Cimalgex Tablets contain Cimicoxib and are used for the treatment of pain and inflammation associated with osteoarthritis, and the management of peri-operative pain due to orthopaedic or soft tissue surgery, in dogs.
Contraindications and warnings:
Do not use in dogs less than 10 weeks of age.
Do not use in dogs suffering from gastrointestinal disorders or haemorrhagic disorders.
Do not use concomitantly with corticosteroids or other non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medicinal products (NSAIDs).
Do not use in case of hypersensitivity to cimicoxib or to any of the excipients.
Do not use in breeding, pregnant and lactating animals.
Special precauctions for use in animals:
Since the safety of the medicinal product has not been adequately demonstrated in young animals, careful monitoring is advised during the treatment of young dogs aged less than 6 months.
Use in animals suffering from impaired cardiac, renal or hepatic function, may involve additional risk. If such use cannot be avoided, these animals require careful veterinary monitoring.
Avoid using this product in any animals which are dehydrated, hypovolaemic or hypotensive, as it may increase the risk of renal toxicity.
Use this veterinary medicinal product under strict veterinary monitoring where there is a risk of gastrointestinal ulceration, or if the animal previously displayed intolerance to NSAIDs.
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