NexGard vs. NexGard Spectra

Comparison between Nexgard and nexgard Spectra

Nexgard and Nexgard Spectra are from the same manufacturer, Merial, and there is some difference. So let's have a look at them.

Nexgard and Nexgard Spectra both come in flavored chewables and need to administer monthly. They kill adult ticks which may carry deadly diseases, and control flea infestations by killing adult fleas before they lay eggs.

Nexgard Spectra has extra active ingredient Milbemycin Oxime. This protects your pet from hookworms, whipworms, and roundworms and prevents heartworm development.

Nexgard and Nexgard Spectra are safe for puppies and dogs from the age of eight weeks, and there is no requirement for minimum body weight. However, please ensure you weigh your pet before starting treatment.

Please choose the correct size according to your pet's body weight.

You can use our comparison chart for the most popular flea and tick products.

Nexgard For Dogs
Nexgard Spectra For Dogs
Kills Fleas
Repels Fleas
Kills Flea Eggs and Larvae
Kills newly emerged fleas before they can lay eggs
Kills newly emerged fleas before they can lay eggs
Kills Ticks
Repels Ticks
Kills and/or Repels Mosquitoes
Prevents Heartworm
Prevents Roundworms
Prevents Hookworms
Prevents Whipworms
Other Parasites
Safe for Pregnant or Nursing Pets
When does it starts working
Kills 100% of fleas within 24 hours
Kills fleas within 6 to 8 hours
Beef-flavored chewable
Beef-flavored chewable
Active Ingredient(s)

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