Daily

What is previcox for horses?

Previcox is a popular non-steroidal, anti-inflammatory drug used by veterinarians. Firocoxib, as the drug is generically known, is becoming a widely used medication for a range of painful conditions in horses including: arthritis, navicular and tendon injuries.

Is it okay to give my horse Previcox? You can feed a tablet to your horse disguised in a treat or a handful of grain. The problem is that Previcox for horses is an off-label usage, not because fibrocoxib hasn’t been tested in horses (it has) but because it is illegal to prescribe for horses because there is an equine approved form on the market.

Is prevacox still available for horses? Yes, Previcoxx is still available and is manufactured by Merial. However, previcoxx (firocoxib) was never labeled for use in horses so most people are using the 57mg dog tablets, or breaking the 227mg tablets into 1/4’s for use in the horse. There is a Horse version called Equioxx which is also 57mg firocoxib.

Is there a generic substitute for Previcox? Hello there, Previcox is a newer drug and there is no generic available. The drug is an NSAID type of medication. There are several other NSAIDs used in dogs that cost much less. Some have generics on the market. Rimadyl and Etogesic are much cheaper and there are several others.

What is Previcox 57mg? Previcox 57mg (60 Tablets) Previcox is a Cox-2 non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medication used in dogs for the relief of pain and inflammation due to osteoarthritis. It may also be used for purposes other than those listed here.

Is it okay to give my horse Previcox?

Is it okay to give my horse Previcox? You can feed a tablet to your horse disguised in a treat or a handful of grain. The problem is that Previcox for horses is an off-label usage, not because fibrocoxib hasn’t been tested in horses (it has) but because it is illegal to prescribe for horses because there is an equine approved form on the market.

Is prevacox still available for horses? Yes, Previcoxx is still available and is manufactured by Merial. However, previcoxx (firocoxib) was never labeled for use in horses so most people are using the 57mg dog tablets, or breaking the 227mg tablets into 1/4’s for use in the horse. There is a Horse version called Equioxx which is also 57mg firocoxib.

Is there a generic substitute for Previcox? Hello there, Previcox is a newer drug and there is no generic available. The drug is an NSAID type of medication. There are several other NSAIDs used in dogs that cost much less. Some have generics on the market. Rimadyl and Etogesic are much cheaper and there are several others.

What is Previcox used for? Previcox is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) used for pain, inflammation, and discomfort of joints caused by osteoarthritis in dogs [1, 3].