Can Bravecto Cause Liver Damage?

What are the side effects of Bravecto?

Fluralaner is a member of the isoxazoline class.

This class has been associated with neurologic adverse reactions including tremors, ataxia, and seizures.

BRAVECTO Chew: The most commonly reported adverse reactions include vomiting, decreased appetite, diarrhea, lethargy, polydipsia, and flatulence.

Is Bravecto really dangerous?


How long does Bravecto stay in dog’s system?

Once given to your dog Bravecto stays in the system for at least three months. There is NO ANTIDOTE AVAILABLE.

Can Bravecto cause neurological problems?

Background. Although the new isoxazoline drug fluralaner (Bravecto®) is generally well tolerated in dogs, adverse drug reactions involving neurological dysfunction occurred in individual dogs. However, most of these cases are documented inadequately and none of them is reported and discussed in the literature.

What tick does Bravecto not kill?

Bravecto is not effective against Amblyomma americanum ticks beyond 8 weeks after dosing (See EFFECTIVENESS).

Does Bravecto last longer than 3months?


A single BRAVECTO treatment lasts for 12 weeks* compared to other products which must be given every month. That makes BRAVECTO a cost-effective option for keeping your pet protected. But now, you can save even more.

Can Bravecto cause cancer?

BRAVECTO® CAUSES SERIOUS HEALTH ISSUES – INCLUDING CANCER, ORGAN FAILURE AND SEIZURES. Clinical research data and analysis of adverse events to date do not demonstrate a causal relationship between BRAVECTO® and liver or kidney issues or cancer.

Is Bravecto better than frontline?

CONCLUSIONS: Bravecto (fluralaner) administered once orally to dogs in a chewable tablet was highly effective for 12 weeks against fleas and ticks on privately-owned dogs and was significantly non-inferior (ticks) and superior (fleas) in comparison with topical Frontline (fipronil) administered 3 times sequentially.

Does Bravecto kill intestinal parasites?

Compare Bravecto to Sentinel Spectrum to Trifexis. Protects against heartworms, fleas, roundworms, hookworms, whipworms and tapeworms. Treats and controls hookworms, roundworms, and whipworms infections. Starts to kill fleas within 30 minutes; kills 100% of fleas within 4 hours.

Why does my dog still have fleas after using Bravecto?

This may cause a skin sensation which can result in increased scratching of the dog or cat. However, this phenomenon is quickly resolved once the fleas are dead, which occurs within a matter of hours after treatment. If your pet is treated with Bravecto, these new fleas will contact Bravecto and die.

What happens if I give my dog Bravecto too early?

In safety studies, BRAVECTO was tested in healthy dogs and puppies at up to 5 times the recommended dose at 8-week intervals for 3 treatments. Therefore, no adverse effects are expected if dogs are inadvertently treated twice with the recommended dose within 12 weeks, but please contact your veterinarian.

Can Bravecto make a dog sick?

BRAVECTO Topical Solution for Dogs: The most commonly reported adverse reactions include vomiting, hair loss, diarrhea, lethargy, decreased appetite, and moist dermatitis/rash. Bravecto is not effective against lone star ticks beyond 8 weeks of dosing. For topical use only. Avoid oral ingestion.

What is the safest tick prevention for dogs?

Most products designed to repel these buggers include possible carcinogens and nervous-system toxins like fipronil, permethrin, pyrethrins, or imidacloprid. “Our recommendation for ticks is to use the least toxic option available, at the lowest level, and only when you need it,” Rotkin-Ellman says.

Can Bravecto cause seizures?

Seizures have been reported in dogs receiving fluralaner, even in dogs without a history of seizures (see Adverse Reactions and Animal Safety). Bravecto is not effective against Amblyomma americanum ticks beyond 8 weeks after dosing (see Effectiveness).

Will Bravecto kill existing ticks?

BRAVECTO Chew starts killing fleas (Ctenocephalides felis) within 2 hours, and kills ticks (Ixodes ricinus) within 12 hours. *1 BRAVECTO Chew kills fleas, prevents flea infestations, and kills ticks (black-legged tick, American dog tick, and brown dog tick) for 12 weeks.

Does Bravecto kill tick eggs?

It has a rapid onset of action, killing newly emerged adult fleas before they lay eggs for a whole 3 months. Bravecto is effective against fipronil-resistant strains of fleas. Bravecto controls existing paralysis tick infestations within 24 hours and controls paralysis ticks for 4 months.

Does Bravecto wash off?

Bravecto can be given at any time of the day. It is recommended that Bravecto chew is administered to dogs at or around the time of feeding. While the product should be dry within 24 hours it is not recommended to wash or allow the dog to swim within 3 days after treatment.

Does Bravecto kill all fleas?

*1 BRAVECTO Chew kills fleas, prevents flea infestations, and kills ticks (black-legged tick, American dog tick, and brown dog tick) for 12 weeks. BRAVECTO Topical Solution for Cats kills 100% of fleas within 8 hours.

What is the safest flea and tick pill for dogs?

Trifexis employs spinosad and milbemycin oxime to keep dogs protected from heartworms and intestinal parasites as well as fleas, but it does not work against ticks. Your vet will need to prescribe this treatment. Bravecto chews (it also comes as a topical) offer protection from fleas and ticks for 8-12 weeks per dose.

Can a dog overdose on Bravecto?

Overdose (symptoms, emergency procedures, antidotes): Safety was demonstrated in breeding, pregnant and lactating animals treated with overdoses of up to 3 times the maximum recommended dose.

How safe is Bravecto for dogs?

Bravecto is Proven Safe. Bravecto has been approved for use in breeding, pregnant, and lactating female dogs. Bravecto is safe to use and efficacious in adult dogs and puppies over 6 months of age and weighing 4.4 lb. or greater.

Can I get Bravecto without vet prescription?

Many of the most common topical flea medications such as Frontline Plus, Advantage II and K9 Advantix II do not require a prescription. Some of the newer oral flea and tick medications such as NexGard and Bravecto are classified as prescription medications.