Rimadyl Side Effects and Cautions
As with most NSAID drugs, Rimadyl can have side effects and some dogs have had serious adverse reactions,
consequently, as with any prescription pet medication you should take it's usage seriously and always follow
your veterinarian's advice to the letter. When visiting with your pet's veterinarian discuss your pet's health
history thoroughly and be sure and include any and all foods, supplements and meds that they may be taking
previously or currently. Be sure to let them know about non-prescription meds as well.
Possible side effects and adverse reactions to Rimadyl and carprofen
include but are not limited to, allergic reactions, internal bleeding, muscle cramps, mouth sores, dry mouth,
diarrhea, constipation, depression and fatigue. Consequently, you'll want to discuss the potential side effects
directly with your dog's veterinarian, and go over the pros and cons thoroughly with them before deciding if
Rimadyl or generic equivalents are the right choice for your specific dog.