Why Become A Member? Additional Ways To Save With PetPlus
Typical Annual Savings "For Your Pet
|Typical Annual Cost||$40||$190||$95||$112||$200|
|PetPlus Annual Cost||$12||$110||$55||$68||$150|
|Sample Annual PetPlus Savings||$28||$80||$40||$44||$65|
We're Here to Help You Every Step of the Way
$242 / YRJOIN NOW
|Wholesale Prices on Pet Medication & Supplements|
|Free 24/7 Pet Help provided by whiskerDocs|
|Wholesale Prices on RX & Premium Foods and Treats|
|Convenient Medication Pickup Option|
|Free Delivery on Medication|
Novox is the generic of Rimady a prescription COX-2, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory (NSAID). Carprofen relieves arthritis, joint and post-operative pain, and fever. Novox is for dogs and pups 6 weeks and older.
Novox, a prescription medication, is available in 25mg, 75mg and 100mg scored caplets. The recommended oral dosage for dogs is 1 mg/lbs (2.2 mg/kg) twice daily or 2 mg/lbs (4.4 mg/kg) once daily. The standard injectable dose for initial surgical pain is 1.8 mg/lbs (4 mg/kg) intravenously then 1 mg/lbs (2.2 mg/kg) orally, intravenously, subcutaneously or intramuscularly twice a day, if required. The duration of the therapy is based on the clinical condition of the pet.
Most commonly observed side effects include vomiting, diarrhea, increased thirst, drowsiness, tarry or dark stools, behavioral changes, stomach upset, ulcers and loss of appetite. In rare instances, side effects like seizure and blood cell suppression are observed. The serious side effects associated with novox include liver injury, urinary tract problems and stomach ulcers. There are possibilities of allergic reactions as well, such as hives, rash and facial swelling.
Side Effects & Warnings
Signs of Carprofen intolerance may include appetite loss, vomiting, and diarrhea, possibly indicating side effects involving the digestive tract, liver, or kidneys. Some side effects of Carprofen may occur without warning, and in rare cases, result in hospitalization or death. If symptoms occur, discontinue 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.
Administer 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.
|Dogs/Puppies(6 weeks of age or older)||All Weights||2mg/lb of dog’s weight once a day or 1mg/lb of dog’s weight twice a day|
Need Help? Call 1-866-893-0306