NexGard® (afoxolaner) Chewables

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What are NexGard® (afoxolaner) Chewables?

With one little NexGard® (afoxolaner) chew comes the confidence that you’re giving your dog the #1 vet-recommended flea and tick control. Numerous studies have proven that NexGard is both effective and safe. It’s the only flea and tick control that’s FDA-approved to prevent infections that cause Lyme disease in dogs as a result of killing black-legged ticks. And each bite-sized monthly dose is gentle enough to give to puppies and dogs as young as 8 weeks, weighing as little as 4 pounds. NexGard is also the #1 dog-preferred protection over other brands, thanks to its irresistible beef flavor.2 And because you should feel just as good about what your dog eats as he does eating it, the ingredients in each NexGard chew have been carefully designed to quickly kill fleas and ticks for a full month, killing fleas before they have a chance to lay eggs and black-legged ticks before they transmit Lyme infections. NexGard is flea and tick control that is easy, effective, and enjoyable, month after month..

For:

Dogs and puppies 8 weeks of age and older weighing 4 pounds of body weight or greater.

Benefits:

  • #1 vet-recommended flea and tick control that kills fleas fast, before they can lay eggs.
  • The only product that is FDA-approved to prevent Lyme infections as a direct result of killing black-legged ticks.
  • Kills fleas and ticks all month long.
  • #1-preferred by dogs.2 Each NexGard® (afoxolaner) chewable is easy to give because dogs love the delicious beef flavor.
  • Safe for dogs and puppies as young as 8 weeks, weighing 4 pounds or more.
  • Can be given with or without food and remains effective for a full month.

How do NexGard® (afoxolaner) Chewables work?

NexGard® (afoxolaner) contains afoxolaner which is absorbed into the bloodstream after ingestion. When fleas and ticks ingest blood containing afoxolaner, it causes hyperexcitation and death in these parasites.

Caution:

Not for use in humans. In case of accidental ingestion, contact a physician immediately. NexGard® (afoxolaner) is for use in dogs only. The most frequently reported adverse reactions include vomiting, itching, lethargy, diarrhea, 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 or neurologic disorders. For more information, contact your veterinarian or refer to the full prescribing information.

Storage:

Keep NexGard in a secure location out of reach of dogs, cats, and other animals to prevent accidental ingestion or overdose. Store at or below 30°C (86°F) with excursions permitted up to 40°C (104°F).

Brand Name:

NexGard® (afoxolaner) Chewables

What is the most important thing I should know about NexGard® (afoxolaner) Chewables?

The active ingredient in NexGard® (afoxolaner) Chewables is Afoxolaner. NexGard® (afoxolaner) Chewables kill adult fleas and are indicated for the treatment and prevention of flea infestations (Ctenocephalides felis), and the treatment and control of the American dog tick (Dermacentor variabilis), black-legged (deer) tick (Ixodes scapularis) and 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.

What should I discuss with my veterinarian before giving NexGard® (afoxolaner) Chewables to my pet?

Tell your veterinarian if your dog is pregnant, lactating or has a history of seizures. The safe use of NexGard® (afoxolaner) in breeding, pregnant or lactating dogs has not been evaluated. Afoxolaner is a member of the isoxazoline class. This class has been associated with neurologic adverse reactions including tremors, ataxia, and seizures. Seizures have been reported in dogs receiving isoxazoline class drugs, even in dogs without a history of seizures. Use with caution in dogs with a history of seizures or neurologic disorders.

How should NexGard® (afoxolaner) Chewables be given?

NexGard® (afoxolaner) Chewables require a prescription. Give the 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. NexGard® (afoxolaner) Chewables can be administered with or without food. NexGard® (afoxolaner) Chewables should be administered all year round. Treat all the pets in your home to reduce the risk of a flea infestation.

What are the potential side effects of NexGard® (afoxolaner) Chewables?

The most frequently reported adverse reactions include vomiting, dry/flaky skin, diarrhea, lethargy, and lack of appetite. 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® (afoxolaner) Chewables.

What happens if I miss giving a dose of NexGard® (afoxolaner) Chewables?

If a dose is missed, administer the usual dose of NexGard® (afoxolaner) Chewables and resume a monthly dosing schedule.

