Canis ISSN: 2398-2942

Vedaprofen

Contributor(s): Kyle Braund

Introduction

Name

  • Vedaprofen.

Class of drug

  • Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory (NSAID).

Uses

This article is available in full to registered subscribers

Sign up now to purchase a 30 day trial, or Login

Indications

  • Pain control and reduction of inflammation particularly associated with chronic musculoskeletal disorders and soft tissue trauma.
  • Anti-pyretic action.

Administration

This article is available in full to registered subscribers

Sign up now to purchase a 30 day trial, or Login

Pharmacokinetics

This article is available in full to registered subscribers

Sign up now to purchase a 30 day trial, or Login

Precautions

This article is available in full to registered subscribers

Sign up now to purchase a 30 day trial, or Login

Interactions

with other drugs

  • May displace other protein-bound drugs, thereby increasing increase the risk of toxicity.
Nephrotoxic agents
  • Avoid the concurrent use of NSAID's with other potentially nephrotoxic agents, eg aminoglycosides or diuretics.
  • Do not use with corticosteroids or other NSAIDs due to risk of gastrointestinal ulceration.
  • NSAIDs may antagonize the effects of anti-hypertensive agents, eg beta blockers.
  • In man there is an increased risk of seizures if NSAIDs are administered with fluoroquinolones.

Adverse Reactions

This article is available in full to registered subscribers

Sign up now to purchase a 30 day trial, or Login

Further Reading

Publications

Refereed papers

  • Bergman J G H Eet al(1997)Clinical efficacy of vedaprofen in dogs.Vet Q19(suppl 1), 828-829.
  • Bergman J G H E & Laar P van (1996)Field trials with vedaprofen in dogs.Vet Q19(suppl 1), 20.

ADDED