Meloxidyl Oral Suspension includes meloxicam, an NSAID (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medication) that helps dogs with osteoarthritis pain and inflammation.
Who is Meloxidyl 1.5 mg/ml Oral Suspension for?
Dogs must be 6 weeks or older.
Why use Meloxidyl 1.5 mg/ml Oral Suspension?
Meloxidyl is the first Metacam-equivalent alternative. This medicine, which contains meloxicam, aids in the treatment of osteoarthritis inflammation and discomfort, as well as improving your dog's mobility. This drug is an excellent way to enhance your osteoarthritic dog's quality of life, with the same high standards and efficacy as the name-brand Metacam, a user-friendly syringe for uncomplicated administration, and a low probability of mid-dosing.
How does Meloxidyl 1.5 mg/ml Oral Suspension work?
Meloxicam is the active component of Meloxidyl. Prostaglandin production is inhibited by this medication. It temporarily reduces the presence of this enzyme, resulting in a significant decrease in inflammation.
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Meloxicam 1.5 mg/ml
How is Meloxidyl 1.5 mg/ml Oral Suspension sold?
Available in 10 ml, 32 ml, 100 ml or 200 ml sizes
What are the side effects of Meloxidyl 1.5 mg/ml Oral Suspension?
Drug interactions can occur, particularly with NSAIDs, diuretics, anticoagulants, aminoglycoside antimicrobials, and high protein-binding drugs. A toxic effect can occur. In rare cases, severe or fatal reactions can occur. The most frequently-reported adverse reactions associated with NSAID use are inappetence, vomiting, diarrhea, fecal occult blood, and apathy. Usually, these effects are noted within a week of initiating treatment, and they usually resolve when treatment is discontinued.
What special precautions are there?
Do not administer to dogs who show signs of sensitivity. Do not administer to animals who have a gastrointestinal irritation, impaired hepatic function, cardiac function, or renal function disorder. Renal toxicity is possible when administering this product to a dehydrated, hypovolemic, or hypersensitive dog. Do not give to animals younger than 6 weeks old. Not proven safe for use in lactating or pregnant animals.
If overdose occurs, please contact your local pet hospital or emergency pet clinic immediately.
How can I store Meloxidyl 1.5 mg/ml Oral Suspension?
Keep stored in a cool and dry environment
The 0.5 mark on the smaller dosage syringe can be used to treat dogs under 1 pound. Shake thoroughly before using in dogs weighing 1 to 14 pounds. Remove the cap from the bottle. Put directly into your mouth or mix with food. Ascertain if the dosage is correct. To administer, use the smaller dosage syringe with the blue label supplied. This syringe is designed to fit on the bottle and includes dosage markers in 1 pound increments ranging from 1 to 14. Round down to the nearest 1-pound increment the dog's weight. After administering, replace the cap and tighten it. Never dose a dog under 15 pounds with the larger dosage syringe, since overdosing is likely. Shake well before using in dogs weighing 15 pounds or more. Remove the cap from the bottle. Put directly into your mouth or mix with food. Ascertain if the dosage is correct. To administer, use the big dosage syringe with the green label supplied. This syringe fits on the bottle and includes dosage markings in 5 pound increments ranging from 5 to 140 pounds. A daily maintenance dosage of 0.05 mg per pound of body weight will be delivered. Round down to the nearest 5-pound increment the dog's weight. After administering, replace the cap and tighten it. Dosing syringes in two sizes are included with this product. The larger syringe (green printed) is calibrated for dogs weighing 15 pounds or more. The smaller (blue-printed) syringe is designed for dogs weighing less than 15 pounds. Only use the syringes that come with this product. The container should never be used as a dropper bottle. Follow the instructions provided by the prescribing veterinarian.