Equis ISSN 2398-2977

Carprofen

Contributor(s): Nicola Menzies-Gow

Introduction

Name

  • Carprofen.

Class of drug

  • Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory.

Description

Chemical name

  • (RS)-2-(6-Chloro-9H-carbazol-2-yl)propanoic acid.

Molecular formula

  • C15C12ClNO2.

Molecular weight

  • 273.714 g.

Physical properties

  • Weak acid.

Storage requirements

  • Store <25°C.

Uses

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Indications

  • Inflammation, pain and pyrexia.

Administration

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Pharmocokinetics

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Precautions

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Adverse Reactions

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Further Reading

Publications

Refereed papers

Other sources of information

  • Derived from The Veterinary Formulary. 4th edn (1998) Ed: Bishop Y. British Veterinary Association and Royal Pharmaceutical Society.

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