Can dogs overdose on NexGard Spectra?

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.

How much NexGard do I give my dog?

Dosage and Administration

Body Weight Afoxolaner Per Chewable (mg) Chewables Administered
4.0 to 10.0 lbs. 11.3 One
10.1 to 24.0 lbs. 28.3 One
24.1 to 60.0 lbs. 68 One
60.1 to 121.0 lbs. 136 One

How long does a NexGard pill last?

NexGard is given as a tablet of the appropriate strength for the dog’s bodyweight. NexGard kills fleas within 8 hours and ticks within 48 hours. After being given, its actions last for at least 5 weeks against fleas and up to one month against ticks.

How quickly does NexGard absorb?

NexGard is safe and effective for use in puppies 8 weeks of age or older, weighing 4 pounds or more. How long does it take NexGard to kill fleas? In a well-controlled laboratory study, NexGard began to kill fleas four hours after initial administration and demonstrated >99% effectiveness at eight hours.

What happens if my dog takes too much NexGard?

This can result in repetitive nerve discharges, or twitches and tremors, in affected dogs. So if a dog has a mild overdose of flea medication, symptoms, you may notice include twitching, excessive salivation, paw flicking, vomiting and diarrhea, and depression.

Can dog get fleas while on NexGard?

Any immature fleas that are in your home or yard when you first give FRONTLINE Plus or NexGard to your pet will continue to develop into full-grown fleas, even after the mature fleas on your pet are killed. Immature fleas may take several weeks to develop and create an exposure risk for your pet.