About Novox Caplets (carprofen)
Novox Caplets (Carprofen) is the generic for Rimadyl and a prescription COX-2, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory (NSAID). It relieves arthritis, joint and post-operative pain, and fever. Novox Caplets (Carprofen) are for dogs and pups 6 weeks and older.
Key Benefits of Novox Caplets (carprofen)
- Safe and effective
- Works to relieve arthritis pain
- Usually leads to improvement within few days
Who's Novox Caplets (carprofen) For?
Novox Caplets (Carprofen) are for dogs who suffer from arthritis, osteoarthritis, and post-operative pain. Not for use in animals allergic to carprofen, aspirin, etodolac (EtoGesic), deracoxib (Deramaxx), firocoxib (Previcox), meloxicam (Metacam), tepoxalin (Zubrin), or other NSAIDs.
Novox Caplets (carprofen) Ingredients
How Does Novox Caplets (carprofen) Work?
Novox inhibits the cell production of the chemicals (prostaglandins) that trigger inflammation.
Side Effects and Warnings
Signs of Novox Caplets (Carprofen) intolerance may include appetite loss, vomiting, and diarrhea, possibly indicating side effects involving the digestive tract, liver, or kidneys. Some side effects may occur without warning, and in rare cases, result in hospitalization or death. If symptoms occur, discontinue Novox Caplets (Carprofen) and consult your veterinarian.
Consult your veterinarian before adding other medications, including vitamins and supplements, other NSAIDs (e.g., aspirin, etodolac (EtoGesic), deracoxib (Deramaxx), 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.
Novox Caplets (carprofen) Directions
Administer Novox Caplets (Carprofen) once or twice daily, depending on prescription, based on weight of dog. If you miss a dose, continue on regular schedule. Do not double next dose.
Read the Medication Guide for Carprofen here.