What does Novox do for dogs? Novox® Caplets is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) that is used to reduce pain and inflammation (soreness) due to osteoarthritis and pain following surgery in dogs. Novox® Caplets is a prescription drug for dogs.
Does Novox make my dog sleepy? This is a very alarming side effect; don’t waste any time getting your dog into the vet immediately. Other signs include lethargy, incoordination, seizures, pale gums, and excessive shedding. These symptoms are just as alarming as jaundice, so stop giving Novox and seek veterinary care right away.
How long does Novox take to work in dogs? This medication will take effect quickly, in about 1 to 2 hours, and improvement in clinical signs should follow.
How strong is Novox for dogs? Novox is available as 25mg, 75mg and 100mg capsule shaped scored non-chewable tablets Caplets. The usual total daily dose in dogs is 2mg per pound given as a single daily dose or divided and administered as 1mg per pound twice a day. Give this medication exactly as directed by your veterinarian.