Credelio is a chewable tablet prescribed to provide monthly protection against ticks and fleas and may also be used for the treatment of flea infestations. Credelio is suitable for dogs and puppies 8 weeks of age and older, weighing at least 12.1 pounds. This medication starts working in just four hours and provides 100% monthly efficacy against fleas and more than 97% monthly efficacy against ticks. Plus, since this medication comes in a chewable tablet form, you can easily disguise it in your dog’s favorite food.
Credelio kills adult fleas and is indicated for the treatment of flea infestations and the treatment and control of tick infestations for one month in dogs and puppies 8 weeks of age and older, and weighing 4.4 pounds or greater.
Possible Side Effects
Because this is a new drug, monitor your dog closely while taking this medication. If you have any concerns about your animal while taking this medicine, contact your veterinarian.
Side effects that usually are not serious include:
- Vomiting, diarrhea, decreased appetite.
- Increased urination.
If any of these are severe, worsen, or continue to be a problem, contact your veterinarian.
Side effects that may be serious or indicate a serious problem include:
- Vomiting that does not stop.
- Complete loss of appetite.
- Tremors, seizures.
- Difficulty walking (eg, weakness, stumbling).
If you see any of these signs, contact your veterinarian immediately.
Drug & Food Interactions
No adverse reactions were observed from the concomitant use of Credelio with other medications.
The safe use of Credelio in breeding, pregnant or lactating dogs has not been evaluated. Use with caution in dogs with a history of seizures.
|Color on Box||Weight Range||Strength||Dosage||Product Page|
|Yellow||4.4-6.0 lbs||56.25 mg Lotilaner||Give orally once a month||✓-Click Here|
|Pink||6.1-12.0 lbs||112.5 mg Lotilaner||Give orally once a month||✓-Click Here|
|Orange||12.1-25 lbs||225 mg Lotilaner||Give orally once a month||✓-Click Here|
|Green||25.1-50 lbs||450 mg Lotilaner||Give orally once a month||✓-Click Here|
|Blue||50.1-100 lbs||900 mg Lotilaner||Give orally once a month||✓-Click Here|
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