Care-O-Pet (generic name: carprofen; brand names include: Rimadyl / Carodyl) is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) used in dogs for inflammation and pain relief.
Care-O-Pet chewable tablets are liver-flavoured, which makes them very easy to administer as most dogs like the taste and accept the tablets freely.
The medicine is approved for the relief of pain and inflammation associated with osteoarthritis and for postoperative pain associated with soft tissue and orthopedic surgeries in dogs.
Follow the directions for using this medicine provided by your veterinarian. Use Care-O-Pet exactly as directed.
The usual recommended dosage of Care-O-Pet is 2 mg/lb (4.4 mg/kg) of body weight given once daily. For the control of postoperative pain, the tablet should be given approximately 2 hours before the procedure.
The chewable tablets may be fed by hand or placed on food. Make sure that the dog consumes the complete dose.
Do not use this medicine in dogs with bleeding disorders, in dogs younger than 6 weeks of age, or in pregnant and lactating dogs.
Active ingredients: carprofen.