Carprofen is an anti-inflammatory and pain reliever used to treat arthritis and joint conditions (such as hip dysplasia). It can also help to lower fevers.
Who is Carprovet (Carprofen) Flavored Tablets for?
Why use Carprovet (Carprofen) Flavored Tablets?
Carprofen relieves the pain and inflammation caused by osteoarthritis (OA). It also helps to manage the pain that follows soft tissue and orthopedic surgery.
How does Carprovet (Carprofen) Flavored Tablets work?
Carprofen works by inhibiting the activity of cyclooxygenase.
How is Carprovet (Carprofen) Flavored Tablets sold?
Available in tablet counts of 60 or 180 in strengths of 25mg, 75mg, and 100mg.
What are the side effects of Carprovet (Carprofen) Flavored Tablets?
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 dogs who have previously had a sensitivity reaction to carprofen. Keep out of the reach of children. Not for feline use. Do not use in nursing or pregnant animals. Treated animals should undergo regular kidney and liver function testing.
If overdose occurs, please contact your local pet hospital or emergency pet clinic immediately.
How can I store Carprovet (Carprofen) Flavored Tablets?
Keep product stored in a dry and cool environment.
Before initiating therapy with an NSAID like Carprofen, dogs should be examined and their medical history reviewed. During and before administration, periodic hematological and serum biochemical baseline data testing should be considered.
Approximately 2 hours before surgery, give to control postoperative discomfort. You can split the dose in half and take 1mg per pound twice per day, or give the entire amount once per day. For dogs, the recommended oral dose is 2mg per pound each day. Based on the animal's response, provide the lowest effective dose for the shortest feasible time. Administer this product according to your veterinarian's instructions.