Metacam Oral Horses 250ml
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|Drug Name and Strength||Meloxicam 15mg/ml|
|Indication||Alleviation of inflammation and relief of pain in both acute and chronic musculoskeletal disorders.|
|Contraindications||Do not use in pregnant or lactating mares as no data has been established. Do not use in horses less than 6 weeks of age. Do not use in animals suffering from gastrointestinal disorders such as irritation and haemorrhage, impaired hepatic, cardiac or renal function and haemorrhagic disorders, or where there is evidence of individual hypersensitivity to the product. Do not administer concurrently with glucocorticoids or other nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), or with anticoagulant agents.|
|Precautions||Avoid use in dehydrated, hypovolaemic or hypotensive animals, as there is a potential risk of renal toxicity.First Aid If poisoning occurs, contact a doctor or Poisons Information Centre. Phone Australia 131 126.|
|Dosage and Administration||Shake well before use. To be administered at a dosage of 0.6 mg/kg bodyweight, once daily, for up to 14 days. To be administered either mixed with a small quantity of food, prior to feeding or directly into the mouth. The suspension should be given using the Metacam measuring syringe provided in the package. The syringe fits onto the bottle and has a kilogram bodyweight scale. Avoid introduction of contamination during use. Calculate dose correctly, weigh horse or accurately estimate bodyweight, measure and administer carefully according to good veterinary practice.|
|Storage||Store below 25°C (air conditioning). Discard six months after initial use.|
|MSDS (external link)||Metacam Oral Horses 250ml MSDS|
|Label (external link)||Metacam Oral Horses 250ml Label|
|Manufacturer||Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health Australia Pty Ltd|