Rycarfa caprofen 20tab non-steroidal anti-inflammatory for Dogs

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Each Rycarfa 50 mg tablet contains Carprofen 50 mg


Reduction of inflammation and pain caused by musculoskeletal disorders and degenerative joint diseases.

In the postoperative period, after parenteral analgesia.


Oral administration.

The recommended initial daily dose is 2 to 4 mg carprofen per kg body weight, given as a single dose or divided into two equal doses.

After a treatment period of 7 days, depending on the clinical response, the dose may be reduced to 2 mg carprofen per kg body weight and day in a single dose.

In the postoperative period, for the extension of the analgesic effect, the parenteral treatment with solution for injection can be followed by the oral administration of tablets, in a dose of 4 mg / kg body weight and day, for a period of up to 5 days.

The duration of treatment depends on the clinical response; after a treatment period of 14 days, the veterinary surgeon must re-evaluate the clinical condition of the dog.

Do not exceed the recommended dose.

There is no specific antidote in carprofen overdose and general treatment should be instituted to support the body's functions, according to the clinical indications of NSAID overdose.


Use in older dogs may result in additional risks. If treatment is absolutely necessary, 

Use in older dogs may result in additional risks. If treatment is absolutely necessary, dogs may require close clinical follow-up.

It is recommended to avoid the use of the drug in dehydrated, hypovolemic or hypotensive dogs, due to the potential risk of increased renal toxicity. Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) may inhibit phagocytosis, therefore, appropriate concomitant antimicrobial therapy is required during treatment of inflammatory conditions associated with bacterial infections.

Special precautions to be taken by the person administering the veterinary medicinal product to animals.

In case of accidental ingestion of the tablets, seek medical advice immediately and show the package leaflet or the label to the physician.

After handling the product, wash your hands with water


Not used for cats.

It is not used for pregnant bitches or during breastfeeding.

Do not use for dogs under 4 months of age.

Do not use in case of hypersensitivity to the active substance or to any of the excipients.

It is not used for dogs with heart, liver or kidney disease, in case of the possibility of ulcers or gastrointestinal bleeding, or in case of a known blood dyscrasia.


The following common side effects have been reported during treatment with NSAIDs: vomiting, soft stools / diarrhea, occult faeces, loss of appetite and lethargy.

In general, these side effects occur during the first week of treatment and are, in most cases, transient and remit upon discontinuation of treatment, but, in very rare cases, may be severe or life-threatening.

If side effects occur, treatment should be discontinued and the advice of a veterinarian should be sought.

Like other NSAIDs, there is a risk of rare allergic or hepatic adverse events.

Use during pregnancy, lactation:

Studies in laboratory animals (rat and rabbit) have shown the presence of fetotoxic effects of carprofen at doses close to therapeutic ones. The safety of the veterinary medicinal product has not been established during pregnancy and lactation.

The product should not be used in pregnant or lactating bitches.

PRESENTATION: Box of 20 tablets (blisters of 10 tablets each).
dogs may require close clinical follow-up.