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Metacam 5 mg/ml Injectable Solution rx

Metacam 5 mg/ml Injectable Solution rx

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What is Metacam 5 mg Injectable Solution?

Metacam (meloxicam) is a nonsteroidal ant-inflammatory drug (NSAID) indicated in dogs for the control of pain and inflammation associated with osteoarthritis.

For:

Dogs (6 months and older)

Benefits:

  • Smooth liquid for easy syringibility, can be used with small 25-gauge needle
  • Sub-Q and IV options in dogs, easy to administer
  • Work fast.
  • No need to refrigerate
  • Effectively treats pain and inflammation in dogs
  • Reduces stiffness and increases mobility
  • Minimum 24 hour pain control.

Cautions:

Concurrent use with another NSAID, corticosteroid, or nephrotoxic medication should be avoided. The safe use of Metacam in dogs younger than 6 months of age, dogs used for breeding, or in pregnant or lactating bitches has not been evaluated.

Generic Brands:

Meloxicam

Manufacturer:

Boehringer Ingelheim

Active ingredient(s):

Meloxicam

Side effects of Metacam 5 mg Injectable Solution:

Common side effects may include vomiting, soft stools, diarrhea, lethargy, decreased appetite and behavioral changes. If side effects occur, pet owners should halt therapy and contact their veterinarian. Pets should be evaluated for pre-existing conditions and currently prescribed medications prior to treatment with Metacam, then monitored regularly while on treatment.

Storage:

Store at controlled room temperature, 68-77°F (20-25°C).

Directions:

Metacam 5 mg/mL Solution for Injection should be administered initially as a single dose at 0.09 mg/lb (0.2 mg/kg) body weight intravenously (IV) or subcutaneously (SQ), followed after 24 hours, by Metacam Oral Suspension at the daily dose of 0.045 mg/lb (0.1mg/kg) body weight, either mixed with food or placed directly in the mouth.

Each mL of this sterile product for injection contains meloxicam 5.0 mg, alcohol 15%, glycofurol 10%, poloxamer 188 5%, sodium chloride 0.8%, glycine 0.5% and meglumine 0.3%, in water for injection, pH adjusted with sodium hydroxide and hydrochloric acid.

Benefits:

  • Smooth liquid for easy syringibility, can be used with small 25-gauge needle
  • Sub-Q and IV options in dogs, easy to administer
  • Work fast.
  • No need to refrigerate
  • Effectively treats pain and inflammation in dogs
  • Reduces stiffness and increases mobility
  • Minimum 24 hour pain control.

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