Help improve your pet's quality of life if he/she suffers from arthritis by using Meloxicam Tablets! What is Meloxicam Tablets? Meloxicam is a nonsteroidal ant-inflammatory drug (NSAID) used to treat inflammation and reduce pain associated with acute and chronic musculoskeletal disorders such as osteoarthritis and arthritis in dogs and cats. What are the benefits of Meloxicam Tablets? Effectively reduce pain, inflammation and stiffness in dogs Reduces stiffness and increases mobility Easy to administer Formulated for: dogs How is this medication given? This medication is given orally. Treatment is to be continued once daily by oral administration (at 24-hour intervals). How does this medication work? Meloxicam blocks the enzymes that make prostaglandins (cyclooxygenase 1 and 2) and reduces the levels of prostaglandins. As a result, inflammation and its accompanying symptoms are reduced. What results can I expect? Improvement is normally seen within 3-4 days. Treatment should be discontinued after 10 days at the latest if no improvement is apparent. What form(s) does Meloxicam Tablets come in? tablets. Generic Name: Meloxicam Tablets (Common Drug Name) Dose and Administration: Do not stop this medication or change your pet™s dosage without consulting with your veterinarian. If a dose is missed, give it as soon as you remember but do not give 2 doses at once. Only give Meloxicam Tablets to the pet it has been prescribed for. Possible Side Effects: The most common side effect of NSAIDs is stomach upset, but stomach ulcers may develop, in which case you may see loss of appetite; vomiting; diarrhea; dark, tarry or, bloody stools; or constipation. Side effects involving the kidney include increased thirst and urination, or changes in the urine color or smell. Side effects involving the liver include jaundice (yellowing of the gums, skin, or eyes). Other side effects may include pale gums, lethargy, shedding, incoordination, seizures, or behavioral changes. If any of these side effects are observed, stop treatment and contact your veterinarian. Some pets can be truly allergic to Meloxicam Tablets. Other side effects are possible. Contact your veterinarian at once if your pet is acting ill in any way after taking Meloxicam Tablets. Precautions: Speak with your vet if your dog has an allergy to aspirin or any other NSAID; an ulcer or bleeding in the stomach; liver, or kidney disease; congestive heart failure; fluid retention; bleeding disorders; heart disease or high blood pressure. Tell your veterinarian if your dog is pregnant or lactating. Storage: Controlled Room Temperature (68 - 77 degrees F) A prescription from your veterinarian is required to purchase Meloxicam Tablets. Size: 7.5 mg.
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