* Safe for use in cats.* COX-2 selective so specifically targets sites of inflammation and pain.* COX-1 sparing which minimizes possible damage to your pets gastrointestinal tract, kidneys, and platelets.* Easy administration- tablets for cats are small and flavored.* Can be given as an injection by…Description
Keep your pet comfortable during and after surgery or when he/she is suffering from orthopedic pain with Onsior. Onsior is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medication(NSAID) that is effective and gentle enough to administer to cats. This medication is the only NSAID that is labeled for cats. It works by staying at the site of inflammation longer than it stays in the bloodstream which makes Onsior a safe and effective option for managing your pets pain and inflammation.
What is Onsior? This is an oral medication (given by mouth). Onsior also comes in an injectable form that can be administered by your veterinarian as necessary.This is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medication(NSAID). It is used to relieve pain and inflammation associated with surgery. It is also used to treat orthopedic pain. In cats, it is labeled to be used short-term(no more than 3 days). It is a specific typed of NSAID called a COXIB. This type of medication targets the COX-2 enzyme that is specifically responsible for causing pain and inflammation. It is a safer option because it also spares the COX-1 enzyme which protects your pets gastrointestinal tract, kidney, and platelet functions. It is an oral medication that your veterinarian can prescribe for your pet as necessary.
Formulated for: Onsior should not be given to cats weighing less than 2.5 kg, dogs less than 3 months of age, or to cats less than 4 months of age.
How is this medication given? Follow your veterinarians precise instructions regarding the use of this medication. The manufacturer recommends dosing this medication at 1 mg/kg. The dose is generally calculated based on your cats body weight. In cats, one tablet should be given once a day at the same time every day for up to 3 days. Cats weighing between 2.5 and 6 kg should be given 1 tablet daily. Cats weighing between 6 and 12 kg need 2 tablets daily. Your veterinarian will determine that correct dose of Onsior for your cat. This medication can be given to your cat without food or with a small amount of food. Tablets should be given whole. Do not divide, break, or crush tablets.
How does this medication work? The active ingredient in Onsior is robenacoxib. This is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory(NSAID) medication that is COX-2 selective and COX-1 sparing. Onsior works by specifically targeting COX-2 enzymes in the body that are responsible for pain and inflammation. The COX-1 enzymes that are present in the gastrointestinal tract, kidneys, and that are responsible for platelet function are spared with this type of NSAID. This should decrease the side effects and risks associated with NSAIDs including gastrointestinal bleeding.Onsior is tissue selective so it has the ability to identify and target painful sites in the body that are inflamed. This medication moves rapidly through the bloodstream and stays longer at the points of inflammation that need relief from pain and swelling.
Precautions: Do not use in animals who have ulcers of the GI tract. Do not use Onsior in animals that are sensitive or allergic to robenacoxib. If your pet has ever had sensitivity to other NSAIDs, use this medication cautiously and weigh risks vs. benefits before using this medication on these patients.Use caution when using this medication in animals with impaired function of the heart, kidneys, or liver. If the patient is dehydrated or has low blood volume or blood pressure, this medication may also be risky. If this medication must be used in these patients, additional monitoring and fluid therapy may be necessary. The safety of this medication has not been established in pregnant or lactating dogs or cats. Safety studies have not been conducted in cats weighing less than 2.5 kg or in cats less than 4 months of age.
Storage: Tablets should be stored at room temperature away from children and pets. Onsior injectable should be refrigerated.
…Other side effects may occur. If your pet seems sick while taking Prednisolone, call your veterinarian immediately. Drug and Food Interactions: NSAIDs plus an array of other medications may interact with Prednisolone or alter its effects. That is why it is imperative that you talk to your…Description
Help your pet to feel better when he/she suffers from inflammation, Addisons disease, or certain auto-immune disease with Prednisolone.
What is Prednisolone? It is an oral corticosteroid used to treat multiple inflammatory conditions (ex. skin allergies). It can also be used in the treatment of certain auto-immune conditions and adrenal insufficiency (Addisons disease).Sometimes, it is prescribed by veterinarians to palliate certain cancers.
What are the benefits of Prednisolone?
- Easy to administer as an oral tablet.
- Helps with inflammation and usually relieves inflammation quickly.
- Can help in chronic conditions such as adrenal insufficiency (Addisons disease) and certain auto-immune conditions.
Formulated for:cats and dogs.
How is this medication given?Your pets dose is determined based on his/her specific needs. Always follow your veterinarians precise instructions. Give with food and make sure your pet has plenty of water to drink.
Do not stop this medication suddenly. Your pets dose should be gradually reduced as supervised by your veterinarian.
How does this medication work?Prednisolone is a corticosteroid medication. It works by suppressing the inflammatory response and immune system when used as directed by your veterinarian.
