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Monthly flea & tick prevention in a convenient beef-flavored chew.
 
  • From the makers of Frontline® Plus
  • 1st and only soft chew that kills fleas & 3 types of ticks
  • Works in 24 hours
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    NexGard

     
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    What is NexGard?
    Protecting your dog from harmful fleas and ticks has never been so easy! NexGard is a brand new, revolutionary flea and tick preventative from the makers of Frontline®, the #1 choice of veterinarians. It's the first flea and tick killer of its kind because it comes in a yummy, beef-flavored soft chew that protects your dog from a flea and tick infestation for a full 30 days. That means, you don't have to worry anymore about messy topicals, or accidentally washing your dogs preventative off while bathing! Also, it can be taken alongside your dog's heartworm medication, without interruption. NexGard keeps your pet protected from adult fleas by killing them before they have a chance to lay eggs, which reduces the possibility of a flea infestation. Plus, it kills 3 types of ticks (the American dog tick, the black-legged (Deer) tick and the Lone Star tick) which decreases the risk of your pet developing a deadly tick-borne disease. NexGard requires a prescription from your veterinarian.

     
    For: Dogs
     
    Benefits:

    • First-ever flea and tick preventative from the makers of Frontline that comes in a tasty beef-flavored chew

    • No more messy topical preventatives, and no more worrying about washing off your dog's flea protection

    • Safe, effective, FDA-approved, and lasts for 30 days

    • Can be taken alongside heartworm medication
     
    How it Works:
    NexGard contains a brand new ingredient not used in any other flea and tick protection. Afoxolaner, the ingredient in NexGard, works by absorbing rapidly and safely into your pet's bloodstream and causes uncontrolled activity the flea's and tick's central nervous system, which causes death. Afoxolaner is slowly excreted through your pet's metabolism, which allows NexGard to continue to provide effective treatment for a full 30 days. This means amazing protection in a tasty morsel! NexGard is a prescription-only medication, so talk to your vet.
     
    Cautions:
    NexGard is for use in dogs only. The most frequently reported adverse reactions include vomiting, dry/flaky skin, diarrhea, lethargy, and lack of appetite. The safe use of NexGard in pregnant, breeding or lactating dogs has not been evaluated. Use with caution in dogs with a history of seizures.
     


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    Brand Name
    NexGard
    Active Ingredient(s):
    Afoxolaner

    What is this product used for:
    NexGard kills adult fleas and is indicated for the treatment and prevention of flea infestations (Ctenocephalides felis), and the treatment and control of American dog tick (Dermacentor variabilis), the black-legged (deer) tick (Ixodes scapularis) and the Lone star tick (Amblyomma americanum) infestations in dogs and puppies 8 weeks of age and older, weighing 4 pounds of body weight or greater, for one month.

    Availability:
    NexGard requires a prescription.

    How this product should be used:
    Give appropriate dosage based on your dog's weight. (See How to Use). If it is suspected that any of the dose has been lost or if vomiting occurs within two hours of administration redose with another full dose. If a dose is missed, administer NexGard and resume a monthly dosing schedule. NexGard can be administered with or without food. NexGard should be administered all year-round. Treat all the pets in your home to reduce the risk of a flea infestation.

    What are the side effects:
    The most frequently reported adverse reaction was vomiting. The occurrence of vomiting was generally self-limiting and of short duration and tended to decrease with subsequent doses. There are no known contraindications for the use of NexGard.

    What special precautions are there:
    NexGard is for use in dogs only. The most frequently reported adverse reactions include vomiting, dry/flaky skin, diarrhea, lethargy, and lack of appetite. The safe use of NexGard in pregnant, breeding or lactating dogs has not been evaluated. Use with caution in dogs with a history of seizures.

    How should I store this product:
    Store at or below 30įC (86įF) with excursions permitted up to 40įC (104įF).

    Directions:

    Administer appropriate dosage per month based on your pet's weight.
    Talk to your veterinarian for his or her dosage recommendation for your pet.
    Treatment may begin at any time of the year, and should continue the entire year without interruption.
    Can be administered with or without food.
    To reduce the risk of a flea reinfestation, you must treat all pets within your household with NexGard or an approved flea control product (for cats).
    Tip: For best results, make sure that your dog eats entire chew.
    Dosage:
    Pet Weight Dosage
    Dogs/Puppies:
    (over 8 weeks of age)
    4-10 lbs Administer one chew
    10.1-24 lbs Administer one chew
    24.1-60 lbs Administer one chew
    60.1-121 lbs Administer one chew
    Over 121 lbs Administer the appropriate combination of chewables
    Cats
    Horses:
    Storage: Store at or below 30°C (86°F) with excursions permitted up to 40°C (104°F).

    NexGard - For small dogs 4-10 lbs:

    Active ingredients (per chew) Amount
    Afoxolaner 11.3 mg

    NexGard - For medium dogs 10.1 - 24 lbs:
    Active ingredients (per chew) Amount
    Afoxolaner 28.3 mg

    NexGard - For large dogs 24.1 - 60 lbs:
    Active ingredients (per chew) Amount
    Afoxolaner 68 mg

    NexGard - For extra large dogs 60.1 - 121 lbs:
    Active ingredients (per chew) Amount
    Afoxolaner 136 mg
    NexGard 3.4 5 43 43
    comes in a treat and fleas fall off! All I have to say is wow. I gave my dog one of these and she ate it like a treat! This is from the same people who make Heartguard. Not only that but she already had fleas since we are in the south and we have them year 'round and the fleas just started falling off in minutes...DEAD! Love this stuff! 12/16/2014
    Didn't seem to work... This product did not work for us. We are still infested with fleas. I won't buy this product again. I vacuum, clean the yard, wash bedding, bath my two dogs every single day and still we are infested with fleas... 12/16/2014
    Didnt work One Bit Didnt work what so ever. I wish it did because I hate giving them a liquid on the back of the neck. 12/07/2014
    Great! Just adopted a Border Collie mix that is 7 years old. He ate the pil without any problems and so far no ticks or fleas. Going to continue using for the ease of administering and I don't have to worry about my children touching the chemicals. 12/05/2014
    Good/Bad Used on my two ACD's, one had no reaction, the other had vomiting and developed loss of hair and sore on rear. Product was effective and fleas were gone within days and continued effectiveness throughout month. Still using on the one but had to find something new for the other. 11/23/2014
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    Is It grain free?

    My dogs are sensitive to wheat and gluten. Is this product free of these?

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    Yes, Nexgard is a prescription medication.
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    We have a sheltie which is very sensitive to topical flea medication.
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    These are both used to treat against fleas but work through different mechanisms of action. However, speak to your veterinarian if using both is appropriate for you pet.
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    You can order a 3, 6, or 12 month supply of Nexgard.
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    This medication kills fleas but does not kill the flea eggs that have been already laid.
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    This information sheet is for educational purposes only and is intended to be a supplement to, and not a substitute for, the expertise and professional judgment of your veterinarian. The information is NOT to be used for diagnosis or treatment of your pet. You should always consult your own veterinarian for specific advice concerning the treatment of your pet. The information is not intended to cover all possible uses, directions, precautions, warnings, allergic reactions, drug interactions or adverse effects, nor should it be construed to indicate that use of a particular drug is safe, appropriate or effective for your pet. It is not a substitute for a veterinary exam, and it does not replace the need for services provided by your veterinarian.
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