The other generic is Carprofen
Chewable Tablets, which is marketed by a different animal health firm.
<p class="m_8337873037910517903m_6759771008140294666mFont16">Flexprofen is a generic, beef-flavored chewable tablet that contains carprofen
, which is the most widely-used and clinically-proven non-steroidal anti-inflammatory (NSAID) used in veterinary medicine.
NSAIDs like carprofen
and meloxicam should be avoided due to the risk of kidney failure.
The most frequently used perioperative analgesic agent for both mice and rats was buprenorphine (mice: 38%; rats: 31%), followed by carprofen
(mice: 29%; rats 27%), and fentanyl (mice: 12%; rats: 7%) (Fig.
Drugs to be aware of when using these essential oils include aspirin, propofol, acetaminophen, and carprofen
. Those with a phenol sulfur-transferase (PST) SNP may also want to be cautious of oils high in phenols.
(6) Other studies on the analgesic effects of carprofen
in lame broiler chickens and butorphanol in lame turkeys reported similar problems of short duration of analgesia and a need for a higher dose or repeated administration to prolong the efficacy of the analgesic.
Effect of carprofen
administration during banding or burdizzo castration of bulls on plasma cortisol, in vitro interferongamma production, acute-phase proteins, feed intake, and growth.
A multicenter study of the effect of dietary supplementation with fish oil omega-3 fatty acids on carprofen
dosage in dogs with osteoarthritis.
Older, weak-in-the-rear-end dogs like Fu have been responding quite well to electroacupuncture, when conventional methods fail or, in the cases where NSAID medications (like carprofen
, etc.) have become too toxic for the older dogs.
4 mg [kg.sup.-1] subcutaneous carprofen
(Rimadyl[R]) was applied as an analgesic in both groups.
The dogs received one of three treatments: a placebo (a substance with no therapeutic effect; in this case, lactose powder), carprofen
(Rimadyl), or tramadol.
, Pfizer) was given in the drinking water for 3 d after castration.