Nexgard Spectra is a beef-flavored chewable used for treating infestation caused due to fleas and ticks. This monthly treatment is also effective in preventing heartworm disease in dogs. It is available in the chewable tablets in five different strengths for use in dogs of different weights. Nexgard Spectra also works as a major preventive measure against the zoonotic hookworm, Ancylostoma ceylanicum along with gut worms such as whipworms and roundworms. The oral treatment is effective for gastrointestinal nematodes. It also prevents ear mites, demodectic, sarcoptic, and otodectic manage infestation in dogs. Moreover, Nexgard Spectra acts as a single treatment to control external and internal parasites in dogs.
How does it work?
Nexgard Spectra combines two active ingredients including Afoxolaner and Milbemycin Oxime. Afoxolaner is an ingredient which has been developed specifically for dogs. It acts as an ectoparasiticide, means that it kills fleas and ticks that live on the skin or fur of animals. Afoxolaner kills fleas before they lay eggs and help to reduce contamination of the dog�??s environment. The other Milbemycin Oxime acts as an endoparasiticide. This means that it kills parasites like worms that lives inside dogs. It is effective for protection against roundworms, hookworms and whipworms. The chewable treatment disrupts the signals passed in the nervous system of parasites in a way that causes paralysis and eliminates the parasites. Nexgard Spectra is a monthly treatment that ensures protection against heartworms, fleas, ticks and intestinal worms.