Carprieve is a POM-V medication (Prescription only medicine) used for the reduction of inflammation and pain caused by musculoskeletal disorders and degenerative joint disease in Dogs.
Carprieve is also used as a follow-up to parenteral analgesia in the management of post-operative pain.
Carprieve dosage and administration - Oral administration: 4 mg Carprieve per kg bodyweight per day. An initial dose of 4 mg Carprieve per kg bodyweight per day given as a single daily dose. The analgesic effect from each dose persists for at least 12 hours. The daily dose may be reduced, subject to clinical response.
Duration of treatment with Carprieve will be dependant upon the response seen. Long term treatment should be under regular veterinary supervision. To extend analgesic and anti-inflammatory cover post-operatively parenteral pre-operative treatment with an injectable carprofen may be followed with Carprieve tablets at 4 mg/kg/day for 5 days. Do not exceed the stated dose for Carprieve.
A Veterinary Pet Prescription is required for Carprieve