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What is Carprofen (Rimadyl)? Veterinarians frequently prescribe carprofen or Rimadyl to address osteoarthritis (OA) and other sources of inflammation in dogs. Rimadyl belongs to a category of medications known as NSAIDs, or non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs. These drugs function by reducing inflammation to alleviate a dog’s pain. Rimadyl may also be prescribed post-surgery to manage surgical …

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