Use this product only for dogs. Do
not use for cats or other animals.
Keep out of reach of children. Do not
allow children to administer Novox. Read directions and precautionary
statements before use.
The recommended dosage of Novox in
dogs is 2 mg/lb of body weight total per day. Dosing should be once
or twice daily. Calculate dosages in half-tablet increments using scores
- Give Novox about 2 hours
prior to surgery to ease postoperative pain.
- Halve tablets, when necessary,
by placing the product on a hard surface and pressing down firmly on
both sides of the score mark.
- Give by mouth, with or without
food. Monitor your dog to ensure the entire dose is swallowed.
- Make plenty of water available
to your dog while treating with Novox.
Frequency of Use:
Use as needed, before and after surgery
or as a treatment for arthritis in dogs.
Store in original container and out
of reach of children and animals.
Store this product at controlled room
temperature in a childproof container.
It is a violation of Federal Law
to use this product in a manner inconsistent with its labeling.
Novox is used to treat inflammation
and pain resulting from arthritic conditions and associated with orthopedic
and soft tissue surgeries in dogs.
For Use In: For use in
dogs 6 weeks of age and older. This medication is not for use in cats
Like other drugs in its class, Novox
is believed to work by inhibiting the activity of cyclooxygenase. Novox
both reduces pain and minimizes inflammation.
Keep this product out of reach of children
and animals. Do not use or store in or near open flame or heat.
Novox is intended for use in dogs only.
CAUTION: Cyclooxygenase inhibitory
NSAIDs may potentially cause renal and gastrointestinal toxicity.
The most frequently reported adverse
side effects of using Novox involve the gastrointestinal system. Side
effects may include loss of appetite, diarrhea, vomiting, tarry or dark
stools, increased thirst, increased urination, pale gums, yellow eyes
or skin, lethargy, seizures, and behavioral changes. Rarely, this medication
may cause death.
Adverse events involving dermatologic,
renal, neurologic, hepatic, and hematologic systems have also been reported.
Animals with existing health conditions and those that are dehydrated
are at greatest risk for these adverse effects.
Using Novox along with other NSAIDs
increases the risk of gastrointestinal ulceration and other side effects.
Do not use Novox in dogs with known
or suspected bleeding disorders, as safety in such cases has not been
established. In addition, the safety of using this medication in breeding,
pregnant, and lactating dogs is not known. Do not use this medication
in animals less than 6 weeks of age.
Report suspected or known overdose
to a veterinarian immediately. Symptoms of overdose include nausea,
vomiting, drowsiness, blurred vision, panting, reduce urine output,
stomach pain, headache, slow breathing, and seizures.
Warranty and Manufacturer Information:
Seller makes no warranty, expressed
or implied, concerning the use of this product other than indicated
on the label. Buyer assumes all risk of use and handling of this material
when such use and handling are contrary to label instructions.
To report a suspected adverse reaction
call VEDCO, Inc. at 1-888-708-3326.
ANADA #200-366, Approved by FDA
Mfg. by: IMPAX Laboratories, Inc.,
Hayward, CA 94544
Dist. by: Vedco, Inc., St. Joseph,
NAC No.: 10942732