Emdocam® 20 mg/ml

Solution for injection

Composition

Meloxicam 20 mg – Excipients q.s. ad 1 ml

Pharmacotherapeutic category

Antiinflammatory and antirheumatic products, non-steroids (oxicams)

Properties

Meloxicam is a Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drug (NSAID) which acts by inhibition of prostaglandin synthesis, thereby exerting anti-inflammatory, anti-exudative, analgesic and antipyretic effects. Meloxicam also has anti-endotoxic properties induced by E. coli endotoxin.

Indications

As supportive/symptomatic anti-inflammatory, analgesic or antipyretic therapy in musculo-skeletal / locomotor disorders, acute bovine respiratory disease, diarrhoea in calves and young cattle, acute mastitis in cows, MMA in sows and equine colic.

Dosage, route and method of administration

One IV, IM or SC injection: 0.4 – 0.6 mg meloxicam per kg BW or 2 to 3 ml per 100 kg BW (Dose depends on animal species). Injection may be repeated after 24 h in pigs.

Shelf-life

3 years.

Packaging

Vials of 50 ml, 100 ml or 250 ml.
Carton with 1, 6 or 12 vials.



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