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Carprofen

  • Uses for Carprofen

    • Reduces pain and inflammation in arthritic dogs
    • Controls postoperative pain in dogs undergoing certain types of surgeries
    • Particularly useful for treating pain and inflammation in dogs with renal or gastrointestinal problems


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  • Conditions Treated

    • For the relief of pain and inflammation associated with osteoarthritis in dogs
    • For controlling postoperative pain associated with soft tissue and orthopedic surgeries
    • Not for dogs with known hypersensitivity to carprofen or known to experience allergic reactions to aspirin or other NSAIDs

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  • Dosing

    • Follow the directions given by your veterinarian to determine the appropriate dosage
    • Recommended dosage for oral administration to dogs is 2 mg/lb of body weight daily
    • Total daily dose may be administered as mg/lb of body weight daily or divided into two doses
    • For control of post-operative pain, administer dose approximately 2 hours before the procedure

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  • Administration

    • Give Carprofen to your dog as directed by your veterinarian
    • Administered orally and may be given with or without food
    • Administer minimal amount possible consistent with individual response
    • Use exactly as directed by your veterinarian

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  • Side Effects

    • As with all NSAIDs, side effects can occur with or without warning and in rare cases prove fatal, look for the following side effects that may relate to issues with the stomach, liver, or kidney:o Vomiting, jaundice, or changes in : appetite, bowel movements, behavior, drinking habits, urination habits (frequency, color or smell), or skin (redness, scabs, or scratching)
    • Stop administering carprofen and contact your veterinarian immediately if you think your dog is experiencing side effects


    Please Note: EntirelyPets.com does not carry Carprofen. The content on this page is for information and education purposes only. Consult with your Veterinarian for more information on Carprofen.

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