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What is Bravecto Chews?
Bravecto Chews is the first oral chew for dogs to provide up to 12 weeks of protection against fleas and ticks. One chew provides broad-spectrum and long-lasting protection that starts to kill fleas within 2 hours and controls 4 tick species: black-legged tick (a.k.a. deer tick), American dog tick, brown dog tick, and lone star tick. Bravecto Chews eliminates current flea infestations and prevents new ones from developing for 12 weeks. With one chew, Bravecto Chews is easier to give and less to worry about for you! Bravecto Chews requires a prescription from your veterinarian.
NOTE: For a topical solution, try Bravecto Topical for Dogs.To protect cats against fleas and ticks for up to 12 weeks, use Bravecto for Cats. For heartworm protection, try Ivermectin Pyrantel - Generic to Heartgard Plus.
Dogs and puppies (over 4.4 lbs and 6 months of age or older)
- With one dose, Bravecto Chews resets the clock on flea and tick protection by providing effective prevention and treatment for both fleas and ticks for up to 12 weeks.
- Close to a full year of protection with only 4 doses. No more monthly dosing!
- No potential for messy application issues and no need to isolate from children or other pets after treatment
- Fewer doses mean fewer chances to miss a dose decreasing the likelihood of having gaps in protection
- Dogs love the taste!
How does Bravecto Chews work:
After giving your dog Bravecto Chews, the medication quickly reaches tissue fluids under your dog's skin. When fleas and ticks feed on your dog, they ingest Bravecto and die. Bravecto Chews kills fleas, prevents flea infestations and kills ticks (black-legged tick (a.k.a. deer tick), American dog tick, and brown dog tick) for 12 weeks. Bravecto Chews also kills lone star ticks for 8 weeks.
Flea Control Effectiveness with Bravecto Chews
Not for human use. Keep this and all drugs out of the reach of children. Keep the product in the original packaging until use, in order to prevent children from getting direct access to the product. Use with caution in dogs who have a history of seizures. Seizures have been reported in dogs following administration of fluralaner. Some dogs without a history of seizures have also experienced seizures following administration of fluralaner. The most common side effects of Bravecto are vomiting and diarrhea. Stomach upset, weakness, and lack of appetite, kidney and liver damage can also occur with this drug. If you notice anything different with the way your pet is behaving or if there are any other changes with your pet since giving this medication please contact your veterinarian or pharmacist for further help. This medication is not for humans. Wash hands thoroughly with soap and water immediately after use of the product. Please keep away from children and pets in order to prevent accidental ingestion.
Bravecto Chews (Merck)
What is Bravecto Chews used for:
Bravecto Chews kills adult fleas and is indicated for the treatment and prevention of flea infestations (Ctenocephalides felis), and the treatment and control of tick infestations [Ixodes scapularis (black-legged tick (a.k.a. deer tick)), Dermacentor variabilis (American dog tick), and Rhipicephalus sanguineus (brown dog tick)] for 12 weeks in dogs and puppies 6 months of age and older, and weighing 4.4 pounds or greater. Bravecto Chews is also indicated for the treatment and control of Amblyomma americanum (lone star tick) infestations for 8 weeks in dogs and puppies 6 months of age and older, and weighing 4.4 pounds or greater.
Bravecto Chews can be used in adult dogs, and it's even safe for use in breeding, pregnant, and lactating dogs. For use in growing puppies, they should be 6 months of age or older and weigh at least 4.4 lbs.
How to administer Bravecto Chews for Dogs:
Bravecto Chews should be administered orally as a single dose every 12 weeks according to the dosage schedule (How to Use tab) to provide a minimum dose of 11.4 mg/lb (25 mg/kg) body weight. Treatment with Bravecto Chews may begin at any time of the year and can continue year round without interruption.
Bravecto Chews requires a prescription from your veterinarian.
What special precautions are there:
Bravecto Chews has not been shown to be effective for 12 weeks duration in puppies less than 6 months of age. Bravecto Chews is not effective against Amblyomma americanum ticks (lone star ticks) beyond 8 weeks after dosing.
How should I store this product:
Do not store above 86°F (30°C).
Bravecto Chews Directions:
- Bravecto Chews should be administered orally as a single dose every 12 weeks according to the dosage schedule below.
- Treatment with Bravecto Chews may begin at any time of the year and can continue year round without interruption.
Bravecto Chews can be given to your dog any time of the day, however it is recommended that you give your dog Bravecto Chews at a mealtime, with food.
Bravecto Chews Dosage for Dogs:
|4.4-9.9 lbs / Toy Dog||112.5 mg|
|>9.9 - 22.0 lbs / Small Dog||250 mg|
|>22.0 - 44.0 lbs / Medium Dog||500 mg|
|>44.0 - 88.0 lbs / Large Dog||1000 mg|
|>88.0 - 123.0 lbs / Extra Large Dog||1400 mg|
|Over 123.0 lbs||Administer the appropriate combination of chews|
|Cats||Do not use!|
|Horses||Do not use!|
Do not store above 86F (30C).
Bravecto Chews Ingredients: