- First and only generic medication to Metacam
- Same quality and efficacy as Meloxicam.
- Lower cost
- No need for dropper bottle, dogs of all weights can be dosed via syringe
- Less risk of midosing
- Meloxidyl improves mobility in dogs
- Meloxidyl reduces pain in dogs suffering from oseoarthritis.
It is important to read the entire package to ensure correct dosing and follow your veterinarian's prescription instructions.
To be administered orally via mixing with food.
Shake well before use.
Treatment is to be continued once daily by oral administration at 24-hour intervals at a maintenance dose of 0.1 mg meloxicam/kg body weight.
Particular care should be taken with regard to the accuracy of dosing.
The maintenance dose is i.e. 0.1 mg meloxicam/kg body weight.
Treatment should be discontinued after 10 days if no clinical improvement is apparent. Avoid the introduction of contaminants during use.
Possible Side Effects:
Your pet may experience typical adverse drug reactions of NSAIDs such as loss of appetite, vomiting, diarrhoea, faecal occult blood and apathy have occasionally been reported. These side effects occur generally within the first treatment week and are in most cases transient and disappear following termination of the treatment, but in very rare cases may be serious or fatal. Interaction with other medicinal products and other forms of interaction: Other NSAIDs, diuretics, anticoagulants, aminoglycoside antimicrobials and substances with high protein binding may compete for binding and thus lead to toxic effects.
Do not use in animals suffering from gastrointestinal disorders such as irritation and hemorrhage, impaired hepatic, cardiac or renal function and hemorrhagic disorders, or where there is evidence of individual hypersensitivity to the product. Do not use in dogs less than 6 weeks of age. Avoid use in any dehydrated, hypovolaemic or hypotensive animal, as there is a potential risk of increased renal toxicity. The safety of the product has not been established during pregnancy and lactation.
Store in a cool dry place.
Meloxicam 1.5 mg and sodium benzoate