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This medication may only be supplied with a valid veterinary prescription issued by your vet. You should only purchase this item if you have or are in the process of arranging such a prescription. See information bar for further details.
Rimadyl Palatable Tablets for dogs are square light brown tablets scored down the middle containing as active ingredient either 20 mg 50 mg or 100 mg carprofen.
Rimadyl is used for analgesia and reduction of chronic inflammation for example in degenerative joint disease of the dog. Rimadyl Palatable Tablets can also be used in the management of post-operative pain in dogs.
Rimadyl Dosage and administration
For oral administration. The tablets are palatable and are willingly consumed by most dogs when offered. An initial dose of 2 to 4 mg carprofen/kg bodyweight/day is recommended to be given as a single dose or in two equally divided doses. Subject to clinical response the dose may be reduced after 7 days to 2 mg carprofen/kg bodyweight/day given as a single daily dose. To extend analgesic and anti-inflammatory cover post operatively parenteral therapy with Rimadyl Small Animal Injection may be followed with Rimadyl Palatable Tablets at 4mg/kg/day for up to 5 days. Duration of treatment will be dependent upon the response seen. Long term treatment should be under regular veterinary supervision.
Rimadyl is a POM-V