Asked by: Kareem Guijas
asked in category: General Last Updated: 3rd February, 2020

Can you overdose on NexGard?

Overdose (symptoms, emergency procedures, antidotes): No adverse reactions were observed in healthy Beagle puppies over 8 weeks of age when treated with 5 times the maximum dose repeated 6 times at intervals of 2-4 weeks. Diarrhoea and vomiting was observed at approximately 5x overdose (25 mg/kg bodyweight) in Collies.

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Hereof, can a dog have too much NexGard?

More than 200 million doses of NexGard have been sold worldwide. Both in our experience, and in the experience of veterinarians worldwide, it is very rare to see any side effects in dogs receiving this medication. The most common side effects are vomiting, itching, lethargy, diarrhea and loss of appetite.

Secondly, how much flea medicine is too much? Common signs of toxicity from flea products containing organophosphates are diarrhea, vomiting, difficulty breathing, small pupils, muscle tremor, weakness or falling over, and drooling. Organophosphate toxicity can be rapidly fatal, depending on the ingredients and dose the pet is exposed to.

Just so, how often can you give NexGard?

NexGard is given orally once a month, at the minimum dosage of 1.14 mg/lb (2.5 mg/kg).

Does NexGard kill dogs?

NexGard contains the ingredient afoxolaner which targets and kills adult fleas before they can lay eggs. Does NexGard also kill ticks? NexGard kills Lone Star ticks, Black-legged ticks, American dog ticks and Brown dog ticks.

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