12-Week* Protection With Just 1 Dose
Life-long protection now begins with BRAVECTO®
Deliver the Difference of Bravecto®
Bravecto flea and tick control is helping veterinarians nationwide make a difference in dog and cat owners’ lives with flea and tick control. That’s because only Bravecto (fluralaner) kills fleas and ticks for 12 weeks* with one convenient chew or topical dose.
Potentially fewer gaps in protection with 12-week* flea and tick control
Starts killing fleas and ticks within hours and lasts for 12 weeks*1,3, 8-10
Proven safe and effective for both dogs and cats for 12 weeks*1-7
Convenient long-lasting protection means less chance of noncompliance
BRAVECTO Cares from Merck Animal Health is committed to the well-being of all pets. We’re here to help you keep pets happy, healthy and active so owners and their pets can get the most out of their time together.
Hear How Veterinarians Are Enhancing Pet Owner Compliance With Bravecto
“Though we had very high expectations for Bravecto, we were totally blown away with the numbers. The metrics that we saw were double digits – somewhere between 40% and 50% increases when we brought Bravecto onboard.”
Dr. Dan Markwalder
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Introducing the Bravecto® Academy
Access a library of resources to help inform both pet clients and clinical staff about the best topical and oral flea and tick options.
Offer Pet Owner Savings
One dose of Bravecto lasts 12 weeks* compared to monthly products. That already makes it a cost-effective option for pet owners. But now, you can help pet owners save even more on flea and tick control with Bravecto.
Contact Us About the 12-Week* Difference
Contact us for more information about Bravecto for your hospital.
We’ll answer any questions, and help you start prescribing Bravecto for the dogs and cats in your care.
For technical assistance or to report a suspected adverse drug reaction, contact Merck Animal Health at 1-800-224-5318.
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*BRAVECTO kills fleas and prevents flea infestation. Bravecto Chew and Bravecto Topical for Dogs kills ticks (black-legged tick, American dog tick, and brown dog tick) for 12 weeks and also kills lone star ticks for 8 weeks. Bravecto Topical for Cats kills ticks (black-legged tick) for 12 weeks and American dog ticks for 8 weeks.
Important Safety Information
BRAVECTO 1-MONTH (fluralaner) Chews: indicated for dogs 8 weeks of age and older. The most commonly reported adverse reactions include itching, diarrhea, vomiting, decreased appetite, elevated ALT, lethargy, and weight loss. BRAVECTO 1-MONTH is not effective against A. americanum in puppies less than 6 months of age. BRAVECTO (fluralaner) Chews for Dogs: The most commonly reported adverse reactions include vomiting, decreased appetite, diarrhea, lethargy, polydipsia, and flatulence. BRAVECTO (fluralaner topical solution) for Dogs: The most commonly reported adverse reactions include vomiting, hair loss, diarrhea, lethargy, decreased appetite, and moist dermatitis/rash. BRAVECTO (fluralaner topical solution) for Cats: The most commonly reported adverse reactions include vomiting, itching, diarrhea, hair loss, decreased appetite, lethargy, and scabs/ulcerated lesions. BRAVECTO Topical Solution for Cats is not effective against American dog ticks beyond 8 weeks of dosing. BRAVECTO PLUS (fluralaner and moxidectin topication solution) for Cats: The most commonly reported adverse reactions include vomiting, hair loss, itching, diarrhea, lethargy, dry skin, elevated ALT, and hypersalivation. BRAVECTO PLUS has not been shown to be effective for 2 months in kittens less than 6 months of age. Use with caution in cats that are heartworm positive. The effectiveness of BRAVECTO PLUS to prevent heartworm disease after bathing or water immersion has not been evaluated.
BRAVECTO Chews and Topical Solution for dogs has not been shown to be effective for 12-weeks’ duration in puppies or kittens less than 6 months of age. BRAVECTO Chews and Topical Solution for Dogs is not effective against the lone star tick beyond 8 weeks of dosing. BRAVECTO Topical Solution for Dogs and Cats and BRAVECTO PLUS for Cats are for topical use only. Avoid oral ingestion. The safety of BRAVECTO Topical Solution for Cats and BRAVECTO PLUS has not been established in breeding, pregnant and lactating cats.
All BRAVECTO products contain fluralaner, which is a member of the isoxazoline class. This class has been associated with neurologic adverse reactions including tremors, ataxia, and seizures. Seizures have been reported in dogs receiving isoxazoline class drugs, even in dogs without a history of seizures. Use with caution in dogs with a history of seizures or neurologic disorders. Neurologic adverse reactions have been reported in cats receiving isoxazoline class drugs, even in cats without a history of neurologic disorders. Use with caution in cats with a history of neurologic disorders.
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2. Bravecto Topical Solution for Dogs [prescribing information]. Madison, NJ: Merck Animal Health; 2016.
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