What happens if I overdose my pet on NexGard® (afoxolaner) Chewables?

Seek emergency veterinary medical treatment.

What should I avoid while giving NexGard® (afoxolaner) Chewables to my pet?

Avoid giving NexGard® (afoxolaner) Chewables if your pet is pregnant, lactating or has a known history of seizures.

What other drugs will affect NexGard® (afoxolaner) Chewables?

There are no known contraindications for the use of NexGard® (afoxolaner) Chewables.

NexGard Chewables Directions:

  • NexGard® (afoxolaner) is given orally once a month, at the minimum dosage of 1.14 mg/lb (2.5 mg/kg) .
  • NexGard can be administered with or without food. Care should be taken that the dog consumes the complete dose, and treated animals should be observed for a few minutes to ensure that part of the dose is not lost or refused. 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.
  • Flea Treatment and Prevention: Treatment with NexGard may begin at any time of the year. In areas where fleas are common year-round, monthly treatment with NexGard should continue the entire year without interruption.
  • To minimize the likelihood of flea reinfestation, it is important to treat all animals within a household with an approved flea control product.
  • Tick Treatment and Control: Treatment with NexGard may begin at any time of the year.
Tip:

For best results, make sure that your dog eats entire chew.

NexGard Chewables Dosage for Dogs:

Dogs/Puppies: (over 8 weeks of age)
Weight Dosage
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
NexGard Chewables Dosage for Cats:
Cats
Do not use!
NexGard Chewables Dosage for Horses:
Horses
Do not use!

NexGard Chewables Ingredients:

NexGard Chewables for Small Dogs 4-10 lbs Ingredients:
Active Ingredient (per chew) Amount
Afoxolaner 11.3 mg
NexGard Chewables - For Medium Dogs 10.1-24 lbs Ingredients:
Active Ingredient (per chew) Amount
Afoxolaner 28.3 mg
NexGard Chewables - For Large Dogs 24.1-60 lbs Ingredients:
Active Ingredient (per chew) Amount
Afoxolaner 68 mg
NexGard Chewables - For Extra Large Dogs 60-121 lbs Ingredients:
Active Ingredient (per chew) Amount
Afoxolaner 136 mg

What are NexGard® (afoxolaner) Chewables?

With one little NexGard® (afoxolaner) chew comes the confidence that you’re giving your dog the #1 vet-recommended flea and tick control. Numerous studies have proven that NexGard is both effective and safe. It’s the only flea and tick control that’s FDA-approved to prevent infections that cause Lyme disease in dogs as a result of killing black-legged ticks. And each bite-sized monthly dose is gentle enough to give to puppies and dogs as young as 8 weeks, weighing as little as 4 pounds. NexGard is also the #1 dog-preferred protection over other brands, thanks to its irresistible beef flavor.2 And because you should feel just as good about what your dog eats as he does eating it, the ingredients in each NexGard chew have been carefully designed to quickly kill fleas and ticks for a full month, killing fleas before they have a chance to lay eggs and black-legged ticks before they transmit Lyme infections. NexGard is flea and tick control that is easy, effective, and enjoyable, month after month..

For:

Dogs and puppies 8 weeks of age and older weighing 4 pounds of body weight or greater.

Benefits:

  • #1 vet-recommended flea and tick control that kills fleas fast, before they can lay eggs.
  • The only product that is FDA-approved to prevent Lyme infections as a direct result of killing black-legged ticks.
  • Kills fleas and ticks all month long.
  • #1-preferred by dogs.2 Each NexGard® (afoxolaner) chewable is easy to give because dogs love the delicious beef flavor.
  • Safe for dogs and puppies as young as 8 weeks, weighing 4 pounds or more.
  • Can be given with or without food and remains effective for a full month.

How do NexGard® (afoxolaner) Chewables work?

NexGard® (afoxolaner) contains afoxolaner which is absorbed into the bloodstream after ingestion. When fleas and ticks ingest blood containing afoxolaner, it causes hyperexcitation and death in these parasites.

Caution:

Not for use in humans. In case of accidental ingestion, contact a physician immediately. NexGard® (afoxolaner) is for use in dogs only. The most frequently reported adverse reactions include vomiting, itching, lethargy, diarrhea, 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 or neurologic disorders. For more information, contact your veterinarian or refer to the full prescribing information.

