Dosage and Administration
|For IV and SC use. The dose rate is 4.0 mg/kg (1 mL/12.5 kg) bodyweight. Wagg & Purr® Carprofen Injection is best given pre-operatively, either at the time of premedication or induction of anaesthesia.
|For IV and SC use as a single dose. The dose rate is 4.0 mg/kg (0.24 mL/3 kg) bodyweight. Wagg & Purr Carprofen Injection is best given pre-operatively, either at the time of pre-medication or induction of anaesthesia. Due to the longer half-life in cats and narrower therapeutic index, particular care should be taken not to exceed the recommended dose and the use of a 1 mL graduated syringe is recommended to measure the dose accurately.
|For IV use only. The dose rate is 0.7 mg/kg (1 mL/70 kg) bodyweight. It should be given by IV injection as a single dose. The dose may be repeated after 24 hours and then given daily for a total treatment period of up to 5 days. A clinical reevaluation should be conducted before continuing treatment beyond 5 days.
Carprofen 50 mg/mL
Wagg & Purr® Carprofen Injection is a non-steroidal, anti-inflammatory formulation with analgesic action.
It is indicated as an aid in the alleviation of pain and inflammation associated with musculoskeletal disorders and for anti-inflammatory treatment after surgery in the horse.
In the dog and cat, it is indicated for the control of post-operative pain and inflammation following orthopaedic and soft-tissue (including intra-ocular) surgery.
Wagg & Purr® Carprofen Injection is contraindicated in animals suffering from cardiac, hepatic, or renal disease, or where there is evidence of a blood dyscrasia or hypersensitivity to the product.
Avoid use of Wagg & Purr® Carprofen Injection in any dehydrated, hypovolaemic, or hypotensive animal as there is a potential risk of increased renal toxicity.