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Meloxicam (Generic) Oral Suspension for Dogs

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Description

Meloxicam is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medication prescribed by your vet to help reduce pain, inflammation, and stiffness and increase mobility in your dog. It helps treat inflammation and may also help control pain associated with severe and chronic diseases, such as arthritis. Because it comes in liquid form, you can give to your dog directly by mouth or simply disguise it in his favorite wet food. Customers may receive this drug under the name Metacam, Meloxidyl, Loxicom.

Uses

For the control of pain and inflammation associated with arthritis or other conditions causing muscle soreness or stiffness in dogs.

Possible Side Effects

Typical adverse reactions to non-steroidal anti-inflammatories may include vomiting, diarrhea, lethargy, decreased appetite and behavioral changes. In cases of anaphylaxis, you should consult your veterinarian immediately.

Drug & Food Interactions

Dogs with known hypersensitivity to meloxicam should not receive. Additionally, this solution should not be used in animals who are allergic to meloxicam (Metacam), carprofen (Rimadyl), aspirin, etodolac (EtoGesic), deracoxib (Deramaxx), firocoxib (Previcox), tepoxalin (Zubrin), or other nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs.

Precautions

Contact your veterinarian if your dog has black, bloody or tarry stools, blood in vomit, fatigue, rapid weight gain, yellowing of the eyes, excessive itching or abdominal pain. These symptoms could indicate serious side effects.

NOTE: For Generic Medications, picture displayed may not depict actual product. Generic medications may vary from one order to the next by size, color and shape depending on manufacturer. Customers may receive the same drug under the name Metacam, Meloxidyl, Loxicom.

Also available in an injectable solution.

  1. Prescribing Information

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  • Item Number
    146782
  • Generic Name
    Meloxicam
  • Common Brand Name(s)
    Metacam, Meloxidyl, Loxicom
  • For Use With
    Dogs
  • Administration Form
    Oral
  • Product Form
    Suspension
  • Health Condition
    Pain, Joint Pain/Arthritis
  • Drug Type
    Anti-inflammatory
Ingredients
Ingredients

Meloxicam.

Instructions
Recommended Dosage

Use this medication as directed by your veterinarian.

Storage Instructions

Store at controlled room temperatures between 68° - 77°F.

FAQ

What is Meloxicam?

Meloxicam is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory (NSAID) prescription medication used to reduce pain, inflammation, and stiffness as a result of acute and chronic musculoskeletal disorders such as osteoarthritis. Meloxicam requires a prescription from your veterinarian, and is sold per tablet.

What are the benefits of Meloxicam?

  • Helps to reduce pain, inflammation, and stiffness in dogs.
  • Easy to administer tablets.

How does this medication work?

By reducing hormones that cause pain and inflammation in the body.

How is this medication given?

Give this medication exactly as directed by your veterinarian.

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