Asked by: Maurizio Erostarbe
asked in category: General Last Updated: 17th February, 2020

What is OstiLox?

OstiLox is a prescription medication for dogs that contains meloxicam. Meloxicam is a NSAID, or nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug, that is used to relieve pain and inflammation.

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Subsequently, one may also ask, what is OstiLox for cats?

OstiLox 5 mg/mL Solution for Injection for Cats Indications Cats: For the control of postoperative pain and inflammation associated with orthopedic surgery, ovariohysterectomy and castration when administered prior to surgery.

One may also ask, how often can I give my dog loxicom? It can be administered directly into the mouth or can be added to their food. It is supplied with 2 dosing syringes to ensure accurate dosing. It is advised to give 0.1mg of Loxicom per 1kg bodyweight every 24 hours.

Similarly, it is asked, can humans take Ostifen?

Not for human use. Consult a physician in cases of accidental ingestion by humans. For use in dogs only. Do not use in cats.

Does metacam make dogs sleepy?

It is important that you give Metacam according to your vet's advice to ensure your dog recovers as comfortably as possible. If your dog has had a general anaesthetic then the after-effects (e.g. unsteadiness and drowsiness) normally wear off within 24 hours.

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