Dosing and Administration

Postoperative soft-tissue pain relief for dogs

Onsior® (robenacoxib) is available in two formulations, so it’s convenient to administer in the hospital and at home.

Onsior Tablets for Dogs Dosing

2 mg/kg (0.91 mg/lb) orally once daily for up to a maximum of 3 days. Use the lowest effective dose for the shortest duration consistent with individual response.

Administer first dose approximately 45 minutes before surgery.

Packaging for Onsior dog tablets

Onsior Injection Dosing

2 mg/kg (0.91 mg/lb) subcutaneously once daily for up to a maximum of 3 days.

Administer first dose approximately 45 minutes prior to surgery.

Subsequent doses can be given via subcutaneous injection or interchanged with oral tablets in dogs ≥ 5.5 lbs and ≥ 4 months of age.

Onsior injection bottle dog

Administering Onsior for soft-tissue surgery

Onsior can be given for up to a maximum of three total doses over three days not to exceed one dose per day.

Day 1

Administer the first Onsior dose approximately 45 minutes before soft-tissue surgery.

DAY 2

Administer (or instruct the owner to administer) the second Onsior dose approximately 24 hours after the first dose.

DAY 3

Administer (or instruct the owner to administer) the third Onsior dose approximately 24 hours after the second dose.