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Rimadyl Pain and Arthritis medication a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) that helps to relieve your dog's pain and inflammation caused by arthritis, joint abnormalities and surgery.

What is Rimadyl Pain and Arthritis Medication? Rimadyl for dogs is a non-steroidal anti-inflamatory drug (NSAID), your vet will prescribe in order to help your dog maintain regular activity level and quality of life. You can trust Rimadyl because they are shown to be clinically effective in controlling both arthritis pain and pain from soft-tissue and orthopedic surgeries in dogs.

What are the benefits of Rimadyl Pain and Arthritis Medication? Rimadyl is shown to be clinically effective and can be used to control pain from arthritis in dogs, and soft-tissue and orthopedic surgeries in dogs.

Formulated for: dogs (older than 6 weeks)

How is this medication given? Administered orally, Rimadyl for dogs is a non-chewable tablet to be given with food. It is important that this medication be given only to the pet it was prescribed for. Always follow the dosage instructions provided by your veterinarian and pharmacist. You should contact your veterinarian if you have difficulty giving your pet the medication. For long-term use, use the lowest dose needed for relief. Do not give Rimadyl to cats. Always provide plenty of water to your dog. Keep this medication away from children and pets.

How does this medication work? Rimadyl for dogs helps stop the pain of dog arthritis before it starts. Rimadyl Pain and Arthritis Medication works by inhibiting cell production of prostaglandins, which are chemicals made by the cells to perform specific functions, such as triggering inflammation. Less inflammation means less pain for your dog.

What results can I expect? Rimadyl should help decrease your dogs pain and inflammation due to arthritis, joint injury, or defects. Your dog should become more mobile. You should see the pain-relieving effects of Rimadyl within days or even hours. Rimadyl is not a cure for arthritis, and your dogs symptoms may come back if discontinued.


What Form(s) does Rimadyl Pain and Arthritis Medication come in? Rimadyl comes in both chewable and non-chewable tablets.

Generic Name: Carprofen

Common Brand Name: Rimadyl (Pfizer Animal Health)

Uses: Rimadyl is used to treat arthritis pain in dogs, and can also be used to control pain from soft-tissue and orthopedic surgeries in dogs.

Possible side effects: Contact your veterinarian if your pet has bloody, black, or tarry stools as these symptoms could indicate damage to the stomach or intestines, which could be dangerous. Before giving your pet any prescription or over-the-counter medications, check with your veterinarian or pharmacist.

Drug and Food Interactions: If your pet is being given aspirin or another NSAID or any over-the-counter cough, allergy, or pain medication, or any steroid drug, be sure to discuss the possible interactions with your veterinarian. Other drugs not listed may also cause reactions. It is important to discuss ALL prescribed or over-the-counter medications your pet is taking with your veterinarian before beginning a new medication.

Precautions: Before your pet begins a regimen of Rimadyl, discuss with your veterinarian if your pet has an allergy to aspirin or any other NSAID; an ulcer or bleeding in the stomach; has liver, or kidney disease; congestive heart failure; fluid retention; bleeding disorders; heart disease; or high blood pressure. Also, if your pet is pregnant or lactating, be sure to tell your veterinarian.

Storage: Store in a tight, light-resistant, childproof container at room temperature. Do not expose at high heat. As with all medication, keep away from children and pets.

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Rimadyl Pain and Arthritis Medication
 
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  • Effective (18)
  • No side effects (11)
  • Gentle (5)
  • Long-lasting (5)

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  • Older pets (15)
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Our dog has been on this medicine for at least 6 years. He is 12, and very active swimming daily in Puget Sound. I consider this medication a wonderful drug, within several weeks...Read complete review

Our dog has been on this medicine for at least 6 years. He is 12, and very active swimming daily in Puget Sound. I consider this medication a wonderful drug, within several weeks could see a difference. He is closely monitered by the Vet to make sure there is no damage to the liver.
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i have used product more than once on diffrent dogs. first dog was allergic second dog did not work for what was wrong with him need a second medicine for it to take effect,...Read complete review

i have used product more than once on diffrent dogs. first dog was allergic second dog did not work for what was wrong with him need a second medicine for it to take effect, and it took some time for the medicine to work. for some dogs it works i have seen it work on more smaller dogs than the larger ones. but it also depends on what use it is for.

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5.0

A must have for our older dog

By Julie M

from Springfield, MO

About Me Long-time Pet Owner

Pros

  • Easy To Use
  • Effective
  • No Side Effects

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Daily Care
    • Older Pets

    Comments about Rimadyl Pain and Arthritis Medication:

    This drug is giving our older dog quality of life.

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    As prescribed by vet. Very satisfied.

    By butch

    from macednia, oh

    About Me Long-time Pet Owner

    Pros

    • Easy To Use
    • Effective
    • No Side Effects

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Daily Care

      Comments about Rimadyl Pain and Arthritis Medication:

      daily as prescribed by vet. It works.

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Excellent pain relief

      By Michelle

      from Crescent city CA

      About Me Long-time Pet Owner

      Pros

      • Easy To Use
      • Effective
      • Gentle
      • Long-Lasting

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Arthritis
        • Daily Care
        • Older Pets

        Comments about Rimadyl Pain and Arthritis Medication:

        Without this product my dog gets up slowly and painfully. With it she is a much younger, happier, more energized dog.

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Pet 360 rocks!!!!

        By daisydak

        from Northern California

        About Me Long-time Pet Owner

        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • Effective

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Daily Care
          • Older Pets

          Comments about Rimadyl Pain and Arthritis Medication:

          Rimadyl (chewable tablets) is an effective product for the older dogs, and a little pricey, BUT Pet 360 has the very best price. Pet 360 has great customer service, their people are helpful, product shipped promptly. I am so happy that I found them and tell all to give them a try, you won't be disappointed!!

          (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

           
          4.0

          So so

          By Terriann92610

          from Irvine, CA

          About Me Long-time Pet Owner

          Pros

          • Easy To Use
          • No Side Effects

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Daily Care
            • Older Pets

            Comments about Rimadyl Pain and Arthritis Medication:

            I dont see the difference between this and the generic version. I know Rimadyl is widely prescribed for pain relief but my poor 10 year old lab with hip arthritis still limps. The prices here at Pet360 are far lower than 800Petmeds.

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