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What You Should Know about PREVICOX® (firocoxib)

Relief from Pain Which May Help Improve Mobility for Dogs with Arthritis

PREVICOX offers fast relief from the pain of dog arthritis—what veterinarians call "canine osteoarthritis"—and may help improve the mobility for dogs with this condition.¹, ²


... effective
Formulated especially to alleviate the pain and inflammation of arthritis in dogs, PREVICOX provides highly effective relief. What's more, laboratory studies have shown that dogs treated with PREVICOX showed a substantial decrease in lameness.¹

... and fast-acting
PREVICOX begins to act against the pain and inflammation of dog arthritis within hours of the first treatment.²

... demonstrated safe at the recommended dose
In field studies, PREVICOX was well tolerated by various breeds of dogs with arthritis between 11 months and 20 years of age, over a period of 30 days.³

Ask your veterinarian for more information about how PREVICOX® (firocoxib) can control the pain and inflammation associated with dog arthritis.

¹ Hanson PD, et al. Efficacy and safety of firocoxib in the management of osteoarthritis under field conditions. Vet Ther 2006; 7(2): 127-140.

² Hazewinkel HAW, et. al. Comparison of the effects of firocoxib, carprofen and vedaprofen in the sodium urate crystal induced synovitis model of arthritis in dogs. Vet Sci 2008; 84:74-79.

² FOI Summary NADA 141-230.

As a class, cyclooxygenase inhibitory NSAIDs may be associated with gastrointestinal, kidney or liver side effects. These are usually mild, but may be serious. Pet owners should discontinue therapy and contact their veterinarian immediately if side effects occur. Evaluation for pre-existing conditions and regular monitoring are recommended for pets on any medication, including PREVICOX. Use with other NSAIDs, corticosteroids or nephrotoxic medication should be avoided. Refer to the prescribing information for complete details.