NexGard

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afoxolaner

Authorised
This medicine is authorised for use in the European Union.

Overview

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.

This EPAR was last updated on 07/10/2019

Authorisation details

Product details
Name
NexGard
Agency product number
EMEA/V/C/002729
Active substance
afoxolaner
International non-proprietary name (INN) or common name
afoxolaner
Species
Dogs
Anatomical therapeutic chemical veterinary (ATCvet) codes
QP53BE01
Publication details
Marketing-authorisation holder
Mérial
Revision
9
Date of issue of marketing authorisation valid throughout the European Union
10/02/2014
Contact address

29 avenue Tony Garnier
69007 Lyon
France

Product information

19/08/2019 NexGard - EMEA/V/C/002729 - WS/1559

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Pharmacotherapeutic group

  • Isoxazolines
  • ECTOPARASITICIDES FOR SYSTEMIC USE

Therapeutic indication

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).

Assessment history

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