Previcox Chewable Tablets 57mg
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- Product Details
Previcox 57mg tablets for dogs are a prescription only Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drug (NSAID) mainly used in the long-term treatment of osteoarthritis in dogs.
Please note that Previcox Chewable Tablets can come in the form that they snap into two and some may snap into four. While stocks may vary.
Previcox 57mg works by helping to relieve the pain and inflammation associated with arthritis. Previcox can also be used for relief of post-operative pain and inflammation associated with soft-tissue, orthopaedic and dental surgery. Previcox can help to make your dog feel more comfortable, improve their mobility and activity levels, and slow the progression of arthritis.
Previcox 57mg is usually used in small dogs weighing up to 15kgs. Each tablet contains 57mg of the active ingredient Firocoxib. The tablets are chewable, a tan-brown colour, round, engraved scored tablets. The tablets are easy to give as they are designed to be tasty. They can often be given as a treat as they are enhanced with caramel and smoke flavourings to ensure that your dog is more likely to like the flavour.
Previcox 57mg tablet(s) should be given with or without food. Previcox is a good alternative to other NSAIDs (such as Metacam, Meloxidyl or Rimadyl) if your dog has shown side-effects to these medications.
Previcox 227mg tablets are also available for larger dogs.
Special Instructions & Dose
Avoid use of Previcox 57mg tablets with other NSAIDs or steroids.
Do not use Previcox 57mg tablets in pregnant or lactating bitches or animals less than 10 weeks of age or less than 3kgs in weight.
A potential side effect of Previcox 57mg tablets is vomiting and/or diarrhoea. If this occurs, stop treatment immediately and consult your vet.
Please see below for recommended dose chart. Please note this is a guideline and your vet may recommend a different dose.
3-5.5kg – ½ x 57mg tablet
5.6-10kg – 1 x 57mg tablet
10.1-15kg – 1.5 x 57mg tablet
Over 15kgs – see 227mg tablets for larger dogs
It is available in:
- It is supplied in 57mg tablets, either individually or in packs of 30 or 60.
Ordering prescription medication is easy
Follow these simple steps
- Get a prescription from your vet
- Place your order with us
- Add a prescription and tell us about your pet.
- Our vets will double check your order & your order is dispatched right away