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Meloxicam Tablet Rx

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Meloxicam is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug used to relieve the symptoms of arthritis, primary dysmenorrhea, fever; and as an analgesic, especially where there is an inflammatory component. *Sold per tablet

What is Meloxicam Tablet?

Meloxicam is a nonsteroidal ant-inflammatory drug (NSAID) used to treat inflammation and reduce pain associated with acute and chronic musculoskeletal disorders such as osteoarthritis and arthritis in dogs and cats.

Who is Meloxicam Tablet for?

Dogs and Cats

Why use Meloxicam Tablet?

-Effectively reduce pain, inflammation and stiffness in dogs -Reduces stiffness and increases mobility -Easy to administer

How does Meloxicam Tablet work?

Meloxicam blocks the enzymes that make prostaglandins (cyclooxygenase 1 and 2) and reduces the levels of prostaglandins. As a result, inflammation and its accompanying symptoms are reduced

Manufacturer:

Unichem Laboratories

Active ingredient(s):

Meloxicam

How is Meloxicam Tablet sold?

7.5mg & 15 mg Single Tablets

What are the side effects of Meloxicam Tablet?

The most common side effect of NSAIDs is stomach upset, but stomach ulcers may develop, in which case you may see loss of appetite; vomiting; diarrhea; dark, tarry or, bloody stools; or constipation. Side effects involving the kidney include increased thirst and urination, or changes in the urine color or smell. Side effects involving the liver include jaundice (yellowing of the gums, skin, or eyes). Other side effects may include pale gums, lethargy, shedding, incoordination, seizures, or behavioral changes. If any of these side effects are observed, stop treatment and contact your veterinarian.

What special precautions are there?

Speak with your vet if your dog has an allergy to aspirin or any other NSAID; an ulcer or bleeding in the stomach; liver, or kidney disease; congestive heart failure; fluid retention; bleeding disorders; heart disease or high blood pressure. Tell your veterinarian if your dog is pregnant or lactating.

What to do if overdose?

Contact your nearest emergency animal hospital

How can I store Meloxicam Tablet?

Controlled Room Temperature (68 - 77 degrees F)

Helpful Tips:

Arthritis cannot be cured, but the combination of a healthy lifestyle, weight, joint care supplements, and the appropriate NSAID can improve your dog’s quality of life.

Pharmacists are standing by to offer Pet Parent counseling regarding prescription medication purchased from WalmartPetRx 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.

Initial treatment is a single dose of 0.2 mg meloxicam/kg body weight on the first day, which can be given orally or alternatively using Metacam 5 mg/mL solution for injection.

Treatment is to be continued once daily by oral administration (at 24-hour intervals) at a maintenance dose of 0.1 mg meloxicam/kg body weight.

Each tablet contains either 7.5 mg or 15 mg meloxicam, which corresponds to the daily maintenance dose for a 10 kg body weight dog, or a 25 kg body weight dog respectively.
 
Tablets are scored and dosage should be calculated in half-tablet increments. Improvement is normally seen within 3-4 days. Treatment should be discontinued after 10 days at the latest if no improvement is apparent.

Meloxicam
 
The inactive ingredients in MOBIC tablets include colloidal silicon dioxide, crospovidone, lactose monohydrate, magnesium stearate, microcrystalline cellulose, povidone, and sodium citrate dihydrate.
 

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