- This medicine can be given with or without food; food may reduce the chances for stomach upset.
Most dogs tolerate this medicine well.
- Rare side effects include stomach ulcers and serious kidney and liver problems. Watch for increased or decreased appetite; vomiting; changes in bowel movements; changes in behavior or activity level; incoordination or weakness (eg, stumbling, clumsiness); seizures (convulsions); aggression (threatening behavior/actions); yellowing of gums, skin, or whites of the eyes (jaundice); changes in drinking habits (frequency, amount consumed) or urination habits (frequency, color, smell).
- Store chewable tablets well out of reach of other animals and children.
- Your veterinarian will need to monitor your animal by doing periodic physical examinations and blood testing while it is taking this medicine. Do not miss these important follow-up visits*
*Plumb DC. Carprofen. Plumb’s Veterinary Drugs https://app.plumbs.com/drug-monograph/pnIL0k8dzDPROD?source=search&searchQuery=CARP Updated July 2019. Accessed January 26, 2022.