Onsior for Cats (Robenacoxib)
What is Onsior for Cats (Robenacoxib) used for?
Onsior for Cats (Robenacoxib) is an oral non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) prescribed to treat cats suffering from pain or arthritis. It operates by preventing the action of prostaglandins responsible for causing the swelling, pain, and irritation associated with injuries. When treating arthritis this action can prevent and reduce future damage caused by joint inflammation. Your veterinarian may also prescribe it to treat other unlisted conditions.
How should I use Onsior for Cats (Robenacoxib)?
Follow the instructions provided by your veterinarian while using Onsior for Cats (Robenacoxib) to get the most effective results from treatment. The typical regimen is one tablet administered daily, but your individual directions may differ based on your cat's health, the condition being treated, and the severity of its symptoms. These should be given orally and may be hidden in a meal or snacks if you have trouble administering the doses. Never change the form of the tablets by crushing or splitting them to avoid destroying or altering the effects of their contents. Ask your veterinarian any questions you have about using the medication to ensure the correct application.
What are the side effects of Onsior for Cats (Robenacoxib)?
The use of Onsior for Cats (Robenacoxib) may cause side effects in some cats such as:
Immediately inform your veterinarian if you experience any severe side effects such as confusion, fainting, seizures, or bloody diarrhea. These conditions may require emergency medical assistance or alterations to your dosage to prevent further complications from appearing.
Onsior for Cats (Robenacoxib) should not be used to treat cats that are allergic to NSAID medications or have had a bad reaction to similar treatments in the past.
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your veterinarian while using Onsior for Cats (Robenacoxib). Optimum and safe dosage can differ based on the cat and the condition being treated.
As this medication may be unsafe for certain cats, it is essential you always inform your veterinarian if it is pregnant or breastfeeding, as well as if it has any allergies, other illnesses, or ongoing health conditions, and if it is taking any other form of medication, supplements, or herbal products.
Immediately seek emergency medical care if your cat has an allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction include hives, swelling, skin rashes, chest pains, as well as trouble breathing or swallowing.