Meloxidyl 100ml 1.5mg/mL

Meloxidyl 100ml 1.5mg/mL
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Meloxicam is a Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory (NSAID) drug of the oxicam class. Each milliliter of Meloxidyl® 1.5 mg/mL Oral Suspension contains meloxicam equivalent to 1.5 milligrams and sodium benzoate (2.0 milligrams) as a preservative. The chemical name for Meloxicam is 4-Hydroxy 2-methyl-N-(5-methyl-2-thiazolyl)-2H-1,2 benzothiazine-3-carboxamide-1, 1-dioxide. The formulation is a yellowish viscous suspension.

For:

Dogs

Benefits:

  • Helps dogs get back to enjoying life, at a price that’s easier on you.
  • Indicated for the control of pain and inflammation associated with osteoarthritis in dogs. Knowing more about the signs of osteoarthritis is a key first step in helping to improve your dog’s quality of life.
  • Sweetened suspension readily accepted by dogs. In a laboratory study where Meloxidyl was placed on the food, 100% of dogs ate the food.
  • Convenient and allows a precise dosage. Every bottle of Meloxidyl includes 2 dosing syringes: a small syringe (blue print) for dogs under 15lbs and a large syringe (green print) for dogs over 15 lbs. So your dog receives the exact dose of NSAIDs needed, down to the pound. No more, no less.
  • Effective. In two field studies involving 277 dogs of all breeds and ages, Meloxicam was shown to be effective at reducing pain and increased overall mobility as early as 8 days.
  • Safe. Six weeks and six months studies, at up to 5 times the dose of meloxicam, revealed no significant clinical adverse reactions.

Storage:

Store at controlled room temperature 68-77°F (20-25°C).

Meloxidyl Oral Suspension is packaged with 2 sizes of dosing syringes. The small syringe (blue print) is calibrated for use in dogs under 15 lbs. The large syringe (green print) is calibrated for use in dogs 15 lbs or greater.
  1. Shake bottle well. Push down and unscrew bottle top. Attach the dosing syringe to the bottle by gently pushing the end onto the top of the bottle.
  2. Turn the bottle/syringe upside down. Pull the plunger out until the black line on the plunger corresponds to the dog’s body weight in pounds.
  3. Turn the bottle right way up and with a twisting movement separate the dosing syringe from the bottle.
  4. Push the plunger to empty the contents of the syringe onto food or in dog's mouth.

Dogs

Weight range (lbs) Weight range (kg) Dosage
Under 1lb Under 0.45kg Meloxidyl can be given using the 0.5 mark on the small dosing syringe.
1-15lbs 0.45-6.8kg Use the small dosing syringe(blue print) provided in the package (see dosing procedure below). The small dosing syringe fits onto the bottle and has dosing marks at 0.5 lb, then in 1 lb increments (ranging from 1 to 14 lbs), designed to deliver the daily maintenance dose of 0.05 mg/lb (0.1 mg/kg).
Over 15lbs Over 6.8kg use the large dosing syringe (green print) provided in the package. The large dosing syringe fits on to the bottle and has dosing marks in 5 lb increments (ranging from 5 to 140 lbs), designed to deliver the daily maintenance dose of 0.05 mg/lb (0.1 mg/kg). When using the large syringe, the dog’s weight should be rounded down to the nearest 5 lb increment.
*Do not use on cats

Cautions

  • Keep out of the reach of children and pets.
  • Use in dogs only
  • Not for use in humans.
  • Consult a physician in case of accidental ingestion by humans.
  • Use with caution in pets with a history of bleeding, inflammation, or perforation of the stomach.

Adverse Reactions and Serious Side Effects

Adverse reactions and serious side effects are rare, however, they do occur. In the case of a serious side effect, seek veterinary attention immediately. Some common signs of serious side effects include bloody, black, or tar-like stool, bloody vomit, swelling or rapid weight gain due to fluid retention, unusual fatigue, yellowing of the eyes, or excessive itching.


If you notice any behavioral or physiological changes in your pet while giving meloxicam, contact your veterinarian immediately.