Equioxx (firocoxib) Paste

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Equioxx for Horses (firocoxib) Paste

Equioxx helps horses with joint pain move gracefully again. It's specially designed for horses suffering from the aches of arthritis. These tiny tablets, loaded with relief, are safe for long-term use. Sure, Equioxx pills come with guidance on doses, and watching out for side effects is wise. But these tablets could transform life for horses dragging from discomfort, especially the mighty 180-count pack! A vet's nod is needed to get them.

Equioxx soothes achy horse joints without steroids. Ask a vet if suitable. It calms osteoarthritis discomfort in our equine friends. Just one tablet daily helps a lot. Ideal for long-term care, Equioxx tablets come 180-strong. Some can face mild mouth and skin issues. Keep Equioxx pills for horses away from extreme heat. Once prescribed, you can't return them, so choose wisely for your majestic pals.

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Prescription items are NON-RETURNABLE and NON-REFUNDABLE.

Recommended Dosage:

Use as directed by your veterinarian. The recommended dosage of EQUIOXX (firocoxib) for oral administration in horses is 0.045 mg/lb (0.1 mg/kg) of body weight once daily for up to 14 days.

Storage Instructions:

Store below 86°F (30°C). Brief excursions up to 104°F (40°C) are permitted.

Possible Side Effects:

The most common side effects associated with EQUIOXX therapy involve the tongue, lips, and skin of the mouth and face (erosions and ulcers of the mucosa and skin) and the kidney. Gastrointestinal, kidney, and liver problems have also been reported with other NSAIDs.


Are there side effects?

Gastrointestinal ulceration, and renal, and hepatic impairment may result from the use of this drug. Consultation with a veterinarian is always necessary for a correct diagnosis and treatment.

Is Equioxx safe to be given to pregnant or lactating mares?

Equioxx has not been evaluated in pregnant or lactating mares; thus, it should be used judiciously. For advice on use, consult your veterinarian.

How long until I start to see results on my horse?

Timelines of improvement varied, but in some horses, owners noticed improvement only a few days after the initiation of this therapy.

How should Equioxx paste be stored?

Keep the Equioxx paste at room temperature; avoid heat and moisture, and close the cap tightly after use.

Can Equioxx be used with other medications?

Administer Equioxx with other pharmaceutical products after consulting a veterinarian. Some drugs may either interfere with or enhance the activity of firocoxib, which results in drug-drug interaction.

How will I know if my horse is responding well to Equioxx?

Monitor your horse for increased mobility and lessening of the amount of pain. Regular veterinary check-ups will also monitor improvement.

Are there any diet alterations that I need to consider when my horse is on Equioxx?

None actual changes in diet, but a balanced diet will maintain general good health. Your veterinarian may suggest diet changes that will help your horse with this condition.

What should I do if I miss giving a dose to my horse?

Treat as soon as you remember. Skip the forgotten dose if near the time of the next dose treat as usual at the regular scheduled time. Do not give a double dose to catch up.

What Diseases Are Treated with Equioxx?

Equioxx is primarily indicated as a way to treat pain and inflammation that often benefit from the action of a COXIB where there is osteoarthritis in horses.

How does Equioxx work?

Equioxx is a COX-2 selective NSAID containing firocoxib, which would down-regulate the production of those prostaglandins responsible for pain and inflammation.