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.
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.
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.
Also available in an injectable solution.
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