Question by  Puceau (19)

What is Rimadyl used for?


Answer by  piratefrog6 (47)

Rimadyl is prescription pain reliever that is used for dogs. It is most often prescribed by vets to help dogs after surgery or dogs with inflammation due to arthritis. Rimadyl comes in three different forms. It can be administered orally in the form of tastey tablets, injected, or in standard caplets.


Answer by  Rachel411 (468)

Rimadyl is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medication used to relieve pain from arthritis and joint inflamation in dogs. The drug is relitively safe but it can cause liver problems in some dogs (especially Labrador breed) so it is important that you use the medication only as directed by your pet's vet.


Answer by  rogera (788)

It is an anti-inflammatory pain medicine for dogs. It is used alot after surgeries to help keep the swelling down and the pain level low. Most dogs can tolorate this medicine pretty good. It is non steroidal.


Answer by  srainne (2597)

Rimadyl is an arthritis medication for dogs. It is an non-steroidal anti-inflammatory that is usually given to the dog about once a day. It comes in three forms; chewable, injectable and in caplet form. While it does not actually repair any of the damage causing the arthritic pain, it will relieve the inflammation that arthritis causes; which will reduce pain.


Answer by  jammyt (14)

Rimadyl is an NSAID medication that is commonly used to treat arthritis and other types of pain in dogs. It is available as a tablet or a flavored chew.


Answer by  tonwol (79)

Rimadyl is a pain reliever for dogs that is used for many reasons. It is most commonly used after surgeries, when a dog has arthritis or even just when a dog has pain in general.


Answer by  sdf51677huskiesbloomuedu (41)

This is medicine used for dogs. This type of medicine is used for dogs that have join diseases. It is mostly used for arthritis or systems of arthritis in dogs.


Answer by  mammakat (11147)

Rimadyl is used to treat pain and symptoms of arthritis and hip dysplasia, as well as surgery and dental after care. It is an anti- inflammatory and a pain reliever, much as we humans use Ibuprofen or similar. This should be used as directed by a vet for specific conditions, and issued as prescribed.


Answer by  smellycat22 (1129)

Rimadyl, or Carprofen is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug that is used by veterinarians as a supportive treatment for the pain in arthritic dogs as well as post-operative inflammation.


Answer by  Saskiewicz (85)

In canines, it is used as a pain reliever often prescribed to dogs post surgery or animals that suffer from arthritis.


Answer by  whoareyou (3483)

Rimadyl is a pain killer. It is typically used for older dogs with severe hip or joint conditions, or other diseases that cause chronic pain.

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