Vetoquinol USA launches osteoarthritis drug Flexprofen
The new generic also is formulated to help alleviate postoperative pain in dogs.
Vetoquinol USA has released Flexprofen, a beef-flavored chewable tablet containing carprofen, for the treatment of osteoarthritis pain and inflammation in dogs.
The new generic product also is indicated to relieve postoperative pain in dogs after soft tissue and orthopedic surgeries.
Eric Alsup, Vetoquinol USA’s country manager, said osteoarthritis and joint care is a key strategic therapeutic target for Vetoquinol globally.
“We are very pleased to have the opportunity to expand our osteoarthritis platform with the addition of Flexprofen, a true chewable carprofen tablet that will enhance our existing offering of carprofen caplets, carprofen flavored tablets and our joint supplement line,” Alsup said.
The scored tablets are available in dosages of 25, 75 and 100 milligrams. The recommended dosage is 2 milligrams per pound of body weight daily.