Can a dog OD on Rimadyl?
Rimadyl is not a treat. In fact, when a dog ingests too much Rimadyl the results can be life threatening. Rimadyl toxicity can also happen even if the prescribed dosage is given. Sometimes after being on the drug an animal will develop a sensitivity and will exhibit the same symptoms as an overdose.
Does Rimadyl have to be given with food?
Rimadyl Caplets should be given by mouth. Most dogs will take Rimadyl Chewable Tablets right out of your hand or the tablet can be placed in the mouth. Rimadyl may be given with or without food.
Is it OK to use expired Rimadyl?
No medication should be given after the expiration date. The expiration dates are determined because medication begins to degrade and become ineffective after the expiration date.
How does Rimadyl work for dogs with OA?
RIMADYL can relieve the pain and inflammation of OA and improve your dog’s mobility. Response varies from dog to dog but can be quite dramatic. In most dogs, improvement can be seen in a matter of days.
Do you have to be licensed to give Rimadyl to dogs?
A licensed veterinarian must prescribe RIMADYL for your dog. It’s available as a caplet and chewable tablet and is given to dogs by mouth. RIMADYL is backed by many years of successful use and is, in fact, the most trusted NSAID prescribed by veterinarians.
How long does it take for Rimadyl to work on Oa?
How you help your dog’s OA pain over time can make all the difference. RIMADYL is such an effective treatment, you may see improvements in your dog’s joint pain in as little as 2 weeks.
What should I do if I am concerned about Rimadyl overdose?
When this occurs, the dog will require immediate veterinary attention in order to minimise the seriousness of the reaction and to prevent the dog from dying. In other cases adverse reactions caused by a Rimadyl overdose can take a few days or longer to show. What should I do if I am concerned about a Rimadyl overdose?