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Nitenpyram (Capstar) is a nicotinic acetylcholine receptor agonist used for flea control in dogs.

There is little residual effect of this antiparasiticide beyond a 24 hour period compared with imidacloprid and is mainly used for immediate knockdown effect[1].

References

  1. Vo DT et al (2010) Insect nicotinic acetylcholine receptor agonists as flea adulticides in small animals. J Vet Pharmacol Ther 33(4):315-322