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Meloxaid Injection For Dogs & Cats

Meloxaid Injection 5mg/ml for dogs and cats, containing Meloxicam 5mg/ml, Ethanol, anhydrous 150mg/ml available in 10ml and 20ml injection vials.

Dogs: For  the alleviation of inflammation and pain in both acute and chronic musculo-skeletal disorders. Reduction of post-operative pain and inflammation following orthopaedic and soft tissue surgery.

Cats: Reduction of post-operative pain after ovariohysterectomy and minor soft tissue surgery.

Description

Meloxaid Injection 5mg/ml for dogs and cats, containing Meloxicam 5mg/ml, Ethanol, anhydrous 150mg/ml available in 10ml and 20ml injection vials.

Dogs: For  the alleviation of inflammation and pain in both acute and chronic musculo-skeletal disorders. Reduction of post-operative pain and inflammation following orthopaedic and soft tissue surgery.

Cats: Reduction of post-operative pain after ovariohysterectomy and minor soft tissue surgery.

 

Do not use in pregnant or lactating animals.

Do not use in animals suffering from gastrointestinal disorders such as irritation and haemorrhage, impaired hepatic, cardiac or renal function and haemorrhagic disorders.

Do not use in the case of hypersensitivity to the active substance or to any of the excipients.

Do not use in animals less than 6 weeks of age nor in cats of less than 2kg.

 

This veterinary medicinal product does not require any special storage conditions.

Shelf life after first opening the container is 28 days.

 

Directions

Dogs

Musculo-skeletal disorders – single subcutaneous injection at a dosage of 0.2mg meloxicam/kg bodyweight (i.e 0.4ml/10kg of bodyweight) Meloxaid 1.5mg/ml oral suspension may be used for continuation of treatment at a dosage of 0.1mg meloxicam/kg bodyweight, 24 hours after administration of the injection.

Reduction of post-operative pain (over a period of 24 hours) – Single intravenous or subcutaneous injection at a dosage of  0.2mg meloxicam/kg bodyweight (i.e 0.4ml/10kg bodyweight) before surgery, for example at the time of induction of anaesthesia.

 

Cats

Reduction of post operative pain in cats where no oral follow-up treatment is possible e.g feral cats – Single subcutaneous injection at a dosage of 0.3mg meloxicam/kg bodyweight (i.e 0.06ml/kg bodyweight) before surgery, for example at the time of induction of anaesthesia. In this case do not use oral follow up treatment.

Reduction of post-operative pain in cats when administration of meloxicam is to be continued as an oral follow up therapy – Single subcutaneous injection at a dosage of 0.2mg meloxicam/kg bodyweight (i.e 0.04ml/kg bodyweight) before surgery, for example at the time of induction of anaesthesia.

To continue treatment for up to five days, this initial dose may be followed 24 hours later by administration of Meloxaid 0.5mg/ml oral suspension for cats at a dosage of 0.05mg meloxicam/kg bodyweight. The oral follow-up dose may be administered for up to a total of four doses at 24 hour intervals.

 

Ingredients

Meloxaid Injection 5mg/ml for dogs and cats, containing Meloxicam 5mg/ml, Ethanol, anhydrous 150mg/ml available in 10ml and 20ml injection vials.

This veterinary medicinal product does not require any special storage conditions.

Shelf-life after opening the container is 28 days.

Do not use after the expiry date stated on the carton and the bottle.