What results can I expect? Inflammatory conditions including allergies often improve within several days. Other chronic conditions such as autoimmune diseases and Addisons disease may take longer to improve. Always contact your veterinarian for further guidance if your pets symptoms do not improve after a reasonable period of time.
What form(s) does Prednisolone come in? Prednisolone is available as an oral tablet.
Generic Name:Prednisolone (Common Drug Name)
…taking, and also if your dog has had any reactions to previous medications. Drug and Food Interactions: Possible interactions may occur with other NSAIDs (e.g., aspirin, etodolac (EtoGesic), deracoxib (Deramaxx), tepoxalin (Zubrin), firocoxib (Previcox), carprofen (Novox, Rimadyl)); steroids (e.g.,…Description
If your dog suffers from a degenerative or inflammatory joint condition such as arthritis, consider Metacam in order to relieve his/her pain which should help your canine companion to live a healthy, enjoyable life.
What is Metacam? Metacam is a type of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory (NSAID) medication that is commonly recommended by veterinarians in order to relieve pain, inflammation, and other symptoms associated with arthritis in dogs.
What are the benefits of Metacam? :
- Liquid suspension allows easy, convenient and accurate dosing for dogs of all sizes.
- Palatable taste dogs easily accept.
- May be used as long-term treatment for chronic arthritis in dogs.
Formulated for: dogs. There are no safety studies regarding the use of Metacam in dogs less than 6 months of age or in pregnant, breeding, or nursing dogs.
How is this medication given? Metacam is commonly prescribed to be given once a day but your veterinarian will determine the exact dosing regimen for your dog.
Metacam should be given by mouth (orally). Shake the liquid well before use. You can measure your dogs exact dose using the syringe provided by the manufacturer. You can give this medication on your dogs food or directly in your dogs mouth. Giving Metacam in the food is commonly recommended for more accurate dosing in small dogs.The goal is to use the lowest dose necessary in order to provide relief especially if Metacam in used long-term.
How does this medication work? Metacam is a type of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medication (NSAID). NSAIDs inhibit the synthesis of certain body chemicals called prostaglandins. Prostaglandins are chemicals that are released throughout your pet's bloodstream that can result in pain. Inhibiting the production of prostaglandins can effectively reduce pain in your dog making him/her more comfortable.
What results can I expect? Metacam can help manage your dogs symptoms associated with his/her arthritis or other inflammatory condition including pain but is not a cure as there is no cure for arthritis. Symptoms can be relieved within hours to days but can vary from dog to dog. You should notice less pain and increased mobility. Symptoms may reoccur if Metacam is discontinued.
What Form(s) does Metacam come in? Metacam comes in liquid.
Possible Side Effects: Previcox is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medication (NSAID) that may cause some side effects. Serious side effects associated with Previcox in dogs can occur with or without warning, and, in rare situations, can result in death. The most common side effects associated…Description
What is Previcox? Previcox is a coxib class non-steroidal anti-inflammatory (NSAID) medication that your veterinarian may prescribe in order to provide relief from pain and inflammation associated with many types of joint abnormalities including arthritis in dogs.
What are the benefits of Previcox?
- Helps provide relief from arthritis in dogs while maintaining normal body function.
- Previcox can decrease pain associated with soft tissue and orthopedic surgery.
- Rapid results are often observed.
- Flavored tablets are chewable helping to make it easier to give to your pet.
- Formulated for: dogs who weigh more than 12.5 lbs.
How is this medication given? by mouth (orally). Give with food can reduce chance of stomach/intestinal side effects but giving without food is also acceptable. This medication is labeled for once a day use but you should always follow the dosage instructions provided by your veterinarian. Contact your veterinarian if it becomes difficult to administer to your dog. Only give this drug to the pet for which it was prescribed. If your dog is to be given Previcox long-term, try to give the minimum dose necessary in order to relieve symptoms.
How does it work? Previcox is a COX-2 (cyclooxygenase-2) inhibiting non-steroidal anti-inflammatory (NSAID) medication. COX-2 (cyclooxygenase-2) enzymes generate chemicals that are responsible for pain and inflammation in the joints and other places in the body. Previcox also works to spare the COX-1 (cyclooxygenase-1) enzyme which helps to maintain normal body function.
What results can I expect? Previcox helps relieve the symptoms associated with arthritis and other joint abnormalities. Since there is no cure for arthritis, Previcox can help reduce the inflammation that causes musculoskeletal (bone, muscle, and joint) pain in your dog which may help improve your dog's mobility. Post-surgical pain can also be minimized. Responses vary from dog to dog but most dogs will show evidence of improvement within days. If Previcox is discontinued or administered incorrectly, your dogs pain and inflammation may return.
