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Tepoxalin no longer available commercially

I read with interest the article1 “Acute and chronic effects of tepoxalin on kidney function in dogs with chronic kidney disease and osteoarthritis,” in which the authors concluded that “tepoxalin may be used with appropriate monitoring in dogs with International Renal Interest Society stage 2 or 3 [chronic kidney disease] and osteoarthritis.” The manuscript is well written and the conclusions are supported by the data. However, in February 2011, the manufacturer of the only commercial preparationa of tepoxalin approved for use in the United States discontinued production, and there currently is