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.
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.
Credelio is given orally once a month, as directed by your veterinarian.
Store at temperatures between 59° - 77°F.
Prescription items are NON-RETURNABLE and NON-REFUNDABLE.