The side effects of credelio include weight loss, elevated blood urea nitrogen, and increased urination. If these or any other side effects occur, you should consult with your vet, health care professional, or the manufacturer of this product. The maximum recommended daily dose (mg/kg/day) for dogs is 2.5 mg per kilogram of body weight per day. For dogs weighing less than 10 kg, the recommended dose is 1.25 mg/kilogram/daily.
The dosage should be titrated up or down according to the severity of the reaction. Dosages should not be administered to dogs with a history of hypersensitivity to any ingredient in the product, including the active ingredient. Do not administer to pregnant or lactating dogs. In case of overdose, discontinue use immediately and seek veterinary medical attention or emergency veterinary care. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.
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How long does it take for Credelio to work?
After being given to dogs, Credelio kills fleas within 4 hours and ticks within 48 hours of attachment. Within 12 hours after being given to cats, Credelio kills fleas and ticks. Credelio works for one month and can be repeated every two weeks.
Is Credelio better than frontline?
Credelio is better for an existing infection you need to eliminate quickly while frontline is better for prevention and for the safety of pregnant animals. Both have benefits and risk factors that can be used in conjunction with each other.
Is Credelio the same as Nexgard?
Credelio is able to eliminate pests within 12 hours and 98.7% of ticks within 8 hours. Nexgard can be used in conjunction with other tick control products. For example, if you have a tick infestation in your home, you may want to use a combination of products to control the tick population.
What is the safest flea and tick treatment for dogs?
Under many circumstances, newer dog flea collars are safe options for flea and tick control (unlike older collars, which were largely ineffective). Right now, the Seresto collar is a very popular option. Flumethrin and imidacloprid are used to kill fleas at multiple stages of development as well as to control ticks.
If you have a dog that has been diagnosed with a tick-borne disease, you may want to consider a collar that uses a combination of these two products. For example, if your dog has an active tick infestation, it may be a good idea to use an Immediate-Release Flea Collar.
This collar will kill ticks as soon as they enter the dog’s body, but it will not kill the bacteria that cause the disease.
Does flea medicine make dogs sleepy?
Even if the product is labeled according to directions, dogs and cats can have serious adverse reactions to some of the ingredients. Side effects can include skin irritation, agitation, vomiting, diarrhea, lethargy, seizures, and even death. If you are concerned about the safety of any of the ingredients in your pet’s food, talk to your veterinarian.
Is it OK to give Credelio and interceptor together?
For long-term control of fleas, ticks, and internal parasites, a combination of once-monthly Credelio and Interceptor Plus is recommended for all dogs. Flea prevention is the most important step in preventing flea infestations. It is important to keep your dog’s environment clean and free of litter boxes, bedding, pet food and other sources of allergens.
If you have a dog that is allergic to cats or dogs, you may want to consider using a cat or dog allergy spray. You can find a list of pet allergy sprays at the Pet Poison Helpline.