Meloxidolor® is a clear yellow solution for injection containing 20 mg meloxicam per ml (and 150 mg of ethanol as preservative).
Treatment for acute respiratory infection, diarrhoea, acute mastitis and dehorning pain in cattle; musculoskeletal disorders and colic pain relief in horses; and for acute non-infectious locomotor disorders in pigs and puerperal septicaemia and toxaemia in sows.
When to use
Cattle – For use in acute respiratory infection with appropriate antibiotic therapy to reduce clinical signs in cattle. For use in diarrhoea in combination with oral rehydration therapy to reduce clinical signs in calves and your cattle. For use in acute mastitis, in combination with appropriate antibiotic therapy in lactating cows. For use to assist in the control of pain following the dehorning of cattle particularly that following heat cautery dehorning of young cattle. It is recommended that the injection be administered approximately 10 minutes before dehorning and be accompanied by a cornual nerve block anaesthesia.
Horses – For single dose rapid initiation of therapy of musculoskeletal disorders and relief of pain associated with colic.
Pigs – For use in acute non-infectious locomotor disorders in pigs and in combination with appropriate antibiotic therapy, for puerperal septicaemia and toxaemia (mastitis-metritis-agalactia syndrome) in sows.
How to use
Single use only by subcutaneous or intravenous injection. 0.5 mg meloxicam/kg bodyweight (2.5ml/100kg bodyweight) in combination with antibiotic therapy, as appropriate. For very young calves weighing less than 50 kg a dose rate of 0.5 ml/20g is appropriate. Meat withhold period 10 days. Milk must be discarded during treatment and for not less than 84 hours following the last treatment.
Single use only by intravenous injection. 0.6 mg meloxicam/kg bodyweight (3.0 ml/100 kg bodyweight). Meat withhold period 28 days.
For single intramuscular injection in the anterior half of the neck. (Can be repeated once after 24 hours if necessary). 0.4 mg meloxicam/kg bodyweight (2.0 ml/100 kg bodyweight) in combination with antibiotic therapy, as appropriate. Meat withhold period 3 days.
100 ml multi-dose vial