Metacam 20 mg (meloxicam), 50ml
Drug for the treatment of inflammation of various etiologies in animals
Demonstrated speed and proven results in the treatment of MMA syndrome and porcine lameness 1,2
• Dosage as low as 2 ml/100kg
• 1 injection is enough for uncomplicated disease 2
Dosage form and composition
Injection. 1 ml of Metacam injection contains 20 mg of meloxicam as an active substance, and as excipients: ethanol, poloxamer-188, macrogol 300 (polyethylene glycol 300), glycine, sodium edetate, sodium hydroxide, hydrochloric acid, meglumine and water for injections. The appearance of the drug is a clear yellow liquid.
Meloxicam is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) that inhibits prostaglandin synthesis and is used to provide anti-inflammatory, anti-exudative, analgesic and anti-inflammatory effects. It is used to reduce the infiltration of leukocytes at the site of inflammation, inhibition of platelet aggregation, as well as blocking the production of thromboxane B2 in animals caused by E. coli endotoxin.
HOW TO USE
Pigs – in violation of the function of the musculoskeletal system associated with inflammatory processes of non-infectious etiology, in the treatment of postpartum sepsis and mastitis-metritis-agalactia syndrome in combination with appropriate antibacterial drugs.
Vaccination schedule and dosage
Pigs – once intramuscularly at a dose of 2.0 ml per 100 kg of animal weight (0.4 mg of meloxicam per 1 kg of animal weight). It is possible to re-administer the drug – after 24 hours.
Waiting time before slaughter
Slaughter of pigs is allowed after 5 days.
Use before the deadline: Animal meat can be used as feed for fur-bearing animals.
Best before date
3 years, after opening the vial – no more than 28 days.
Metacam is stored in the manufacturer’s closed package separately from food and feed in a place protected from light at a temperature of 10°C to 25°C.