Is afoxolaner harmful to dogs?

The results of this study demonstrate that afoxolaner is safe when administered to dogs between 8 and 24 weeks of age, six separate times in a soft chewable formulation at up to 5× the maximum exposure dose.

Is NexGard afoxolaner safe for dogs?

It has minimal side effects, and has been shown to be safe at up to 5 times the recommended dose. In a 90-day field study, 415 dogs were administered afoxolaner and no serious adverse reactions were observed with NexGard.

Is afoxolaner the same as ivermectin?

The efficacy of afoxolaner was >96%, whereas the efficacy of ivermectin was significantly lower compared with that of afoxolaner (p < . 05) and never achieved the 90% efficacy threshold claimed by registration agencies.

Is there a generic version of NexGard?

The safe use of NexGard in pregnant, breeding or lactating dogs has not been evaluated. NexGard kills 100% of fleas within 24 hours. FiproGuard is a generic equivalent to Frontline Top Spot. Fiproguard is not manufactured by the makers of Frontline Top Spot, but is EPA-approved for the sale in the USA.

Is afoxolaner a carcinogen?

But what we do know is afoxolaner (NexGard) and fluralaner (Bravecto) are both part of the isoxazoline chemical class. They are commonly used against parasites, and is in the same group of chemicals as Fipronil that is widely known and understood to be a carcinogen.

Why is Nexgard bad for dogs?

The safety studies for NexGard had a good outcome with a very small percentage of dogs experiencing minor adverse effects. The most frequently reported adverse reaction was vomiting; less frequent reactions included dry skin, diarrhea, lethargy, and anorexia.

Can you give ivermectin and NexGard together?

Pair It Up. HEARTGARD® Plus (ivermectin/pyrantel) is the #1 vet-recommended heartworm disease preventive in a delicious real-beef chew—and it pairs perfectly with #1 vet-recommended NexGard.

Does NexGard spectra contain ivermectin?

Neither of these product contain Ivermectin or mectin derivative active ingredients. Both are a monthly product that will prevent heartworm infestations and also control all intestinal worms including roundworm, hookworm, whipworm and tapeworm.

Why is NexGard bad for dogs?