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Product Description

Carprofen treats inflammation and pain caused by arthritis and joint disease such as hip dysplasia. It is also an effective fever reducer. Available in 25mg, 75mg and 100mg scored caplets.

What is Carprofen Caplets?

Carprofen is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medication (NSAID) manufactured by Putney, Inc. The caplets can be used to treat pets suffering from pain and inflammation caused by conditions such as arthritis and other joint diseases, including hip dysplasia. Carprofen is also used to reduce fever.

Who is Carprofen Caplets for?

For dogs only. Not safe for use in cats.

Why use Carprofen Caplets?

Relieves inflammation and pain caused by osteoarthritis (OA) and controls post-operative pain caused by soft tissue or orthopedic surgeries.

How does Carprofen Caplets work?

Carprofen acts by inhibiting the activity of cyclooxygenase.

Manufacturer:

Dechra

Active ingredient(s):

Carprofen

How is Carprofen Caplets sold?

Sold by the caplet in 75mg and 100mg strengths.

What are the side effects of Carprofen Caplets?

NSAIDs (nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs) like Carprofen can carry a risk for adverse reactions, such as:
  • Diarrhea or dark, tarry stools
  • Vomiting
  • Decrease of appetite
  • Increase of urination
  • Increase of water consumption
  • Anemia (indicated by pale gums)
  • Jaundice (indicated by skin, gum, or eye yellowing)
  • Incoordination
  • Lethargy
  • Changes in behavior
  • Seizures

What special precautions are there?

  • When taking Carprofen, dogs should be given kidney and liver function tests periodically.
  • Dogs who have previously shown sensitivity to Carprofen should not be given this medication again.
  • Cats and pregnant or nursing animals should not be given Carprofen.
  • Keep out of reach of children.
  • Carprofen is not safe for human consumption. If accidentally ingested, seek medical attention.

What to do if overdose?

Contact your closest emergency pet hospital.

How can I store Carprofen Caplets?

Store in a dry and cool environment.

Helpful Tips:

An exam and review of medical history should be performed on dogs prior to administering NSAIDs like Carprofen. Consider periodic serum biochemical baseline data and hematology testing before and during use.

Pharmacists are standing by to offer Pet Parent counseling regarding prescription medication purchased from Allivet before and after dispensing. Pharmacists on duty are available Monday-Friday, 9:30AM - 5:30PM EST and will be on call Saturday 12:00PM - 4:00PM EST for consultation.

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Use the lowest effective dose of Carprofen for dogs for the shortest duration consistent with individual response. The recommended dosage for oral administration to dogs is 2 mg/lb (4.4 mg/kg) of body weight daily. The total daily dose may be administered as 2 mg/lb of body weight once daily or divided and administered as 1 mg/lb (2.2 mg/kg) twice daily. For the control of postoperative pain, administer Carprofen approximately 2 hours before the procedure. Caplets are scored and dosage should be calculated in half-caplet increments.

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Main Ingredients

Carprofen Caplets contain the active ingredient carprofen.

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Product Description

Carprofen treats inflammation and pain caused by arthritis and joint disease such as hip dysplasia. It is also an effective fever reducer. Available in 25mg, 75mg and 100mg scored caplets.

What is Carprofen Caplets?

Carprofen is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medication (NSAID) manufactured by Putney, Inc. The caplets can be used to treat pets suffering from pain and inflammation caused by conditions such as arthritis and other joint diseases, including hip dysplasia. Carprofen is also used to reduce fever.

Who is Carprofen Caplets for?

For dogs only. Not safe for use in cats.

Why use Carprofen Caplets?

Relieves inflammation and pain caused by osteoarthritis (OA) and controls post-operative pain caused by soft tissue or orthopedic surgeries.

How does Carprofen Caplets work?

Carprofen acts by inhibiting the activity of cyclooxygenase.

Manufacturer:

Dechra

Active ingredient(s):

Carprofen

How is Carprofen Caplets sold?

Sold by the caplet in 75mg and 100mg strengths.

What are the side effects of Carprofen Caplets?

NSAIDs (nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs) like Carprofen can carry a risk for adverse reactions, such as:
  • Diarrhea or dark, tarry stools
  • Vomiting
  • Decrease of appetite
  • Increase of urination
  • Increase of water consumption
  • Anemia (indicated by pale gums)
  • Jaundice (indicated by skin, gum, or eye yellowing)
  • Incoordination
  • Lethargy
  • Changes in behavior
  • Seizures

What special precautions are there?

  • When taking Carprofen, dogs should be given kidney and liver function tests periodically.
  • Dogs who have previously shown sensitivity to Carprofen should not be given this medication again.
  • Cats and pregnant or nursing animals should not be given Carprofen.
  • Keep out of reach of children.
  • Carprofen is not safe for human consumption. If accidentally ingested, seek medical attention.

What to do if overdose?

Contact your closest emergency pet hospital.

How can I store Carprofen Caplets?

Store in a dry and cool environment.

Helpful Tips:

An exam and review of medical history should be performed on dogs prior to administering NSAIDs like Carprofen. Consider periodic serum biochemical baseline data and hematology testing before and during use.

Pharmacists are standing by to offer Pet Parent counseling regarding prescription medication purchased from Allivet before and after dispensing. Pharmacists on duty are available Monday-Friday, 9:30AM - 5:30PM EST and will be on call Saturday 12:00PM - 4:00PM EST for consultation.

Overview

Use the lowest effective dose of Carprofen for dogs for the shortest duration consistent with individual response. The recommended dosage for oral administration to dogs is 2 mg/lb (4.4 mg/kg) of body weight daily. The total daily dose may be administered as 2 mg/lb of body weight once daily or divided and administered as 1 mg/lb (2.2 mg/kg) twice daily. For the control of postoperative pain, administer Carprofen approximately 2 hours before the procedure. Caplets are scored and dosage should be calculated in half-caplet increments.

Main Ingredients

Carprofen Caplets contain the active ingredient carprofen.

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Is this a U.S. Product?

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Is this formulation identical to Rimadyl?

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Does it affect liver enzymes

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Do you require rx from vet?

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Is it easy for the dog to take the caplets or is it better to get a chewable form?

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