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Rimadyl Caplets Rx

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Product Description
Rimadyl (carprofen) is used to treat pain and inflammation from conditions such as arthritis and other joint diseases including hip dysplasia. It is also used to reduce fever. It is available as 25mg, 75mg and 100mg scored caplets.
What is Rimadyl Caplets?
Rimadyl (carprofen) is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) of the propionic acid class that includes ibuprofen, naproxen, and ketoprofen. Rimadyl is indicated for the relief of pain and inflammation associated with osteoarthritis and for the control of postoperative pain associated with soft tissue and orthopedic surgeries in dogs.
Who is Rimadyl Caplets for?
Dogs 6 weeks or older.
Why use Rimadyl Caplets?
Joints pain relief for dogs that is easy to adminster caplets,and can be used for long term treatment.
How does Rimadyl Caplets work?
Rimadyl is used in the treatment of pain either for short term or long term use.
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How is Rimadyl Caplets sold?
Rimadyl Caplets contain 25 mg, 75 mg, or 100 mg of carprofen per Caplet. Each Caplet size is packaged in bottles containing 30, 60, or 180 tablets. Rimadyl is sold by prescription only.
What are the side effects of Rimadyl Caplets?
Rimadyl, like other drugs of its class, is not free from adverse reactions. Owners should be advised of the potential for adverse reactions and be informed of the clinical signs associated with drug intolerance. Adverse reactions may include decreased appetite, vomiting, diarrhea, dark or tarry stools, increased water consumption, increased urination, pale gums due to anemia, yellowing of gums, skin or white of the eye due to jaundice, lethargy, incoordination, seizure, or behavioral changes. Serious adverse reactions associated with this drug class can occur without warning and in rare situations result in death (see Adverse Reactions). Owners should be advised to discontinue Rimadyl therapy and contact their veterinarian immediately if signs of intolerance are observed. The vast majority of patients with drug related adverse reactions have recovered when the signs are recognized, the drug is withdrawn, and veterinary care, if appropriate, is initiated. Owners should be advised of the importance of periodic follow up for all dogs during administration of any NSAID.
What special precautions are there?
Rimadyl should not be used in dogs exhibiting previous hypersensitivity to carprofen. Do not use in cats.
What to do if overdose?
Consult your nearest emergency animal hospital.
How can I store Rimadyl Caplets?
Store at controlled room temperature 15°-30°C (59°-86°F).
The recommended dosage for oral administration to dogs is 2 mg/lb 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 twice daily. For the control of postoperative pain, administer approximately 2 hours before the procedure.

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