EtoGesic is used in dogs to manage pain and inflammation associated with osteoarthritis. EtoGesic requires a prescription from your veterinarian. EtoGesic is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) that works by reducing hormones that cause inflammation and pain in the body.
Give EtoGesic exactly as it was prescribed by your veterinarian. Do not use in larger amounts or use it for longer than recommended by your veterinarian. Follow the instructions on the prescription label. If you do not understand these directions speak to your pharmacist or veterinarian. Your veterinarian may want to perform blood tests on a regular basis to make sure the medication is not causing harmful effects. Store EtoGesic at room temperature away from moisture and heat.
Seek emergency veterinary medical attention if your pet experiences any signs of an allergic reaction (hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of the face, lips, tongue, or throat). Stop using the medication and call your veterinarian at once if any of the following serious side effects occur; Black, bloody, or tarry stools; coughing up blood or vomit that looks like coffee grounds; swelling or rapid weight gain; urinating less than usual or not at all; nausea, stomach pain, loss of appetite, dark urine, yellowing of eyes; fever, severe blistering, peeling, and red skin rash; chills, seizure. Keep giving EtoGesic and talk to your veterinarian if your pet develops any of these less serious side effects; diarrhea, constipation; dizziness; skin itch or rash. Side effects other than those listed may also occur. Talk to your veterinarian about any side effect that seems unusual or that is especially bothersome to your pet.
Tell your veterinarian if your pet is using any of the following medications; Coumadin (warfarin); Lasix (furosemide); prednisone or other steroids; aspirin or other NSAIDs such as Metacam (Meloxicam)Feldene (piroxicam), Rimadyl (Carprofen), Deramaxx (deracoxib); Enacard (enalapril), Lotensin (benazapril), Prinivil (lisinopril). There may be other drugs not listed in this guide that may affect EtoGesic. Tell your veterinarian about all prescription and non-prescription (OTC) medications, including vitamins, minerals, herbal products, and drugs prescribed by other veterinarians. Do not start using a new medication without telling your veterinarian. EtoGesic should not be used on cats or pregnant or nursing animals. EtoGesic can increase the risk of serious effects of the stomach and intestines, including bleeding or perforation. At the first sign of anything abnormal, stop using EtoGesic and call your veterinarian. Keep out of the reach of children. FOR ANIMAL USE ONLY.