Advocate is effective against a number of parasites found on the skin: fleas; biting lice (Trichodectes canis); sarcoptic mange; ear mites (Otodectes cynotis); Demodex canis (which cause demodicosis); notoedric mange (Notoedres cati); cutaneous dirofilariosis (Dirofilaria repens) & Spirocerca lupi (which cause spirocercosis).
It is also active against a number of gastrointestinal worms (Toxocara cati & Ancylostoma tubaeforme), as well as heartworm (Dirofilaria immitis) & lungworm (Angiostrongylus vasorum & Crenosoma vulpis).
Advocate is a very popular product, as it is one of the only ones in the UK that is licensed to prevent against & treat lungworm in dogs. Lungworm can be fatal; more & more cases of it are being seen in the UK.
Advocate 40mg for Small Cats & Ferrets- Ferrets; kittens & cats under 4kg
Advocate 80mg for Large Cats- Cats weighing 4-8kg
Advocate 40mg for Small Dogs- Dogs weighing 4kg or less
Advocate 100mg for Medium Dogs- Dogs weighing 4.1-10kg
Advocate 250mg for Large Dogs- Dogs weighing 10.1-25kg
Advocate 400mg for Extra-Large Dogs- Dogs weighing 25.1-40kg
This product requires a prescription from your vet & will only be dispatched once we receive this prescription.
Legal Category- POM-V
Warnings & Contraindications- Do not administer to puppies who are less than 7 weeks old. Do not administer to kittens who are less than 9 weeks old. Seek advice from your vet for use in animals who weigh less than 1kg.
Pregnancy & Lactation- Seek advice from your vet for use during pregnancy & lactation.
For further product information please click on the link below. This will take you to the Veterinary medicines directorate (VMD) website where you can search for the product and see the most up to date Summary of product characteristics (SPC).
This item is a prescription medication and cannot be sent until a valid prescription is received.
We send all our prescription medication by a tracked courier service and dispatch only occurs on a Monday to Thursday.
Premium next day delivery is also available for this item but we must receive the order and prescription by 12 noon.
Once you have received a prescription from your vet, you can send it to us via:
Please include your order number on the prescription.
To make the process even easier, please feel free to download a copy of our prescription form, which your vet can complete and sign.
Remember to ask your vet for a repeat prescription if your horse is on long term medication - it will save you time and money.
For more information regarding prescription medication, please view our Prescription Information page.
It is a criminal
offence to tamper with a written prescription. eVetDrug has a zero tolerance
policy for altered or forged prescriptions. We verify the authenticy of all
prescriptions received with the vet who prescribed them. If we receive a
prescription that is invalid, forged or altered, we will immediately cancel the
whole order, de-activate the user account, report the misuse to the Veterinary
Medicine Directorate and charge a reporting fee of £50. A forged prescription
may result in prosecution.