more than six hours) after
product. There is no dietary recommendation for the administration of CAPSTAR,
Be together with food or not.
The product can be used in the most varied situations of flea infestation in dogs and cats.
The therapeutic dose of CAPSTAR is 1 mg / kg body weight, or according to the following recommendation:
CATTLE 01 (one) tablet of 11.4 mg
DOGS Animals up to 11.4 kg = 1 (one) 11.4 mg tablet
DOGS Animals weighing 11.4 to 57.0 kg = 1 (one) 57 mg tablet
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