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Help for Dogs in Pain Associated with Canine Osteoarthritis

Don't let your dog suffer needlessly from osteoarthritis.

Is your dog in pain? Does he or she limp? Have trouble running, jumping, climbing stairs, or even rising from a position of rest? Cower or growl when touched? Seem unhappy and uncooperative? Your pet may be suffering from “dog arthritis,” a debilitating condition associated with joint pain and inflammation, that veterinarians call “canine osteoarthritis.”

Dog osteoarthritis is a chronic, degenerative disease of the joints that causes pain and stiffness in dogs. It affects the cartilage, bones and soft tissue of the joint, affecting mobility by making movement painful. Dogs suffering from this condition, not surprisingly, may avoid activity and may seem irritable and lethargic. To find out whether you should have your dog examined for this condition, please click here.

Arthritis in dogs cannot be cured, but it can be treated with PREVICOX® (firocoxib), a coxib-class Non-Steroidal Anti-inflammatory Drug (NSAID), designed specifically to alleviate the pain of arthritis in dogs. PREVICOX is available only by prescription through your veterinarian. If your dog is found to be suffering from dog arthritis, discuss PREVICOX with your veterinarian.

PREVICOX Provides Relief for the Pain of Canine Osteoarthritis

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Don't let arthritis rob your dog of the activities that he—and his owners—enjoy most. With strong, fast-acting relief from the pain and inflammation caused by dog arthritis, PREVICOX can make all the difference in your dog's life.¹

You can learn more about canine osteoarthritis on this website, but only a veterinarian can diagnose arthritis in your dog and can provide effective treatment. Ask your veterinarian for more information about how PREVICOX treats the pain and inflammation associated with dog arthritis.

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¹ Hazewinkel HAW, et. al. Comparison of the effects of firocoxib, carprofen and vedaprofen in the sodium urate crystal induced synovitis model of arthritis in dogs. Vet Sci 2008; 84:74-79.

As a class, cyclooxygenase inhibitory NSAIDs may be associated with gastrointestinal, kidney or liver side effects. These are usually mild, but may be serious. Pet owners should discontinue therapy and contact their veterinarian immediately if side effects occur. Evaluation for pre-existing conditions and regular monitoring are recommended for pets on any medication, including PREVICOX. Use with other NSAIDs, corticosteroids or nephrotoxic medication should be avoided. Refer to the prescribing information for complete details.