Bravecto for Dogs: What you need to know

bravecto for dogs

Bravecto for dogs

Once you get yourself a dog, you will probably start waging a war against fleas and ticks. Bravecto for dogs is an alternative that helps get rid of fleas. Not only does Bravecto get rid of fleas but it also prevents more from infesting your dog.

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What is Bravecto for dogs?

Bravecto for dogs is a tasty chewable that protects your dog against ticks and fleas for 12 weeks. The components in Bravecto start killing fleas within two hours of taking it. The active ingredient in Bravecto is Fluralaner. We will discuss how are ticks and fleas killed with this drug.

How does Bravecto work?

The component Fluralaner is an isoxazoline-substituted benzamide derivative and it works by inhibiting an arthropod´s nervous system. In other words, when your dog takes the drug, it goes to his bloodstream. The medication stays in the dog for 12 weeks. It kills ticks by paralyzing them. Unable to move or breathe, they die inevitably.

How to use it

Bravecto for dogs is a prescription medicine, so you need to take your dog to the vet and have him prescribe it for your dog.

Bravecto comes in chewables which you feed your dog once every 12 weeks. One chewable is enough as they are of wide spectrum. Treatment can start at any time and once started the cycle can go on.

This particular version of Bravecto should not be administered to cats or horses. Always check the recommended dose on the bottle before giving to your dog.

Side effects

When you think about Fluralaner being able to inhibit a tick’s nervous system, you can´t help but wonder if this drug has any effect on your dog as well. All drugs have side effects and Bravecto for dogs is no exception.

The FDA does not have any official reports on side effects of this drug. Customer reviews do not report a significant amount of them. However, some of the side effects that your dog might experience from this medication are:

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