Putney Carprofen Caplets are a generic equivalent of Rimadyl® Caplets. Carprofen is prescribed to dogs for pain associated with canine osteoarthritis, and for controlling post-operative pain from certain surgeries.1 According to its manufacturer, Rimadyl® is the most prescribed non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) for dogs. Putney provides a cost-saving equivalent to this popular prescription medicine.
Effectiveness Confirmationof the effectiveness of carprofen for the relief of pain and inflammation associated with osteoarthritis, and for the control of portoperative pain associated with soft tissue and orthopedic surgeries, was demonstrated in 7 placebo-controlled, masked studies examining the anti-inflammatory and analgesic effectiveness of carprofen caplets in various breeds of dogs.
Seperate placebo-controlled, masked, multicenter field studies confirmed the anti-inflammatory and anlgesic effectiveness of carprofen caplets when dosed at 2 mg/lb once daily or when divided and administered at 1mg/lb twice daily. In these 2 field studies, dogs diagnosed with osteoarthritis showed statistically significant overall improvement based on lameness evaluations by the veterinarian and owner observations when administered carprofen at labeled doses.
Seperate placebo-controlled, masked, multicenter field studies confirmed the effectiveness of carprofen caplets for the control of portoperative pain hwen dosed at 2 mg/lb oncr daily in various breeds of dogs. In these studies, dogs presented for ovariohysterectomy, cruciate repair and aural surgeries were administered carprofen preoperatively and for a maximum of 3 days (soft tissue) or 4 days (orthopedic) postoperatively. In general, dogs administered carprofen showed statiscally significant reduction in pain scores compared to controls.