Previcox helps relieve inflammation and the symptoms of arthritis in dogs. This helps minimize arthritis pain and allows your dog to resume normal activity which helps improve his/her quality of life.
What is Previcox? Previcox is a coxib class non-steroidal anti-inflammatory (NSAID) medication that helps relieve pain and inflammation associated with arthritis and other joint abnormalities in dogs.
Previcox is formulated for: dogs over 12.5 lbs.
What are the benefits of Previcox? Previcox helps bring relief to dogs with arthritis and other joint inflammation by decreasing inflammation and pain while maintaining normal body function. Previcox can also help reduce post-surgical pain. Tablets are chewable and are usually readily accepted by dogs allowing for easy administration.
How does Previcox work? Previcox works by inhibiting the COX-2 (cyclooxygenase-2) enzyme which generates chemicals that are responsible for pain and inflammation in the body while sparing the COX-1 (cyclooxygenase-1) enzyme which helps to maintain normal body function.
How is Previcox administered? Previcox is given orally (by mouth). This medication can be given with or without food but giving with food can reduce the chance of stomach/intestinal side effects. It is recommended to give this medication once daily but always follow the dosage instructions provided by your veterinarian. If you have difficulty giving the medication, contact your veterinarian. This medication should only be given to the pet for which it was prescribed. It is recommended to use the lowest dose needed to provide relief especially when Previcox is given long-term.
What results can I expect? Previcox is not a cure for arthritis in dogs. It can help control the pain and inflammation associated with arthritis and joint pain, which may help improve your dog's mobility. Responses vary from dog to dog, but improvement can be quite dramatic. Most dogs will show evidence of improvement within days. If Previcox is not given as directed by your veterinarian, your dog’s pain and inflammation may return.
What Form(s) does Previcox come in? Previcox is available as 57mg and 227mg Chewable, scored tablets.