PREVICOX (firocoxib), a new coxib nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) licensed for pain management associated with canine osteoarthritis. PREVICOX provides fast pain relief, and outstanding improvement of lameness in a convenient, flavored tablet..
PREVICOX (firocoxib), anti-inflammatory (NSAID) for pain management associated with canine arthritis and osteoarthritis, provides fast pain relief, and outstanding improvement of lameness in a convenient, flavored tablet.
Who is PREVICOX Chewable Tablets for?
Why use PREVICOX Chewable Tablets?
Anti-inflammatory for dogs suffering from:
-Decreased activity or exercise (reluctance to stand, climb stairs, jump or run, or difficulty in performing normal activities).
-Stiffness or decreased mobility and flexibility of joints.
Dogs treated with PREVICOX in dose confirmation studies showed improvement in lameness within three hours compared to untreated controls, and returned to almost normal function after seven hours.
How PREVICOX Chewable Tablets work?
Previcox is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) that works by inhibiting the COX-2 (cyclooxygenase-2) enzyme which generates the chemicals that are responsible for pain, inflammation and fever in the body.
How is PREVICOX Chewable Tablets sold?
By prescription Only.
What are the side effects of PREVICOX Chewable Tablets?
The most common side effects associated with treatment for dog arthritis with PREVICOX involve the digestive tract (vomiting and decreased food consumption). Liver and kidney problems have also been reported with the use of NSAIDs.
What special precautions are there?
PREVICOX should not be given with other NSAIDs (for example, aspirin, carprofen, etodolac, deracoxib, meloxicam, or tepoxalin) or corticosteroids (for example, prednisone, cortisone, dexamethasone, or triamcinolone). Tell your veterinarian about all medications that you have given your dog in the past, and any medications you are planning to give with PREVICOX tablets
What to do if overdose?
Contact your nearest emergency animal clinic.
How can I store PREVICOX Chewable Tablets?
Store at room temperature.
Developed specifically for companion animals, PREVICOX is available in a once-a-day dose that provides therapeutic pain relief for 24 hours after treatment.
Dogs & Puppies (7 weeks of age and older)
2.27mg/lb of dog’s weight once a day for osteoarthritis pain and inflammation