Youll feel so much better when your dogs arthritis, joint, and post-surgical pain is relieved with Deramaxx. Deramaxx helps to maintain regular activity and quality of life by helping to decrease the inflammation that causes arthritis in dogs. What is Deramaxx? Deramaxx is in a class of drugs called non-steroidal anti-inflammatories (NSAIDs). What are the benefits of Deramaxx? Helps relieve pain and inflammation associated with dog arthritis and other joint abnormalities. Decreases pain associated with surgery. Beef flavored, scored tablets makes Deramaxx easy to administer. Formulated for: dogs (greater than 4 lbs) and should not be used in cats. How is this medication given? Deramaxx is a tablet that is given orally (by mouth) once daily. Giving this medication with food can help reduce the chance of stomach/intestinal side effects. Only give this medication to the pet for which it was prescribed. For long-term use, the goal is to give the lowest dose needed to provide relief. How does this medication work? Deramaxx is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug that works by inhibiting the cell's production of chemicals that trigger inflammation. Arthritis in dogs and other forms of orthopedic and post-operative pain can be relieved with Deramaxx. What results can I expect? Deramaxx does not cure dog arthritis or other joint abnormalities. It can effectively manage the pain and inflammation associated with your dogs condition. The response varies from dog to dog but can be dramatic. Pain relief can generally be seen within hours to days after administration. Symptoms may reoccur if Deramaxx is discontinued. What form(s) does Deramaxx come in? scored beef-flavored tablets. Common Brand Name: Deramaxx Generic Name: Deracoxib Uses: Deramaxx is used for the treatment of arthritis, other joint abnormalities, and post-surgical pain in dogs. Be aware of the common side effects of this medication (listed below). Notify your veterinarian immediately if any side effects are observed: Upset stomach (most common), loss of appetite, vomiting, diarrhea, dark, tarry or bloody stools or constipation, increased thirst and urination, changes in the urine color or smell, jaundice (yellowing of the gums, skin or eyes), lethargy and incoordination, seizures or behavioral changes. Signs of an Allergic Reaction: Facial swelling, hives and scratching, sudden onset of diarrhea or vomiting, seizures, pale gums, cold limbs or coma. Usage Precautions: Do not use in breeding, pregnant or lactating dogs Do not use on cats Do not use with other anti-inflammitory medications May have other Vitamin, Supplement, Food and Test reactions Not for use in animals who are hypersensitive (allergic) to carprofen (Rimadyl, Novox), aspirin, etodolac (EtoGesic), firocoxib (Previcox), meloxicam (Metacam), tepoxalin (Zubrin), or other NSAIDs Not for use in dogs with less than 4-lbs of body weight, as accurate dosing cannot be made. Drug and Food Interactions: Consult your veterinarian if your dog is taking vitamins and supplements, other NSAIDs (e.g, aspirin, carprofen (Rimadyl, Novox), etodolac (EtoGesic), firocoxib (Previcox), tepoxalin (Zubrin), and meloxicam (Metacam); steroids (e.g, prednisone, dexamethasone, Medrol, triamcinolone), methotrexate, furosemide (Lasix), digoxin, phenobarbital, oral anticoagulants (heparin, warfarin), enalapril, phenylpropanolamine, sulfa drugs, and some oral antidiabetic drugs, since interactions may occur. Storage: Store at room temperature in a tight, light resistant, childproof container; do not expose to high heat. The chewable form of the drug is appealing to pets and children. Store in a secure area to prevent an accidental overdose. Size: 100 mg.
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