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CAPSTAR Blue for Dogs or Cats 2-25 lbs (6 tablets)

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Description

CAPSTAR Blue a single fast acting dose of Capstar (nitenpyram) 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 per day. To administer CAPSTAR tablets, place the pill directly in your pet's mouth, or hide it in food. If you choose to hide the tablet 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 administer a second pill.

We recommend you follow up CAPSTAR treatment with a monthly flea control product such as PROGRAM, Frontline or Advantage. Then keep CAPSTAR on hand for the times when there is a visible flea re-infestation.

    For:
  • Cats (4 weeks of age and older and 2 pounds of body weight or greater)
  • Dogs (4 weeks of age and older and 2 pounds of body weight or greater)
    Benefits:
  • Starts killing fleas within 30 minutes
  • Unflavored tablet
  • Safe for pregnant or nursing dogs and cats

Ingredients

Active Ingredient(s): Nitenpyram

Useful Information

Capstar is approved for use in dogs and cats over 4 weeks of age and over 2 pounds of body weight. It is available in packages for dogs and cats 2-25 pounds and dogs 25.1-125 pounds. Choose the correct strength and give 1 tablet as the dose. For pets over 125 pounds give the correct combination of tablets.

Side effects: Side effects that may occur in dogs include Lethargy/depression, vomiting, itching, decreased appetite, diarrhea, hyperactivity, incoordination, trembling, seizures, panting, allergic reactions including hives, vocalization, salivation, fever, and nervousness. Side effects that may occur in cats include Hyperactivity, panting, lethargy, itching, vocalization, vomiting, fever, decreased appetite, nervousness, diarrhea, difficulty breathing, salivation, incoordination, seizures, pupil dilation, increased heart rate, and trembling. There are no known drug or food interactions .

Cautions: Pets may scratch as a result of the fleas dying, but it is a temporary condition and not a reaction to the medication itself.

Store this product at room temperature. Keep out of the reach of children and pets.

