Carprieve (Carprofen) Caplets RxBy Carprieve
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Carprofen is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug that soothes inflammation and discomfort associated with osteoarthritis. Carprieve Caplets contain this active ingredient. It can also be used to relieve pain in dogs following orthopedic and soft tissue surgery. It is also an effective way to lower fevers.
Who is Carprieve (Carprofen) Caplets for?
Dogs must be 6 weeks or older.
Why use Carprieve (Carprofen) Caplets?
Carprieve is safe to use for a long time. The simple-to-administer caplets can help dogs with arthritis and joint discomfort.
How does Carprieve (Carprofen) Caplets work?
Carprofen is a kind of NSAID (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medication) that works by inhibiting the enzyme cyclooxygenase.
How is Carprieve (Carprofen) Caplets sold?
Available in strengths of 25 mg, 75 mg and 100 mg in 60 or 180 count caplets
What are the side effects of Carprieve (Carprofen) Caplets?
Adverse reactions could include: Decreased appetite Vomiting Diarrhea Dark or tarry stools Increased water consumption Increased urination Anemia (and related gum paleness) Jaundice (and related yellow gums, skin, or eye whites) Lethargy Incoordination Seizures Behavioral changes Reactions can occur suddenly and, in rare cases, death can occur. If you notice signs of drug intolerance, discontinue treatment and notify a veterinarian right away. Adverse reactions are typically non-severe when signs are noticed and treated early, Your pet should receive routine veterinarian check-ups when receiving treatment with NSAIDs.
What special precautions are there?
This and all medications should be kept away from animals and children. Only administer to dogs. Do not administer to nursing animals, pregnant animals, or cats. Do not administer this medication to dogs who have previously had an allergic response to carprofen.
What to do if overdose?
If overdose occurs, please contact your local pet hospital or emergency pet clinic immediately.
How can I store Carprieve (Carprofen) Caplets?
Store product between the temperatures of 15°-30°C (59°-86°F)
These caplets are scored for ease of use. Dosage should be determined in half-dose increments. Approximately 2 hours before to surgery, provide to control discomfort after an operation. The complete amount can be administered as a single 2mg per pound dose or split into two doses of 1 mg per pound of body weight, delivered twice daily. For dogs, a daily oral dose of 2 mg per pound of body weight is advised. Follow your veterinarian's instructions for usage, and talk to him or her about the right dosage.