Firocoxib

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Firocoxib
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Firocoxib molecule
Clinical data
Trade names Equioxx; Previcox
AHFS/Drugs.com International Drug Names
Routes of
administration
Oral
ATCvet code
Legal status
Legal status
  • AU: S4 (Prescription only)
  • UK: POM (Prescription only)
  • US: ℞-only
  • Veterinary use only
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Chemical and physical data
Formula C17H20O5S
Molar mass 336.402 g/mol
3D model (Jmol)
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Firocoxib (INN; brand names Equioxx and Previcox) is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug of the COX-2 inhibitor (coxib) class, currently approved for use in dogs and horses. Firocoxib was the first COX-2 inhibitor approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for horses.[1] Firocoxib is not intended or approved for use in human medicine.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "New NSAID Equioxx (firocoxib) Approved by USEF". The Horse. July 2, 2007. Retrieved 2008-04-18. 
  2. ^ Equioxx, European Medicines Agency