Customer Reviews

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86% Recommend this product (121 of 141 responses)
By Polina
Saint Augustine, FL
March 11, 2018
Can definitely see results
Got this for my two kitties last week together with flea collars. Gave them the pills with their food, had an hour later I could tell it was working because they started itching and scratching ( a side effect of the medicine). I gave them a bath immediately to stop the itching, put their collars on and then for the next few days I vacuumed dead fleas from all over the house!! This thing really works, my house was infested, but after thorough cleaning, fogging and washing I can finally say that we got rid of them
By Tori
September 9, 2017
Review for CAPSTAR Blue for Dogs or Cats 2-25 lbs (6 tablets)
Worked well with fleas that are full grown. Still have to bath on top of giving pill to kill all fleas on pet. Also have to treat home and yard to get rid of all fleas. So giving the pill is not the only meds you have to buy.
By Laura
August 25, 2017
Love Capstar
This is a great product to kill fleas really quick. Great in conjunction with monthly flea products and to get all fleas off your pets while your cleaning/de-fleaing the home environment too.
By Bye F.
Connecticut
December 29, 2016
Better than Frontline
Frontline did not work on our 2 cats, but this did. Cut each pill into 4 pieces and mixed it in each dish of canned moist food. All gone and easy.
By Nikki
Fayetteville,NC
October 28, 2016
great product!
i use it every month for all my dogs (4) it does a great job. thanks for this good product !
By Kitty
North Carolina
July 9, 2016
Capstar flea killer
I use this to kill fleas a day or so before applying topical treatment. It also comes in handy when traveling with my cat to my son's vacation home so that no fleas are spread there.
I feel that it is safe to use and experienced no problems with it having used it off and on for several years.
By Texaspetlover
Texas
June 8, 2016
5 Stars!
Any time I try a new product for my pets, I always check the reviews starting with the worst first. While I did see some adverse reviews of Capstar, the majority were rave reviews so I decided to give both my dog and cats a dose. Out of 4 animals, none had a bad reaction, none acted weird or distressed. The dog (80 lbs) was the only one who scratched somewhat, but not excessively; one of the cats scratched for about 30 minutes. The following day, during flea check, all 4 had no visible live fleas. Will repeat the process once a week for a total of 3 weeks, per vet, while following regular flea elimination tactics (vacuuming, monthly dose of flea med, etc). Great product!!!
By Charp
May 23, 2016
Ineffective.
I was given to understand in the product description that results would be forthcoming within 30 minutes
after application. I have not seen any favorable results. The cats are scratching more than ever.
By ajaffe
Florida
May 14, 2016
Works great!
I love Capstar! I works just as it claims and quickly kills off any fleas present on your pet. There is some slight itching as the fleas die off but it doesn't last long. If your pet needs quick relief from an infestation, use Capstar. If you want to get rid of all fleas prior to an application of topical flea meds, use Capstar first. It's a great product. None of my cats or my dog have had any bad effects from it.
It's not meant to be long-lasting, but rather quick relief and to maintain a flea free pet between topical flea meds.
By Moose
April 12, 2016
Tablets for Flea Control
Finally, a pill for my dogs for flea control. I was sick and tired of the other liquid flea control, and my dogs hated it. The liquid had to be placed at the base of their neck and down to the tail. It smelled, was oily, and it just looked awful. Now we just have to give them a pill, and that's it. Also, I now have it for my cat.
By CE
March 20, 2016
Great price for this product
I can recommend this especially if you have several pets as I do cats. Very helpful as I use this product as needed.
By Kitty M.
Texas
December 24, 2015
Did not keep fleas off my kittens (6 monthsOld )
I gave this pill to my cats but it did nothing to get the fleas off
By this w.
October 20, 2015
Capstar
This did not work on my dog I will not use it again
By Luvs K.
NY
September 10, 2015
Causes great distress
I used Capstar on my 16 lb 6 yr old cat and it was disastrous! She is ordinarily sedate but this pill made her go wild - running around like her feet were on fire, jumping up and down on the furniture, meowing loud howling type meows. Her heart was beating a mile a minute and her tongue was flickering in and out. I called Animal Poison Control and they said the effects could last up to 4 hours. It was horrible watching my cat in such distress and I am just thankful that it didn't cause her permanent damage. This is a very dangerous pill, it should not be on the market.
By Ephanie
August 24, 2015
Review for CAPSTAR Blue for Dogs or Cats 2-25 lbs (6 tablets)
Didn't work on ANY of my dogs. Will not use again.
By Julie
Stoughton , Massachusetts
June 18, 2015
Works!
This pill form of tick repellent works much better than the liquid. Plus you are assured it does not get licked off by the cat.
By NWTN G.
Tennessee
June 12, 2015
Capstar
This works great in an emergency pet situation. We have strays that come around and it helps to get rid of fleas when a bath is not a option.
By Jr1941
Florida
June 11, 2015
Great product
Trying this product was not a easy choice but have to say it does work great
By tamson75
Clermont, FL.
May 26, 2015
Good flea control
I am happy with the capstar blue for my cats. I use them in between monthly applications of revolution. Pill is very small and they don't mind too much, having to swallow it.
By EmilyS
Webster, TX
May 11, 2015
Great for stopping flea infestation
I've used this product for 3 cats now (2 of my own and now my mom's cat). All three of the cats had a bad flea infestation. This pill works wonders. It kills fleas on the animal so that you can get ahead of your flea problem and make some serious headway! I highly recommend Capstar to anyone who wants to combat their pet's fleas quickly and safely. Follow up with regular monthly flea meds and you are good to go!
By wendy_winder
Miami Beach, FL
January 21, 2015
Very effective
This along with Revolution ends and prevents fleas nesting in your pet
By CAROLYNLOIS
MIAMI,FLORIDA
January 16, 2015
TABLETS
I GAVE MY DOGS THE TABLETS AS DIRECTED!
DID NOTHING TO THE FLEA PROBLEM, THEY STILL HAD THE FLEAS.
By paisleygirl
Houston, TX
October 7, 2014
Excellent : Removes Fleas Fast
This is the best to immediately get rid of any fleas! I've used this for many years on both my dogs & cats as it is safe to use on them both. I like keeping this on hand so it takes care of the problem especially for any inside/outside cats & dogs who may bring fleas into your home.
By christine
wading river ny
August 19, 2014
capstar
well i didn't realize this was the pill for infestation... but i will hold on to them in case - my mistake. i just needed prevention which i ordered the frontline after.
By Montanagirl
Land O Lakes, FL
July 12, 2014
Excellent Product and Price
Great product for in-between monthly tick prevention treatments.
By rejoyce
dawsonville ga
April 27, 2014
excellent product
Capstar always works for us. It is immediate and kills all the fleas without any side effects.The skin gets a slight pinkish tinge as the product is working.
By jenny
Midcoast Maine
April 14, 2014
a short-term solution
I first got Capstar through my vet. Because Frontline was not protecting my cats from getting fleas, he suggested this product as a short-term solution for getting rid of the fleas they had on their body. (Only works for 24-48 hours). And it does kill them. I keep these handy so that whenever I see a flea they are given a pill and the fleas are gone. In the meantime I am trying out some other longer-term solutions for achieving a flea-free home.
By phoebe
Ottawa, ON
April 5, 2014
This is for backup protection
Phoebe the cat and Hamish the dog are two years old this month, and were on Advantage last year, and I just re-ordered for 2014 season.

