Meloxidyl (meloxicam) Oral Suspension 1.5 mg/ml is a NSAID (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug) used to regulate pain and inflammation symptomatic of canine osteoarthritis. It is available in bottles of 10 ml, 32 ml, 100 ml, and 200 ml.
What is Meloxidyl 1.5 mg/ml Oral Suspension?
Meloxiyl (Meloxicam) Oral Suspension offers a more cost effective solution for treating dogs with osteoarthritis . Reduce symptoms of pain and inflammation in dogs with Meloxidyl Oral Suspension.
Who is Meloxidyl 1.5 mg/ml Oral Suspension for?
Meloxidyl Oral Suspension is intended for dogs six weeks of age and older. Administering this drug to younger pups may involve health risks.
Why use Meloxidyl 1.5 mg/ml Oral Suspension?
Meloxidyl is the first generic product comparable to Metacam (meloxicam), and contains a variety of convenient aspects pertinent to comfortably treating your dog’s osteoarthritic pain and improving their mobility:
- Low cost
- Same grade A standard and effectivity as Meloxicam
- Easy administration via user friendly syringe
- Low probability of mid-dosing
How does Meloxidyl 1.5 mg/ml Oral Suspension work?
Meloxicam, the active chemical in Meloxidyl, works by inhibiting the production of enzymes known as prostaglandins. Temporarily diminishing the presence of these enzymes dramatically reduces inflammation.
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How is Meloxidyl 1.5 mg/ml Oral Suspension sold?
Available in 10 ml, 32 ml, 100 ml or 200 ml sizes
What are the side effects of Meloxidyl 1.5 mg/ml Oral Suspension?
Adverse side effects of NSAIDs like Meloxidyl may include:
loss of appetite
- bleeding of the digestive tract
Note* Symptoms such as those above tend to occur within the first week of taking Meloxidyl, and often quickly diminish upon stopping treatment. A few rare cases of serious or fatal reactions have been reported. Combining Meloxidyl with other NSAIDs, diuretics, anticoagulants, aminoglycoside antimicrobials, and substances with high protein may lead to competition for binding/absorption and potential toxicity.
What special precautions are there?
Do not treat animals suffering from any kind of gastrointestinal irritation disorder, impaired hepatic, cardiac, or renal function disorder, or if your dog shows signs of adverse sensitivity to the drug. Renal toxicity may occur if your dog is dehydrated, hypovolemic, or it becomes evident that the animal is hypersensitive to the product. It is unsafe to give Meloxidyl to younger than six weeks of age. Safety during pregnancy and lactation has not been determined.
What to do if overdose?
Contact your nearest emergency animal clinic.
How can I store Meloxidyl 1.5 mg/ml Oral Suspension?
Store in a dry and cool environment.