- VETERINARY PRESCRIPTION REQUIRED
- This drug is not approved for use in humans.
DERAMAXX® CHEWABLE TABLETS
CAUTION: US Federal law restricts this drug to use by or on the order of a licensed veterinarian.
For Oral Use In Dogs Only. Do Not Use in Cats
Deramaxx Chewable Tablets is a prescription non-steroidal, anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) for dogs that is used to treat pain and inflammation. Deramaxx helps manage the symptoms of hip dysplasia and arthritis in dogs while being narcotic and steroid free.
Not for use in humans. Keep this and all medications out of reach of children. Consult a physician in case of accidental ingestion by humans. For use in dogs only. Do not use in cats.
Dogs needing a dose of less than 12.5 mg can only be accurately dosed through use of the 12 mg tablet, which can be broken in half to provide 6 mg. Do not attempt to accurately dose smaller dogs through the use of breaking larger tablets.Inaccurate dosing may result in adverse drug events.
DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION:
Postoperative Dental Pain and Inflammation: 0.45-0.91 mg/lb/day (1 to 2 mg/kg/day) as a single daily dose, for 3 days. The first dose should be given approximately 1 hour prior to dental surgery and subsequent doses should be given daily for up to two additional treatments.
Dogs needing a dose of less than 12.5 mg can only be accurately dosed through use of the 12 mg tablet, which can be broken in half to provide 6 mg. Do not attempt to accurately dose smaller dogs through the use of breaking larger tablets. Inaccurate dosing may result in adverse drug events.
All dogs should undergo a thorough history and physical examination before the initiation of NSAID therapy. Appropriate laboratory tests to establish hematological and serum biochemical baseline data prior to, and periodically during, administration of any NSAID is recommended.Owners should be advised to observe for signs of potential drug toxicity.
STORAGE CONDITIONS:DERAMAXX tablets should be stored at room temperature between 59° and 86°F (15-30°C).
Keep this and all medications out of reach of children.