Boehringer Ingelheim NexGuard tablets for fleas and ticks for dogs L, 10-25 kg (3 tablet)
Boehringer Ingelheim NexGard (Boehringer Ingelheim NexGard) is a new drug to combat ectoparasites in dogs, dosage S – for dogs weighing from 2 to 4 kg.
NEXGARD belongs to insectoacaricidal drugs of systemic action.
Included in the drug afoxolaner is an insectoacaricide of the isoxazoline group. The mechanism of action of afoxolaner is to block the GABA-dependent receptors of arthropods, hyperexcitation of neurons, impaired transmission of nerve impulses, which leads to paralysis and death of parasites.
NEXGARD is active against
fleas: Ctenocephalides felis, Ctenocephalides canis,
ixodid ticks: Dermacentor variabilis, Dermacentor reticulatus, Rhipicephalus sanguineus, Ixodes scapularis, Ixodes ricinus, Ixodes holocyclus, Haiaphysalis longicornis, Amblyomma americanum.
After oral administration of the drug, Afoxolaner is easily absorbed in the gastrointestinal tract and reaches the systemic circulation, the maximum plasma concentration is observed 2-4 hours after administration. Afoxolaner is slowly metabolized and excreted from the body mainly in the bile and slightly in the urine. The half-life of afoxolaner is 14 days.
The effect of the drug on fleas begins 30 minutes after administration; a single application of the drug ensures the destruction of fleas and ticks on the animal within 6 and 48 hours, respectively; prevents re-infestation for 4 weeks. Flea death occurs before eggs are laid, which prevents egg and larvae from contamination of the premises.
NEXGARD is prescribed for dogs for the treatment and prevention of tick infestation (Dermacentor variabilis, Dermacentor reticulatus, Ixodes ricinus, Ixodes scapularis, Rhipicephalus sanguineus, Amblyomma americanum and Haiaphysalis longicornis) and fleas (Ctenocephalisphalides) and fleas (Ctenocephalidesphalides) The drug can be used as one of the remedies in the treatment of allergic flea dermatitis in dogs.
Do not use the drug in sick, weakened animals, puppies under the age of 8 weeks and / or weighing less than 2 kg, as well as animals of other species.
|Dog weight (kg)||Tablet weight (g)||Dose of active ingredient (mg / tablet)|
Repeated treatments in the season of greatest activity of ectoparasites are carried out monthly. When using the drug, dogs weighing more than 50 kg should use a combination of tablets, at the rate of 2.5 mg of afoxolaner per 1 kg of weight. Breaking of tablets is not allowed.
NEXGARD has an attractive aroma and taste and is usually readily eaten by dogs; otherwise, the drug is fed in a mixture with feed.
Manufacturer: Boehringer Ingelheim