carprofen

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carprofen

(kär-prō′fən)
n.
A nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug used to treat arthritis and postoperative pain in dogs.

carprofen

a propionic acid derivative, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agent used as an analgesic in dogs and cats.
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The choices include Deramaxx (deracoxib), Metacam (Meloxicam), Rimadyl (carprofen), and Previcox (firocoxib).
Zoetis has been in the treatment of osteoarthritis pain and inflammation in dogs for two decades with the company's Rimadyl (carprofen), the first non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) product approved for use in dogs.
When Rimadyl (carprofen) first came into general usage in the early 1990s, there were alarming reports of dogs who suffered from liver and kidney damage after being given the drug, including some fatalities.
Zoetis has been a leader in the treatment of osteoarthritis pain and inflammation in dogs for two decades with the companys Rimadyl (carprofen), the first non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) product approved for use in dogs.
Crowded into a dusty alley off Adams Street, on the north side of the Territorial Vineyards and Wine Company building, the 15-odd-member crew worked to clean up all manner of things - old mattresses, half-melted cassette tapes, decomposing strips of cloth, cigarette butts, crushed cans and empty containers of Rimadyl, a pain reliever for dogs.
The advent of the canine anti-inflammatories Rimadyl and Deramaxx have almost single-handedly prolonged the hunting careers of old and arthritic dogs; they thwart serious pain, even bone cancers; and, for our purposes, they very effectively comfort injured or achy duck dogs.
Empirical treatment was initiated with butorphanol (2-4 mg/kg IM ql2h; Torbugesic, Fort Dodge Animal Health, Fort Dodge, IA, USA), carprofen (1 mg/kg PO ql2h; Rimadyl, Pfizer Animal Health, Exton, PA, USA), amoxicillin trihydrate with clavulanate potassium (75 mg/kg PO ql2h; Clavamox, Pfizer Animal Health), hetastarch (1.
Medications used for the treatment of arthritis include NSAIDs (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs) such as Metacam, Previcox, Deramaxx, and Rimadyl.
Prior to presentation, he had been receiving Rimadyl (carprofen, an nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug) (75 mg orally twice a day) and tramadol (50 mg to 100 mg orally 3 times a day) to control pain associated with DJD.
Five-year-old Labrador Honey had swallowed around 100 Rimadyl tablets.
Prescriptions for Conofite, Rimadyl, and Epi-Otic are ordered by the veterinarian and filled by the technician.
Q My 15-year-old male dog has been taking half a rimadyl tablet a day for arthritis for more than a year and two weeks ago was diagnosed with anal cancer.