*Prescription Required: Vetsource®, our pharmacy provider, may need to contact your veterinary hospital for prescription verification.
Deramaxx® is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) that is proven safe and effective in controlling the pain and inflammation of osteoarthritis. Each chewable tablet controls painful inflammation for a full 24 hours.
Side effects may include mild stomach upset, vomiting, diarrhea, decreased appetite, and/or drowsiness. Notify your veterinarian if the following side effects persist or are severe: loss of appetite, persistent vomiting, change in stool color, decrease in water consumption or urination, or change in behavior.
Other side effects may occur if you notice anything unusual, contact your veterinarian.
Deramaxx® is used to control pain and inflammation due to osteoarthritis and postoperative pain after orthopedic surgery, non-steroidal.
Deramaxx® should be given orally as directed by your veterinarian.
Deramaxx® is not for use in dogs requiring a dose smaller than 6 mg due to inaccurate dosing.Make sure to tell your veterinarian what other medication you are giving to your pet. Quite often your veterinarian may prescribe two different medications, even if a drug interaction may occur. In this case, your veterinarian may vary the dose and/or monitor your pet more closely. Contact your veterinarian if your pet experiences any unusual reactions when different medications are given together.
Allergic reactions to medications may occur. Be sure to inform VetSource and your veterinarian if your pet has any known drug sensitivities or allergies. If your pet displays symptoms of an allergic reaction, call your veterinarian immediately or go to a veterinary emergency clinic. Symptoms may include but are not limited to: swollen lips, tongue, face, airways; difficulty breathing; agitation; profuse salivation; vomiting; widespread hives and itching.