Loxicom (meloxicam) – Solution for cows, pigs, horses by Bayer (OstiLox analog)
Meloxicam 20 mg/ml
- Long-acting – 4 times longer than ketoprofen.
- Higher efficiency against the background of lower frequency of application.
- Positive impact on performance and reproducibility.
Pharmacological properties of Loxicom
It is used in cattle for acute inflammation of the respiratory system, as an adjuvant for the treatment of calves with diarrhea, as an adjunct therapy for acute mastitis in cows, as well as for the relief of post-operative pain after removal of the horns in calves. The drug is suitable for reducing inflammation and pain in diseases of the musculoskeletal system of pigs, as well as adjunctive therapy in the treatment of postpartum sepsis and toxemia, with appropriate antibiotic therapy. To horses, it is used as an anti-inflammatory and painkiller, with acute and chronic forms of inflammatory processes of the musculoskeletal system and with colic.
Violations of the liver, heart and kidneys, with possible ulceration or bleeding in the digestive canal, with pathological changes in the blood, are contraindications to the use of Loxicom. Calves younger than 1 week old, foals younger than 6 weeks old, pregnant and lactating mares are not recommended to use the drug. The simultaneous use of glucocorticoids, other non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, and anticoagulants are prohibited.
Loxicom method of application and dosage of a solution of 100 ml
The drug is administered to cattle subcutaneously or intravenously once, the recommended dose is calculated by the veterinarian based on the weight of the animal, 0.5 mg of meloxicam per 1 kg of body weight (2.5 ml of the drug per 100 kg of body weight). The maximum volume of the drug for administration of 10.0 ml, a larger volume of the solution, is divided into several doses and injected into different places. Pigs are used only intramuscularly at a dose of 0.4 mg of meloxicam per 1 kg of body weight (2.0 ml of the drug per 100 kg of body weight). If necessary, repeat the injection in a day. It is recommended to enter in one place no more than 2.0 ml of the drug. For horses, the recommended dose is 0.6 mg of meloxicam per 1 kg of body weight (3.0 ml of the drug per 100 kg of body weight) is administered intravenously, once.
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Shelf life is 2 years.