Quick Answer: Do You Need A Prescription For Frontline?

Many of the most common topical flea medications such as Frontline Plus, Advantage II and K9 Advantix II do not require a prescription.

Your veterinarian can help you decide which flea treatment is best for your dog or cat.

Can I buy frontline over the counter?

Frontline flea and tick medication is available over the counter. While it is always a good idea to talk to your vet before giving your dog any medication, the Frontline family of flea and tick control products is available over the counter.

Do you need a prescription for pet meds?

Most flea and tick control products such as Frontline Plus and Advantage II do not require a prescription. If you are purchasing prescription required medications all we need is your veterinarian’s name and phone number and we will obtain your pet’s prescription for you free of charge.

Do you need prescription for Heartgard?

Although Heartgard and other heartworm medicines require a prescription, at 1-800-PetMeds, we make the ordering process easy. Our pharmacy department will verify your pet’s prescription for you by calling or faxing your veterinarian.

Do vets sell Frontline?

FRONTLINE Spot On for Cats and Dogs. FRONTLINE Spot On is the original flea and tick spot-on formula from FRONTLINE, first used by vets, now available without a prescription. Once applied, the treatment will protect pets from fleas, ticks and lice – use monthly all year round.

Can you buy frontline at Walmart?

Walmart and pet stores in our area sell frontline plus. I have usually bought it from the vet or have bought it at the pet store with out a prescription. Are they the same ingredients as the ones I buy at the vets office.

Can you buy Bravecto over the counter?

It depends upon which flea medicine you select. Many of the most common topical flea medications such as Frontline Plus, Advantage II and K9 Advantix II do not require a prescription. Some of the newer oral flea and tick medications such as NexGard and Bravecto are classified as prescription medications.

Why does Heartgard need a prescription?

HEARTGARD Plus kills tissue larval stages of heartworms and helps prevent them from developing into adults and causing heartworm disease. There are treatment options available to kill adult heartworms in dogs that have become infected.

What are the first signs of heartworms in dogs?

Signs of heartworm disease may include a mild persistent cough, reluctance to exercise, fatigue after moderate activity, decreased appetite, and weight loss. As heartworm disease progresses, pets may develop heart failure and the appearance of a swollen belly due to excess fluid in the abdomen.

Do dogs need heartworm pills in the winter?

Today, since cases have been reported in all 50 states and because mosquitoes can live inside (even in winter), it’s recommended that no matter where you live, you give your dogs and cats heartworm prevention medicine year-round.

Can you put too much frontline on a dog?

Overdose is rare and no adverse effects have been reported even up to 5 times the dose. But, as always, watch your dog, and when in doubt, call your vet and see what s/he recommends.

How long after applying Frontline Can I pet my dog?

You want to make sure Frontline is adequately absorbed into your pet’s skin. Water can drain the oils from your pet’s skin that are necessary to spread Frontline. Your pet should not get wet for 48 hours after you apply Frontline. Do not bathe your pet after applying Frontline.

Does Walmart sell Frontline for cats?

Frontline Plus Flea and Tick Treatment For Cats And Kittens, 6 Monthly Doses – Walmart.com.