Rimadyl (Carprofen)

Rimadyl Tablets - Rimadyl Caplets

If your dog has arthritis, pain relief is possible with Rimadyl®. Rimadyl for dogs has been proven clinically effective for the relief of pain associated with arthritis. Rimadyl has helped more than 10 million dogs find relief from the pain of arthritis. And without pain, your pet can move freely and happily again. Rimadyl (carprofen) is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) in oral dosage form. Rimadyl Chewable Tablets and Caplets are used to treat pain and inflammation due to osteoarthritis in dogs. The recommended dosage is 2 mg/lb (4.4 mg/kg) of body weight daily.

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. Note: Do Not use Rimadyl in dogs less than 6 weeks of age, pregnant dogs, dogs used for breeding purposes, or in lactating dogs.

Rimadyl Offers Joint Pain Relief For Dogs

Rimadyl is a Pfizer Animal Health product that is designed for dogs as a chewable tablet or as a caplet. It is given in daily doses that offer 24 hours of relief and has been shown in studies and said by veterinarians to be well tolerated by dogs. It treats pain and inflammation associated with arthritis and diseases of the joints, including the most common, hip dysplasia. It is also used in many instances as a means by which to reduce fever and a way to treat pain following surgical operations. You will need a prescription from your vet to use Rimadyl.

This medicine functions by working on the dogs hormones, the kind which can lead to inflammation and which trigger pain. It is not for use in dogs that are being bred, are pregnant or nursing. However, it is safe for dogs that are at least 6 weeks of age.

Clinical tests have shown that dogs experience measurable relief from pain after taking Rimadyl and it has been used by millions of dogs as an effective arthritis treatment. Since dogs must walk and can not escape the pain, this is a solution worth considering that has relatively few side effects. Pfizer Animal Health is one of the most trusted names in veterinary medicine with a long history of providing pet owners and vets with products such as Rimadyl which can bring such powerful benefits.

A dog suffering from joint pain has no way to escape that pain so it is important to consider the benefits of a medicine such as this. Your veterinarian will be able to tell you if this would be an effective treatment for your dog. If so, the easy to give tablets or caplets are a simple and effective daily solution to help your dog achieve a higher quality of life.