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Product Description

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.

Manufacturer:

Ceva Animal Health

Active ingredient(s):

Meloxicam 1.5 mg/ml

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
  • vomiting
  • diarrhea
  • bleeding of the digestive tract
  • apathy

    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.

Helpful Tips:

Meloxiyl (Meloxicam) is an effective NSAID equivalent to Metacam.

Pharmacists are standing by to offer Pet Parent counseling regarding prescription medication purchased from Allivet before and after dispensing. Pharmacists on duty are available Monday-Friday, 9:30AM - 5:30PM EST and will be on call Saturday 12:00PM - 4:00PM EST for consultation.

Overview

Dosage & Administration: Always use as directed by your veterinarian.
 
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. Only administer Meloxidyl with the provided syringes. The container should never be used as a dropper bottle for administration of
 
Meloxidyl.
Dogs under 15 lbs (6.8 kg)
 
Shake well before use, then remove cap. Meloxidyl Oral Suspension can be given either mixed with food or placed directly into the mouth. Particular care should be given with regard to the accuracy of dosing. To prevent accidental overdosing of small dogs, only use the small dosing syringe. The large syringe provided cannot be used to measure doses for dogs weighing less than 15 lbs (6.8 kg). For dogs less than 15 lbs, 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).
 
For dogs less than 1 lb (0.45 kg), Meloxidyl can be given using the 0.5 mark on the small dosing syringe.
 
For dogs between 1 - 14 lbs, Meloxidyl can be given using the marks on the small dosing syringe, beginning at 1 lb and ending at 14 lbs. When using the small dosing syringe, the dog’s weight should be rounded down to the nearest 1 lb increment. Replace and tighten cap after use.
 Dogs 15 lbs (6.8 kg) and over
 
Shake well before use, then remove cap. Meloxidyl may be either mixed with food or placed directly into the mouth. Particular care should be given with regard to the accuracy of dosing.
 
For dogs 15 lbs or greater, use the large dosing syringe (green print) provided in the package (see dosing procedure below). 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. Replace and tighten cap after use.

Main Ingredients

Meloxicam 1.5 mg/ml

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