Meloxicam (Generic) Tablets for Dogs
This item requires prescription approval.
Prescription medications are currently limited to CA residents. More states coming soon!!
- Product Description
- Safety Information
- Side Effects
- Additional Information
Meloxicam is a anti-inflammatory drug used to treat joint pain and inflammation in dogs who suffer from different forms of arthritis.
- Reduces pain and inflammation
- Increases mobility for your pet
- Covers different forms of arthritis
- Nonsteroidal with minimal side effects
Consult with your veterinarian for proper dosage and course of treatment.
Do not use on pets that have bloody stool or with pre-existing kidney and liver conditions.
Pets that are taking other NSAIDs (carprofen, etodolac, firocoxib, deracoxib), aspirin, or corticosteroids (prednisone, methylprednisolone, dexamethasone), there is a greater chance of adverse side effects to occur. Ask your veterinarian for more information.
Use with caution in pets 6 months or younger, pets that have stomach or gastrointestinal ulcers or that have had them in the past, pets that are on diuretic treatment, have pre-existing heart problems, are pregnant, or have a bleeding disorder.
Food and Drug Interactions
Other medications can interact with Meloxicam. Be sure to disclose every medication and supplement that is given to your dog before starting Meloxicam
Given with food.
Ketoconazole should be given with food. Giving it with a fatty food such as butter, cream or cheese helps the drug to be absorbed.
There are no specific precautions required when handling this medication
Possible Side Effects
Meloxicam is usually tolerated well in pets.
Side effects that may become serious include vomiting, diarrhea including black tarry and bright red stool, weakness, decreased appetite or changes in skin (redness, scabs, itchiness)
Contact your veterinarian if you believe your pet is experiencing side effects.
Store this medication in the original prescription bottle at room temperature and protected from light.