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Carprofen

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Synonym(s): Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drug (NSAID)


Introduction

Name

  • Carprofen.

Class of drug

  • Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID).

Description

Chemical name

  • (RS)-2-(6-Chloro-carbazol-2-yl) propionic acid.

Molecular formula

  • C15H12ClNO2.

Molecular weight

  • 273.714 g.

Physical properties

  • Weak acid.

Storage requirements

  • Store <25°C.
  • Protect vials from light.

Uses

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Indications

  • Inflammation, pain and pyrexia.
  • The treatment of acute respiratory disease and acute mastitis (+/- antimicrobial therapy).

Administration

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Pharmacokinetics

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Precautions

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Withdrawal Period

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Adverse Reactions

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Further Reading

Publications

Refereed Papers

  • Recent references from PubMed and VetMedResource.
  • Ludwig B, Jordan J C, Rehm W F & Thun R (1989) Carprofen in veterinary medicine. I. Plasma disposition, milk excretion and tolerance in milk-producing cowsSchweiz Arch Tierheilkd 131 (2), 99-106 PubMed.

Other sources of information

  • The Veterinary Formulary (2005) 6th edn. Ed: Bishop Y. Published in association with the British Veterinary Association.
  • NOAH compendium of datasheets.
  • VMD product database.
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