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CAPSTAR® Q&A

1. Where can I get CAPSTAR?

2. Can I use CAPSTAR with other flea products?

3. Is CAPSTAR safe?

4. How soon will CAPSTAR start to work?

5. How often can I use CAPSTAR?

6. What about my other pets?

7. Can I use CAPSTAR in puppies or kittens?

1. Where can I get CAPSTAR?

CAPSTAR® (nitenpyram) is only available through your veterinarian. If you are unable to find a veterinary practice in your area that is currently dispensing CAPSTAR, please call our Customer Service at 1-800-332-2761 and Novartis Animal Health US, Inc. will be happy to help you locate one.

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2. Can I use CAPSTAR with other products?

Yes. CAPSTAR® (nitenpyram) Tablets may be used together with other products including shampoos and other flea products, as well as with heartworm preventives, corticosteroids, antibiotics, vaccines, deworming medications.

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3. Is CAPSTAR safe?

Yes, CAPSTAR® (nitenpyram) is safe for puppies and kittens 4 weeks and older, weighing 2 pounds or more as well as for pregnant or nursing dogs and cats.

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4. How soon will CAPSTAR start to work?

CAPSTAR® (nitenpyram) starts working in just 30 minutes.

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5. How often can I use CAPSTAR?

A single dose of CAPSTAR® (nitenpyram) should kill the adult fleas on your pet. If your pet gets reinfested with fleas, you can safely give another dose as often as once per day.

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6. What about my other pets?

It is important to treat all infested pets in the household. Fleas can reproduce on untreated pets and allow infestations to persist.

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7. Can I use CAPSTAR in puppies or kittens?

Yes. Laboratory and clinical studies showed that CAPSTAR® (nitenpyram) Tablets are safe for use in puppies and kittens 4 weeks of age and older, and 2 pounds of body weight or greater.

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