For treating multiple parasites in dogs, Advantix is a powerful product. It is specially formulated to repel and kill ticks. This broad-spectrum parasitic treatment kills fleas and ticks including paralysis ticks, bush ticks and brown dog ticks. This parasitic control product kills fleas and repels and kills irritating biting insects such as mosquitoes and sandflies, repels stable flies and controls lice. An easy-to-use spot-on, Advantix is applied fortnightly to control paralysis ticks and monthly to protect against fleas, lice, brown dog ticks, bush ticks and biting insects. It also helps in controlling flea allergy dermatitis. This monthly dosage is safe on different breeds of dogs along with pregnant and lactating dogs.Recommended for 7 weeks and old puppies, Advantix protects dogs from varied parasites by repelling and killing these pests. Advantix dog flea treatment is a potent spot on for killing external parasites. It contains two active ingredients Imidacloprid and Permethrin. The first ingredient Imidacloprid eliminates fleas by attacking their central nervous system. The ingredient kills the parasites before they lay eggs.The other ingredient Permethrin kills the ticks. It directly affects nervous system of parasites and totally blocks sodium channels, which are helpful for nerve impulses. This ultimately tends to kill pests. Advantix starts killing fleas and ticks within 2 hours of application. The super ingredients in Advantix affect re-infesting fleas within 3 to 5 minutes and kill re-infesting adult fleas within 1 hour. Working for a whole month, it treats and controls fleas and ticks, and repels and destroys other external parasites including mosquitoes (Anopheles, Culex, Aedes sp.) and biting midges/sandflies (Phlebotomus, Culicoides sp.).