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Loxicom Injectable solution for cattle, pigs and horses contains 20mg of meloxicam to alleviate inflammation and offer relief of pain in both acute and chronic musculo-skeletal disorders and colic in horses. It will also reduce pain and inflammation in various conditions for cattle and pigs including locomotor disorders and post-operative pain relief for calf dehorning.
Each ml contains: Meloxicam 20 mg
Solution for injection. A yellow solution.
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 re-hydration therapy to reduce clinical signs in calves of over one week of age and young, non-lactating cattle. For adjunctive therapy in the treatment of acute mastitis, in combination with antibiotic therapy. For the relief of post-operative pain following dehorning in calves.
Pigs: For use in non-infectious locomotor disorders to reduce the symptoms of lameness and inflammation. For adjunctive therapy in the treatment of puerperal septicaemia and toxaemia (mastitis-metritis-agalactia syndrome) with appropriate antibiotic therapy.
Horses: For use in the alleviation of inflammation and relief of pain in both acute and chronic musculo-skeletal disorders. For the relief of pain associated with equine colic.
Cattle: Single subcutaneous or intravenous injection at a dosage of 0.5 mg meloxicam/kg body weight (i.e., 2.5 ml/100 kg body weight) in combination with antibiotic therapy or with oral re-hydration therapy, as appropriate. The recommended maximum volume to be administered at a single injection site is 10 ml.
Pigs: Single intramuscular injection at a dosage of 0.4 mg meloxicam/kg body weight (i.e., 2.0 ml/100 kg body weight) in combination with antibiotic therapy, as appropriate. If required, a second administration of meloxicam can be given after 24 hours. The recommended maximum volume to be administered at a single injection site is 2 ml.
Horses: Single intravenous injection as a dosage of 0.6 mg meloxicam/kg body weight (i.e., 3.0 ml/100 kg body weight). For use in the alleviation of inflammation and the relief of pain in both acute and chronic musculoskeletal disorders, a suitable oral therapy containing meloxicam, administered in accordance with label recommendations, may be used for continuation of treatment. Avoid introduction of contamination during use. Do not exceed 50 broachings per vial. If more than 50 broachings are required, the use of a draw-off needle is recommended.