Novox includes carprofen, which is used to relieve inflammation and discomfort caused by arthritis or joint problems including hip dysplasia. It's also good for lowering fevers.
Who is Novox Caplets for Dogs for?
Dogs must be 6 weeks or older.
Why use Novox Caplets for Dogs?
Novox, the generic alternative to Rimadyl, is an NSAID (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug) that is easy to administer. It effectively controls symptoms of arthritis, such as pain.
How does Novox Caplets for Dogs work?
Novox is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medication (NSAID) that has antipyretic (fever-reducing) and analgesic (pain-relieving) characteristics comparable to indomethacin.
Carprofen is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). As part of the propionic acid class it includes includes ibuprofen, naproxen, and ketoprofen.
How is Novox Caplets for Dogs sold?
In strengths of 25 mg, 75 mg and 100 mg. In bottles of 30, 60 or 180 count scored caplets.
What are the side effects of Novox Caplets for Dogs?
Cyclooxygenase-inhibiting NSAIDs have been linked to gastrointestinal and renal damage. Inhibition of the cyclooxygenase enzyme and reduced generation of prostaglandins (from arachidonic acid) might have deleterious consequences.
What special precautions are there?
Do not give to pregnant or nursing animals or to cats. Keep out of the reach of children. Do not administer to dogs who have a history of or a known hypersensitivity to carprofen. Routine kidney and liver function tests should be performed.
If overdose occurs, please contact your local pet hospital or emergency pet clinic immediately.
How can I store Novox Caplets for Dogs?
Store product between the temperatures of 15°-30°C (59°-86°F)
Novox is a drug that acts to lower fevers caused by bacterial or viral illnesses. It can be used on a daily basis as part of an arthritis or pain management regimen.
To administer twice per day, give 1 mg per lb of body weight. To administer once per day, give 2 mg per lb of body weight.