Deracoxib is present in DERAMAXX. It helps to relieve the pain and inflammation that follows orthopedic surgery.
Who is Deramaxx Chewable Tablets for Dogs for?
Why use Deramaxx Chewable Tablets for Dogs?
DERAMAXX is used to reduce inflammation after dental surgery, reduce postoperative pain, control chronic pain associated with osteoarthritis, treat inflammation and pain. It does not affect the COX-1 enzyme, which is crucial for blood coagulation, renal function, and stomach lining protection. The chewable, beef-flavored tablets are well-accepted and simple to feed to dogs.
How does Deramaxx Chewable Tablets for Dogs work?
DERAMAXX differs from other NSAIDS in that it targets the COX-2 enzyme rather than the COX-1 enzyme. Both naproxen and ibuprofen are anti-inflammatory drugs that are known to block both of these enzymes. COX-1 is in charge of producing prostaglandins, which are essential for a variety of biological processes. These include healthy renal function, stomach lining protection, and blood clotting.
How is Deramaxx Chewable Tablets for Dogs sold?
Sold by the half-scored tablet in 30, 60, and 90 count bottles in strengths of 12 mg, 25 mg, 75 mg and 100 mg.
What are the side effects of Deramaxx Chewable Tablets for Dogs?
This medicine, like others in its class, can have liver, renal, or digestive system adverse effects. Reactions are usually minor, although they might become more severe. If your pet has a strong response, stop using this medication immediately and contact a veterinarian.
What special precautions are there?
Side effects can occur when improperly dosed. Do not break tablets in half to dose smaller dogs.
If overdose occurs, please contact your local pet hospital or emergency pet clinic immediately.
How can I store Deramaxx Chewable Tablets for Dogs?
Keep the product cool and dry. Keep away from animals and children. Store at a temperature between 59 and 86 degrees Fahrenheit (15 and 30 degrees Celsius).
While arthritis cannot be cured, a proper NSAID, a joint support supplement, weight control, and a healthy lifestyle can all assist in enhancing your dog's overall quality of life.
If you forget to take a dose, give it when you recall. If the next dose is approaching, skip the missing dose and return to your regular treatment plan. Never take two doses to make up for a missing one. Unless otherwise directed by a veterinarian, do not administer for more than 7 days in a succession. Use as little as feasible and as seldom as possible. As directed, take the medication. Make sure the dog gets the entire dose. Ensure that sufficient clean drinking water is available at all times. Give it to the animal without or with meals. To boost the medication's bioavailability, give it with meals. Feed by hand or mix with food. Remove only one chewable tablet at a time, and put the rest back in their secure place. Before medical or dental operations, use this supplement. For post-surgical pain and inflammation, 1.4mg to 1.8mg per pound of body weight is the standard dose. For joint pain and inflammation, a standard dose ranges from 0.45mg to 0.91mg per pound of body weight. Doses are calculated in half-tablet increments. Use according to your veterinarian's instructions.