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Equioxx (Firocoxib) 57 mg Chewable Tablets are a non-steroidal, anti-inflammatory drug for the control of pain and inflammation associated with osteoarthritis in horses. Available in 60 ct and 180 ct bottles. 

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What is Equioxx, 57 mg Chewable Tablets?

They are a non-steroidal, anti-inflammatory drug for the control of pain and inflammation associated with osteoarthritis in horses.

Who is Equioxx, 57 mg Chewable Tablets for?

Horses

Why use Equioxx, 57 mg Chewable Tablets?

-Aids with pain and inflammation associated with arthritis in horses -Easy to administer chewable tablets

How does Equioxx, 57 mg Chewable Tablets work?

EQUIOXX (Firocoxib) Chewable Tablets are a cyclooxygenase-inhibiting (coxib) class, non-narcotic, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) with anti-inflammatory, analgesic and antipyretic activity1 in animal models. Based on in vitro horse data, firocoxib is a selective inhibitor of prostaglandin biosynthesis through inhibition of the inducible cyclooxygenase-2-isoenzyme (COX-2)2,3. Firocoxib selectivity for the constitutive isoenzyme, cyclooxygenase-1 (COX-1) is relatively low.

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Merial

Active ingredient(s):

Firocoxib

How is Equioxx, 57 mg Chewable Tablets sold?

57 mg chewable tablets in 60 ct and 180 ct bottles

What are the side effects of Equioxx, 57 mg Chewable Tablets?

EQUIOXX Tablets, like other NSAIDS, may cause some side effects. Serious side effects associated with NSAID therapy in horses can occur with or without warning. The most common side effects associated with EQUIOXX Tablets therapy involve the tongue, lips and skin of the mouth and face (erosions and ulcers of the mucosa and skin) and the kidney. Gastrointestinal, kidney and liver problems have also been reported with other NSAIDs. Look for the following side effects that may indicate your horse is having a problem with EQUIOXX or may have another medical problem: -Sores or ulcers on the tongue and inside of mouth. -Sores, scabs, redness, or rubbing of the facial skin, particularly around the mouth. -Change in eating or drinking habits (frequency or amount consumed). -Change in urination habits (frequency or color). -Yellowing of gums, skin, or whites of the eyes (jaundice). -Unexpected weight loss. -Change in behavior (such as increased or decreased activity level).

What special precautions are there?

For use in horses only. Do not use in horses intended for human consumption. Store EQUIOXX Chewable Tablets out of the reach of dogs and other pets in a secured location in order to prevent accidental ingestion or overdose. Human Warnings: Not for use in humans. Keep this and all medications out of the reach of children. Horses with a hypersensitivity to firocoxib should not receive EQUIOXX Chewable Tablets.

What to do if overdose?

Contact your nearest emergency animal hospital. Consult a physician in case of accidental ingestion by humans.

How can I store Equioxx, 57 mg Chewable Tablets?

Store at room temperature, between 59°- 86 ° F (15° - 30° C). Brief periods up to 104° F (40° C) are permitted.

Helpful Tips:

Pharmacists are standing by to offer Pet Parent counseling regarding prescription medication purchased from Allivet before and after dispensing. Pharmacists on duty are available Monday-Friday, 9:30AM - 5:30PM EST and will be on call Saturday 12:00PM - 4:00PM EST for consultation.

Use as directed by your veterinarian. The recommended dosage of EQUIOXX Chewable Tablets is one 57 mg chewable tablet administered orally to horses weighing 800 – 1300 lbs, once daily for up to 14 days. For ease of administration, EQUIOXX Chewable Tablets may be given with food.

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