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  • Meloxidyl Oral Suspension Meloxidyl Oral Suspension
  • Meloxidyl Oral Suspension Meloxidyl Oral Suspension
  • Meloxidyl Oral Suspension Meloxidyl Oral Suspension
  • Meloxidyl Oral Suspension Meloxidyl Oral Suspension

Meloxidyl Oral Suspension

by Ceva

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$16.99

This product requires a veterinarian's prescription.

This Rx product can not be shipped to some states.

Details

Benefits:

  • 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.

Cautions:

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.

Precautions:

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.

Storage:

Store in a cool dry place.

 

Instructions

Directions for Administration:

It is important to follow your Veterinarian's prescription instructions and dosage for your pet

Meloxidyl Oral Suspension is packaged with 2 sizes of dosing syringes. The small syringe (blue print) is calibrated for use in dogs under 15 lbs. The large syringe (green print) is calibrated for use in dogs 15 lbs or greater. Only administer Meloxidyl with the provided syringes. The container should never be used as a dropper bottle for administration of Meloxidyl.

Dogs under 15 lbs (6.8 kg)

Shake well before use, then remove cap. Meloxidyl Oral Suspension can be given either mixed with food or placed directly into the mouth. Particular care should be given with regard to the accuracy of dosing. To prevent accidental overdosing of small dogs, only use the small dosing syringe.The large syringe provided cannot be used to measure doses for dogs weighing less than 15 lbs (6.8 kg). For dogs less than 15 lbs, use the small dosing syringe (blue print) provided in the package (see dosing procedure below). The small dosing syringe fits onto the bottle and has dosing marks at 0.5 lb, then in 1 lb increments (ranging from 1 to 14 lbs), designed to deliver the daily maintenance dose of 0.05 mg/lb (0.1 mg/kg).

For dogs less than 1 lb (0.45 kg), Meloxidyl can be given using the 0.5 mark on the small dosing syringe.

For dogs between 1 - 14 lbs, Meloxidyl can be given using the marks on the small dosing syringe, beginning at 1 lb and ending at 14 lbs. When using the small dosing syringe, the dog’s weight should be rounded down to the nearest 1 lb increment. Replace and tighten cap after use.

Dogs 15 lbs (6.8 kg) and over

Shake well before use, then remove cap. Meloxidyl may be either mixed with food or placed directly into the mouth. Particular care should be given with regard to the accuracy of dosing.

For dogs 15 lbs or greater, use the large dosing syringe (green print) provided in the package (see dosing procedure below). The large dosing syringe fits on to the bottle and has dosing marks in 5 lb increments (ranging from 5 to 140 lbs), designed to deliver the daily maintenance dose of 0.05 mg/lb (0.1 mg/kg). When using the large syringe, the dog’s weight should be rounded down to the nearest 5 lb increment. Replace and tighten cap after use.

Ingredients

Meloxicam 1.5 mg and sodium benzoate

Additional Information

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