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Compare - Frontline Plus to Nexgard

paranameorder_byFrontline PlusNexgard
Kill Fleas501
Repels Fleas502
Kills Flea Eggs503
kills flea Larvae504
Kill Ticks505
Repels Ticks506
Effective against 4 ticks species507
Repels Mosquitoes508
Stop Fleas509Stops fleas within 12 hoursKills 100% fleas within 24 hours
Effective Against Ticks510Ticks within 48 hoursRemoves ticks within 48 hours
Prevent Heartworm511
Other Parasites Information512Treats chewing lice and controls sarcoptic mange infestations.No
Waterproof513
Dosage514MonthlyMonthly
Application515TopicalOral
Taste516NA Beef-flavored chewable
Effective When given with or without Food517NA Yes
Safe for pregnant or nursing Pets518
Active Ingredients519Fipronil, (S)-MethopreneAfoxolaner
Usage520
Sizes Available521
  • for Small Dogs up to 22lbs (Orange)
  • for Medium Dogs 23-44 lbs (Blue)
  • for Large Dogs 45-88 lbs (Purple)
  • for Extra Large Dogs over 89 lbs (Red)
  • For Small Dogs 0 to 10lbs (Orange)
  • For Medium Dogs 10-24 lbs (Blue)
  • For Large Dogs 24-60 lbs (Purple)
  • For Extra Large Dogs 60 to 120lbs (Red)
Direction of Use522
  • Part the fur between the shoulder blades to make the skin visible.
  • Open the pipette squeeze out the entire content on the skin without touching the hair.
  • For large and extra large dogs, apply at 3 to 4 spots on the back starting from neck to the base of the tail.
  • Administer according to dog's weight.
  • Can be administered with or without food.
  • Treat all pets within the household.
Expert Tips523Do not allow your dog get immediately after treatment. At least wait for 24 hours for high efficacy. For high effectiveness, ensure the pet takes complete dose.
What Veterinarian Says524It's quite a popular product and vet's #1 choice due to its effectiveness. The potent combination of adulticide and insect growth regulator makes it work against not only adult fleas and ticks but also flea life cycle. In 99.9 cases, re-infestation is under control when Frontline Plus is used monthly without any breaks. It is usually recommended to use this product even in winters to protect against flea and tick infestation during the onset of summers.With many pet owners not feasible of using topical treatments to control fleas, Nexgard has turned out as the better option. The oral chew is easy for pet owners to administer and there have been no known side effects seen until now. This new product is loved by dogs because of their soft, beef flavored chewable.
Age to Start525From 8 weeks of age and above.From 8 weeks of age
Caution526N/AFor use in dogs only. Do not use in cats.
Human Safety527N/AKeep out of reach of children.
Manufracturer528Merial Merial