What is Deramaxx®?
Who is it for?
What are the benefits?
Although there is no known cure for arthritis, there is a way to help ease the pain and discomfort associated with arthritis and other joint abnormalities. Deramaxx relieves arthritis pain and inflammation to help your dog maintain his regular activity level and quality of life. Deramaxx is shown to be clinically effective and can also be used to control pain from soft-tissue and orthopedic surgeries in dogs.
Used in over a million dogs in the past two years, Deramaxx is available in beef-flavored tablets, which are easy to break apart to give the exact dose your pet needs.
How does Deramaxx work?
Is there a generic equivalent available?
How is it given?
What results can I expect?
What form(s) does it come in?
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What should I discuss with my veterinarian while considering Deramaxx?
Tell your veterinarian if your dog is experiencing any vomiting or diarrhea, has liver or kidney disease, has a bleeding disorder, may be pregnant or is nursing, or if you intend to breed your dog.
Notify your veterinarian of any other medications or supplements your dog is taking, and also if your dog has had any reactions to previous medications.
What should I do if I miss a dose?
What is the most important information I should know?
Do NOT give Deramaxx to cats.
Who should not take it?
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 pounds of body weight, as accurate dosing cannot be made.
What side effects may be seen when taking Deramaxx?
If your pet experiences an allergic reaction to the medication, signs may include facial swelling, hives, scratching, sudden onset of diarrhea, vomiting, shock, seizures, pale gums, cold limbs, or coma. If you observe any of these signs, contact your veterinarian immediately.
How is it stored?
What should I do if I know of or suspect there has been an overdose?
What should I avoid when giving my pet Deramaxx?
Where is more information available?