Nexgard Spectra Chewable Tablets for Dogs
Nexgard Spectra is a chewable anti parasite treatment for dogs. It contains the active ingredients Afoxolaner and Milbemycin oxime. One tablets to be fed monthly.
Available in 5 sizes. Each pack contains 3 tablets:
Extra Small Dogs: 2–3.5 kg
Small dogs: >3.5–7.5 kg
Medium dogs: >7.5–15 kg
Large dogs: >15–30 kg
Extra Large dogs >30–60 kg
This is a prescription only medication.
Indications for use:
For the treatment of flea and tick infestations in dogs when the concurrent prevention of heartworm
disease (Dirofilaria immitis larvae), angiostrongylosis (reduction in level of immature adults (L5) and
adults of Angiostrongylus vasorum), thelaziosis (adult Thelazia callipaeda) and/or treatment of
gastrointestinal nematode infestations is indicated.
Treatment of flea infestations (Ctenocephalides felis and C. canis) in dogs for 5 weeks.
Treatment of tick infestations (Dermacentor reticulatus, Ixodes ricinus, Ixodes hexagonus,
Rhipicephalus sanguineus) in dogs for 4 weeks.
Fleas and ticks must attach to the host and commence feeding in order to be exposed to the active
Treatment of infestations with adult gastrointestinal nematodes of the following species: roundworms
(Toxocara canis and Toxascaris leonina), hookworms (Ancylostoma caninum, Ancylostoma
braziliense and Ancylostoma ceylanicum) and whipworm (Trichuris vulpis).
Treatment of demodicosis (caused by Demodex canis).
Treatment of sarcoptic mange (caused by Sarcoptes scabiei var. canis).
Prevention of heartworm disease (Dirofilaria immitis larvae) with monthly administration.
Prevention of angiostrongylosis (by reduction of the level of infection with immature adult (L5) and
adult stages of Angiostrongylus vasorum) with monthly administration.
Prevention of establishment of thelaziosis (adult Thelazia callipaeda eyeworm infection) with monthly use.
Do not use in puppies under 8 weeks of age and dogs less than 2 kg
The recommended dose should be strictly observed in collies or related breeds
In heartworm endemic areas, dogs should be tested for existing heartworm infestation prior to
administration of NEXGARD SPECTRA. At the discretion of the veterinarian, infested dogs should
be treated with an adulticide to remove adult heartworms. NEXGARD SPECTRA is not indicated for
Sold in packs of 3
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