Description & Usage
Rimadyl (Carprofen) is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory prescription medicine (NSAID) used to relive pain from canine osteoarthritis (OA). Rimadyl is one of the most trusted NSAID by veterinarians and can help your dog maintain an active lifestyle. Rimadyl comes in two different forms (chewable tablets or caplets).
Precautions & Side Effects
If your dog experiences bloody, black or tarry stools, please contact your veterinarian immediately. Ask your vetrinarian about interactions with other NSAID drugs or if your dog has had a previous history of stomach ulcers, liver or kidney disease, heart disease or high blood pressure.
Rimadyl can be given orally once (2mg /lb) or twice (1mg /lb) daily with food.
Store at room temperatures. Keep away from children and pets.
What is Rimadyl?
Rimadyl (Carprofen) is an FDA approved non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medicine to help reduce pain and inflammation of joints in canine arthritis. It can also be used as a pain reliver and fever reducer post surgery.
What is osteoarthritis?
Arthritis in dogs is very common. We estimate that roughly 20% of dogs over the age of 1 suffer from osteoarthritis. This is a chronic, progressive disease that cannot be cured but can be effectively controlled and managed with drugs like Rimadyl (Carprofen) in order to improve your dog's condition and maintain its well-being.