Credelio is a chewable tablet prescribed to provide monthly protection against ticks and fleas and may also be used for the treatment of flea infestations. Credelio is suitable for dogs and puppies 8 weeks of age and older, weighing at least 25.1 pounds. This medication starts working in just four hours and provides 100% monthly efficacy against fleas and more than 97% monthly efficacy against ticks. Plus, since this medication comes in a chewable tablet form, you can easily disguise it in your dog’s favorite food.
CREDELIO is given orally once a month, at the minimum dosage of 9 mg/lb (20 mg/kg).
|Body Weight||Lotilaner Per Chewable Tablet (mg)||Chewable Tablets Administered|
|4.4 to 6.0 lbs.||56.25||One|
|6.1 to 12.0 lbs.||112.5||One|
|12.1 to 25.0 lbs.||225||One|
|25.1 to 50.0 lbs.||450||One|
|50.1 to 100.0 lbs.||900||One|
|Over 100.0 lbs.||Administer the appropriate combination of chewable tablets|
Credelio must be administered with food (see Clinical Pharmacology).
Treatment with Credelio can begin at any time of the year and can continue year round without interruption.
Contraindications: There are no known contraindications for the use of Credelio.
Warnings: Not for human use. Keep this and all drugs out of the reach of children.
Precautions: 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 (see Adverse Reactions).