Credelio™ Tablets for Cats
Credelio™ is a flavored chewable tablet administered once a month to protect your cat from fleas and ticks.
Cats (at least 8 weeks of age, weighing more than 2 lbs)
Credelio™ Tablets for Cats
Credelio™ Chewable Tablets are vanilla and yeast scented and flavored.
*Contains yeast and vanilla.
Product Description & Form
Credelio™ 2-4 lbs: 5 mm, white (white to brownish with brownish spots), round with biconvex beveled edges chew tab, not scored, no imprint. (NDC 58198-5487-03)
Credelio™ 4.1-17 lbs: 8 mm, white (white to brownish with brownish spots), round with biconvex beveled edges chew tab, not scored, no imprint. (NDC 58198-5488-03)
- Once a month flavored chewable tablet that is highly palatable
- Kills adult fleas and treats flea infestations from C. felis
- Treats and controls tick infestations from the Black-Legged (Deer) tick (I. scapularis) in cats and kittens 6 months of age and older
- Starts killing fleas in 6 hours
- Approved for cats 8+ weeks of age, weighing more than 2 lbs
Credelio™ should be given orally as directed by your veterinarian. This medication should be administered at monthly (every 30 day) intervals, year-round to guarantee protection from fleas and ticks in cats. For cats over 17 lbs, use the appropriate combination of these tablets to ensure complete protection against fleas and ticks.
Remove only 1 tablet at a time from the foil-backed blister card and return the card to the box to protect from light. Do not remove tablet from foil wrapper until you are ready to give it to your pet. Offer to the pet as a treat by hand or in a small amount of food. Credelio™ must be given with food or given within 30 minutes of feeding to ensure absorption is complete. Make sure entire tablet is consumed.
Give the dose as soon as you remember, unless it is time for the next dose. Do not double dose. If your pet has missed a dose please consult with your veterinarian.
Credelio™ is generally well tolerated in cats. There are very few side effects when the drug is given at the usual dose. The following side effects have been reported with the use of Credelio™: anorexia, elevated BUN, increased thirst, vomiting and diarrhea. If this occurs, notify your veterinarian.
Use with caution in cats with a history of seizures.
Other side effects may occur. If you notice anything unusual, contact your veterinarian.
Drug & Food Interactions
Inform your veterinarian prior to use of this medication what other medication you are giving to your pet. Contact your veterinarian if your pet experiences any unusual reactions when different medications are given together. Make sure to tell your veterinarian what other medication you are giving to your pet. Quite often your veterinarian may prescribe two different medications, and a drug interaction may be anticipated. In this case, your veterinarian may vary the dose and/or monitor your pet more closely.
Safe use of Credelio™ in breeding, pregnant, or lactating cats has not been evaluated. Use with caution in cats with a history of seizures.
Allergic reactions to medications may occur. Be sure to inform VetSource and your veterinarian if your pet has any known drug sensitivities or allergies. If your pet displays symptoms of an allergic reaction, call your veterinarian immediately or go to a veterinary emergency clinic. Symptoms may include but are not limited to: swollen lips, tongue, face, airways; difficulty breathing; agitation; profuse salivation; vomiting; widespread hives and itching.
If you are concerned that your pet has experienced an adverse reaction to this medication, please contact the manufacturer Elanco at 888-545-5973 or contact Vetsource customer service at 877-738-4443.
Store long term at 59° to 77° F, excursions are permitted between 41° to 104° F. Keep this medicine out of reach of children. Store in a childproof container. Store this medicine in a cool, dry place at room temperature. Store away from heat and direct sunlight. Do not store this medicine in the bathroom, near the kitchen sink or in damp places. The medicine may break down if exposed to heat or moisture.
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