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Meloxicam (Generic) Tablets for Dogs

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Strength: 7.5-mg
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Count: 1 tablet
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Description

Meloxicam is an easy-to-administer oral tablet prescribed to reduce joint pain, inflammation and stiffness in pets, as well as to increase mobility. It helps to control pain associated with severe and chronic musculoskeletal disorders, such as arthritis. It comes in a tablet form, easily pilled or disguised in wet food if your dog is fussy. Customers may receive this drug under the name Meloxicam.

Uses

Meloxicam tablets are indicated in the treatment of osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis and juvenile rheumatoid arthritis in pets who weigh less than 130 lbs.

Possible Side Effects

Please contact your veterinarian if the following adverse reactions occur: diarrhea, upper respiratory tract infections, dyspepsia and influenza-like symptoms.

Drug & Food Interactions

Known hypersensitivity to this medication or any components of the drug product. History of asthma, hives or other allergic-type reactions after taking aspirin or other NSAIDs. In the setting of coronary artery bypass surgery.

Precautions

Meloxicam is not recommended for use in pets with bleeding disorders. Please consult your veterinarian, if your pet is younger than six months of age, used for breeding or is pregnant or lactating.

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 Meloxicam.

  1. Prescribing Information

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  • Item Number
    146393
  • Brand

    Meloxicam

  • Common Brand Name(s)

    Meloxicam

  • Generic Name

    Meloxicam

  • Dosage Measure

    Use according to your veterinarian's instructions.

  • For Use With

    Dogs

  • Product Form

    Tablet

  • Health Condition

    Pain, Joint Pain/Arthritis

  • Drug Type

    Anti-inflammatory

Ingredients
Ingredients

Meloxicam.

Instructions
Recommended Dosage

Give 0.1 mg/lb on the first day of administration, then 0.05 mg/lb every day thereafter. Keep plenty of water available for your pet to drink.

Storage Instructions

Store at room temperature away from light.

FAQ

What is Meloxicam Tablets?

Meloxicam is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) used to treat inflammation and reduce pain associated with acute and chronic musculoskeletal disorders such as osteoarthritis and arthritis in dogs and cats.

What are the benefits of Meloxicam Tablets?

  • Effectively reduce pain, inflammation, and stiffness in dogs.
  • Reduces stiffness and increases mobility.
  • Easy to administer.

How is this medication given?

This medication is given orally. Treatment is to be continued once daily by oral administration (at 24-hour intervals).

How does this medication work?

Meloxicam blocks the enzymes that make prostaglandins (cyclooxygenase 1 and 2) and reduces the levels of prostaglandins. As a result, inflammation and its accompanying symptoms are reduced.

What results can I expect?

Improvement is normally seen within 3-4 days. Treatment should be discontinued after 10 days at the latest if no improvement is apparent.

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    This anti-inflamatory drug keeps my 13 year old dal very happy.

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    This is the exact same drug my doctor prescribes for me In a stronger dose of course. Me and my dog are.about the same age in human dog years and I have noticed he is getting pain as I do. So I will.try it for him too

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    So glad chewy has a pharmacy! Saves a lot of money versus going to vet or Walgreens.

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