Carprofen Caplets help to regulate and treat the symptoms of arthritis and joint disorders. This medicine is a powerful anti-inflammatory and pain reliever that can also be used to lower a temperature.
Who is Carprofen Caplet (Generic) for?
Strictly for dogs. Do not use for cats.
Why use Carprofen Caplet (Generic)?
This anti-inflammation and anti-pain medicine is designed specifically for dogs. This medicine is commonly used to treat osteoarthritis symptoms, such as hip dysplasia, as well as following orthopedic or soft tissue procedures.
How does Carprofen Caplet (Generic) work?
When a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) is administered to the body, it is assumed to function via suppressing cyclooxygenase activity.
Generic medications may vary from one order to the next by size, color and shape depending on manufacturer. Customers may receive the same drug under the names of various manufacturers or generic brands.
How is Carprofen Caplet (Generic) sold?
Sold per Caplet in strengths of 25 mg, 75 mg or 100 mg
What are the side effects of Carprofen Caplet (Generic)?
Any dog on NSAIDs should be monitored on a regular basis. After medication withdrawal and competent veterinary care, the majority of patients who have had an unfavorable response recover. If you suspect a medication sensitivity, stop administering Rimadyl and visit your veterinarian right away. Severe responses might occur, and in rare cases, death can result. Learn about the common signs of potential side effects, which may include: Diarrhea Vomiting Inappetence Dark or tarry stools Increased urination Increased water consumption Jaundice (and associated yellowing of the skin, gums, and eyes) Anemia (and associated pale gums) Seizures Lethargy Incoordination Behavioral changes
What special precautions are there?
Do not administer to pregnant or nursing animals. Do not administer to pets who have previously had hypersensitivity reactions to carprofen. Routine kidney and liver testing should be performed in animals taking this medication. Keep out of the reach of children.
If overdose occurs, please contact your local pet hospital or emergency pet clinic immediately.
How can I store Carprofen Caplet (Generic)?
Keep stored in a cool and dry environment
A veterinarian examination, including lab testing to identify serum and hematological biochemical baselines, should be performed before to utilizing this medicine. Always inform the veterinarian about the animal's current medication regimen, including supplements, as well as their medical history, during this examination. Regular lab testing and examinations should be performed while on this drug.
The tablets are scored, making half-dose administration simple. Give 2 mg around 2 hours before the procedure if this medication is being used for postoperative inflammation and pain. For dogs, a normal oral dosage is 2 mg per pound given once a day or divided into 1 mg twice a day. This drug should be used for the least length of time feasible. This medicine should only be used as directed by your veterinarian and at the lowest feasible dose.