227mg Previcox is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). Previcox is used for the relief of pain and inflammation associated with osteoarthritis in dogs. VET PRESCRIPTION REQUIRED
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Availability date: 2013-06-07
|Target Animal:||Dog (Canine)|
|Pet Prescription Required?:||Yes (For UK Orders)|
|Product Name:||Previcox 227mg Chewable Tablet - per Tablet|
|Pack Size:||Sold Individually|
Previcox 227mg may only be supplied with a valid veterinary prescription issued by your vet. You should only purchase Previcox 227mg if you have or are in the process of arranging such a prescription. See information bar for further details.
Previcox are tan-brown round convex engraved scored chewable tablets each containing 227mg firocoxib.
Previcox is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) belonging to the Coxib group which acts by selective inhibition of cyclooxygenase-2 (COX-2) mediated prostaglandin synthesis. PREVICOX tablets are for the relief of pain and inflammation associated with osteoarthritis in dogs and for the relief of post-operative pain and inflammation associated with soft-tissue and orthopaedic surgery in dogs.
Previcox Dosage and administration
Osteoarthritis: The recommended oral dose of Previcox is 5 mg per kg bodyweight once daily as shown in the table below. Tablets can be administered with or without food. Duration of treatment will be dependent on the response observed. As field studies were limited to 90 days this should be borne in mind when considering longer-term treatment with regular monitoring carried out by the veterinarian. Relief of post-operative pain: The recommended oral dose of Previcox is 5 mg per kg bodyweight once daily as shown in the table below for up to 3 days as needed starting approximately 2 hours prior to surgery. Following orthopaedic surgery and depending on the response observed treatment using the same daily dosing schedule may be continued after the first 3 days upon judgement of the attending veterinarian. Body weight (kg) Number of chewable tablets mg/kg range 57mg 227mg 3 - 5.5 0.5 5.2 - 9.5 5.6 - 10 1 5.7 - 10.2 10.1 - 15 1.5 5.7 - 8.5 15.1 - 22 0.5 5.2 - 7.5 22.1 - 45 1 5.0 - 10.3 45.1 - 68 1.5 5.0 - 7.5 68.1 - 90 2 5.0 - 6.7
Previcox is a POM-V (Pet Prescription Required)