Vetprofen is only for use in dogs at
least 6 weeks old. Do not give to cats or other animals. Not for use
Children should not administer Vetprofen.
Review all manufacturer directions
and precautionary statements prior to use.
The following directions represent
a standard use. Use exactly as prescribed by your veterinarian.
- Give dogs 2 mg per pound
of body weight. Hand-feed directly.
- Administer the full dose
once daily. Sometimes a prescription instructs administering 1 mg per
pound of body weight twice daily instead.
- Give a dose 2 hours prior
to surgical or dental procedures.
- Administer Vetprofen with
food to minimize stomach upset.
- Allow your dog plenty of
Frequency of Use:
Vetprofen is usually given once per
day. Doses are occasionally divided in half and given twice per day.
Keep out of reach of children and animals.
Store in original container at room
temperature, between 59-86 degrees F.
It is a violation of Federal Law
to use this product in a manner inconsistent with its labeling.
Vetprofen is indicated for relief from
the pain and inflammation associated with arthritis, hip dysplasia,
joint abnormalities, and other joint-related problems. It is also indicated
to treat and help prevent pain from dental procedures and postoperative
discomfort and to reduce fever. This product does not contain steroids;
it is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). Caplets are scored
and dosages are calculated in half-caplet increments.
Vetprofen Caplet Ingredients:
Carprofen 25 mg, 75 mg, or 100 mg
Keep this product out of reach of children
and animals. Do not use or store in or near open flame or heat.
Vetprofen is intended for use in dogs
at least 6 weeks old. Do not use in humans or other animals.
Dogs should undergo a thorough veterinary
examination prior to beginning any NSAID regimen.
Use as prescribed.
Do not use in dogs
with a hypersensitivity to carprofen. Tell your veterinarian if your
dog is allergic to aspirin or another NSAID. Seek emergency veterinary
care for an allergic reaction. Signs may include itching, rash, hives,
vomiting, diarrhea, facial swelling, seizures, or coma.
Not for use in dogs with bleeding disorders.
The safety of Vetprofen in pregnant,
lactating, and breeding dogs has not been established.
The most common side effect with carprofen
use is stomach upset. More serious adverse reactions include increased
thirst and urination, vomiting, diarrhea, lethargy, anemia, bloody or
tarry stool, jaundice, abnormal behavior, seizures, or others. In rare
instances, death may occur. Discontinue use and consult your veterinarian
right away if you observe any adverse effects.
Vetprofen and similar NSAIDs may be
associated with renal, hepatic, and gastrointestinal toxicity.
Seek emergency veterinary treatment
for a possible overdose. Signs may include vomiting, diarrhea, blurry
vision, headache, dizziness, slowed breathing, panting, seizures, and
little or no urinary output.
Talk to your veterinarian before using
any other drugs or supplements concurrently with Vetprofen or any other
In the event of human ingestion, consult
your doctor or a poison control center.
Warranty and Manufacturer Information:
For a copy of the Material Safety Data
Sheet (MSDS) or to report adverse reactions call: 1-800-835-9496.
ANADA # 200-397, Approved by FDA
Manufactured by: Belcher Pharmaceuticals,
LLC, 12393 Belcher Road, Suite 420, Largo, Florida 33773
Distributed by: Vétoquinol U.S.A.,
Inc., 4250 N. Sylvania Avenue, Fort Worth, TX (USA) 76137
NAC No.: 10050482