Piroxicam is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug NSAID, so it reduces both pain and inflammation. This drug is typically recommended for dogs experiencing neoplasia, a condition in which abnormal masses of tissue develop into tumors within the body.
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Dosage and Administration:
It is important to follow your Veterinarian's prescription instructions for dosage and administration.
Possible Side Effects:
Your pet may shows signs of depression, an increase in drinking, jaundice, dizziness, seizures, behavior changes, lethargy, swelling, shedding, itching, constipation, or hot spots contact your veterinarian. In some cases, Piroxicam can cause stomach ulceration. Signs of this include loss of appetite, diarrhea, vomiting, and bloody or black stools.
Do not use Piroxicam in pets with kidney or liver disease, bleeding disorders, gastric ulcers, or high blood pressure. Use with caution in cats and pets with severe heart disease.
Possible Drug Interactions:
Negative interactions can occur with ACE-inhibitors such as enalapril, benazepril, and quinapril. Piroxicam may interact with other drugs like phenylbutazone, heparin, aspirin, corticosteroids, methotrexate, flunixin, diazepam, propranolol, and warfarin.