Carprofen (Rx)

  • Prescription
  • Dogs
  • Joints
Carprofen (Rx)

Why our vets recommend it

Carprofen is an effective treatment for arthritis pain and inflammation in dogs as well as pain after certain surgeries and injuries.

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Medication information

What is Carprofen?

Carprofen is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) used to treat arthritis pain and inflammation in dogs, as well as pain following certain surgeries.

What does Carprofen treat?

Common symptoms that carprofen treats include:

  • Joint swelling
  • Lethargy
  • Hesitancy to walk or play
  • Stiffness or difficulty getting up
  • Irritability or changes in behavior
  • Difficulty urinating or defecating
  • Loss of muscle mass on spine and limbs
  • Weight loss or gain
  • Slow gait
  • Licking of joints
  • Pain, especially when the affected area is touched

Conditions that Carprofen treats include:

  • Osteoarthritis
  • Post-surgical pain
  • Inflammation

How is Carprofen given?

Give Carprofen caplets orally as directed by your veterinarian.

Who is Carprofen for?


What is the active ingredient of Carprofen?


This is the generic form of Rimadyl, Novox, Carpaquin, Vetprofen, Carprovet, and Quellin.

What are the possible side effects of Carprofen?

Carprofen for dogs is considered relatively safe when used as directed. Common side effects of carprofen for dogs include vomiting, diarrhea, constipation, decreased appetite, and tiredness.

Talk to a veterinarian immediately if your dog has any of the following side effects: stops eating; drinking more water or urinating more; yellow skin or eyes; severe vomiting, diarrhea, black or bloody stools, or bloody vomit; seizures; lack of coordination or balance; loss of primary motor function; or other concerning symptoms.

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