Meloxicam Tablet Rx
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Meloxicam helps to treat arthritis, primary dysmenorrhea, and fever symptoms. This nonsteroidal medicine, which is recommended as an analgesic and anti-inflammatory, is a prescription-only drug.
Who is Meloxicam Tablet for?
Dogs and cats.
Why use Meloxicam Tablet?
This non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) is an easy-to-administer medication that aids in minimizing stiffness, reducing inflammation, increasing mobility, and diminishing pain.
How does Meloxicam Tablet work?
This medicine acts by preventing COX-1 and COX-2 from producing prostaglandin-related enzymes. Symptoms of pain and inflammation are reduced when prostaglandin levels are low.
How is Meloxicam Tablet sold?
Sold by the tablet in strengths of 7.5 mg and 15 mg.
What are the side effects of Meloxicam Tablet?
The most prevalent negative effect connected with NSAID usage is stomach distress. Stomach ulcers, on the other hand, can cause a variety of side effects. Constipation, bloody stools, tarry stools, black feces, diarrhea, vomiting, and inappetence are some of the symptoms. Changes in urine smell, color, and volume, as well as increased urination and thirst, are all possible kidney-related side effects. Jaundice, which is indicated by yellowing of the eyes, skin, and gums, is one of the liver's side effects. Changes in behavior, convulsions, incoordination, shedding, lethargy, or pale gums are all possible adverse effects. If your pets develops any of these symptoms, stop using this medication immediately and visit your veterinarian.
What special precautions are there?
Notify your veterinarian if your pet: Has a known NSAID allergy Has a stomach ulcer Has a bleeding disorder Has liver disease Has kidney disease Suffers from congestive heart failure Is experiencing fluid retention Has heart disease Has high blood pressure Is pregnant Is lactating
What to do if overdose?
If overdose occurs, please contact your local pet hospital or emergency pet clinic immediately.
How can I store Meloxicam Tablet?
Keep in a dry environment at room temperature between 68-77° F
This product does not cure arthritis. It can, however, greatly reduce arthritis symptoms when used in conjunction with joint support aids, a healthy lifestyle, and proper weight management.
The dosage should be estimated in half-tablet increments. The tablets are scored, which makes dosing easy. Within 3-4 days, most cases are noticeably improved. If there has been no progress after 10 days, the treatment should be stopped. Each tablet contains 7.5 mg or 15 mg meloxicam, which is the daily maintenance dosage for a 10 kg or 25 kg dog, respectively. The maintenance dose of 0.1 mg meloxicam/kg body weight is to be taken orally once daily (at 24-hour intervals). On the first day, patients are given a single dosage of 0.2 mg meloxicam/kg body weight, which can be taken orally or injected with Metacam 5 mg/mL solution.
Active Ingredient: Meloxicam Inactive ingredients in MOBIC tablets include: Colloidal Silicon Dioxide, Sodium Citrate Dihydrate, Crospovidone, Microcrystalline Cellulose, Magnesium Stearate, Lactose Monohydrate, Povidone, and Crospovidone.