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EQUIOXX® (firocoxib) Use in Horses
by Robert N. Oglesby DVM


Introduction » Studies » Compare to Phenylbutazone » Safety Studies » Precautions » Adverse Reactions » Costs » Dosage » How Supplied » More Info 

EQUIOXX is an oral paste produced by Merial containing firocoxib, a coxib class of non-narcotic, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). Coxib class is a term for what has been called cyclooxygenase-inhibiting or COX-2 inhibitors. This class of NSAID's is thought to be safer than earlier NSAID's because of lower risk of GI irritation. EQUIOXX has been approved for use in horses by the FDA and is now sold in the USA. This article discusses the dosage, efficacy, safety, cost, and use of firocoxib and compares it with phenylbutazone use in the horse.
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