Dechra Meloxicam Anti Inflammatory Pain Relief Tablets for Dogs (1mg)
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 (brand names Metacam® Loxicom®, OroCAM®, Rheumocam) is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) used to relieve pain, inflammation, and fever in dogs and cats. It is indicated for the treatment of osteoarthritis in dogs and cats. Meloxicam is also used to treat pain associated with surgery.
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.
The usual dosage of meloxicam for dogs is .09 to 0.1 mg per pound on the first day of treatment followed by .045 to 0.05 mg per pound administered orally once a day after that.
The usual strength of meloxicam is 7.5 mg per tablet, and your veterinarian will be able to give you instructions on how to measure your dog’s dosage properly. Tablets can be given with or without food, but your dog should have plenty of access to fresh, clean water throughout the day
Package Size : Dispensed according to prescription.