NexGard is a medicine used to treat infestations with fleas and ticks, as well as demodectic and sarcoptic mange (skin infestations caused by two different types of mites) in dogs. It may be used as part of the management of flea allergy dermatitis (an allergic reaction to flea bites).
NexGard contains the active substance afoxolaner.
NexGard : EPAR - Medicine overview (PDF/77.57 KB)
First published: 27/03/2013
Last updated: 10/12/2018
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|Anatomical therapeutic chemical veterinary (ATCvet) codes||
Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica GmbH
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20/03/2020 NexGard - EMEA/V/C/002729 - IG/1203
- Annex I - Summary of product characteristics
- Annex IIA - Manufacturing-authorisation holder responsible for batch release
- Annex IIB - Conditions of the marketing authorisation
- Annex IIIA - Labelling
- Annex IIIB - Package leaflet
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Ectoparasiticides for systemic use
Treatment of flea infestation in dogs (Ctenocephalides felis and C. canis) for at least 5 weeks. The product can be used as part of a treatment strategy for the control of flea allergy dermatitis (FAD).
Treatment of tick infestation in dogs (Dermacentor reticulatus, Ixodes ricinus, Ixodes hexagonus, Rhipicephalus sanguineus). One treatment kills ticks for up to one month.
Fleas and ticks must attach to the host and commence feeding in order to be exposed to the active substance.
Treatment of demodicosis (caused by Demodex canis).
Treatment of sarcoptic mange (caused by Sarcoptes scabiei var. canis).