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Nexgard is poison!Chewables Blue (4.1-10kg)
I gave my dog Nexus yesterday. She got sick within a couple of hours. She stooled a lot, became listless, stumbled and couldn’t get back up when she fell over. She would not eat or drink. Had to give her fluids with a dropper but it wasn’t enough. Took her to the Vet this morning because she looked like she was in shock. She was indeed in shock. I know this was related to Nexgard because she was running the day before, ate all her breakfast but became severely sick within a few hours of the dose. So sad. My heart is broken.
Purchased in for $59.
- Side Effects: Death
- Pet Type: Dog
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My dog thinks his monthly chewable is a treat!Chewables Green (10.1-25kg)
We've given our Mini American Shepherd Nexgard since he was a puppy. Never had any adverse reactions. He's now 1 year and 3 months old and still loving his Nexgard. We've never seen a flea or tick on our guy except for the one month that I didn't give him his Nexgard. It was winter, and thought I could get away it. But near the end of the month with no meds we found a deer tick. So, he's on it year round now, with no breaks in the cycle. And our home and puppy are totally bug free. And the bonus is that he loves taking his medicine!
So dodgy try anything elseChewables Red (25.1-50kg)
Pretty much instantly my Golden retriever need to go out and do Diarrhea,
He is 3 years old and has only ever done this once in his life. 4 days after his single dose and he has done it about 20 times. Will he ever have normal stools again? Wish i had read the hundreds of bad reviews for this product. I hope my review helps your beloved pet.
I have given it to a 8 year old GS and after 4 hours he had the chew the medication he started scratching vigorously and I notice the exposed are are red though it is not warm. He continuously scratching until this time of writing. I am watching over his breathing and if that would compromised this will be the most expensive drive to vet as it is already out of office timings. And I really wished I did not give this to him. It already created so much worries to humans and discomfort to a him.... Read more
Horrible. Here is my story.Chewables Blue (4.1-10kg)
I seem to be experiencing problems with Nexgard. I will thoroughly explain my situation below. It CANNOT just be coincidence. Milo my sweet cavachon first started getting sick 2 months ago after 48 hours of having Nexgard. He was crying a lot (whining) and he started to get black tarry stools. Through out the day it had developed into throwing up pink foam. (Which can indicate blood) and started bleeding a lot though his diarrhoea. I did not connect the two and two together because we rushed him into the after hour vets and took him to emergenc... Read morey. He lost his appetite and wouldn't drink. So we had to Continue to syringe feed him for a couple days until we made him a chicken broth. We were given antibiotics and Pro-kolin (a probiotic) for his gut health. The vet diagnosed him with Haemorrhagic gastroenteritis. Over the course of a couple days he recovered and was doing well. Skip to last Saturday (12th aug, just over a month of his previous nexgard dose) I gave him his nexgard because he had gotten fleas on his walks.Yesterday he stared getting a bad stomach again! He has chronic diarrhoea. We saw what happened last time and went straight into his broths and giving him pumpkin for a natural probiotic. Straight onto giving him more water. His wee is a dark murky orange and diarrhoea a orange/yellow which can also indicate liver or gallbladder or pancreatitis issues. He threw up once with white foam but hasn't thrown up since. He's still got his appetite and energy so he seems a bit better this time round. This has happened twice just after having his nexgard chewable tablets (hes always spitting them out anyway! Its always a challenge!). I am currently no longer going to continue with nexgard as it cannot just be a coincidence if it has happened twice! TREATMENT(if you cannot get to the vets quick enough cause it can lead to death!): ● My baby recovered with frequent water by syringe (2 full 10ml every half hour for small dogs maybe more for larger dogs). Give them plenty of toilet breaks and wash everything thoroughly if poop is persistent and everywhere. If liver or bladder damage you don't want re-infections. ● feed them only light but consistent meals after 12 hours of them having diarrhoea. If they throw up leave it an extra hour or 2 with plenty of water. Preferably plain chicken breast (without skin) rice and carrots for 1-3 days until stools become solid. ●wash toys straight away! And giving them a small bath if poop is stuck to fur.
This killed my dog!!!Chewables Blue (4.1-10kg)
Gave my baby this poison and she started having extremely bloody stool. She died within 8 hours. DO NOT RISK IT!!!!!
I trusted the vet that gave me this and now I feel like I killed my little dog. My heart is broken.
Death and heartbreakChewables Green (10.1-25kg)
It killed my baby
Do not give this to your dog
Dog hates itChewables Red (25.1-50kg)
It’s supposed to be a delicious flavour that your dog will love….hahaha my dog absolutely hates it. Each month I get to struggle trying to give it to him by breaking it up and putting it in his food, and he eats around it before leaving its remnants in the bowl. This is a dog that eats anything FYI.
