Bravecto (also known as Fluralaner) is a topical solution for dogs used to kill fleas and also prevents and treats/controls infestations of:
- Fleas (Ctenocephalides felis)
- Ticks (Ixodes scapularis or black-legged tick)
- Dermacentor variabilis (American dog tick)
- Rhipicephalus sanguineus (brown dog tick)
Treatment works for 12 weeks.
This product can also control and treat infestations of Amblyomma americanum (lone star tick) for up to 8 weeks.
To choose the best tick or flea product for your pet, see the Allivet Flea and Tick Chart.
What is Bravecto Topical Solution for Dogs?
Bravecto (Fluralaner) is a Topical Spot On Solution indicated for the treatment and prevention of flea and tick infestations in dogs for up to 12 weeks.
Who is Bravecto Topical Solution for Dogs for?
Bravecto is intended for use in puppies and dogs that are at least 4.4 pounds and 6 months old.
Why use Bravecto Topical Solution for Dogs?
- Can be safely used in nursing, pregnant, or breeding dogs
- Lasts up to 3 times longer than monthly flea and tick treatments
- Offers long-lasting, fast-acting protection
- Is made with a twist non-spill applicator for easy topical application
- Treats ticks and fleas up to 12 weeks (lone star tick for 8 weeks)
- Can be applied any time of year and administered year round
- Is still effective against Ixodes ricinus ticks and fleas after water immersion or bathing (3 days after application)
- Can resist bathing or swimming repeated for period of 12 weeks
How does Bravecto Topical Solution for Dogs work?
Bravecto (Fluralaner) belongs to the isoxazoline-substituted benzamide derivatives class and is for use that is systemic. It works by inhibiting the arthropod nervous system. This product is the antagonism of the ligand-gated chloride channels (glutamate-receptor and gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA)-receptor).
How is Bravecto Topical Solution for Dogs sold?
Sold in 12 weeks (1 box) or 24 weeks (2 boxes) supply in the following strengths/sizes :: 112.50 mg Yellow for dogs 4.4 - 9.9 lbs 250 mg Orange for dogs 9.9 - 22 lbs 500 mg Green for dogs 22 - 44 lbs 1000 mg Blue for dogs 44 - 88 lbs 1400 mg Pink for dogs 88 - 123 lbs
What are the side effects of Bravecto Topical Solution for Dogs?
For dogs who have a history of seizures, this product should be used with caution. Even dogs who don't have a history of seizures may experience seizures while taking this medication.
Clinical trials showed the following most common reactions:
- Moist dermatitis/rash
- Decrease in appetite
- Hair loss
Do not allow oral ingestion; only apply topically.
What special precautions are there?
This product is not intended for use in humans.
Keep all drugs including this one out of animal and children’s reach. Children should not touch application site until it has dried.
Never smoke, eat, or drink while touching this product.
Avoid eye and skin contact. Should this product touch your eyes, flush them gently and slowly using cool water. After using this product, use soap and water to thoroughly wash hands and skin.
This is a highly flammable product. Keep it away from sparks, heat, open flames or any other ignition sources.
What to do if overdose?
Contact your closest emergency pet hospital.. You may also contact Merck Animal Health Pharmacovigilance: Companion Animal Technical Services, 800-224-5318.
How can I store Bravecto Topical Solution for Dogs?
Store in a dry and cool environment. Do not exceed 86°F (30°C). Store in the original package in order to protect from moisture. The pouch should only be opened immediately prior to use.
Pharmacists are standing by to offer Pet Parent counseling regarding prescription medication purchased from Allivet before and after dispensing. Pharmacists on duty are available Monday-Friday, 9:30AM - 5:30PM EST and will be on call Saturday 12:00PM - 4:00PM EST for consultation.
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