NexGard Chewables Rx
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NexGard Chewables Rx

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  • Usually ships the same weekday before 3pm CT with veterinary approval.

  • Requires veterinary authorization.

  • Your pet's veterinarian will provide directions for use.

What are NexGard Chewables for Dogs?

  • NexGard is a prescription, chewable flea and tick preventative for dogs that contains the insecticide Afoxolaner.

Why is NexGard used for Dogs?

  • NexGard treats and prevents flea and tick infestations.
  • Nexgard kills adults fleas and ticks for 30 days.
  • NexGard kills the American dog tick, lone star tick, black-legged tick, brown dog tick, and longhorned tick.
  • NexGard is indicated for the prevention of Lyme Disease (Borrelia burgdorferi) infections as a direct result of killing black-legged (Ixodes scapularis) vector ticks.

What else should I know about NexGard?

  • NexGard is for dogs and puppies 8 weeks of age and older, weighing 4 pounds of body weight or greater.
  • It provides 30 days, 1 month of protection with each dose.
  • NexGard is a beef flavored soft chew. 

What problems could my dog have with NexGard?

  • You may see ticks on your dog, but they will die quickly.
  • Keep out of reach of other animals.
  • 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. 
  • Contact your veterinarian immediately if you see tremors, seizures, or difficulty walking.

How do you use NexGard?

  • Give NexGard orally once a month, as directed by your veterinarian.
  • 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 a dose is missed, administer NexGard and resume a monthly dosing schedule.

What is in NexGard?

  • The drug in NexGard is Afoxolaner.
  • Afoxolaner works by safely absorbing into the dog's bloodstream to kill adult fleas and ticks by inhibiting the nervous system of the insect through over-stimulation.

Will I get what I see in the picture?

  • NexGard is a brand name. You will receive the exact brand that you request.

Who makes NexGard?

  • NexGard is made by Boehringer Ingelheim.