Meloxicam 5 Injection 20mL

Description

Meloxicam 5 Injection is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory for use on dogs and cats.

Product Information

Dogs. Alleviation of inflammation and pain in acute and chronic musculoskeletal disorders, and reduction of postoperative pain and inflammation following orthopaedic and soft tissue surgery in dogs.
Cats. Reduction of pain after surgery, and management of febrile conditions in combination with appropriate antibiotics.

Dosage and Admin

Dogs. Musculoskeletal disorders. Give a single subcutaneous injection at a dosage of meloxicam 0.2 mg/kg bodyweight. Ilium Meloxicam Oral Suspension for Dogs should be used for continuation of treatment at a dosage of 0.1 mg/kg bodyweight, 24 hours after administration of injection. Postoperative pain. Give a single intravenous or subcutaneous injection at a dosage of meloxicam 0.2 mg/kg bodyweight before surgery.
Cats. Postoperative pain. Give a single subcutaneous injection at a dosage of meloxicam 0.3 mg/kg bodyweight immediately prior to induction of anaesthesia. Febrile conditions. Give a single subcutaneous injection at a dosage of meloxicam 0.3 mg/kg bodyweight.

CONTRAINDICATIONS

Administration to pregnant or lactating animals, or animals suffering from gastrointestinal disorders such as irritation and haemorrhage, impaired hepatic, cardiac or renal function or haemorrhagic disorders, or when there is evidence of individual hypersensitivity to the product.
As is the case for all NSAIDs, administration to debilitated geriatric and animals under the age of 6 weeks must be carefully managed at the clinical level.

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