Meloxidyl 10mL 1.5mg/mL

Meloxidyl 10mL 1.5mg/mL
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The first and only generic equivalent to Metacam (meloxicam) Oral Suspension helps dogs get back to enjoying life at a prive that’s easier on your clients.

Indications: Meloxidyl Oral Suspension is indicated for the control of pain and inflammation associated with osteoarthritis in dogs.

Dosage and Administration: Always provide client information sheet with prescription. Carefully consider the potential benefits and risk of Meloxidyl Oral Suspension and other treatment options before deciding to use Meloxidyl Oral Suspension. Use the lowest effective dose for the shortest duration consistent with individual response. Meloxidyl Oral Suspension should be administered initially at 0.09 mg/lb (0.2 mg/kg) body weight only on the first day of treatment. For all treatments after day 1, Meloxidyl Oral Suspension should be administered once daily at a dose of 0.045 mg/lb (0.1 mg/ kg). The syringes are calibrated to deliver the daily maintenance dose in lbs. The daily dose (0.045 mg/lb) contains 0.03 mL of Meloxidyl Oral Suspension for every 1 lb (0.45 kg) of dog body weight.

Directions for Administration: Meloxidyl Oral Suspension is packaged with 2 sizes of dosing syringes. The small syringe (blue print) is calibrated for use in dogs under 15 lbs. The large syringe (green print) is calibrated for use in dogs 15 lbs or greater. Only administer Meloxidyl with the provided syringes. The container should never be used as a dropper bottle for administration of Meloxidyl. 

Dogs under 15 lbs (6.8 kg) Shake well before use, then remove cap. Meloxidyl Oral Suspension can be given either mixed with food or placed directly into the mouth. Particular care should be given with regard to the accuracy of dosing. To prevent accidental overdosing of small dogs, only use the small dosing syringe. The large syringe provided cannot be used to measure doses for dogs weighing less than 15 lbs (6.8 kg). For dogs less than 15 lbs, use the small dosing syringe (blue print) provided in the package (see dosing procedure below). The small dosing syringe fits onto the bottle and has dosing marks at 0.5 lb, then in 1 lb increments (ranging from 1 to 14 lbs), designed to deliver the daily maintenance dose of 0.05 mg/lb (0.1 mg/kg).

For dogs less than 1 lb (0.45 kg), Meloxidyl can be given using the 0.5 mark on the small dosing syringe.

For dogs between 1 - 14 lbs, Meloxidyl can be given using the marks on the small dosing syringe, beginning at 1 lb and ending at 14 lbs. When using the small dosing syringe, the dog’s weight should be rounded down to the nearest 1 lb increment. Replace and tighten cap after use.

Dogs 15 lbs (6.8 kg) and over Shake well before use, then remove cap. Meloxidyl may be either mixed with food or placed directly into the mouth. Particular care should be given with regard to the accuracy of dosing.For dogs 15 lbs or greater, use the large dosing syringe (green print) provided in the package (see dosing procedure below). The large dosing syringe fits on to the bottle and has dosing marks in 5 lb increments (ranging from 5 to 140 lbs), designed to deliver the daily maintenance dose of 0.05 mg/lb (0.1 mg/kg). When using the large syringe, the dog’s weight should be rounded down to the nearest 5 lb increment. Replace and tighten cap after use.

Warnings: Not for use in humans. Keep this and all medications out of reach of children. Consult a physician in case of accidental ingestion by humans. For oral use in dogs only.

How Supplied: Meloxidyl® 1.5 mg/mL Oral Suspension: 10, 32, 100 and 200 mL bottles with small and large dosing syringes.

Storage: Store at controlled room temperature 68-77° F (20-25° C). Excursions permitted between 59° F and 86° F (15° C and 30° C). Brief exposure to temperature up to 104° F (40° C) may be tolerated provided the mean kinetic temperature does not exceed 77° F (25° C); however such exposure should be minimized.

Manufactured for: Ceva Santé Animale, Libourne, France