What Form(s) does Previcox come in? Tablets that are chewable with scoring splitting.
Dose and Administration: Previcox is a chewable, scored tablet given orally (by mouth). Tablets are scored so they can be split if necessary. Based on your pet's weight, your veterinarian will calculate the correct dosage and advise you about how to administer it. It is recommended to give this medication once daily but follow your veterinarian's recommendations precisely. Previcox can be given with or without food but giving with food can help decrease the risk of gastrointestinal upset (vomiting/diarrhea). Most dogs will take PREVICOX from your hand, but you can also place the tablet directly into your dog's mouth. If you miss a dose, give it as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for the next dose, skip the one you missed and go back to the regular schedule. Do not give two doses at once.
Possible Side Effects: Serious side effects associated with Previcox in dogs can occur with or without warning, and, in rare situations, can result in death. The most common side effects associated with this medication involve the digestive tract (vomiting, diarrhea, and decreased food consumption). Liver and kidney problems have also been reported with the use of NSAIDs. Symptoms that may indicate problems with Previcox include a decrease or increase in appetite, vomiting, change in bowel movements (such as decreased or increased activity level, lack of coordination, seizure, or aggression), yellowing of gums, skin, or whites of the eyes (jaundice), change in drinking habits (frequency or amount consumed), change in urination habits (frequency, color, or smell), and weight loss. If allergic reactions occur, contact veterinarian.
…general anesthetics, pain medications, Pepto-Bismol, other antidiarrheal mixtures, and antacids. Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medications (NSAIDs) such as aspirin, carprofen (Rimadyl), deracoxib (Deramaxx), or etodolac (EtoGesic) can increase the risk of gastrointestinal ulcers if they are…Description
Temaril-P is:an antihistamine (trimeprazine)/corticosteroid (prednisolone) combination. This combination helps to relieve common inflammatory disorders such as kennel cough (tracheobronchitis), bronchitis/coughs of nonspecific origin (except coughs due to cardiac insufficiencies), parasitic/bacterial infections, eczema, and canine allergies.
What are the benefits? 1. Scored tablets can be split easily and make it easy to give correct dose; 2. Unique antihistamine/corticosteroid combination; 3. Acts as an antitussive (relieves coughing) and as an antipruritic (relieves itching).
What outcomes can be expected? Temaril-P will not cure the underlying problem. Antihistamine (Trimeprazine) and steroid (Prednisolone) work well to relieve coughing and itching occuring with tracheobronchitis (kennel cough), canine allergies, and other causes.
Who is it for: Dogs.
How does it work? Trimeprazine blocks histamine in the body. Prednisolone reduces inflammation of the skin and respiratory system.
Temaril-P is available as: an oral tablet.
Generic Name: Trimeprazine (5mg) with Prednisolone (2mg) . No generic products are available. Compounded products may be available.
Common Brand Name: Temaril-P (Pfizer Animal Health)
Dose and administration: A prescription from your veterinarian is required in order to purchase this medication. The dose is usually based on dogs weight but dose and duration of treatment will be determined by your veterinarian. Temaril P should always be reduced gradually before stopping. Taking with food to lessens stomach upset. Make sure dog has continuous access to water while using. If you forget to give a dose, give it as soon as your remember. If it is too close to the next dose, skip the one you missed and go back to the regular schedule. Do not double dose.
Uses: Temaril-P works to relieve inflammation. It targets inflammation of the respiratory tract and skin specifically. Coughing from allergic bronchitis, infections, or other causes, and itching/inflammation of the skin and ear due to allergies are all examples of problems that can be helped with this medication.
Storage: Temaril-P should be stored in a tight, childproof, light-resistant container at room temperature. Keep out of reach from children and pets.
Possible side effects: Side effects are usually dose dependent and may include sedation, exposed third eyelid, muscle tremors, weakness, blood disorders, and an increase in drinking, eating, and urinating. Your pet may have more "accidents" and need to relieve themselves more often. Less common side effects include increased appetite, weight gain, panting, diarrhea, vomiting, and behavior changes.
Muscle loss, weakness, and the development of diabetes or hyperadrenocorticism (Cushing's disease) may occur if this medication is used long-term. Longer term use of Temaril-P can also cause immune system suppression (especially at higher doses). Immune suppression can make a pet more susceptible to infection. Contact your veterinarian if your pet displays symptoms of infection.
If your pet is truly allergic to this medication, he/she can exhibit symptoms including facial swelling, hives, scratching, diarrhea, vomiting, shock, seizures, pale gums, cold limbs, or coma.
Other side effects are possible. If side effects occur or if your pet is acting unusual in any way while taking this medication, contact your veterinarian immediately for further instructions. He/she may decrease the dosage or frequency of administration or discontinue this medication and/or recommend further treatment if there are medication-related problems.