Capstar This treatment applies to the following species:
CAPSTAR is an oral tablet for dogs, puppies, cats and kittens 2 pounds of body weight or greater and 4 weeks of age and older.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.Warnings
Not for human use. Keep this and all drugs out of the reach of children.Directions
CAPSTAR Tablets kill adult fleas and are indicated for the treatment of flea infestations on dogs, puppies, cats and kittens 2 pounds of body weight or greater and 4 weeks of age and older.
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 per day.
To give CAPSTAR Tablets, place the pill directly in your pet’s mouth or hide it in food. If you hide the pill 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.
Treat all infested pets in the household. Fleas can reproduce on untreated pets and allow infestations to persist.Dosage
CAPSTAR Tablets should be administered according to the following schedule. Weigh your pet prior to administration to ensure proper dosage. Do not administer to pets under 2 pounds.
Recommended Dosage Schedule
Nitenpyram Per Tablet
Dog or Cat
57.0 mgAdverse Reactions
Pre-approval laboratory and clinical studies showed that CAPSTAR Tablets are safe for use in dogs and cats, puppies and kittens 2 pounds of body weight or greater and 4 weeks of age and older.