Carprieve (carprofen) Chewable Tablets for Dogs, 25 mg, 60 count
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Carprieve (Carprofen) Chewable Tablets are used to treat pain and inflammation from conditions such as arthritis and other joint diseases including hip dysplasia as well as the reduction of fever.
- Bioequivalent to the pioneer product, Rimadyl Chewables (carprofen)
- Less expensive than Rimadyl Chewables, offering significant savings and improved clinic profit potential
- Flexible dosing: Administer to dogs at 2 mg/lb (4.4 mg/kg) of body weight daily or divided and administered as 1 mg/lb (2.2 mg/kg) twice daily
- Available in 25 mg, 75 mg and 100 mg strengths
- Available in 30, 60 and 180 count bottles
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Flexible dosing: Administer to dogs at 2 mg/lb (4.4 mg/kg) of body weight daily or divided and administered as 1 mg/lb (2.2 mg/kg) twice daily.
As a class, NSAIDS may be associated with gastrointestinal, kidney and liver side effects. These are usually mild, but may be serious. Dog owners should discontinue therapy and contact their veterinarian immediately if side effects occur. Evaluation for pre-existing conditions and regular monitoring are recommended for dogs on any medication, Including Carprieve. Use with other NSAIDS or corticosteroids should be avoided. See full product labeling for full product information.
What is Carprieve?
Carprieve is a medication commonly prescribed for dogs to alleviate pain and inflammation associated with osteoarthritis, postoperative pain, and other musculoskeletal conditions.
How does Carprieve work?
Carprieve belongs to a class of drugs called nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). It works by inhibiting the production of certain enzymes in the body that cause pain and inflammation. This helps to reduce pain, swelling, and discomfort in dogs.
What conditions can Carprieve be used for?
Carprieve is primarily used for the treatment of osteoarthritis in dogs. It can also be prescribed to manage postoperative pain, soft tissue injuries, and other musculoskeletal conditions where pain and inflammation are present.
Is Carprieve safe for dogs?
Carprieve can be safe for dogs when used as directed by a veterinarian. However, like all medications, there are potential risks and side effects associated with its use. It is important to follow the prescribed dosage and monitor your dog for any adverse reactions.
What are the possible side effects of Carprieve?
Common side effects of Carprieve may include vomiting, diarrhea, decreased appetite, and lethargy. In some cases, more serious side effects such as gastrointestinal ulcers, liver or kidney problems, or blood disorders can occur. Contact your veterinarian if you notice any concerning symptoms.
Can Carprieve be used in all dogs?
Carprieve is generally safe for use in most dogs, but it may not be suitable for every dog. Certain breeds, dogs with pre-existing health conditions, or those taking other medications may have contraindications or require dose adjustments. It is essential to consult with a veterinarian before administering Carprieve to your dog.
How is Carprieve administered?
Carprieve is typically available as oral tablets or chewable tablets. The dosage and frequency of administration will be determined by your veterinarian based on your dog's condition and weight. Always follow the instructions provided by your veterinarian.
Are there any precautions or warnings associated with Carprieve?
Yes, there are precautions to consider when using Carprieve. It is crucial to inform your veterinarian about your dog's medical history, including any existing conditions or medications. Carprieve should not be used in dogs with a known hypersensitivity to NSAIDs or a history of gastrointestinal ulcers. Regular monitoring of liver and kidney function is recommended during long-term use.
Can Carprieve be given with other medications?
Carprieve can interact with certain medications, including other NSAIDs, corticosteroids, and anticoagulants. Inform your veterinarian about all the medications your dog is taking to ensure there are no potential drug interactions.
What should I do if my dog overdoses on Carprieve?
An overdose of Carprieve can be dangerous. If you suspect your dog has ingested more than the prescribed amount, contact your veterinarian immediately or seek emergency veterinary care.