Made my beautiful boy very illChewables Blue (4.1-10kg)
I gave my 8 month old Nexguard Spectra chew and it has made him very sick with diarrhoea and refusing to eat, 6 days later he's only just started to take a tiny pinch of bbq Chicken. DO NOT GIVE YOUR DOGGY THIS POISON. READ THE REVIEWS FIRST.... Read more
HORRIBLeChewables Blue (4.1-10kg)
We've been giving it to our cocker spaniel for about a year. we forgot for about 2 months so on a Sunday we gave it to him on Monday he was limping and on Tuesday he couldn't even get out of bed could barley walk and was miserable. many other people have said this comes from nexgaurd so we believe it did this to him. do not use or your dog can get seriously hurt... Read more
NexGard almost killed my dog!Chewables Blue (4.1-10kg)
After giving my 20 lb poodle NexGard chew 24 hours later she went into complete liver failure. Took her to the vet ER & she had to have 2 blood transfusions! She is not 100% yet and is now in meds.... Read more
Use comes at a risk that has to be evaluated. I Would say don’t take the risk.Chewables Green (10.1-25kg)
French Bull dog 7 years old fit and healthy came down with severe vomiting and no interest in food. Went on for a week before we took him to vets, second visit anti sickness injection. vomiting subsided but still not much interest in food also booked in for a scan. As we was despairing with the state of our once chunky frenchie reduced to skin and bone we started backtracking on what he might of eaten or where he’s been. 2 weeks ago he was wormed and the vet changed his spot on flea to a tablet. This was the only variable over the last weeks s... Read moreo read the paperwork given with the tablets. All the symptoms and worse luckily we realised before we gave him the second. This medication should be banned, there is a much safer alternative so why run unnecessary risks. Hopefully he will pull through but it has knocked him for six. There is a petition to get this banned on the change website I will be signing I suggest others do the same. DO NOT USE THIS MEDICATION it’s a lottery.
this stuff does not work for my little dogs. they are constantly itchingChewables Blue (4.1-10kg)
soon as I gave the pill to my dogs, they scratch all the time. Fleas and ticks still gets on them also. this product does not work for my little ones..... Read more
Not a flea repellent!!!Chewables Green (10.1-25kg)
Gave my dog his Nexgard pill on 7/9/22. On 7/21/22 noticed many fleas on him. Stunned for sure. Especially since he was treated earlier in the month.
He is allergic to flea bites and he has been itching himself. I thought maybe dry skin.
Called Nexgard and rep stated their product does Not repel fleas. The flea has to bite the dog and then will die in 4-8 hours.
Definitely will NO LONGER use Nexgard on my dogs!!!!!!!!
Awful My pet is sufferingChewables Blue (4.1-10kg)
I’ve tried next guard twice and my dog has severe allergic reactions to it it’s made almost all of his hair fall out patches all over sores itching the medicine is straight poison I tried it a few years ago and it did the same thing but I wasn’t for sure if it was the medicine or not but I did stop giving it to him well that recently prescribed it to him and I gave him my first dose and he started having some sort of itchiness going on but after the second month it just got worse and I realize that it was the medicine that was doing that he’s got almost like he’s anorexic it’s pretty sad this company should not be in business
dog almost diedChewables Blue (4.1-10kg)
My dog was given a dose of Nexgard and a day later she was listless, wasnt eating or moving. Took her to the vet, she WAS very ill. Long story short, she ended up with autoimmune disease, and YES, the vet said that there was no other factor but that she ingested the chewable Nexgard. IT took months to get my dog well, we almost lost her, she was so sick. Weeks and months of vet care and medications, love and attention at home. DO NOT, not use Nexgard or any other similar product.... Read more
DO NOT give NexGard to your dogChewables Green (10.1-25kg)
My poor dog has been non-stop vomiting up bile, has been super lethargic and will not move. This is now the 3rd day he has not eaten. My poor darling has now lost about 6kgs and can see every bone in his body. His back legs also went stiff for a day or two. He is now at the vet getting several tests and is on a drip. We have no idea when he is coming home. The vet said they will keep him until they get his appetite back.
Questions & Answers
My dog vomitted about 2 hours after administering Nexgard. There was undigested food in the vomit, and I assume the Nexgard was also mix in. Do I give her another dose ? This has never happened before, and she has been taking Nexgard for years.
stop giving this product to your pet immediately, 90% of the reviews are negative with horrific side effects
Please help, i gave my dog nexgard 8pm. Then the next morning (8am) my son without letting me know, bathed my dog for 15 minutes. Does the medicine lose its effectiveness? Thanks!
Can I give my 10kg dog half a 20kg dog dose of a chewable? Is it just marketing to suggest that the medication MAY NOT be distributed evenly in the tablet??
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NexGard Chewables comes in 4 available products, depending on the weight of your canine companion:
- Orange - for dogs 2-4 kg
- Blue - for dogs 4.1-10kg
- Green - for dogs 10.1-24 kg
- Red - for dogs 25-50 kg
Since this medication doesn’t include protection against heartworm infections, Nexgard recommends pairing it with Heartgard Plus for adequate protection.
Warning - use with caution
It's important to note that this product should be given to your pets with extreme caution. In fact, according to many reviewers who had went through very upsetting experiences, it should be avoided.
NexGard caused seizures in a number pets, including puppies, and it has also resulted in the death of dogs. There are other severe side effects reported, including lethargy, diarrhoea, rashes, bloody stools, and dogs experiencing difficulty walking.
Reviewers who reported positive results using NexGard did so because the product worked effectively on their pets, and caused no adverse reactions. However, when weighing up the possibility of severe harm to your pet’s health against the off-chance that the medication may work, purchasing this product may not be worth it.
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