Meloxicam 20 mg/mL injection
Therapeutic Classification: Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID).
Cattle: As an aid in improving appetite and weight gains when administered at the onset of diarrhea, in combination with oral rehydration therapy, in calves over one week of age. For relief of pain following de-budding of horn buds in calves less than 3 months of age. For the symptomatic treatment of inflammation and pain associated with acute clinical mastitis. For the reduction of pain associated with abdominal surgery such as caesarean section.
Sheep: For single dose use in sheep and lambs 14 days of age or older for the alleviation of pain and inflammation.
Swine: For use in non-infectious locomotor disorders to reduce the symptoms of lameness and inflammation.
Dosage and Administration:
Cattle: Single subcutaneous or intravenous injection of 0.5 mg meloxicam/kg body weight (2.5 mL/100 kg). For reduction in pain associated with abdominal surgery administer 10 to 20 minutes before the painful procedure.
Sheep: Single subcutaneous injection administered 15-30 minutes prior to painful procedure. Inject the product high on the neck behind the ear at a dose of 1.0 mg meloxicam/kg body weight (1.0 mL/20 kg).
Swine: Single intramuscular injection at a dosage of 0.4 mg meloxicam/kg body weight (2.0 mL/100 kg). If required, a second administration of meloxicam can be given after 24 hours.
A multi-dosing injection system should be used if more than 10 punctures are anticipated.
Do not use in animals suffering from gastrointestinal disorders such as irritation and hemorrhage, impaired hepatic, cardiac or renal function and hemorrhagic disorders or where there is individual hypersensitivity to the product.
Do not administer concurrently with steroidal, other nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs or with anti-coagulant agents.
Concomitant use of NSAIDs with aminoglycoside antimicrobials in very young animals may result in renal toxicity.
See package insert for full information on side effects, precautions, warnings and contraindications.
Packaging: 50 and 100 mL multidose vials
Storage: Store between 15°C to 25°C. Keep from freezing. Discard 28 days from first opening.
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Available in 50mL or 100mL size multidose vials