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Credelio Chewable Tablet for Dogs, 50.1-100 lbs (Blue Box)

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Description

Credelio is a chewable tablet that's easy on dogs and tough on ticks and fleas. This monthly prescription kills ticks and fleas, treats flea infestations and treats and controls tick infestations. Credelio starts working in just 4 hours and provides 100% monthly efficacy against fleas and more than 97% monthly efficacy against ticks. These tablets are approved for puppies and dogs 8 weeks of age and older who weigh 50.1-100 pounds.

Uses

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. 

Precautions

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.

Dosage Chart

Color on BoxWeight RangeStrengthDosageProduct Page
Yellow4.4-6.0 lbs56.25 mg LotilanerGive orally once a month✓-Click Here
Pink6.1-12.0 lbs112.5 mg LotilanerGive orally once a month✓-Click Here
Orange12.1-25 lbs225 mg LotilanerGive orally once a month✓-Click Here
Green25.1-50 lbs450 mg LotilanerGive orally once a month✓-Click Here
Blue50.1-100 lbs900 mg LotilanerGive orally once a month✓-Click Here
  1. Prescribing Information

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  • Item Number
    162920
  • Common Brand Name(s)
    Credelio
  • For Use With
    Dogs - 8 weeks or older
  • Generic Name
    Lotilaner
  • Administration Form
    Oral
  • Brand
    Elanco
  • Breed Size
    Giant Breeds
  • Product Form
    Chewable Tablet
  • Strength
    900 mg Lotilaner
  • Health Condition
    Fleas, Ticks
  • Drug Type
    Parasiticide
Ingredients
Ingredients

900 mg Lotilaner.

Instructions
Recommended Dosage

Credelio is given orally once a month, as directed by your veterinarian.

Storage Instructions

Store at temperatures between 59° - 77°F.

FAQ

What is lotilaner, the active ingredient in Credelio?

Lotilaner is a member of the isoxazoline class of parasiticides. It has acaracidal and insecticidal activity, and acts as an inhibitor of gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA)–gated chloride channels (GABACls).

Can Credelio be given to dogs with food allergies?

Credelio tablets are made with a beef flavoring containing pork liver and soy but no actual beef. Tablets also contain barley, wheat and lactose. Consult your veterinarian before using in dogs with food allergies to pork, soy, barley, wheat or lactose.

What is the acceptability/ palatability of Credelio

In a field trial, the acceptability of credelio was tested at 10 different locations across the u.s. 94% of dogs accepted Credelio from the hand, in the bowl or with food. The remaining 6% accepted Credelio when placed in the mouth. There were no reports of unsuccessful dosing.

The positive control in the u.s. field trial was Nexgard® (afoxolaner). Acceptability results were very similar, with only 4% reaching the “placed in mouth” stage. Also, Nexgard had no reports of unsuccessful dosing.

What is the shelf life of Credelio?

Please reference the individual packaging of Credelio for the expiration date.

How long does a Credelio tablet remain stable outside the blister pack?

No stability testing has been performed on tablets once they have been removed from the blister pack. We do not recommend taking the tablets out of the blister pack for storage in another container. Credelio tablets should only be taken out of the blister pack at the time of dosing.

Is Credelio gluten-free?

Yes, Credelio is considered gluten-free.

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  • 5 out of 5 stars

    Livestock Guardian Dogs

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    Credelio has been a life saver for our guardians. The ticks and fleas in our area were becoming resistant to several of the other brands we tried. These dogs free range while protecting the farm animals from predators. They get lots of fleas and ticks, including Lyme disease. Credelio solved the problem. No fleas at all and any tick that bites is dead. No more tiny larval ticks to find and no big bloated gross dog ticks to pull. My friends claim there is no more night time scratching waking them up. Lets just hope these pests don't develop resistance.

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    No seizures

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    My dog’s vet recommended this when I told her about my concerns of dogs having seizures taking other popular flea and tick prevention chews. This one, Credelio, doesn’t cause seizures like the other ones. My good boy loved the chew and is a particular Doby.

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  • 5 out of 5 stars

    great preventative!

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    Gave our dog one dose and found a dead tick on him a couple weeks after, so I’m glad to see how effective this preventative is! Our boxer/hound mix eats it with his food no problem and the chewy pharmacy was very easy to order from - just submitted the request and they contacted the vet and everything was handled quickly!

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  • 5 out of 5 stars

    Great if you have children and love to be outdoors

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    We love Credelio, our Vet recommended it to us when our dog was a puppy. We have small children that love to cuddle with the dog so I wanted something that was not topical. We also are outdoors and on our 40 acres walking around the woods on a weekly basis so we really needed something that works well. Archie gobbled this up when he was a puppy but now it takes some coaxing but it isn’t terrible. Last month we ran out and didn’t have an appointment to renew his script right away stupidly we went out into the woods and with out being on Credelio he had gotten 6 ticks! Since having his meds we haven’t found anything on himself we have been out multiple times!

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  • 5 out of 5 stars

    Great Rx service from Chewy!

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    This medication is super broad spectrum, essential for my collie because we live in the woods and there are mosquitoes, ticks, nats, deer flies, black flies, and everything else that flies. This medicine kills and repells it all. Chewy Rx is the best!

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  • 5 out of 5 stars

    Easy to deal with

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    Quick delivery great product and price. Chewy handled all the correspondence with vet making it stress free

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  • 5 out of 5 stars

    Wonderful price

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    I purchased this medicine at Chewy and saved over 40.00 instead of buying it at my vet office!!!

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  • 5 out of 5 stars

    Above & Beyond

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    Exceptional customer service & follow up! Called Vet for script within hrs of submitting order, prompt reply to inquiring email and delivery in less than a week even after stating delay in processing orders because of major increase in volume due to COVID. Thank you to everyone involved.

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  • 5 out of 5 stars

    why do you have to buy another product with it?

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    I do not use that heartworm med= I use Heartguard....therefore I can't order Credelio!

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  • 4 out of 5 stars

    This is expensive to buy from Chewy

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    I pay about half the price directly from my vet but because of Covid 19 I am unable to pick up the meds from their office. I have to wrestle the dog to take this monthly but the vet says it works.

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