Capstar - Box of 6 Tablets Dogs >11kg

Capstar - Box of 6 Tablets Dogs >11kg

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Capstar is an oral tablet that contains a fast-acting adulticide for the control of adult fleas on cats and dogs. It also treats Flea-Allergy Dermatitis (FAD), regular treatment reduces the number of flea bites experienced by the animal. Capstar has a rapid killing action - killing fleas 30 minutes after administration and works for a short duration as it is active in your pet’s body for 24 hours only.

Dosage and Administration

CAPSTAR is given orally at the minimal dose of 1mg nitenpyram per kg body weight. Treatment can begin on any day when fleas are seen on the animal, and repeated on any subsequent day fleas are seen. 

Capstar 11mg - Cat & Dog

Weight (kg)


Dogs and Cats less than 11kg

1 tablet of CAPSTAR 11.4mg

Capstar 57mg - dogs

Weight (kg)


Dogs more than 11kg and up to 57kg

1 tablet of CAPSTAR 57.0mg

If a continuous flea infestation is observed after using Capstar, a monthly flea treatment should be considered.


Nitenpyram, the active ingredient is Capstar, belongs to the chemical class of neonicotinoids which bind and inhibit insect (flea) specific nicotinic acetylcholine receptors.

Nitenpyram interferes with the normal nerve transmission and leads to the death of the insect (flea).

Nitenpyram does not inhibit acetylcholinesterase.


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