Storage:

Keep NexGard in a secure location out of reach of dogs, cats, and other animals to prevent accidental ingestion or overdose. Store at or below 30°C (86°F) with excursions permitted up to 40°C (104°F).

Brand Name:

NexGard® (afoxolaner) Chewables

What is the most important thing I should know about NexGard® (afoxolaner) Chewables?

The active ingredient in NexGard® (afoxolaner) Chewables is Afoxolaner. NexGard® (afoxolaner) Chewables kill adult fleas and are indicated for the treatment and prevention of flea infestations (Ctenocephalides felis), and the treatment and control of the American dog tick (Dermacentor variabilis), black-legged (deer) tick (Ixodes scapularis) and 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.

What should I discuss with my veterinarian before giving NexGard® (afoxolaner) Chewables to my pet?

Tell your veterinarian if your dog is pregnant, lactating or has a history of seizures. The safe use of NexGard® (afoxolaner) in breeding, pregnant or lactating dogs has not been evaluated. Afoxolaner is a member of the isoxazoline class. This class has been associated with neurologic adverse reactions including tremors, ataxia, and seizures. Seizures have been reported in dogs receiving isoxazoline class drugs, even in dogs without a history of seizures. Use with caution in dogs with a history of seizures or neurologic disorders.

How should NexGard® (afoxolaner) Chewables be given?

NexGard® (afoxolaner) Chewables require a prescription. Give the 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. NexGard® (afoxolaner) Chewables can be administered with or without food. NexGard® (afoxolaner) Chewables should be administered all year round. Treat all the pets in your home to reduce the risk of a flea infestation.

What are the potential side effects of NexGard® (afoxolaner) Chewables?

The most frequently reported adverse reactions include vomiting, dry/flaky skin, diarrhea, lethargy, and lack of appetite. 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® (afoxolaner) Chewables.

What happens if I miss giving a dose of NexGard® (afoxolaner) Chewables?

If a dose is missed, administer the usual dose of NexGard® (afoxolaner) Chewables and resume a monthly dosing schedule.

What happens if I overdose my pet on NexGard® (afoxolaner) Chewables?

Seek emergency veterinary medical treatment.

What should I avoid while giving NexGard® (afoxolaner) Chewables to my pet?

Avoid giving NexGard® (afoxolaner) Chewables if your pet is pregnant, lactating or has a known history of seizures.

What other drugs will affect NexGard® (afoxolaner) Chewables?

There are no known contraindications for the use of NexGard® (afoxolaner) Chewables.

NexGard Chewables Directions:

  • NexGard® (afoxolaner) is given orally once a month, at the minimum dosage of 1.14 mg/lb (2.5 mg/kg) .
  • NexGard can be administered with or without food. Care should be taken that the dog consumes the complete dose, and treated animals should be observed for a few minutes to ensure that part of the dose is not lost or refused. 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.
  • Flea Treatment and Prevention: Treatment with NexGard may begin at any time of the year. In areas where fleas are common year-round, monthly treatment with NexGard should continue the entire year without interruption.
  • To minimize the likelihood of flea reinfestation, it is important to treat all animals within a household with an approved flea control product.
  • Tick Treatment and Control: Treatment with NexGard may begin at any time of the year.
Tip:

For best results, make sure that your dog eats entire chew.

NexGard Chewables Dosage for Dogs:

Dogs/Puppies: (over 8 weeks of age)
Weight Dosage
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
NexGard Chewables Dosage for Cats:
Cats
Do not use!
NexGard Chewables Dosage for Horses:
Horses
Do not use!

NexGard Chewables Ingredients:

NexGard Chewables for Small Dogs 4-10 lbs Ingredients:
Active Ingredient (per chew) Amount
Afoxolaner 11.3 mg
NexGard Chewables - For Medium Dogs 10.1-24 lbs Ingredients:
Active Ingredient (per chew) Amount
Afoxolaner 28.3 mg
NexGard Chewables - For Large Dogs 24.1-60 lbs Ingredients:
Active Ingredient (per chew) Amount
Afoxolaner 68 mg
NexGard Chewables - For Extra Large Dogs 60-121 lbs Ingredients:
Active Ingredient (per chew) Amount
Afoxolaner 136 mg

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