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In some countries, this medicine may only be approved for veterinary use.



CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Categories

Analgesic, antipyretic and anti-inflammatory agent

Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug, NSAID

Chemical Name

9H-Carbazole-2-acetic acid, 6-chloro-α-metyl-, (±)-

Foreign Names

  • Carprofenum (Latin)
  • Carprofen (German)
  • Carprofène (French)
  • Carprofeno (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Carprofen (OS: USAN, BAN)
  • C 5720 (IS)
  • C 8012 (IS)
  • Ro 20-5720/000 (IS)
  • Carprofen (PH: BP vet. 2015, USP 37)
  • Carprofen for veterinary use (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Carprofenum ad usum veterinarium (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)

Brand Names

  • Acticarp (veterinary use)
    Ecuphar, Netherlands; ECUPHAR NV, United Kingdom
  • Austiofen (veterinary use)
    Chanelle, Ireland
  • Bomazeal (veterinary use)
    Bomac, New Zealand
  • Canidryl (veterinary use)
    Chanelle, Ireland; Chanelle, Norway; Chanelle Animal Health, United Kingdom; Chanelle Pharmaceuticals, Austria; Esteve, Italy; Gräub, Switzerland; Omnidea, Sweden; Orion Pharma Animal Health, Finland; WDT, Germany
  • Carporal (veterinary use)
    AST, Netherlands
  • Carprieve (veterinary use)
    Bayer Santé Animale, France; Norbrook, Austria; Norbrook, Ireland; Norbrook, New Zealand; Norbrook Laboratoires Ltd., Israel; Norbrook Laboratories, United Kingdom; Norbrook Laboratories Australia, Australia
  • Carprieve LA (veterinary use)
    Norbrook, New Zealand
  • Carprocow (veterinary use)
    Norbrook, Netherlands
  • Carprodolor (veterinary use)
    Le Vet Beheer, Ireland; Le Vet Pharma B.V., United Kingdom; Virbac, Switzerland
  • Carprodyl (veterinary use)
    Ceva, Belgium; Ceva, Germany; Ceva, France; Ceva, Italy; Ceva, Netherlands; Ceva Animal Health, United Kingdom; Ceva Animal Health, Poland; Ceva Animal Health, Sweden; Ceva Sante Animal, Ireland
  • Carprodyl F (veterinary use)
    Ceva, Austria
  • Carprofelican (veterinary use)
    Le Vet Beheer, Ireland
  • Carprofen (veterinary use)
    Apex Laboratories, Australia
  • Carprofen Krka (veterinary use)
    Krka, Ireland
  • Carprogesic (veterinary use)
    Norbrook, Ireland; Norbrook, Netherlands; Norbrook Laboratories, United Kingdom; Zoetis, France
  • Carprosol (veterinary use)
    CP Pharma, United Kingdom; CP-Pharma, Ireland; Norbrook, Netherlands
  • Carprotab (veterinary use)
    CPPharma, Germany
  • Carprox (veterinary use)
    Krka, United Kingdom; Krka, Ireland; Virbac, Switzerland
  • Comforion (veterinary use)
    Orion, Poland
  • Dolagis (veterinary use)
    Albrecht, Germany; Ati, Italy; Laboratoire Sogeval, Austria; Scanvet, Finland; Sogeval, France; Sogeval, Netherlands; Sogeval, Poland; Sogeval Laboratoire, Belgium; Sogeval SA, United Kingdom
  • Dolocarp (veterinary use)
    Animalcare LTD, United Kingdom; Animedic, Germany; aniMedica, Austria; aniMedica, Ireland; aniMedica, Netherlands; Gräub, Switzerland
  • Dolox (veterinary use)
    Faunapharma, Finland
  • Eurofen (veterinary use)
    Eurovet Animal Health, Ireland; Eurovet Animal Health BV, United Kingdom
  • Kelaprofen (veterinary use)
    Kela, United Kingdom
  • Norocarp (veterinary use)
    Axience, France; Norbrook, Ireland; Norbrook, Netherlands; Norbrook, South Africa; Norbrook Laboratoires Ltd., Israel; Norbrook Laboratories, Belgium; Norbrook Laboratories, United Kingdom; N-vet, Sweden; Ufamed, Switzerland; Vetoquinol, Italy; Norbrook, Austria; Vet Medic, Finland
  • Norodyl (veterinary use)
    Norbrook, Norway; Norbrook Laboratories, United Kingdom
  • Paracarp (veterinary use)
    IDT, Germany
  • Prolet (veterinary use)
    Jurox, Australia
  • Reproval (veterinary use)
    Norbrook Laboratories, United Kingdom
  • Rimadyl (veterinary use)
    Orion Pharma Animal Health, Sweden; Pfizer, Austria; Pfizer, Israel; Pfizer, Poland; Pfizer Animal Health, Belgium; Pfizer Animal Health, Finland; Pfizer Animal Health, United Kingdom; Pfizer Animal Health, Ireland; Pfizer Animal Health, Italy; Pfizer Animal Health, Norway; Pfizer Animal Health, New Zealand; Pfizer Animal Health, South Africa; Pfizer GmbH Tiergesundheit, Germany; Putney, United States; Wirtz, Netherlands; Zoetis, Switzerland; Zoetis, France; Zoetis, Netherlands; Zoetis Australia, Australia
  • Rimadyl LA (veterinary use)
    Pfizer Animal Health, New Zealand
  • Rimifin (veterinary use)
    Albrecht, Germany; Chanelle, Ireland; Chanelle, Netherlands; Chanelle Animal Health, United Kingdom; Chanelle Pharmaceuticals, Belgium; Eurovet, Netherlands; Vetoquinol, France
  • Rofeniflex (veterinary use)
    Chanelle, Ireland
  • Rycarfa (veterinary use)
    Krka vet, Netherlands
  • Scanodyl (veterinary use)
    Scan Vet, Poland
  • Tergive (veterinary use)
    Parnell Australia, Australia
  • Xelcor (veterinary use)
    Bayer Santé Animale, France

International Drug Name Search


BANBritish Approved Name
ISInofficial Synonym
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name

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