Rimadyl® (Carprofen)

Product Description: This is an anti-inflammatory containing the active ingredient carprofen. Carprofen is a Cox-2 inhibitor and is one of the safest anti-inflammatory agents available.

Indications for Use: Rimadyl is for use in situations of pain and inflammation associated with muscle, tendon, and bone injury or damage. It is also very effective against arthritis and joint pain. This drug is sometimes given prior to or following surgery to help prevent post surgical pain.

Dosage and Administration: An oral dose of 1 mg per lb. of body weight, twice a day, should be given.

Precautions and Side Effects: In general, this product is very safe. Some studies suggest that some breeds (Labrador Retrievers) are at an increased risk of developing liver problems.

Packaging: It comes in a tablet form, in 25, 75, and 100 mg strengths. Rimadyl comes in chewable tablets and oral pills.

Storage: Store at a controlled room temperature.

Product Type: Rx

Manufacturer: Pfizer Animal Health