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Meloxidolor 5 mg/ml - 20 ml

Alleviation of inflammation and pain in musculo-skeletal disorders in cats, dogs, cattle and pigs

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Meloxidolor is a clear yellow solution for injection for cats, dogs, cattle and pigs.

One ml of Meloxidolor contains:

Name Meloxicam
Meloxidolor 5 mg/ml solution for injection for dogs, cats, cattle and pigs 5 mg
  • List of excipients:
    • Ethanol
    • Poloxamer 188
    • Sodium chloride
    • Glycine
    • Sodium hydroxide
    • Hydrochloric acid
    • Glycofurol
    • Meglumine
    • Water for injections

Indications for use of Meloxidolor, specifying the target species:

  • Dogs:
    • 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.
  • Cattle:
    • For use in acute respiratory infection with appropriate antibiotic therapy to reduce clinical signs in cattle.
    • For use in diarrhoea in combination with oral re-hydration therapy to reduce clinical signs in calves of over one week of age.
    • For the relief of post-operative pain following dehorning in calves.
  • Pigs:
    • For use in non-infectious locomotor disorders to reduce the symptoms of lameness and inflammation.
    • For the relief of post-operative pain associated with minor soft tissue surgery such as castration.
  • Do not use in cases of hypersensitivity to the active substance or to any of the excipients.
  • Do not use in dogs and cats suffering from gastrointestinal disorders such as irritation and haemorrhage, impaired hepatic, cardiac or renal function and haemorrhagic disorders.
  • Do not use in dogs and cats less than 6 weeks of age nor in cats of less than 2 kg.
  • Do not use in cattle and pigs suffering from impaired hepatic, cardiac or renal function and haemorrhagic disorders, or where there is evidence of ulcerogenic gastrointestinal lesions.
  • For the treatment of diarrhoea in cattle, do not use in animals of less than one week of age.
  • Do not use in pigs less than 2 days old.

Amounts of Meloxidolor to be administered and administration route:

  • Particular care should be taken with regard to the accuracy of dosing including the use of an appropriate dosing device and careful estimation of body weight.
  • Avoid introduction of contamination during use. The stopper should not be punctured more than 20 times.

Dogs:

Musculo-skeletal disorders:

  • Single subcutaneous injection at a dosage of 0.2 mg meloxicam/kg body weight (i.e. 0.4 ml/10 kg body weight).
  • Oral suspensions of meloxicam for dogs may be used for continuation of treatment at a dosage of 0.1 mg meloxicam/kg body weight, 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 0.2 mg meloxicam/kg body weight (i.e. 0.4 ml/10 kg body weight) before surgery, for example at the time of induction of anaesthesia.

Cats:

Reduction of post-operative pain:

  • Single subcutaneous injection at a dosage of 0.3 mg meloxicam/kg body weight (i.e. 0.06 ml/kg body weight) before surgery, for example at the time of induction of anaesthesia.

Cattle:

  • Single subcutaneous or intravenous injection at a dosage of 0.5 mg meloxicam/kg body weight (i.e.10 ml/100 kg body weight) in combination with antibiotic therapy or with oral re-hydration therapy, as appropriate.

Pigs:

Locomotor disorders:

  • Single intramuscular injection at a dosage of 0.4 mg meloxicam/kg body weight (i.e. 2 ml/25 kg body weight). If required, a second administration of meloxicam can be given after 24 hours.

Reduction of post-operative pain:

  • Single intramuscular injection at a dosage of 0.4 mg meloxicam/kg body weight (i.e. 0.4 ml/5 kg body weight) before surgery.

Meloxidolor is a clear yellow solution for injection for cats, dogs, cattle and pigs.

One ml of Meloxidolor contains:

Name Meloxicam
Meloxidolor 5 mg/ml solution for injection for dogs, cats, cattle and pigs 5 mg
  • List of excipients:
    • Ethanol
    • Poloxamer 188
    • Sodium chloride
    • Glycine
    • Sodium hydroxide
    • Hydrochloric acid
    • Glycofurol
    • Meglumine
    • Water for injections

Indications for use of Meloxidolor, specifying the target species:

  • Dogs:
    • 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.
  • Cattle:
    • For use in acute respiratory infection with appropriate antibiotic therapy to reduce clinical signs in cattle.
    • For use in diarrhoea in combination with oral re-hydration therapy to reduce clinical signs in calves of over one week of age.
    • For the relief of post-operative pain following dehorning in calves.
  • Pigs:
    • For use in non-infectious locomotor disorders to reduce the symptoms of lameness and inflammation.
    • For the relief of post-operative pain associated with minor soft tissue surgery such as castration.
  • Do not use in cases of hypersensitivity to the active substance or to any of the excipients.
  • Do not use in dogs and cats suffering from gastrointestinal disorders such as irritation and haemorrhage, impaired hepatic, cardiac or renal function and haemorrhagic disorders.
  • Do not use in dogs and cats less than 6 weeks of age nor in cats of less than 2 kg.
  • Do not use in cattle and pigs suffering from impaired hepatic, cardiac or renal function and haemorrhagic disorders, or where there is evidence of ulcerogenic gastrointestinal lesions.
  • For the treatment of diarrhoea in cattle, do not use in animals of less than one week of age.
  • Do not use in pigs less than 2 days old.

Amounts of Meloxidolor to be administered and administration route:

  • Particular care should be taken with regard to the accuracy of dosing including the use of an appropriate dosing device and careful estimation of body weight.
  • Avoid introduction of contamination during use. The stopper should not be punctured more than 20 times.

Dogs:

Musculo-skeletal disorders:

  • Single subcutaneous injection at a dosage of 0.2 mg meloxicam/kg body weight (i.e. 0.4 ml/10 kg body weight).
  • Oral suspensions of meloxicam for dogs may be used for continuation of treatment at a dosage of 0.1 mg meloxicam/kg body weight, 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 0.2 mg meloxicam/kg body weight (i.e. 0.4 ml/10 kg body weight) before surgery, for example at the time of induction of anaesthesia.

Cats:

Reduction of post-operative pain:

  • Single subcutaneous injection at a dosage of 0.3 mg meloxicam/kg body weight (i.e. 0.06 ml/kg body weight) before surgery, for example at the time of induction of anaesthesia.

Cattle:

  • Single subcutaneous or intravenous injection at a dosage of 0.5 mg meloxicam/kg body weight (i.e.10 ml/100 kg body weight) in combination with antibiotic therapy or with oral re-hydration therapy, as appropriate.

Pigs:

Locomotor disorders:

  • Single intramuscular injection at a dosage of 0.4 mg meloxicam/kg body weight (i.e. 2 ml/25 kg body weight). If required, a second administration of meloxicam can be given after 24 hours.

Reduction of post-operative pain:

  • Single intramuscular injection at a dosage of 0.4 mg meloxicam/kg body weight (i.e. 0.4 ml/5 kg body weight) before surgery.
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