Meloxicam helps reduce inflammation, pain and stiffness related to arthritis. What is Meloxicam? a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory (NSAID) prescription medication used to reduce pain, inflammation, and stiffness as a result of acute and chronic musculoskeletal disorders such as osteoarthritis. Meloxicam requires a prescription from your veterinarian, and is sold per tablet. What are the benefits of Meloxicam? Helps to reduce pain, inflammation, and stiffness in dogs Easy to administer tablets Formulated for: Dogs How does this medication work? by reducing hormones that cause pain and inflammation in the body. How is this medication given? Give this medication exactly as directed by your veterinarian. What form(s) does Meloxicam come in? Tablet Common Brand Name: Mobic (Boehringer Ingelheim) Generic Name: Meloxicam Dose and Administration: Use according to your veterinarian's instructions. Possible Side Effects: Contact your veterinarian if your pet has bloody, black or tarry stools, blood in vomit, swelling or rapid weight gain due to fluid retention, unusual fatigue or weakness, yellowing of the eyes, excessive itching, abdominal pain or tenderness as these symptoms could indicate serious side effects. If any of the following serious side effects occur, stop giving Meloxicam and seek emergency veterinary medical attention: an allergic reaction (difficulty breathing; swelling of the lips; tongue or face; hives); muscle cramps; open sores in the mouth; seizures; abdominal cramping. Other less serious side effects may occur. Continue giving Meloxicam and talk to your veterinarian if your pet experiences headache, dizziness, nausea, diarrhea, or constipation, depression, fatigue or weakness, dry mouth. Other side effects may also occur. Talk to your veterinarian about any side effect that seems unusual or bothersome to your pet. Precautions: Meloxicam is a prescription medication that is not FDA approved for veterinary use. However, it is a commonly accepted practice for veterinarians to use Meloxicam in dogs. Contact the veterinarian if the pet has bloody, black or tarry stools, blood in vomit, swelling or rapid weight gain due to fluid retention, unusual fatigue or weakness, yellowing of the eyes, excessive itching, abdominal pain or tenderness as these symptoms could indicate serious side effects. Repeated use of meloxicam in cats has been associated with acute renal failure and death. Do not administer additional doses of injectable or oral meloxicam to cats. Before giving your pet any prescription or over the counter medications check with your veterinarian or pharmacist. Storage: Store Meloxicam at room temperature, away from moisture and heat. A prescription from your veterinarian is required to Meloxicam. Size: 1.5mg/mL 10 mL.
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