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Side Effects & Adverse Reactions

Keep out of reach of children. Not for human use. Consult a physician in cases of accidental human exposure. For use in dogs only. Do not use in cats.

All dogs should undergo a thorough history and physical examination before initiation of NSAID therapy. Appropriate laboratory tests to establish hematological and serum biochemical baseline data prior to, and periodically during, administration of any NSAID should be considered. Owners should be advised to observe for signs of potential drug toxicity (see Adverse Reactions, Animal Safety and Post-Approval Experience).

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Other Information

Rimadyl Injectable is a sterile solution containing carprofen, a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) of the propionic acid class that includes ibuprofen, naproxen, and ketoprofen. Carprofen is the non-proprietary designation for a substituted carbazole, 6-chloro-α-methyl-9H-carbazole-2-acetic acid. The empirical formula is C15H12CINO2 and molecular weight 273.72. The chemical structure of carprofen is:

Chemical Structure

Each mL of Rimadyl Injectable contains 50.0 mg carprofen, 30.0 mg arginine, 88.5 mg glycocholic acid, 169.0 mg lecithin, 10.0 mg benzyl alcohol, 6.17 mg sodium hydroxide, with additional sodium hydroxide and hydrochloric acid as needed to adjust pH, and water for injection.

Rimadyl Manufacturers

  • Pfizer Animal Health
    Rimadyl (Carprofen) Injection, Solution [Pfizer Animal Health]
  • Pfizer Animal Health
    Rimadyl (Carprofen) Tablet, Chewable Rimadyl (Carprofen) Tablet, Chewable Rimadyl (Carprofen) Tablet, Chewable [Pfizer Animal Health]
  • Zoetis Inc.
    Rimadyl (Carprofen) Tablet, Chewable [Zoetis Inc.]

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