Introducing NexGard – the Next Generation tick & flea tablet for dogs

The newest defense against ticks and fleas is here. From the makers of Frontline Plus and Frontline Tri-Act – introducing Merial’s NexGard®NexGard is an over-the-counter, chewable tablet available from veterinarians and vet shops.

In South Africa, NexGard is available for dogs only and is proven safe to use in puppies from 8 weeks of age and weighing more than 2kg.

NexGard starts killing existing fleas as soon as 30 minutes after administration and reaches 100% efficiency by 8 hours. Most ticks will be killed within 48 hours, thus preventing the transmission of tick fever and tick bite fever. New fleas are killed within 12 hours preventing them from laying eggs. One treatment will last for one month.

NexGard packages / units

NexGard tablets are available in singles or boxes of 3. It is available in 4 sizes to suit the weight of your pet.

  • Small dogs (2 – 4 kg)
  • Medium dogs (4.1 – 10 kg)
  • Large dogs (10.1 – 25 kg)
  • X Large dogs (25.1 – 50 kg)

NexGard packaging

For the best results, it is recommended to give NexGard every 4 weeks, throughout the year.

This product contains a new chemical, the active ingredient Afoxolaner, an isoxazoline-based compound with a new and distinct mode of action. NexGard does not need to be taken with food and can act as a tasty beef treat. NexGard is often used as part of a treatment strategy for the control of Flea Allergy Dermatitis.

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