Dechra Meloxicam Anti Inflammatory Pain Relief Syrup for Dogs
This is a prescription medicine. A prescription is required from your veterinarian before we can supply this product. Please ensure that you have read the "How to Order" page before ordering this item. The original, physical copy of the accompanying prescription will be collected upon delivery.
Meloxicam is a non steroidal anti-inflammatory agent used in the treatment of inflammation and to provide analgesia for both acute and chronic musculoskeletal disorders in dogs.
Meloxicam is a member of the oxicam family and they act by inhibiting prostaglandin synthesis. Inhibition of leukocyte infiltration of inflamed tissue and inhibition of bone and cartilage destruction also occur. To a lesser extend there is also inhibition of collagen induced thrombocyte aggregation. Meloxicam exert anti-inflammatory, anti-exudative, analgesic and antipyretic effects.
Initial dose: 0.2mg/kg bodyweight to be give one only.
Maintenance dose: 0.1mg/kg bodyweight to be given daily.
Duration of therapy is at the discretion of the veterinarian and will depend on condition being treated and response to therapy.
Package Size : Dispensed according to prescription.