Meloxicam Tablets

Meloxicam Tablets - 75 mg
7.5mg, Single - Tablets
7.5mg, 100ct - Tablets
15 mg, Single - Tablets
SKU : 26775_-RX-EA
Price: $0.07
  • Veterinarian Prescription (Rx) Required
  • Pain/inflammation relief
  • Reduce fever
  • Reduce swelling and stiffness of joints
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Meloxicam is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) used to reduce the inflammation and pain of joint diseases and muscle injuries in dogs and cats. It is also used in reducing fever. In cats it may be used to reduce pain after surgery. 

Benefits:
  • Pain/inflammation relief
  • Reduce fever
  • Reduce swelling and stiffness of joints

How Does it Work? Meloxicam is in a class of medications called nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). It works by stopping the body's production of a substance that causes pain, fever, and inflammation. 

Directions
Dosage and Administration: 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. 

The maximum recommended daily oral dose of MELOXICAM is 15 mg. 

How 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 

Cautions/Side Effects: Meloxocam should not be given with other NSAIDs. Do not use in dogs less than 6 weeks old, or during pregnancy. Do not use in animals with bleeding disorders. Consult with your veterinarian before administering meloxocam. Side Effects may include vomiting, decrease appetite, skin irritation, stomach ulcers, change in behavior. Contact your vet immediately if your pet has side effects or conditions worsen. 

STORAGE: Store at room temperature away from light and moisture. Do not store in the bathroom. Keep all medications away from children and pets. Do not flush medications down the toilet or pour them into a drain unless instructed to do so. Properly discard this product when it is expired or no longer needed. Consult your pharmacist or local waste disposal company.
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RX required for this item. 
Click here for our full Prescription Policy and Form


Meloxicam is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) used to reduce the inflammation and pain of joint diseases and muscle injuries in dogs and cats. It is also used in reducing fever. In cats it may be used to reduce pain after surgery. 

Benefits:
  • Pain/inflammation relief
  • Reduce fever
  • Reduce swelling and stiffness of joints

How Does it Work? Meloxicam is in a class of medications called nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). It works by stopping the body's production of a substance that causes pain, fever, and inflammation. 

Directions
Dosage and Administration: 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 chewable tablet contains either 1.0 mg or 2.5 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. 

The maximum recommended daily oral dose of MELOXICAM is 15 mg. 

How 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 

Cautions/Side Effects: Meloxocam should not be given with other NSAIDs. Do not use in dogs less than 6 weeks old, or during pregnancy. Do not use in animals with bleeding disorders. Consult with your veterinarian before administering meloxocam. Side Effects may include vomiting, decrease appetite, skin irritation, stomach ulcers, change in behavior. Contact your vet immediately if your pet has side effects or conditions worsen. 

STORAGE: Store at room temperature away from light and moisture. Do not store in the bathroom. Keep all medications away from children and pets. Do not flush medications down the toilet or pour them into a drain unless instructed to do so. Properly discard this product when it is expired or no longer needed. Consult your pharmacist or local waste disposal company.
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