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Advocate Medium Dog 4-10kg (6)

6 Pipettes
Dispatches in 3 - 4 days
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Advocate Medium Dogs 4-10kg protects your pets against internal & external parasites for four weeks with just one very convenient treatment. It protects against Fleas, Larvae, Whipworm, Hookworm, Roundworm, Angiostrongylus, Heartworm, Otodectes, Sarcoptes, Dermodex and Louse.

Advocate Medium Dog For Dogs 4-10kg is ideal for a manís best friend that is at risk of or is already suffering from parasitic infections. This product can be used to treat or prevent infestations such as fleas and biting lice and can last up to 4 weeks. It can also be used as part of treatment strategy for flea allergy dermatitis (FAD).

Other parasites that may need to be cured or prevented include; Heartworm, Angiostrongylus vasorum, Roundworm, Hookwork and Whipworm. Studies have shown that infections caused by Uninaria Stenocephala can be prevented by a monthly treatment.


Recommended dosages of Advocate are as follows:

Dogs that weigh < 4kg should use 0.4 ml of Advocate for small dogs (Imidacloprid mg/kg/bw) Minimum of 10, (Moxidectin mg/kg/bw) Mimimum of 2.5.

Dogs that weigh > 4-10 kg should use 1ml Advocate for medium dogs (Imidacloprid mg/kg/bw) Minimum of 10-25 , (Moxidectin mg/kg/bw) Mimimum of 2.5-6.25.

Dogs that weigh < 10kg Ė 25kg should use 2.5 ml of Advocate for large dogs (Imidacloprid mg/kg/bw) Minimum of 10, (Moxidectin mg/kg/bw) Mimimum of 2.5.

Dogs that weigh < 25kg- 40kg should use 4 ml of Advocate for small dogs (Imidacloprid mg/kg/bw) Minimum of 10-16, (Moxidectin mg/kg/bw) Mimimum of 2.5-4.

Dogs that weigh < 40kg should use appropriate combination of pipettes.

Dosage of Advocate Medium Dogs 40 4-10kg:

The recommended minimum doses for dogs are 10 mg/kg bodyweight imidacloprid and 2.5 mg/kg bodyweight moxidectin, equivalent to 0.1ml/kg bodyweight Advocate for dogs.

Caution before using Advocate Medium Dogs 40 4-10kg:


  • Do not store above 30°C
  • Do not use in puppies under 7 weeks of age.
  • Do not use in the case of hypersensitivity to the active substances or to any of the excipients.
  • There is limited experience on the use of the product in sick and debilitated animals, thus the product should only be used based on a risk-benefit assessment for these animals.
  • For dogs, the ‘Advocate Spot-on Solution for dogs’, which contains 10 % imidacloprid and 2.5 % moxidectin, must be used.
  • Use of the product may result in transient pruritus in the animal. On rare occasions greasy fur, erythema and vomiting can occur. These signs disappear without further treatment. The product may, in rare cases cause local hypersensitivity reactions. If the animal licks the application site after treatment, transient neurological signs may be observed infrequently. The product may in very rare cases cause at the application site a sensation resulting in transient behavioural changes such as lethargy, agitation, and inappetence.
  • The product tastes bitter. Salivation may occasionally occur if the animal licks the application site immediately after treatment. This is not a sign of intoxication and disappears within some minutes without treatment. Correct application will minimise licking of the application site.
  • Care should be taken that the contents of the pipette or the applied dose does not come into contact with the eyes or mouth of the recipient and/or other animals. Do not allow recently treated animals to groom each other. When the product is applied in 3 to 4 separate spots in larger dogs, specific care should be taken to prevent the animal licking the application sites.
  • This product contains moxidectin (a macrocyclic lactone), special care should be taken with Collies, Old English Sheepdogs and related breeds or crossbreeds, to correctly administer the product as described above. In particular, oral uptake by the recipient and/or other animals should be prevented.
  • Although the product may be safely administered to dogs infected with adult heartworms, it has no therapeutic effect against adult Dirofilaria immitis. It is therefore recommended that all dogs 6 months of age or more, living in areas endemic for heartworm, should be tested for existing adult heartworm infection before being treated with the product.
  • The safety of the veterinary medicinal product has not been established during pregnancy and lactation. Laboratory studies with either imidacloprid or moxidectin in rats and rabbits have not produced any evidence of teratogenic, foetotoxic or maternotoxic effects. Use only according to the risk-benefit assessment.
  • During treatment with Advocate no other antiparasitic macrocyclic lactone should be administered.
  • No interactions between Advocate and routinely used veterinary medicinal products or medical or surgical procedures have been observed.

User Safety

  • Avoid contact with skin, eyes or mouth.
  • Do not eat, drink or smoke during application.
  • Wash hands thoroughly after use.
  • After application do not stroke or groom animals until the application site is dry.
  • In case of accidental spillage onto skin, wash off immediately with soap and water.
  • People with a known hypersensitivity to either benzyl alcohol, imidacloprid or moxidectin should administer the product with caution. In very rare cases the product may cause skin sensitisation or transient skin reactions (for example allergy, irritation or tingling).
  • If the product accidentally gets into eyes, they should be thoroughly flushed with water.
  • If skin or eye symptoms persist, or the product is accidentally swallowed, seek medical attention and show the package insert to the physician.

Environmental Safety

  • Any unused product or waste materials derived from such veterinary medicinal products should be disposed of in accordance with local requirements.
  • Advocate should not be allowed to enter surface waters as it has harmful effects on aquatic organisms: moxidectin is highly toxic to aquatic organisms. Dogs should not be allowed to swim in surface waters for 4 days after treatment.

Advocate Medium Dog 40 4-10kg contains:

  • Imidacloprid, 1-(6-Chloro-3-pyridylmethyl)-N-nitro-imidazolidin-2-ylideneamine is an ectoparasiticide belonging to the chloronicotinyl group of compounds. Chemically, it is more accurately described as a chloronicotinyl nitroguanidine. Imidacloprid is effective against larval flea stages and adult fleas.
  • Moxidectin, 23-(O-methyloxime)-F28249 alpha is a second-generation macrocyclic lactone of the milbemycin family. It is a parasiticide which is active against many internal and external parasites. Moxidectin is active against larval stages (L3, L4) of Dirofilaria immitis. It is also active against gastrointestinal nematodes.
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