Comparison of carprofen and meloxicam for 72 hours following ovariohysterectomy in dogs.

@article{Leece2005ComparisonOC,
  title={Comparison of carprofen and meloxicam for 72 hours following ovariohysterectomy in dogs.},
  author={Elizabeth Ann Leece and Jacqueline C Brearley and Edward F. Harding},
  journal={Veterinary anaesthesia and analgesia},
  year={2005},
  volume={32 4},
  pages={184-92}
}
OBJECTIVE To compare the peri- and post-operative (72 hours) analgesic effects of injectable and orally administered carprofen and meloxicam for ovariohysterectomy in dogs. STUDY DESIGN Prospective, randomized clinical study. ANIMALS Forty-three dogs undergoing elective ovariohysterectomy. MATERIALS AND METHODS Dogs were randomly assigned to receive pre-operative carprofen, meloxicam or sterile saline by subcutaneous injection. Pre-anaesthetic medication was intramuscular acepromazine (0… CONTINUE READING