Meloxicam is a COX-1 sparing anti-inflammatory with reduced risk of NSAID side effects. It exerts anti-inflammatory, anti-exudative, analgesic and antipyretic effects. Oral absorption is nearly 100%, resulting in peak plasma concentration at around 7.5 hours.
For the alleviation of inflammation and relief of pain in both acute and chronic musculoskeletal conditions in horses.
Dosage & Administration
For oral administration.
Dose rate: Administer 0.6mg/kg bodyweight (10ml paste/500 kg) once daily for up to 14 days, or as directed by the treating veterinarian.
Administer by oral syringe directly over the back of the tongue prior to feeding. Apple-flavoured formulation to assist with administration.
Meloxicam 30mg/mL in 100mL plastic tube for connection to oral syringe.