Because we live in front of a small park full of small mammals, I am concerned that both, especially Phoebe need back-up. Imagine last year she made friends with a skunk, I saw them cavorting through the dark. So, Advantage alone was not enough. I got bitten by flies when she returned home.

This week the sound I heard several nights at the patio door was made by a racoon, then there are many wild rabbits. This is life next door to nature and the many perils for domestic animals.

The season will be handled well with the monthly dose of Advantage plus the CAPSTAR
Blue that covers the weight range in both animals. I was bitten last year because Phoebe spent nights outdoors. This time I am prepared to handle before I get an infestation.

I like the service, fast shipping and good prices.
By Al
January 31, 2014
Worked great
Used in conjunction with Advantage, my cats were infested and the Advantage just didn't seem to be enough. Gave them the Capstar an dthen the next day the Advantage, we have been flea free for the past month now.
By IslandMary54
Central West Coast of Florida
January 31, 2014
ABSOLUTELY AMAZING!!
Kills fleas almost instantly, providing much needed relief to your cat(s). Always continue with your chosen monthly flea control, too, but Capstar is great when you're dealing with the inevitable infestation that can occur in the height of flea season. Gave this to my cats once a week for 4 weeks and they and our home are now totally flea free. Safe and effective with no side effects whatsoever. Highly recommend Capstar for all your pets as well as the cost savings on Entirely Pets...a reputable American company.

Questions and Answers

3 Questions & 6 Answers
March 30, 2019
I have a feral cat that has TONS of fleas. Can I crush the capstar and put it in his food?
2 Answers
I think so. I would withhold food from the cat until you know it’s really hungry and then try it. Pills of any sort can throw off the taste of their food so the hungrier the cat is the better. Worth a try! Capstar works really well, so fingers crossed!
Submitted by: Judy C on April 4, 2019 from Texas Hill Country
Description CAPSTAR Blue a single fast acting dose of Capstar (nitenpyram) 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 per day. To administer CAPSTAR tablets, place the pill directly in your pet's mouth, or hide it in food. If you choose to hide the tablet 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 administer a second pill. We recommend you follow up CAPSTAR treatment with a monthly flea control product such as PROGRAM, Frontline or Advantage. Then keep CAPSTAR on hand for the times when there is a visible flea re-infestation. For: Cats (4 weeks of age and older and 2 pounds of body weight or greater) Dogs (4 weeks of age and older and 2 pounds of body weight or greater) Benefits: Starts killing fleas within 30 minutes Unflavored tablet Safe for pregnant or nursing dogs and cats
Submitted by: EntirelyPets on April 22, 2019

September 13, 2018
I'm considerong buying this but after I read a few reviews I'm kinda confused! How often do I need to give this to my dog?I seen someone said they give it to there animals once a week?! I am looking for something monthly ..
3 Answers
This doesn't keep fleas off, just gets those on them at the time off. If infested, use this then use something else to keep them off.
Submitted by: bev240 on September 16, 2018 from virginia
I used it with a cat that I couldn’t catch to use a topical treatment with. I personally would worry about using it weekly although it is supposedly safe to do so. I only used it periodically. Considering the cost of cap star, I feel a topical treatment is preferred.
Submitted by: Kitty Mama on September 16, 2018 from Matthews,NC
Hello Rebecca, CAPSTAR Blue a single fast acting dose of Capstar (nitenpyram) 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 per day. To administer CAPSTAR tablets, place the pill directly in your pet's mouth, or hide it in food. If you choose to hide the tablet 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 administer a second pill. We recommend you follow up CAPSTAR treatment with a monthly flea control product such as PROGRAM, Frontline or Advantage. Then keep CAPSTAR on hand for the times when there is a visible flea re-infestation.
Submitted by: EntirelyPets on May 9, 2019

Melvin
from New Orleans, La. asked:
May 3, 2015
The capstar product does not tell you how long its' effects last. could you give or get that information for me?
1 Answer
Capstar is a flea treatment, not a preventive. Though it begins working within 30 minutes of initial administration and eliminates all fleas on your pet within 4 and a half hours- it does not provide long-lasting protection against future infestations. Capstar can, however, be used in conjunction with a flea preventive such as K9 Advantix II or Frontline Plus for Dogs available at the URLs listed below: http://www.entirelypets.com/k9-advantix-ii.html http://www.entirelypets.com/frontline-plus-for-dogs.html
Submitted by: Customer Service on May 6, 2015

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