Previcox Chewable Tablets an oral medication designed for dogs with osteoarthritis and any conditions relating to osteoarthritis.
This medication can also be used for the relief of post-operative pain which can be associated with soft-tissue, orthopaedic and dental surgery.
Previcox helps to relieve pain and inflammation and therefore aids movement. Although there is no cure for arthritis, Previcox is a medication which helps to manage the symptoms.
It is a brown, round tablet supplied in 57mg or 227mg blister packs.
For osteoarthritis; administer 5mg per kg body weight once daily. It is recommended that Previcox 227mg tablets are administered to dogs over 15kg in body weight. Previcox 57mg can be administered to dogs below this weight.
For relief in post-operative pain; administer 5mg per kg body weight once daily for up to 3 days.
Previcox cannot be used in pregnant or lactating bitches. The medication can also not be used in animals less than 10 weeks or age or less than 3kg body weight.
Full instructions for using Previcox for dogs are included with this product. The recommended application should not be exceeded.
If you need to split the tablets and issue half applications, the remaining half tablet needs to be kept in the original packaging and can only be kept for a period of 7 days.
Legal Category: POM-V
To find details on all veterinary medicinal products currently authorised in the UK, please see the VMD's Product Information Database.
IMPORTANT LEGAL INFORMATION: this is a Veterinary Prescription Only Medicine (POM-V), which can only be prescribed by a veterinary surgeon, but may be dispensed by another veterinary surgeon or pharmacist.
You can download a Vetscriptions Prescription form here.